Friday 21 September 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 11 Grey Heron, 1+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 9 Mallard, 4 Teal, 5 ad Moorhen plus 7 young, 1 Kingfisher, 1+ Cettiā€™s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat (incl 3 juv), 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 1 juv Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Song Thrush, 300+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Skylark, 5 Curlew and 2 Snipe along the cycle path. (D Parker)

Sennen: 2 ad Med Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 11 House Martin (incl 3+ juv) and c30 Swallow. (D Parker)

Treraven Meadows: Juv Pectoral Sandpiper still showing well. (D Julian)

Marazion: 8 Sanderling, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin and 3 Oystercatcher on the beach and a Guillemot offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance beach below Chyandour: Ad Med Gull, 7 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Wheatear, 8 White and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Penryn River, Gorrangorras: 1 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Bullfinch, 28 Curlew, 5 Greenshank, 36 Redshank, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret and 3 Pied Wagtail. (J St Ledger) Also 58 Curlew, 32 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Greenshank, 6 Turnstone, 12 Mallard, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe and 16 Pied Wagtail on the rising tide this evening. (D Chaney)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper (juv) on Davidstow airfield by the control tower pond this afternoon/evening. (A Davey)

Sancreed: Male Marsh Harrier north over fields 18:05-18:10, also still 2 pairs of Swallows with broods of 4 and 5 young still being fed in the nests in the village, a late breeding season for most birds this year. (D Flumm)

Chapel Carn Brea: Honey Buzzard over east at 11:45, also 250 Meadow Pipit and 1 Wheatear. (F Currie)

Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs and 2 Spotted Redshanks from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road at SX 427608.

Cape Cornwall: Juv Rose Coloured Starling around the golf club buildings.