Saturday 22 September 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 7+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 5 Mallard, 4 Teal, 5 ad Moorhen plus 6 young and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 2 Chiffchaff in the car park copse; 1 Chiffchaff in 60ft cover; 1 Wryneck at the top of the gorse slope north of halfway wall and 1 Snipe over; 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 juv Spotted Flycatcher and 5 Long-tailed Tit at Trevean Pool and 1 Chough flew down the valley. (D Parker)

Nanjizal: Female Merlin, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Kestrel, 3 Wheatear and 4 Ringed Plover. (D Parker) Also in the Nanjizal area juv Med Gull in cove, 1 Whinchat, 9 Skylark, 250 Meadow Pipit, 1 Tree Pipit, 4 Grey Wagtail,  1 Firecrest, 5 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff,  7 Siskin, 1 Kestrel. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Trevescan: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Siskin, 100 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Land’s End: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 100 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

St Levan: 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace)

Truro: Juv Pectoral Sandpiper again south of Truro on Calenick Creek. (J Chapple)

St Loy: 7 Firecrest, 4 Grey Wagtail, Wheatear, Garden warbler, Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff and Spotted Flycatcher. (M Bishop)

Windmill Farm: 4 Wheatear. (D Wright)

St Blazey: 1 Siskin. (D Wright)

Rosemullion, Prisk Cove: 5 Med Gull, 2 Razorbill, 80+ Gannet (flying by from 7.45 to 8.45am). 2 Wheatear, 2 Rock Pipit, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 20 Turnstone, 27 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, and 1 Kestrel.(J St Ledger)

Holywell Bay: 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 ad Med Gull, 1 Wheatear and 90 Shag. (S Rowe)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 60+ Curlew, c20 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 45 Mallard, 1 Grey Wagtail and c20 Pied Wagtail in the evening. (D Chaney)

Nanquidno: 2 1w Mediterranean Gulls past south, Wheatear and Grey Wagtail. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Treraven Meadows: Juv Pectoral Sandpiper still showing well.

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