Sunday 23 September 2012

Late News 22/09 Pentire Farm: 2 Spotted Flycatchers between the farm and Rumps Point. (B Rankine)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 3 Mallard, 4 ad Moorhen plus 5 young 2 Little Grebe, 5 Curlew (over) and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Curlew sandpiper, 1 Little Stint and 3 Knot on Copperhouse Creek; Little Stint, 5 Greenshank, 13 Bar-tailed Godwit and 4 Knot on Ryan’s Field. (P St Pierre)

Higher Bosistow: Dotterel in newly sown field off footpath between Higher Bosistow and Arden Sawah Farm SW369232, plus a Curlew Sandpiper in the field north west of Faraway Cottage SW361233. (M Wallace)

Sennen Cove: c30 House Martin, c10 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (D Parker)

Kenidjack: 1 Hobby, 22 Snipe over, 4 Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest. (P St Pierre)

Hannafore: 2 Great Skua, 1 light phase Arctic Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Leach’s Storm-petrel, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Manx Shearwater, 17 Common Scoter, 2 1w Little Gull, 1 female Pintail and 2 storm-petrel sp past between 09:30 & 12:45 plus 1 White” Wagtail, 1 Wheatear and 3 Med Gull (2 ad & 1 2cy) on the beach. (G Lewis)

Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road at SX 427608. Also Spotted Redshank, 24 Greenshank, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 51 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper on rising tide. (S Cox)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Med Gull and 3 Sandwich Tern, flying towards Carrick Roads at 11:00. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 4 Med Gull, 1 Common Tern, 23 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin and 6 Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth: 70+ Shag, 3 Arctic Tern (plus 7 probables) and 1 Pochard at Pendennis Point and 1 Med Gull on Castle Beach. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: Grey Plover still, 30+ Curlew and 30+ Redshank. (D Chaney)

Saltash: 1 Spotted Redshank.

Gannel Estuary: 1 Little Stint at midday.

Porthgwarra: Wryneck still on the gorse slope north of halfway wall but elusive.