Saturday 29 September 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 13 Grey Heron, 2+ Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 1 Canada x Greylag hybrid, 13 Mallard, 3 Teal, 9 ad Moorhen plus 5 juv, 1 Little Grebe (Longrock Pool), 1 juv Peregrine, 1 Kingfisher, 11 Meadow Pipit, 7 Linnet, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1  ad Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. (D Parker)

Land’s End: Lapland Bunting and Whinchat. (P St Pierre) Also 2 Peregrine. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 2 Firecrest. (P St Pierre) Yellow-browed Warbler again by the car park.

St Levan: Firecrest and Spotted Flycatcher still. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 21 Oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Stonechat and 1 Wheatear in and around Carnsew Basin; 45 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 7 Curlew and 1+ Kingfisher in Copperhouse Creek; 2 Greenshank, 23 Redshank, 9 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Canada x Greylag hybrid and 1 Kingfisher at Lelant Saltings. (D Parker)

Tresillian: 16 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 125 Redshank and 4 Snipe on Tresemple Pool. (D Eva)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 2 Great Crested Grebes and 1 Grey Wagtail. (S Maycock)

Sancreed: 1 Golden Plover. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 3 Manx Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Bonxie, 20 Kittiwake, 11 Sandwich Tern, 8 Med Gull (4 ad,  3 2w, 1 juv) and 1 Ocean Sunfish between 09:20 & 12:20. (D Flumm) Also 1 Sooty Shearwater and Great Northern Diver from 07:30 – 11:30.

Treraven Meadows: Black-headed Gulls flushed off by a sparrowhawk making a kilL, 1 Moorhen, Teal, c6 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow and Canada Geese. On the main river, Kingfisher, Cormorant, Little Egret, Little Grebe and Grey Heron in the evening. (W Delacour)

Mylor River: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 8 Turnstone, 5 Redshank and 1 Little Egret. (J St Ledger)

Penryn River: 6 Greenshank, 35 Redshank, 11 Turnstone, 27 Curlew, 4 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron and 2 Raven. (J St Ledger)

Trewey Moor, Zennor: 15 Golden Plover. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper and 1 Buff Breasted Sandpiper still at the northern end.

Bosistow: Adult Dotterel again in ploughed field west of Faraway Cottage.

The Lizard: Juv Red-backed Shrike from footpath in valley to Housel Bay at 10:30.

St Agnes: Wryneck 200m west of St Agnes Head by the coast path at 10:30.

Siblyback Lake: Whinchat at 10:00.