Sunday 1st September 2013

Late news 31/08 Tehidy Country Park: 1 Wheatear. (A Benn)

Late news 31/08 Windmill Farm: Over 40 Yellow Wagtail. ( D Wright)

Penzance: 4 Sooty Shearwater, c20 Balearic Shearwater, c2000 Manx Shearwater, 4 Fulmar, 2 Common Scoter, 9 Knot, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Tern, 1 juv Black Tern, 4 juv Yellow-legged Gull and 1 juv Med Gull from pelagic, plus 1 Minke Whale, 8 Harbour Porpoise, 6 Ocean Sunfish, 3 Basking Shark and 1 Grey Seal from pelagic 07:00 to 13:00. (M Elliot, P Semmens (pics 1-4), T Mills (pics 5-8), M Spicer et al)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 7 Mallard,1 Cormorant, 13 Moorhen, 2 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, c25 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Reed Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: Tawny Owl calling late evening. (D Parker)

Tehidy Country Park: 7 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Peregrine and 9 Stonchat plus 4 Tawny Owls calling all week. (A Benn)

Windmill Farm: Yellow Wagtail, 1 Redstart, 4 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Snipe this morning. (D Wright)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ruff, 2 Greenshank, 1 Curlew Sandpiper,2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1 adult Med Gull and 1 Kingfisher on Lelent Saltings. (L Proctor, D Jenkins, P Taylor) 1 Greenshank on Carnsew Basin and 1 Kingfisher on Copperhouse Creek. (D Jenkin)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 4 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin and 43 Curlew. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 2 Peregrine, 1 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Chough and 5 Clouded Yellow. (D Flumm)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 female Pintail. (D Eva)

Davidstow: 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Ringed Plover. (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Greylag Goose, 8 Canada Goose, 2 Wigeon, 9 Teal, 69 Mallard, 4 Shoveler, 13 Tufted Duck, 7 Cormorant, 10 Grey Heron, 19 Little Grebe, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 14 Coot, 3 Snipe,1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 55 Herring Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Great Tit, 12 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren and 1 Goldfinch. (S Taylor)

Pentire Point: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike in Stinky Valley plus 1 Wryneck. (D Julian)

Gwenter: 5 Whinchat, 2 Tree pipit (over calling), 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Green Sandpiper. (S Bury)

Predannack Head: 14 Yellow Wagtail. (S Bury)

SONY DSCWacker Quay: 1 Osprey with a fish this afternoon. (M Buckle, R Gould) 

Pendeen: 3 Great Shearwater, 19 Balearic Sharwater, 74 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 1w Med Gull and 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull.

MJS