Friday 6th September 2013

Late news 05/09 St Ives: 1 Honey Buzzard in off the sea at Porthminster Point. (V Stratton)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck by the north side of the stone wall. (M Wallace)

Stithians Reservoir:  13 Teal, 46 Mallard, 11 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 16 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 21 Little Grebe, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Peregrine,1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 7 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Snipe, 8 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 19 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 3 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 5 Swallow, 1 Wren and 2 Goldfinch. (MO)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Ruff, 1 Sanderling and 3 Common Sandpiper plus 2 Med Gulls, one ringed as a chick in Poland in 2007 (more details on the West Cornwall Ringing Group blog here), on Lelant Saltings. (M Grantham) 117 Dunlin, 56 Ringed Plover, 1 Knot and 1 Sanderling in Carnsew Basin. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper and 1 Wheatear. (S Maycock)

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Siblyback Lake: 2 juv Pectoral Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Beer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 2 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 17 Ringed Plover over north, 1 Greenshank and 3 Curlew over south, c20 Swallow, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Wadebridge: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 6 Black-tailed Godwit and c100 Redsank this afternoon. (A Langdon)

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Restronguet Creek: 1 Osprey still at 08:30, plus 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Greenshank and 2 Redshank.

Osprey (record photo) Restronguet 6th Sept 2013

Devoran: 1 Osprey opposite quay at 14:00. (B Toms)

Hell’s Mouth: 3 Fulmar, 21 Shag, 25 Herring Gull and 2 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Taylor)

St Ives: 26 Wheatear, 18 Meadow Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 1m Dartford Warbler, 6 Common Buzzard, 4 Raven, I juv Kestrel and 2 White Wagtail at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Pendeen Watch: 56 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 2 Black Tern, 1 juv Arctic Tern and 2 1w Med Gull past between 07:00 and 14:40.

Sennen Cove: 2 Dunlin on Harbour Beach this morning.

MJS