Saturday 7th September 2013

Late news 07/09 Windmill Farm: 2 Ringed Plover, at least 12 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Long Rock Beach: 1 juv Semipalmated Sandpiper plus c30 Sanderling, 100 Dunlin, c50 Ringed Plover, 2 White Wagtail and 2 Wheatear, plus 1 Sandwich Tern and 2 (juv and ad) Med Gull offshore. (M Elliott et al)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Osprey on a navigation post in Lelant Water at 09:45. (B Dodd & J Thomas) Present until 11:30 when it drifted off east being mobbed by corvids. (D Parker, M & J Spicer, J Yardley) 1 Knot, 1 Sanderling, 3 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kestrel on Carnsew Basin. (J Yardley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 8 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Water Rail, 9 Moorhen, 1 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper, 19 Curlew over south, c10 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Windmill Farm: 12+ Yellow Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 4 Jay, 1 Blackcap and a flock of over 500 finches in the arable fields, comprising mainly linnet and Chaffinch. (D Wright)

Land’s End: 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Whinchat and 5 Wheatear this morning. (L Proctor) Also 1 Corncrake reported. (J Martin)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 2 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Teal, 1 Gadwall,19 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpiper. (D Flumm, M & J Spicer)

Sancreed: 1 Little Egret, 8 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Predannack Wollas: 4 Whinchat, 8 Wheatear, 12 Stonechat, 1 Peregrine and 1 Chough. (D Wright)

Pendeen Watch: 3 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 10 Arctic Skua and 2 Common Tern between 07:00 and 11:00. (D Eva)

Devoran: 1 Osprey between 14:30 and 15:00 from Old Carnon Mine. (A Nicholson)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Osprey at 16:00 caught a fish. (D Eva)

Gannel Estuary: 18 Dunlin and 14 Ringed Plover. (M Lammas)

St Ives Island: 2 Wheatear. (J Yardley)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper reported this morning and 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper this afternoon. (per D Julian)

Siblyback Lake: 2 juv Pectoral Sandpiper still.

Falmouth: 1 Richard’s Pipit flew NW at Nansidwell.

MJS