Sunday 8th September 2013

Late news 07/09, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Knot on Lelant Saltings. (R Daddow)

RDaddow_Knot_070913Knot, R Daddow 

Late news 07/09, Chun Downs:  1 Lapland Bunting. (I Webster)

Late news 07/09, Nansidwell, Falmouth: 1 Richard’s Pipit reported.

Marazion Beach: 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 30 Dunlin, 30 Sanderling and 50 Ringed Plover. (M Ahmad, T Mills et al)

IMG_9524         Photo of Semipalmated Sandpiper at Long Rock Beach by M Ahmad taken 07/09.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper, c20 Dunlin, c10 Ringed Plover, 2 Wheatear and c30 Pied/White Wagtail. (M Spicer, T Mills & D Parker)

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White-rumped Sandpiper, Tony Mills

 Windmill Farm: 1 Citrine Wagtail, 35 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Wheatear. (D Wright & S Bury)

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Citrine Wagtail, D Wright

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Citrine Wagtail & Yellow Wagtails, S Bury

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Citrine Wagtail, S Bury

Caerthillian: 3 Whinchat, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whitethroat and 2 Wheatear. (D Eva) 

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Dunlin, 6 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Shoveler and 1 Stock Dove. (D Eva)

Sancreed: 1 Grey Heron west, 2 Stonechat and 4 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (Members only):  5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 65 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 3 Call Duck, 2 Muscovy Duck, 7 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper and 1 Jay. Also 44 Small Tortoiseshell butterflies between dam and hide along west shore. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Mullion Cove: 2 Chough. Also 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Wheatear and 1 male Blackcap along the coastal path. (M & J Spicer)

Devoran: 1 Osprey seen at 0830 feeding well, driven down to Point by corvids at 1600hrs. Also 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover. (J ST Ledger & J Rowe)
JStLedger_Osprey_080913Osprey, J St Ledger 

 Hannafore Point, Looe: 1 drake Eider. (P Smale)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 11 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, c10 Swallow, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Sennen Cove: 2 Grey Heron, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Peregrine and 1 Kestrel. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 43 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater; 1 juv Sabine`s Gull past and 1 Wryneck east of Halfway Wall. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 1 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (M Ahmad)

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Purple Sandpiper, M Ahmad

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: (high tide roost) 45 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 35 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Turnstone, 4 Black-headed Gull, 50+ Swallow, 3 Pied Wagtail, 30 Rook and 15 Jackdaw in the pony field. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 3 Grey Heron, c35 Mallard, 50 Swallow, 50 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 20+ Chiff/Willows, 80+ Goldfinch, 7 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan +1 young. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 2 Grey Heron,2 Mute Swan, 21 Mallard, 11 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 5 Teal,2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Swallow and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney)

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