Wednesday 18th September

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  7 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 5 Teal, 16 Moorhen, 1 Dunlin, 2+ Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Little Stint, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 11 Mallard, 10 Swallow, 2 Cetti’s Warblers, 1 Sedge Warbler, 40 Goldfinch and 2 Raven. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Marazion: 1 Knot and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (A McKecknie)

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Bar-tailed Godwit, A McKecknie

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Knot, A McKecknie

 

Sancreed: Our pair of Swallow that have occupied the nest in our alley since April only yesterday fledged three young – their “first” brood! (D Flumm)

Godrevy Point: 1 Pomarine Skua, 40+ Razorbill, 2000+ Gannet and 3000+ Manx Shearwater plus a possible adult Sabine’s Gull. (A Benn)

East Looe: 1 Eider, eclipse male, off Banjo Pier. (S Street)

Pendeen Watch: 12 Leach’s Petrel including one pursued and taken by a Peregrine, 2 Storm Petrel, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 17 Great Skua, 11 Arctic Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 3 Grey Phalarope, 2 Kestrel, 2 Merlin, 2 Peregrine, 2 Raven, 2 Basking Shark and c4 Common Dolphin between 08:00 and 12:30. (D Parker, M Elliott, D Chaney et al.) 1 Sabine’s Gull also reported.

Cape Cornwall: 1 Leach’s Petrel

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Knot, 3 Greenshank, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, c10 Dunlin, c30 Ringed Plover, 5 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 6 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, plus many Teal and Wigeon. On Ryan’s Field: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, c150 Curlew (relocated from estuary as tide came in) and 2 Grey Heron. (T Mills & T Fenton) Carnsew Basin: 1 Little Stint.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 3 Little Stint, 1 Merlin and 3 Curlew Sandpiper.

Wadebridge: 1 Spotted Redshank 2 Black Tailed Godwits, 1 Sparrowhawk and 135 Redshank, Commissioners’ Quay.

Guineaport / Treraven Meadows:  6 Little Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 53 Teal, Siskins over, large flock of Canada Geese, Black-headed and Herring Gulls.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Black-necked Grebe.

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