Friday 20th September 2013

Hayle harbour: 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, c50 Swallow, 1 Kingfisher,c30 Dunlin, 1 Raven, 2 Dunnock and 2 Linnet (J Yardley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ryan’s Field: 3 Bar-tailed Godwit. Lelant Water: 4 Knot, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Carnsew Basin: 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Ringed Plover, 23 Dunlin and 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (J St Ledger & R Phillips)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Teal, 20 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, c15 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Stonechat, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Falmouth pelagic: 6 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, also 2 Bottlenose Dolphin and 35 Harbour Porpoise. (AK Cruises)

Pendeen: 5 Balearic Shearwater past. 1 Wryneck again between small car park and lighthouse. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Polgigga, Ardensawah Farm: 1 Corn Bunting. (M Wallace)

Scillonian Crossing, outbound: 20 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Leach’s Petrel and 3 Storm Petrel.

Pendennis: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 5 Rock Pipits, 7 Oystercatchers, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 11 shearwater sp. and 1 Harbour Porpoise. (D Chaney et al)

Argal Reservoir: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Tufted Duck, 35 Mallard, 10+ Black-headed Gull, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 4+ Chiffchaff, 30+ Swallow and 9 Curlew in adjoining field. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 4 Grey Heron, 3 Mute Swan family, 2 Great Crested Grebe (ad + young), 19 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 17 Mallard, 16 Moorhen, 17 Coot, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Cormorant, c50 Herring Gull and 1 Great Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney)

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