Tuesday 24th September 2013

Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper on main reservoir at Carmenellis end. (J Hawkey) later no sign but 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Wheatear. (M Spicer)

Longrock, Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling with Starlings the afternoon. The presumed same bird was also seen with Satrlings on the Penzance side of Morrisons Supermarket. (D Flumm et al)

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Rose-coloured Starling, R Menari

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TMills_RosyStarling_240913Rose-coloured Starling, Tony Mills

The Lizard: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling north-east of the village (SW707127) mid-afternoon. (M Grantham) Also 1 Glossy Ibis reported in flight in area.

Sancreed: 22 Robin. (D Flumm)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Sandwich Tern, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 40+ Curlew, 10+ Redshank and 1 Bullfinch. (C Ellis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 9 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 3+ Water Rail, 1 Snipe, c10 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Land’s End Aerodrome: 4 Yellow Wagtail, 49 alba wagtail (mostly white), 14 Wheatear and 33 Meadow Pipit. (D Parker)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whitethroat, 11 Chiffchaff, 3 Stonechat, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 7 Chough. (D Parker) Earlier 1 Hoopoe (C Moore) Plus report of a flyover Dotterel. (per C Moore)

Sennen: 5 Yellow Wagtail, 23 White Wagtail, 4 Sky Lark and 8 Wheatears in the field behind Costcutters. (D Parker)

Carn-les-Boel, Nanjizal: 1 Lapland Bunting and 4 Whinchat. (M Wallace)

Kenidjack: 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 1 Redstart. (P Clark)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 14 Greenshank, 35 Dunlin, 100+ Redshank, 100+ Curlew, 80+ Oystercatcher, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Jay. (J St Ledger)

St Clements: 1 Osprey in tree opposite car park at 3pm, then mobbed by crows and at 3.45pm it flew off towards Malpas. (J St Ledger)

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Osprey and crow, J St Ledger

Levant: 5 Wheatear and 3 Whinchat (R Phillips)

Porthpean: 1 Red-throated Diver (adult breeding plumage). (D Julian)

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