Wednesday 25th September 2013

Late news, Nanjizal: Recent mist-netting has seen the ringing of Aquatic Warbler, Marsh Warbler and Wryneck – more details at http://cornishringing.blogspot.co.uk/

Late news 24/09, Rame area: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Wheatear, 22 Chiffchaff and 800+ Swallow moving through, including a few Sand and House Martin. (D Allan)

Late news 24/09, pelagic out of Falmouth: Flock of 20 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua. (AK Cruises)

Tehidy Country Park and North Meadow area: 56 Goldfinch, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Teal and 7 Nuthatch. (A Benn)

Nanquidno: 1 Whinchat. (C Moore)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 juv Red-necked Grebe still showing well. Also 2 Cormorant, 10 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 3 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Camel Trail Walk, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 50  Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, c650  Black-headed Gull, c45 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Blue Tit, 6 Buzzard, 12 Canada Goose, c50 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Cormorant, c200 Curlew, 20 Dunlin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Glossy Ibis, 2 Golden Plover, 2 Goldfinch, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Grey Plover, 4 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 25 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c50 Little Egret, 2 Magpie, 15 Mallard, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Mute Swan, c100 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pheasant, 2 Pied Wagtail, c150 Redshank, 7 Ringed Plover, 10 Robin, 2 Rook, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Starling and c50 Wood Pigeon. (“The Martin Cutland Nature Walk”, per C Travis)

Long Rock: 3 Wheatear. (M Spicer) Plus 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling in village again. (R Carrington)

Cot Valley-Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck (between Letcha and cliff-top path south of Cot), 1 Pied Flycatcher (Cot), 9 Wheatear and 1 Whinchat. (N Wheatley) Firecrest reported in Nanquidno. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Sparrowhawk, 8 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 16 Teal, 16 Mallard, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Stonechat, 1 Water Rail, 1 Tawny Owl (calling), 2 Curlew (fly-over), 3 Cormorant, 3 Reed Bunting, c30 Swallow, c50 Goldfinch, 2 Meadow Pipit, 14 Moorhen, 2 Wheatear, 7 Sedge Warbler and 3 Reed Warbler. (M Grantham, T Mills & D Parker)

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Cetti’s Warbler, ringed today at Marazion Marsh RSPB, Tony Mills

 

Wicca Valley and Cove: 80+ Swallow, 3 House Martin, 120 Meadow Pipit, 40+ Linnet, 6 Wheatear and 1 Balearic Shearwater. (V Stratton)

Trevail Valley: 5 Blackcap, 8 Willow Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 100+ Swallow, 9 House Martin, 60+ Meadow Pipit and 70+ Linnet. (V Stratton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Wood Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (R Carrington)

Marazion: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 7 Ringed Plover on the beach. (D Parker)

Land’s End: 11 Wheatear, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 House Martin, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Grey Heron and c30 Linnet including 1 leucistic bird. (D Parker)

Pendeen, Woon Gumpus Common: 2 Lapland Bunting.  (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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

Camel Estuary, Dinham area: 1 Glossy Ibis.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck at end of track past 3 Chimneys.

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