Thursday 26th September 2013

Late news 21/09 Camel Estuary: 5 Glossy Ibis. (A Osman)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 1 Chiffchaff. (A Benn)

Porthgwarra: 1 imm Common Rosefinch between the top of Middle Wood and the stone bridge below 60ft Cover, also 1 Firecrest, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat,  1 Blackcap and 1 Whinchat. (M Wallace et al)

Common Rosefinch Porthgwarra Cornwall 26092013 P Heather Common Rosefinch, Peter Heather.

 Lower Tamar Lake: 1 juv Red-necked Grebe still, also 14 Coot, 8 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe and 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge & A Davey)

Red Necked Grebe 4_LAdrian Davey

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Mute Swan, 11 Teal, 10 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Wheatear. (D Parker, R Farnes)

Pr. of Wheatears Curlew Sandpiper.

Rod Farnes

Marazion: 8 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach. (D Parker)

Buttermilk Hill: 4 Wheatear, 5 Common Buzzard and 1 Sparrowhawk. (V Stratton)

Wicca Valley/Cove: 1 Tawny Pipit feeding with 50 plus Meadow Pipit, 16 Swallow, 58 Linnet, 7 Wheatear and 1 Little Egret flew in from sea. (V Stratton)

Trevail Valley: 20 plus Blackcap feeding on elderberries, 6 Garden Warbler, 8 Willow Warbler, 1Spotted Flycatcher, 31 Linnet and 5 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still.

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

Wadebridge to Camel Quarry: 2 Kingfisher (together), Redshank, Greenshank, several Whimbrel, Curlew, 12+ Med Gull, Peregrine Falcon, Sandwich Terns, B.H. Gulls, 3 Dunlin, Oystercatcher, Little Egret, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Shag and 2 Ravens. (W Delacour)

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater late morning.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Curlew Sandpiper on Lelant Water from the causeway.

MJS