Sunday 29th September 2013

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  1 1w Black-winged Stilt, 1 Osprey circling over at 09:15 plus a possible juv American Golden Plover and 2 Little Stint. (MO)

Video by Paul Dinning

Black-winged stilt juv. DSC_5147 - CopyBlack-winged Stilt by Farleigh Rice

Sennen Cove: 1 Wryneck in bracken on cliff opposite Coastguard Cottages, 3 Med Gull, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Swift and 40 Swallow. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Sennen: 1 Melodious Warbler in quarry on A30, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, Pied & Spotted Flycatcher, 20 alba Wagtail, 2 flava Wagtail and 25 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm, P St Pierre). Also 1 Long-tailed Skua reported in the bay this morning.

St Michael’s Mount: 1 Starling with pollen staining on it’s forehead. (D Hastilow)

DSCF1040Starling by David Hastilow

Brew Pool: 1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 5 White Wagtail and 2 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Treeve Moor: 30 Swallow, Whinchat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, Reed Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and 30 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Lizard Point: Probable American Golden Plover over, plus 4 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Lapland Bunting. (T Blunden) Also Rose-coloured Starling still and 1 Wheatear.

Rame: 1 Firecrest in trees close to Rame Church. (C Ellis)

Long Rock Beach: 2 Sandwich Tern offshore, plus 1 Oystercatcher, 6 alba Wagtail and 1 Wheatear. (M Spicer)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 4 Eider, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Med Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 150+ Swallow returning to land from fog, 2 Grey Wagtail and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Eider Falmouth, Castle Beach 29th Sept 2013Eider and Scoter by John St Ledger

Loe Pool/ Degibna: 200+ Swallow, c40 House Martin, c20 Sand Martin, 27 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, c50 Mallard, 9 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 2 White Wagtail, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe and 1 Chiffchaff. (G Adams)

Gorrangorras: c30 Curlew, c35 Redshank, 3 Little Egret in trees, 11 Mute Swan, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit , 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Swallow and 1 Grey Wagtail heard. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Point: 3 Sandwich Tern. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 26 Teal, 26 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 13 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine, 2 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Curlew Sandpiper and 1 Whinchat.

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck this afternoon near the castle.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck at the end of the track from Three Chimneys Cottage.

Woon Gumpus Common: 3 Lapland Bunting still.

MJS