Monday 1st September 2014

Late news, 13/7, Sennen Cove, Gwynver: A mixed pair of crows, Carrion and Hooded, with two recently fledged hybrid young. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 31.8, Porth Reservoir: 1 Osprey. (M Lammas)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey again, 1 Kestrel (being attacked by a persistent crow), 2 Buzzard, 54 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Jay and 4 Swallow. (Carol Hughes)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Wagtail, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Little Egret. (B Field)

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Grey Wagtail, Brian Field

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 7 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank and 10 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover (juv), 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 4 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

Porthgwarra: 1 Dotterel (juv), 1 Hooded Crow. (J St Ledger, J Turner & I Webster)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 27 Moorhen, 1 Hobby, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Mount’s Bay: Raft of c400 Manx Shearwaters, c20 Common Terns and 1 1w Mediterranean Gull. (DK Parker)

Penzance to Runnel Stone: 1 Great Shearwater, c4000 Manx Shearwater, 12+ Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 25 Common Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 3+ Sandwich Tern and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit plus several dolphins and porpoises on todays exploratory inshore boat trip. (M Elliott)

Sennen Cove: 2 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1,000s of Manx Shearwater past. 59 Mediterranean Gulls and 1 Arctic Tern. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 2 Great Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 15,000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua past and 2 juv Dotterel on the moor. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 25+ Sooty Shearwater past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Little Stint.

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still. Plus 2 Marsh Harrier. (P Smale)

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