Wednesday 03 September 2014

Breaking News: An Aquatic Warbler trapped at Gunwallowe in August 2012 was retrapped in Western France at Reserve de Briere Sud in August 2013. Full details here. (per M Grantham)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 11 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 21 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Land’s End: 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Sparrowhawk, c30 Swallow, 6 House Martin and 1 Sand Martin. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Chiffchaff and 7 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Mute Swan,68 Mallard, 3 Call Duck,  6 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 3 Moorhen, 8 Little Gebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret,  2 Cormorant, 2 Kingfisher and 2 Raven. (DK Parker & S Maycock)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Egret, 233 Canada Goose including hybrids, 4 Greylag, 2 Mute Swan and 2 Common Sandpiper on Copperhouse Creek. (DS Flumm) 8 Greenshank, 6 Redshank and 1 Common Sandpiper on Lelant Saltings. (MJ Spicer)

St Levan: Ortolan this morning in stubble fields to the NW of St Levan. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: 1 Redstart, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat and 12 Yellow Wagtail in the afternoon. (M Wallace)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Snipe. More photos here. (J St Ledger & A Pay)

Rumps Point: Pied Flycatcher at Pentire Farm. (N Page)

Camel Estuary: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Blackbird, c250 Black-headed Gull, c100 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Blue Tit, 3 Buzzard,  c200 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Collared Dove, 12 Common Tern, 40 Cormorant, c300 Curlew, 5 Curlew Sandpiper,  c50 Dunlin, 4 Goldfinch, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 7 Greenshank, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail,  c150 Herring Gull, 25 House Martin, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Lapwing, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c50 Little Egret, 3 Magpie, 40 Mallard, 70 Mute Swan, c200 Oystercatcher, 170 Redshank, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, 50 Rook, 10 Ruff, 10 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Starling, 9 Teal, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Wigeon and 10 Wood Pigeon. All between Wadebridge and Tregunna Bridge. (Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Scillonian111: 2 Bonxies on today’s sailing. Plus a juvenile Sabine’s Gull just south of Penzance harbour, in flight and settled with a few Med Gulls near the Gear Pole. (P Semmens)

Porth Joke: 4 Tree Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, c.100 Goldfinch, c.50 Linnet, 10 Greenfinch, 12 Stonechat, 5 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Whitethroat and 1 Sedge Warbler. (S Rowe)

Prussia Cove: 1 Wryneck in the garden of Porth En Alls House until 08:40 when it flew up the slope. Strictly no access to gardens.

Bude: 2 Little Stints at Maer Lake.

Porthgwarra: Great Shearwater, 12 Sooty Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, 6 Great Skua and Arctic Skua off Gwennap Head between 07:45 & 12:00. Also 2 Dotterel still present south of Halfway wall.

DKP