Thursday 4th September 2014

Late news, 3/9, Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Whimbrel. (A & K Williams)

Late news 3/9, Walmsley Sanctuary: 100’s Swallow plus 1 imm Hobby, also 80+ Mallard. (D Thomas)

Charlestown: 1 Grey wagtail in private garden. (D Hastilow)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 16 Dunlin. (M Lammas) Plus 4 Whimbrel. (D Thomas)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still. (P Brewster)

Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Whinchat, 10 Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting and 6 Stonechat. (S Turner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 29 Grey Heron, 19 Little Egret, 9 Mediterranean Gull and 1 2W Yellow-legged Gull. (S Turner & P Rutter) Ryan’s Field: 3 Ruff and 3 Common Sandpiper. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Ruff. (M Beer)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Ruff, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, c200 Linnet and 3 Wheatear. (L Sampson)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 22 Curlew, 9 Teal, 4 Snipe, 2 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Sedge Warbler. (J St Ledger)

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Wheatear, John St Ledger

RAF St Mawgan: 80+ House Martin and 50+ Swallow. (D Thomas)

Newquay Headland: 1 Wheatear.  (D Thomas)

Fowey, St Catherine’s Point – Coombe: 1 Wryneck. (J Williams)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 10 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 32 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Water Rail, 1+ Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat plus 3 young, 1 Whinchat, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff (including one in full song), 4 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Lands End: 3 Whinchat. (C Moore)

Nanquidno: 2 Yellow Wagtail. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 2 juv Dotterel again on the moor south of the wall. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) Trevean: 1 Ortolan Bunting in weeded field on north side.  (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Spotted Redshank again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance pelagic: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater this evening, also Manx Shearwater, Common Tern, Great Skua and Puffin plus many Porpoise and 2 pods of Risso’s Dolphin with calves.

Colliford Lake: 1 Osprey.

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Osprey.

St John’s Lake: 3 Black Tern.

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