Friday 5th September 2014

Late news, 31/08, Nanjizal: 1 juvenile Paddyfield Warbler trapped and ringed at a private site with no access. More information and photographs here. (K Wilson)

Paddyfield Warbler Nanjizal Cornwall 31 August 2014 K WilsonLate news, 04/09, Crows-an-Wra: 1 Stock Dove. (P & H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 10 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 10+ Little Egret, 34 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1+ Kingfisher, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker & BR Field) 1 Pectoral Sandpiper from the standing stone at 15:30 but flew east over the village and lost to view at 15:45, back and viewable from the road at 19:15. (P St Pierre)

Grey Heron Marazion Marsh Cornwall 5914 B FieldGrey Heron, Brian Field.

Marazion: 1 Dunlin and 2 Wheatear on the beach. (BR Field)

Dunlin Marazion Cornwall 5914 B Field Wheatear Marazion Cornwall 5914 B Field

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 25 Med Gulls from causeway at 17:00. (BR Field) 1 Kingfisher at Copperhouse. (K Bellamy) Osprey over at 12:55 and 13:15 also 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

Lands End: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 10+ Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Chough, 1 Dartford Warbler, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 50+ Swallow, 100+ Linnet, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Jay. (P & H Taylor)

Windmill Farm: 1 Whinchat, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 juv Sedge Warbler (with prominent central crown stripes!), Clouded Yellow, 6 teneral Red-veined Darters and Black-tailed Skimmer. (P Brewster)

Lizard: 1 Wheatear at the lighthouse. (P Brewster)

Dodman Point: 2 Spotted Flycatcher (feeding well), 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Flycatcher Dodman Point Cornwall 5th Sept 2014 J St Ledger Whinchat Dodman Point Cornwall 5th Sept 2014 J St Ledger

Spotted Flycatcher and Whinchat, John St Ledger.

Gannel Estuary: 1  Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank and 1Whimbrel at 18:00. (M Lammas)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: (Penzance to Wolf Rock): 60 Herring Gull, 33 Manx Shearwater, 32 Gannet, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Fulmar also 9 Bottlenose Dolphin, 7 Harbour Porpoise and 5 Common Dolphin.
(Wolf Rock to Penzance): 54 Manx Shearwater, 23 Gannet, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 1 Razorbill also 22 Common Dolphin and 3 Harbour Porpoise. (DA Conway)

Falmouth: 1 Spotted Flycatcher in trees outside the entrance to Falmouth Hotel. (J Irvine)

Pendennis: 2+ Blackcaps, 2 Fulmar patrolling, 1 Manx Shearwater east and 1 Med Gull. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Point: 5 Ringed Plover and 3 Dunlin. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 3 Mute Swan (2ad 1juv), 2 Common Sandpiper, 5+ Great Crested Grebe and 2 Moorhen. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 20 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 16 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 4 Mute Swan (pair+juv, 1 ad), 1 Teal f type, 3 Grey Heron and 10 Mallard. (D Chaney)

Pendeen Watch: 22 Balearic Shearwater, 18 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua and 1 Great Skua between 07:30 & 12:15.

Dodman Point: 1 Whinchat.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Garganey.

Torpoint: 1 Black Tern at Chapeldown Road.

Drift Reservoir (members only): Spotted redshank still at the north end.

DKP