Saturday 6th September 2014

Late news, 04/9, at sea: Juv Red-necked Phalarope from Shearwater 11, photo here. (Marine Discovery, per R Menari)

Late news, 05/9, Truro: 2 juv Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Late news, 05/9, Bottallack: 14 Chough, photos here. (S Williams)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  3 Mute Swan, 9 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 29 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 1+ Kingfisher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 7 Turnstone (over), 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers and 1 Clouded Yellow. 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper from the standing stone at 07:15 but disturbed by a Wood Pigeon, flew back from the direction of the beach at 08:10 but immediately flushed by a dog loose in the scrape! back and viewable from the road from c11:30 onwards. (DK Parker, L Proctor, BR Field, P Brewster et al.) Also a Hobby flew through in the afternoon. (MJ & J Spicer)

Pectoral Sandpiper Marazion Cornwall 6914 B FieldPectoral Sandpiper, Brian Field.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Mute Swan, 2 Muscovy Duck, 102 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 3 Call Duck,  7 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 juv Little Ringed Plover, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper, 5 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 8 Moorhen, 6 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 11 Little Gebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 4 Cormorant (1 with a red colour ring but not read), 407 Herring Gull, 31 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Med Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 2 Raven. (DK Parker, J Hawkey, K Dalziel & S Maycock)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 15 Greylag, 57 Canada Geese, 8 hybrid geese, 1 Brent Goose (hrota), 1 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 70 Wigeon, 92 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 16 Little Egret, 23 Oystercatcher, 29 Ringed Plover, 4 Turnstone, 105 Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Little Stint, 2 Common Sandpiper, 33 Redshank, 7 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 79 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Ruff, 169 Black-headed Gull, 3 Med Gull, 513 Herring Gull, 90 Great Black-backed Gull, 29 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 2+ Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3 Wheatear on the main estuary. 182 Canada Geese, 13 Oystercatcher, 3 Curlew, 5 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Little Egret, 27 Black-headed Gull, 336 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull in Copperhouse Creek. (DK Parker)

Caerthillian: 2 Whinchat, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap and 200 Swallow. (D Eva)

Duckpool and Cleave Cliffs north of Bude: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 35+ Gpldfinch, c15 Linnet, 6 Chaffinch, 10 Robin, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 1 Grey Heron, 70+ Swallow, Carrion Crows, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Stonchat and 1 Sparrowhawk. Also a great many Tortoishell and Specked Wood butterlies. (H Kendall)

Kynance Farm: 1 Tree Pipit, 22 Stonechat, 5 Whinchat, 7 Wheatear, 12 phylloscopus warblers, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 2 Dartford Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Pied Flycatcher. (A Pay)

Nanquidno: 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 10+ Willow Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Blackcap, 1 Garden warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Wheatear, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Chough, 3 White Wagtails plus 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies & 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Windmill Farm: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 2+ Willow Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Sand Martin and 3 Clouded Yellows. (D Wright, P & C Brewster)

Land’s End: 5 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Sedge Warbler, 6 Willow Warbler, 8 Wheatear this afternoon. (P & H Taylor)

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth: 3 Med Gull. (DS Flumm)

Swanpool: 1 Med Gull, Great Crested Grebe, 8 Little Grebe and 1 Kingfisher. (DS Flumm)

Rame: 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Bullfinch and 4 Yellowhammer. (M Beer)

Penlee: 3 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Green Woodpecker. (M Beer)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank and 1 Kingfisher this morning. (S Rowe)

Penryn River: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 23 Redshank, 7 Little Egret, 29 Curlew, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Turnstone, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Oystercatcher, 4 Cormorant, 9 Mute Swan, 8 Mallard, 44 Herring Gull and 51 Black-headed Gull at low tide. (J St Ledger)

River Looe: 1 Razorbill near Lifeboat station. (S Street)

Hannafore: 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Eider (eclipse male), 8 Little Egret, 7 Turnstone, 1 Pied Wagtail and 2 Rock Pipit. (S Street)

Pendeen Watch: 4 Balearic Shearwaters and 9 Sooty Shearwaters past by 11:20.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Garganey.

Marazion: Curlew Sandpiper on the beach.

Camel Estuary: 3 Curlew Sandpipers on Dinham Flats and a Spotted Redshank near Lidls.

Kenidjack: Probable Barred Warbler in a private garden at Lower Kenidjack at midday. Please respect the residents privacy.

DKP