Monday 8th September 2014

Late news Wheal Alfred, Hayle: A ringed Osprey was found, which is thought to have hit overhead wires. (per M Grantham)

Nanquidno: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Chough, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Sparrowhawk (mo – photos – R Farnes)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB:  3 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 12 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 13 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 36 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 4+ Water Rail, 1 Spotted Crake, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers and 1 Clouded Yellow. (DK Parker et al) Also 2 Yellow Wagtails over. (MJ Spicer)

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Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling by Morrison’s roundabout. (B Mellow)

Soapy Cove, Lizard: 2 Wryneck, 8 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 White Wagtails, 3 Yellow Wagtails, 4 Grey Wagtails, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 10+ Wheatear. Also 1 Clouded Yellow Butterfly and 1 Grey Seal with pup. (J St Ledger – photos & B Dallas)

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Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Mute Swan, 8 Teal, 11 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 4+ Greenshank, 5+ Common Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Willow Warbler and 5 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker, S Maycock – photos)

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Tresemple Pool: 1 Osprey over at 12:10 plus 2 Water Rail, 5 Greenshank, 100+ Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Black Tailed Godwit. (A Nicholson – photo)

Upper Tamar Lake: 3 Osprey at 11:30. ( A Rowland). Photos at http://northcornwallnaturalist.blogspot.co.uk/

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck, c7 Whinchat, c6 Wheatear,  2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Alba Wagtail and 2 Chough. (P & H Taylor)

Whitecross, Newquay: 5 Buzzard, 3 Raven, 12 Goldfinch, 4 Robin, 32 Swallow and 4 Whinchat. (D Thomas)

Marazion Beach: 14 Ringed Plover, 11 Dunlin, 7 Sanderling, 2 Little Stint, 1 Turnstone and 2 Wheatear. (DK Parker, D Jenkins)

Laneast Down: 2 Whinchat, 3 Lapwing, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 8 Stonechat, 10 Meadow Pipit and 25 Linnet. (L Sampson)

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