Tuesday 9th September 2014

Late news 7th September Marazion Beach: A Black-headed Gull seen on the beach was ringed as a nestling in Poland on 29th May 2010.

Lands End: 1 Wryneck at east end of car park. 1 Dartford Warbler, 6 Whinchat, 17 Wheatear, 18 Robin, c80 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2-3 Willlow Warbler,1 Whitethroat and 2 Raven over. (P&H Taylor, D Jenkins)

Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still by Morrison’s. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Brent Goose also an escaped White-faced Whistling Tree Duck. (I Webster)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Greenshank and 1 Kingfisher. (R Farnes – photos)

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Stithians Reservoir: 2 Little Stint, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 14 Teal, 8 Little Grebe and 1 Wheatear. (J St Ledger – photo & G Adams)

Little Stint Stithians 9th Sept 2014

Chapel Carn Brae: 1 Kestrel and 1 Wheatear. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  2 Mute Swan, 22 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 31 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dunlin, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 5 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers and 1 Clouded Yellow. (DK Parker & L Proctor)

Porth, Newquay: 50+ Swallow over. (per M Griffiths)

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Whinchat.

Saltash: 2 Spotted Redshank and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

MJS