Thursday 11th September 2014

Late news 9/9 Gannel Estuary: 2 Greenshank, 13 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Plover, 8 Oystercatcher and 20 Curlew. (S Rowe)

Late news 10/9 Porth Joke: 1 Whinchat. (S Rowe)

Late news 10/9 Ruan Lanihorne: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Bar-headed Geese, 355 Canada Geese, 15 Shelduck, 17 Wigeon, 11 Mallard, 3 Shag, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 3 Osprey,  22 Oystercatcher, 62 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 250+ Black-headed Gull, 10 Herring Gull,1 Great Blackbacked Gull, 1 Peregrine.  (J Combeer, D Hall, C&D Hughes)

Late news 10/9 Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Wheatear, 2 Raven & Kestrel. ( A Davey)

Curlew Sandpiper 1_davidstow_10th sep 14_Adrian Davey copy

Late news 10/9 Camel Estuary: 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Blackbird, c500 Black-headed Gull, c20 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard,  c250 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Grey Partridge, 40 Cormorant, c100 Curlew, 7 Curlew Sandpiper,  c50 Dunlin, 4 Goldcrest, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 20 Greenshank, 6 Grey Heron, c200 Herring Gull, 1 House Martin, 12 House Sparrow, 35 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c25 Little Egret, 20 Long-tailed Tit, 20 Mallard, 20 Mute Swan, c100 Oystercatcher, 100 Redshank, 11 Ringed Plover, 1 Robin, 50 Rook, 5 Ruff, 2 Shelduck, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Starling, c50 Swallow, 2 Teal and 6 Wood Pigeon. All between Wadebridge and Tregunna Bridge. (Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 4+ Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4+ Greenshank, 8 Coot, 1 Wheatear, 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 White Wagtail. (MJ Spicer)

Land’s End: 2 Yellow Wagtails, 4 Wheatear and 4 Whinchat. (P&H Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnet, 12 Mallard, 1 Teal, 3 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 17 Grey Heron, 14+ Little Egret, 26 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 1+ Kingfisher, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Wheatear, 1Reed Bunting, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion Beach: 34 Curlew, 11 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover and 3+ Wheatear on the beach, 1 Kingfisher plus 1 Peregrine which took a small wader off the beach. (DKParker)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Kingfisher, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank and 20+ Greenshank. (M Beer, P Kemp)

Ruan Lanihorne: Single Osprey fishing and prospecting unsuccessfully. Also Little Grebe, Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Peregrine and similar numbers of geese, ducks and waders as sent in yesterday’s report. (D Hall, S Gay)

Porthgwarra: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit and 7 Whinchat.

Sennen Cove: 1 Common Sandpiper.

 MJS