Friday 12th September 2014

Late news 10/9 Looe Island: 1 Bar tailed Godwit, 2 Raven, a colour ringed Greater Black-backed Gull ringed as a pullus in Crevichon, Guernsey (yellow O.AA6), 3 Grey seals and a Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (R Hurrell)

Late news 10/9 Hannafore area: 5 White Wagtail, 15 Turnstones and 1 Razorbill. One trawler came in with huge seabird flock wheeling behind it including 1 Balearic Shearwater, approx 100 Gannet and a few hundred gulls. (R Hurrell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan 11 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 29 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 1+ Kingfisher, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker & L Proctor)

Marazion Beach: 3+ Little Stint, 22 Sanderling, 63 Ringed Plover, 41 Dunlin, 3 Med Gull and 2+ Wheatear. (DK Parker, L Proctor, M Ahmad & J Hawkey)

Polgigga: 1 Wryneck in lane west of Faraway Cottage. (M Wallace)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Osprey – also seen yesterday by the ranger, 1 Common Sandpiper , 1 Grey Wagtail, 200+ Canada Geese, 1 Willow Warbler and 70+ Swallows. (H Kendall)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Little Stint. (M Ahmad)

Land’s End: 5 Whinchat. (P&H Taylor)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise:  (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 3 Balearic  Shearwater,  c60 Manx Shearwater,  24 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 24 Herring Gull,  9 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake and 2 Sandwich Tern. (Wolf Rock to Penzance) 1 Balearic Shearwater,  43 Manx Shearwater, c90 Gannet, 16 Herring Gull and 7 Great Black-backed Gull. (P Clarke) 

Porthgwarra: Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm.

Hayle Estuary: 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose and 1 Little Stint.

Sibblyback Lake: 1 Ring Ouzel.

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

MJS