Tuesday 16th September 2014

Late news 14/9 Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Greenshank, 6 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 12 Dabchick, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plover. (P St Pierre)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 3 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 6 Little Egret. (M Lammas)

Lands End cycle track/Treeve Moor: 6 Whinchat, 5 Wheatear and 4 Yellow Wagtail. (P&H Taylor)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 3 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Nanquidno:  2 Whinchat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Jay. (C Moore)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Mute Swan, 2 Muscovy Duck, 119 Mallard, 3 Call Duck, 18 Teal, 17 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant (including the colour ringed bird), 4 Great Crested Grebe, 18 Little Grebe including juvs, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 6 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 1 Little Stint, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 6+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Snipe, 2+ Kingfisher, 3 Sand Martin, 5 House Martin, c25 Swallow, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Willow Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (C Moore, DK Parker)

Treve Common: 2 Whinchat and 5 Wheatear. (R Farnes – photos)

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Higher Tregiffian: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling. (R Farnes – photo)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Dunlin, 22 Ringed Plover (over), 33 Curlew (over) and 5 Snipe. Also 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 19 Mallard, 5 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 35 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 12+ Chiffchaff, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Light-bellied Brent Goose and a 1w Med Gull at Red River mouth. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 1 Firecrest. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Wheatear, c100 Swallow and c10 House Martin including 3+ juvenile birds all at Calartha Farm. (DK Parker)

Levant: 5 Whinchat, many Swallow, few House Martin, 1 Swift, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Wheatear, 1 Meadow Pipit and few Linnet. (NR Phillips)

Wacker Quay, R. Lynher: 24 Great crested Grebe, 6 Little Egret,1 Peregrine, 2 Buzzard, 1 Osprey reported late afternoon flew upriver, 100+ Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Greenshank, 2 Ringed Plover and 22 Sandwich Tern. (B Taggart)

Colliford Lake: 2 Ruff m,f and 3 Whinchat. (M Beer)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Osprey over.

Maer Lake CBWPS: 1 Little Stint still.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

MJS