Wednesday 17 September 2014

Late news, September, Nanjizal: Barred Warbler, Aquatic Warbler and Western Bonelli’s Warbler. More information including photos here. (K Wilson)

Penzance: 32 Turnstones on the beach at Jubilee Pool. (P St Pierre)

Cot Valley: 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Pied Flycatcher. (P & H Taylor)

Higher Tregiffian: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still. (MJ Spicer)

Rose-coloured Starling Higher tregiffian Cornwall 17 Sept 2014 MJ Spicer

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Brent Goose, 2 Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Greenshank, 300 Teal, 300 Wigeon, 1 Shelduck, 15 Med Gulls and 1 Peregrine on Lelant Saltings. 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank, 1 Ruff on Ryan’s Field . (R Farnes, J Yardley & AR Kitson) 1 Little Stint in Carnsew Basin.

 Med Gulls Hayle Cornwall 17 Sep 2014 R Farnes  Med Gull Hayle Cornwall 17 Sep 2014 R Farnes
 Brent Goose Hayle Cornwall 17 Sep 2014 R Farnes  Bar-tailed Godwit Hayle Cornwall 17 Sep 2014 R Farnes

 Photos by Rod Farnes.

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Photos by Alan Kitson.

 Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, c750 Black-headed Gull, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, c100 Canada Goose, c50 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Cormorant, c200 Curlew, 7 Curlew Sandpiper, c50 Dunlin, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 34 Greenshank, 25 Grey Heron, c100 Herring Gull, 2 House Sparrow, 20 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 3 Kingfisher, 2 Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c50 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Magpie, 25  Mallard, 3 Meadow Pipit, 45 Mute Swan, c200 Oystercatcher, 2 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Raven, 165 Redshank, 25 Ringed Plover, 4 Robin, 8 Rook, 1 1w Sandwich Tern, 1 Spotted Redshank, 15 Starling, 30 Swallow, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Wigeon and 20 Wood Pigeon. (Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk per C Travis)

Levant/Botallack: Two Swifts in off the sea together at 16:40. Three Wheatears but too windy to see much else also c30 gannets fishing offshore. (NR Phillips)

Chiverton Cross: 1 probable Red Kite at 13:00 over the roundabout heading towards Penstraze. (M Greenhalgh)

River Lynher: 1 juvenile Marsh Harrier and 24 Little Egret at Sconner. (M Beer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  8 Little Egret, 2 Teal, , 2 Snipe, 4 Stonechat. (AR Kitson) Also 2 Coot on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 10 Sanderling, 30 Ringed Plover and 8 Dunlin on the beach. (AR Kitson)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 5 Snipe, 1 Wood Sandpiper and1 Wheatear at the Southern end. 2 Garganey, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank and 1 Snipe from Golden Lion end. (J St Ledger & I Maclean)

Black-tailed Godwit Stithians Cornwall 17th Sept 2014 J St Ledger

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank and several Grey Wagtail. (T McGowan)

Nanquidno: Osprey perched on a pole near Gurland Farm at 17:00.

DKP