Friday 19th September 2014

Late news 18/9 Church Cove, Gunwalloe: 2 Little Stint on beach with Dunlin. (G Barlow)

Late news 18/9 Sancreed: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (DS Flumm)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Bonelli’s Warbler sp., 1 Wryneck, 10+ Chiffchaff, 3+ Willow Warbler, 2+ Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 3+ Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Hobby, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk and 1 Chough. (P Clarke et al, R Farnes – photos)

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Boscregan: 1 Wryneck for second day (Carn Polpry), 1 Redstart, 8 Wheatears and 2 Whinchats. (N Wheatley)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest, 1 Reed Warbler and 4 Wheatears. (N Wheatley)

Higher Tregiffian: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 11 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 31 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Little Grebe, 5+ Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Reed Warbler and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Loe Bar: 2 Sanderling, 5 Common Sandpipers, 1 Dunlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 2 Whinchat and 4 Wheatear. (I Maclean)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Brent Goose and 1 Shelduck on Lelant Saltings. 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Little Stint, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Wheatear and 1 Kestrel on Carnsew Basin. (J Yardley)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Stint, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 8 Common Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Kingfisher, 4 Little Egret, 4 Teal, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Chiffchaff. (J Hawkey) Also Spotted Redshank reported again.

Pendeen: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Whinchat, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Common Snipe & 1 Accro showing characteristics of Marsh Warbler in coastguard cottages tamarisk. (J Hawkey)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Common Tern (in the fog), 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Ringed Plover, 11 Dunlin, 15 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 2 Wheatear. Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 5 Snipe from Golden Lion cut-off. (J St Ledger – photo) Also 1 Garganey reported.
Common Tern (in fog) Stithians 19th Sept 2014

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Osprey still. (B Teague – photo)

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RSPB Scillonian cruise Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Grey Heron, 4 Teal, 1 Eider, 12 Shag, 2 Cormorant, 1 Fulmar, 40 Gannet, 2 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Common Tern, 50 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull and1 Med Gull. Wolf Rock – Scilly (in fog): 10 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 Alba Wagtail. (DS Flumm)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 25 Ringed Plover, 2 White Wagtail and 4 Wheatear. Plus a Lesser Black-backed Gull with a ring reading 6CS late afternoon. (B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Turnstone, 2 Little Stint, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Wigeon and 4 Ringed Plover this evening. (B Craven)

Carn Kenidjack: 2 Whinchats and 2 Whitethroats. (F Currie)

Hayle: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at Loggans Moor. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS & DKP