Saturday 20th September 2014

Late news 18/9 Gwithian: 1 Wigeon, 1 Meadow Pipit and 1 Wheatar. (P Fraser)

Late news 19/9 Cape Cornwall: 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear and 1 Linnet. (P Fraser)

St Levan: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Redstart, 1 Whinchat, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler. (P Fraser)

Lands End: 1 Wryneck south of complex in last bush before seat & telescope, 6 Whinchat, 5 Wheatear and 1 Yellow Wagtail over. (P&H Taylor)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck (near residential caravan / mine spoils), 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 2 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler , 6 Chiffchaff, 15 Chough in a flock and 1 Wheatear. Also fresh brood of Small Coppers in Kenidjack today including the form caerulopunctata with blue post-discal spots. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel-photo) Bonelli’s Warbler again this morning. (R Wilkins)

Small Copper Kenidjack Cornwall 2092014 K Dalziel

Windmill Farm: 1 Jack Snipe, 9 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 male Marsh Harrier, 4 Blackcap, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 40 Swallows, 1 Kestrel and 2 Buzzard. (G Adams)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Little Egret, 16 Grey Heron, 1 Shelduck, 1 hrota Brent Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Sparrowhawk, 7 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 8 Sanderling, 2 Knot, 11 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Med Gull, 1 Common Gull, I Common Tern, 8 Sandwich Tern and 1 Kingfisher on Lelant Water. 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Ruff, 3 Common Sandpiper and 1 Lapwing on Ryan’s Field. 7 Little Egret, 163 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 8 Common Sandpiper, 1 Med Gull (and stints, plovers and Curlew Sands from Lelant Water) on Carnsew Basin. 15 Redshank and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Copperhouse Creek. (DS Flumm, AR Kitson – photos)

 Little Stints, Carnsew Pool by Alan Kitson (2)  Little Stints, Carnsew Pool by Alan Kitson  Pale-bellied Brent by Alan Kitson

Siblyback: 1 Little Stint. (P Stidwell – photo)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 21 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 12 Teal, 1 Garganey, 2 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 30 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Water Rail, 1 Kestrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Lizard Downs: 1 Black Kite drifted over ENE at c16:00. (I Maclean)

Grochall: 5 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (I Maclean)

Whinchat Grochall Cornwall 20092014 I Maclean

Church Cove: 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (I Maclean)

Church Cove to Bass Point: 4 Wheatear, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Whinchat. (I Maclean)

Parc-an-als Cliff, Porthleven: 1 Wryneck, 2 Yellow Wagtails, 5 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat also 10+ Clouded Yellow butterflies and 5 Sandwich Terns passed Porthleven Sands. (I Maclean)

Porth Joke: 1 Little Stint, 1 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Whinchat, 12 Stonechat, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Teal, 12 Moorhen. (S Rowe)

Holywell: 2 Choughs. (S Rowe)

Coverack: Corncrake at Little Treleaver at 15:25. (J Foster)

Falmouth: 1 Osprey late afternoon.

Nanjizal: 1 Wryneck on south side by Nanjizal House.

Drift Reservoir: 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Little Stint.

Porthgwarra: 1 Hooded Crow still.

MJS & DKP