Thursday 25th September 2014

Hayle Estuary: Lost; a pair of gents spectacles possibly in the hide at Ryan’s Field. If found please contact us and we’ll contact the owner. Thanks.

Ruan Lanihorn: 1 Osprey on the Tregothnan side. (D Hall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan plus 1 cygnet, 22 Mallard, 12 Teal, drake Garganey, 2-3 Spotted Crake, 1 Coot, 35 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Raven, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 8 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Stonechat, 1 Reed Warbler and 3 Cetti’s Warbler heard. (DK Parker, L Proctor & DS Flumm – photos)

Wacker Quay: 1 Common Crane and 1 Osprey still at 12:30 and the Crane still at 15:20-15:30. (M Bailey, T&J Sleep)

Gannel Estuary:  7 Dunlin, 3 Greenshank,  Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Little Egret, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank  and 1 Kingfisher. (M Lammas)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Lapwing, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 4 Curlew, 15+ Snipe, 20+Teal, 5 Wigeon and 12 Little Grebe. (J St Ledger)

St Loy: 1 Wryneck and 1 Short-eared Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthcurno: 2 Med Gulls offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penberth: 2 Firecrests. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Bosullow: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Hooded Crow.

Downderry: 46 Balearic Shearwater past.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Stint.

 MJS & DKP

Wednesday 24th September 2014

Late news 22/9 Rame Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 3 Spotted Flycatcer. (D Allan)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan plus 1 cygnet, 21 Mallard, 13 Teal, drake Garganey, 1 Spotted Crake, 1 Coot, 34 Moorhen, 1 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Reed Warbler, 3-4 Cetti’s Warbler heard, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Stonechat, 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 2 Ravens mobbing a Buzzard, 4 Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 2 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail plus a Razorbill just of the beach. (DK Parker & D Mays – videos of Spotted Crake and Garganey)

Snipe & Spotted Crake Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes Snipe Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes
Snipe & Water Rail Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes Water Rails Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes

 

Men-an-tol: 10 Swallow, 1 Wheatear and 1 Kestrel. (D Mays -photo)

Wheatear - Men-an-tol

River Lyner: 2 Osprey – one off Shillingham Point and one at Ince Castle. (D Allan) Also 1 Common Crane, 1 Little Stint and 2 Arctic Tern reported.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 11 Ringed Plover, 15 Snipe and 1 Sparrowhawk (female). (J St Ledger)

Tresillian River: 1 Osprey over. Also 7 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Kingfisher at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)

Pendeen Watch: 91 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Bonxie past 09:15 – 10:45. (P&H Taylor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 4 Little Egrets, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Kingfishers, 2 Coot. North east end Crossbills heard. (C Moore & A Mckechnie – photo)

Little Stint  Drift Cornwall 24914 A MckechnieNewlyn: 3000+ Herring Gulls feeding on whitebait along the shoreline. (B Dodd)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c.20 Mallard, 1 Teal, 5 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Greenshank, 4 House Martin, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (S Rowe)

MJS & DKP