Fridy 26th September 2014

Late news 24/9 Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 3 Blackbird, c250 Black-headed Gull, c100 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, 2 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Common Sandpiper, 10 Cormorant, c100 Curlew, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 32 Dunlin, 1 Dunnock, c100 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Greenfinch, 9 Greenshank, 20 Grey Heron, c200 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 150 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Lapwing, 45 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c20 Little Egret, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 20 Mallard, 1 Med Gull, 30 Mute Swan, c70 Oystercatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Raven, 60 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, c50 Rook, 12 Starling, 1 Swallow, 4 Teal, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Wigeon, 12 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk per C Travis)

Late news 25/9 Pendennis Point: 73 Balearic Shearwater, 900+ Gannet, 6 Oystercatcher, 20+ Shag, 1 distant poss Sooty Shearwater, 1 Med Gull, 2 Puffin, 2 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot and 13 auk sp. past 08:00 – 09:00 with a further 5 at 11:00. (D Chaney)

Late news 25/9 Swanpool Point: 1 Firecrest. (S Perfect)

Buttermilk Hill: 120 Meadow Pipit, 2 Wheatear and 4 Dartford Warbler. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Spotted Crake, 5 Water Rail, 5 Grey Heron, 10 Little Egret, 1 Garganey, 1 juv Hobby, 3 Mute Swan, 19 Mallard, 12 Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 34 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Stonechat, 1 Reed Warbler and 3 Cetti’s Warbler also 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (DS Flumm, D Jenkins, J Hawkey, M Elliot & DK Parker)

Marazion Beach:  50 Ringed Plover, 11 Turnstone, 5 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling, 1Wheatear and 2 Little Egret. (D Jenkins, J Hawkey) Also 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull at Red River Mouth.

Chyandour, Penzance:  2 Med Gulls, 1 Sandwich and 1 Common Tern. (DS Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Snipe, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Mute Swan, 74 Mallard, 19 Teal, 13 Tufted Duck,7 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 14 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant (including red colour-ringed TAR), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear and 3 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker & R Farnes – photos)

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River Lynher: 1 Spoonbill, 4 Common Tern and 4 Sandwich Tern. (M Beer)

Nanquidno: 2 Blackcaps , 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel and 1 Clouded Yellow. (J Hawkey)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff,  1 Redshank, 2 Barwit, 9 Oystercatcher, c20 Curlew, 13 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper and 6 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Lapwing, 1 Greenshank, 11 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 10+ Snipe and 3 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Trescobeas area: 1 Wheatear in private garden. (J St Ledger – photo)
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Coverack: 1 Common Crane flew SW over Little Treleaver. (J Foster)

Lizard Point: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 104 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Manx Shearwater, 8 Fulmar, 485 Gannet, 1 Curlew, 2 Kittiwake, 22 Med Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern and 21 Razorbill between 09:: & 10:00. (T Blunden)

Pendeen: 9 Balearic Shearwaters. (R Wilkins)

Caerthillian: 1 Dotterel over north and then over Kynance in the afternoon. (T Blunden)

Windmill Farm: 1 Dotterel over, presumed same as Kynance bird. (D Wright)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Stint and 3 Curlew Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field.

 MJS & DKP