Late news 26/9 RSPB Scillonian Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 155 Gannets, 1 Guillemot, 1 Wheatear, 2 distant Shearwaters plus 1 Harbour Porpoise and 7 distant Dolphins. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 5 Sooty Shearwaters, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwaters, 79 Gannets, 2 Fulmar, 4 Auks and 5+ Risso Dolphins. (B Craven & D Curtis)
Lands End: 2 Wheatear and 1 Curlew Sandpiper over. (P&H Taylor) Also 2 Whinchat, Peregrine, 3 Clouded Yellow butterflies, 5 Small Copper butterflies and 4 Wall Brown butterflies from cycle track. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Kingfisher at Copperhouse Creek 4 Med Gull and 2 Little Egret on Carnsew Pool, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew Sandpiper and Clouded Yellow butterfly on Ryan’s Field, 3 Med Gull, 11 Golden Plover, 4 Greenshank and 4 Common Buzzard at Lelant Water. (DS Flumm-photos) Also juv Spotted Redshank.
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Spotted Crake, 6 Water Rail, 7 Grey Heron, 13 Little Egret, 3 Mute Swan, 11 Mallard, juv Garganey, 13 Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 36 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)
Kynance: Common Crane this morning over Kynance National Trust Car Park then flew out to sea. (T Blunden, J&P Rutter)
East Pentire, Newquay: 15 Linnet, 2 Wheatear, 6+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 4 Stonechat. (D Mays)
Windmill Farm: Red Back Shrike this afternoon on the heath by the big pond. (D Wright)
Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Raven. (AJ Nielson)
Truro City Centre: 4 Herring Gull (one juvenile) perched on roof of Poundland, swooping for fast food on the road and walking up and down the pavement at 01:00. (W Thurgood)
Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 150 Meadow Pipits streaming through all morning and flock of 40 Swallows fed briefly over the rocky tors. (V Stratton)
Marazion: 1w Yellow-legged Gull at Red River mouth.
MJS & DKP