Sunday 28th September 2014

Late news 27/9 Marazion Beach: 37 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin & 8 Turnstone with 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Late news 27/9 Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel & up to 9 Common Buzzards plus 8 Clouded Yellow butterflies ( inc.1 helice). (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis and 1 Spotted Crake still. (V Stratton, R McDonald – photo 1, R Hosken – photos 2 & 3) Also 2 Mute Swan, 11 Mallard 8 Teal, Garganey (now on Long Rock Pool), 1 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 juv, Hobby, 1 Sparrowhawk, 35 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 5 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

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Cubert, nr Newquay: 1 Short-toed Lark, 30 Skylark and 30 Meadow Pipit. (DS Flumm)

Kelsey Head: 2 Kestrel, 25 Skylark, 20 Rock Pipit, 30 Meadow Pipit and 3 Wheatear. (DS Flumm)

Kelsey Head – Penhale Sand dunes: 4 Kestrel and 12 Stonechat. (DS Flumm)

Porth Joke, Newquay: 10 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 30+ Rock Pipit, 35+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Raven, 1 Wheatear, 18 Greenfinch, 15 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet, 6+ Stonechat, 20+ Skylark, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 6+ Great Tit, 10+ Blue Tit, 8+ Dunnock, 4 Song Thrush, 20 Blackbird, 15 Robin, 10+ House Sparrow and 2 Swallow. Out at sea – 5 Razorbill, 10+ Manx Shearwater, and few Gannet. (D Mays, DS Flumm, S Rowe)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Teal, 8 Kestrel and 1 Whinchat. (S Bury, I Maclean, D Wright – photo)

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Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck. (S Bury, D Wright)

River Cober, St Johns: 1 Dipper. (D Wright)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Little Egret, 5 Med Gull and 1 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (D Jenkins) Also 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

Rosewall Hill: 4 Buzzards and 2 Raven. (D Jenkins)

Chykembro Common: 3+ Yellowhammer. (D Jenkins)

Bosporthennis Common: 1 f Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 2 Lapwing, 4 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

Higher Bochym (Goonhilly): 1 Tree Pipit. (I Maclean)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Green Sandpiper. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: 2 Choughs plus Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (S Maycock) Also 16 Sooty Shearwaters and 1 Balearic Shearwater between 13:00 & 15:00. (R Carrington)

Roseland: 1 fem. Eider at Carne Beach and 2 Ringed Plover at Towan Beach. (D Hall)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: Garden Warbler, Whitethroat and 2 Blackcap. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

River Lynher: 1 Osprey at Jupiter Point.

MJS & DKP