Tuesday 30th September 2014

Late news 28/9 St Ives: 60 plus Meadow Pipits and 3 Jays on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late news 28/9 Zennor: 250 Linnets in Foage Valley. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 St Ives: 70 Plus Linnets, 4 Wheatears and 2 Dartford Warblers on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 Zennor: 158 Linnets and 40 Goldfinches in Foage Valley. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 Sennen: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Skylark and 100 Meadow Pipit. (P St Pierre)

Church Cove, The Lizard: 1 Arctic Warbler and 1 Wood Warbler this morning. (T Blunden)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike still plus 1 Tree Pipit. (P Clement, MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor, R Carrington et al.)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 3 Purple Sandpiper. (P St Pierre)

Penlee Point: 1 dark juv Arctic Skua, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Diver sp, 1 Med Gull, 50+ Gannets, 10 Cormorants, 3 Rock Pipits and 5 Oystercatcher. (C Ellis)

Wacker Quay: 1 Osprey, 5 Sandwich Tern and 7 Great-crested Grebe. (C Ellis) Also 1 Spoonbill reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Stint,1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Kingfisher at Ryan’s Field. (A Mckechnie – photos) Also 2 Little Stints reported off the causeway.

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard 11 Teal, 1 Garganey, 6 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 36 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 4 Turnstone and 8 Ringed Plovers on the beach. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, 7 Oystercatcher and 1 Ringed Plover. (M Lammas)

Porthgwarra: 1 Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm an immature Merlin on the moor plus 23 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Manx Shearwater E and 50+ Balearic Shearwater W past Gwennap Head between 08:00 & 08:30. (R Carrington) Also 62 Balearic Shearwaters & 1 Sooty Shearwater past Gwennap Head between 16:40 & 17:50.

Lamorna: 9 Balearic Shearwaters past Tater-du between 16:45 & 17:50.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Turtle Dove. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck. (L Thomson)

Helford: Osprey off Tremayne Quay this evening.

MJS & DKP