Wednesday 1st October 2014

Nanjizal: 1 Richard’s Pipit in fields between Higher Bosistow and Nanjizal Bay. (M Wallace) Also 1 Wryneck near Nanjizal House and 8 Clouded Yellows including one helices. (C Moore) 1 imm Hobby feeding on dragonflies below Nanjizal House. (R Carrington)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 134 Dunlin, 35 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Black-headed Gull, 6 Med Gull, 1 Water Rail and 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Plover, 11 Med Gull and 15 Sandwich Tern on Lelant Saltings. (DS Flumm, D Jenkins & P Dinning-video)

 

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  3 Mute Swan, 15 Mallard 8 Teal, 1 Garganey (Longrock Pool), 4 Little Grebe, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 6 Water Rail, 44 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Snipe, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Kingfisher, 40 Meadow Pipit, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Stonechat and 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (DK Parker & DS Flumm)

Marazion: 4 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover and 2 Turnstone on the beach. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 18 Skylark, 150+ Meadow Pipit, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 2 Blackcap plus 1 Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (DK Parker)

Kenidjack: 2 Chough and 1 Sparrowhawk. (P Clement, MJ Spicer) Also 1 Hobby and 1 Merlin. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 200+ Canada Goose, 15 Greylag, 1 Bar-headed Goose  and 1 Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Tresemple Pool:  2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 10 Greenshank, 30+ Redshank, 2 Water Rail, 1 Shelduck, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher and a flock of Long-tailed Tit and Blue Tit. (J St Ledger)

Long-tailed Tit Tresemple Pool 1st October 2014

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Common Snipe, 3 Swallows & 1 Skylark heard. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike still plus 1 Whinchat and 1 Reed Bunting heard. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Housel Bay: 1 Wheatear. 10 Clouded Yellow butterflies mainly on the hotel front lawn. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Davidstow: 28 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 60+ Linnet, 50+ Pied Wagtail and 3 Wheatear on the airfield at 16:30.(B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Greenshank, 11 Snipe, 124 Teal, 12 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Coot, 18 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 500+ LBB Gulls and 300+ Canada Geese late afternoon. (B Craven)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 70 plus Meadow Pipits and 1 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Crugmeer: 1 Lapland Bunting and 1 Tree Pipit. (D Julian)

Goonhavern: 4 Common Crane over at 08:22.

Sennen Cove: Lapland Bunting at Tregiffian Farm this evening.

MJS & DKP