Monday 6th October 2014

Late news 22/9 Camel Estuary: A colour flagged Curlew Sandpiper seen on Camel Estuary was ringed at Makkevika, Norway on 9/9, having travelled 1482 kms SSW in 13 days. (per S Croft)

Late news 4/10 Tregirls Beach: 5 Sanderling. (M Scawen – photo)

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Late news, 05/10 Goonhavern: 1 probable Common Crane reported flying over in the morning.

Treveal: 2 Woodcock. (P Clement)

Sancreed: 1 Short-toes Lark still. (DS Flumm)

Lelant: 1 Firecrest. (K Dalziel)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Little Egret, 3 Great-crested Grebe, 1 Pintail and 2 Kingfisher. (J Hawkey)

Rinsey Head: 1 Water Pipit. (I Webster)

Bass Point: 32 Balearic Shearwaters, 2 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 3 Common Tern past between 07:30 and 09:30. (I Maclean)

Lizard Village: 1 Yellow Wagtail. (I Maclean)

Gannel Estuary: 116 Curlew, 4 Greenshank, 1 Ruff, 1 Med Gull, 205 Black-headed Gull, 4 Wigeon, 4 Little Egret and 1 Grey Heron. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 5 Snipe, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

Wheatear Stithians 6th Oct 2014

Polgigga: 3 Firecrests along Polgigga Lane. (M Wallace)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 8 Teal, 1 Garganey (Longrock Pool), 6 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Water Rail, 42 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, c30 Meadow Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 2 Balearic Shearwater past. Also 1 Firecrest at Sixty Foot Cover plus 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 4 Stonechat also 1 Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (DK Parker et al.)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field immediately in front of the hide. (R Teague) Also 1 Curlew Sandpiper still.

Kingfisher Hayle Cornwall 061014 R TeagueTregony Bridge: 5 Swallows at 16:30. (D Hall)

St Loy: 2 Firecrests. (R Carrington)

Trengwainton: 7 Firecrests. (R Musgrove)

Kenidjack: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (R Musgrove)

Tregeseal: 1 Firecrest along Tregeseal Row. (R Musgrove)

St Ives: Snow Bunting on The Island this afternoon. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan: 1 Firecrest by the church. (RBN)

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest.

Pendeen: 12 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater past by 09:00.

MJS & DKP