Thursday 3rd September 2015

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve, Longrock Pool: 1 m Garganey, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 12 Moorhen, 1 Gadwall and 1 Teal. (M Spicer, T Mills, DK Parker) On the marsh: 2 Mute Swan, 11 Mallard, 2 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 17 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 14 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail (heard only), 2 Reed Warbler and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (T Mills, DK Parker)

MSpicer_Garganey_030915Garganey, Mike Spicer

Eclipse drake Garganey on Longrock Pool, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve, Cornwall, UK.

Garganey, Tony Mills

Marazion: 100+ Ringed Plover, 13 Turnstone, c15 Sanderling and c10 Dunlin on the beach. (DK Parker)

Levant: 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat and 12 Chough. (NR Phillips)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings Hide: 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Ruff, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Teal, 3 Tufted Duck, 7 Coot, 10 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Cormorant, 140 Herring Gull, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Sand Martin, 15 House Martin, 3 Swallow and 2 Chiffchaff. Southern Cut-off Feeders: 2 Jay, 5 Great Tit and 8 Linnet. (D Chaney). Also reported: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 10 Dunlin and 2 Wigeon. (per D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: c400 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 2 Kingfisher and 4 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Porthgwarra: 5 Balearic Shearwater past and 1 Sooty Shearwater lingering offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carnyorth Common: 1 Hoopoe again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Par Sands: 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Whinchat and 1 Tree Pipit. (S Turner)

Mermaid II pelagic out of Penzance: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Tern, 1 m Eider and 1 Common Scoter. (M Elliott)

Nanjizal: 124 birds ringed at private site. 49 Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 9 Willow Warbler, 19 Blackcap, 24 Chiffchaff, Tree Pipit, 3 Whitethroat and 2 Kingfisher. (KA Wilson)

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