Sunday 6th September 2015

Late news, 4/9, Scillonian III, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 30 Manx Shearwater, 29 Gannet, 54 Great Black-backed Gull (mostly St Clements Island), 5 Fulmar, 4 Sandwich Tern and 8 Bottlenose Dolphin. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwater, 1 Kittiwake, 240+ Great Black-backed Gull following fishing boat, 1 Puffin and 12 Gannet. Also 1 Grey Phalarope just west of Wolf Rock. (B Craven)

Stithians Reservoir, Main Hide: 6 Ruff, 8 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 1 f Peregrine, 1 Whimbrel, 20 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 10 Swallow, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret and 10 Cormorant. (S van Hear, J St Ledger and C Benton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Pintail, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 7 Redshank, 10 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Peregrine at Lelant Saltings. (P Clement, MJ Spicer, R Augarde)

Peregrine video by Richard Augarde.

 

Marazion beach: 1 ringed Black-headed Gull (coloured lettered ring indicates Polish origin) and 1 ringed Sandwich Tern amongst other gulls and terns. (R Loader) Also c100 Ringed Plover, 9 Turnstone, 6 Dunlin, 5 Sanderling, 1 ringed Sandwich Tern and 2+ Wheatear on the beach with c8 Sandwich Tern and 1 Common Scoter offshore. (DK Parker)

RLoader_BHGull_060915Black-headed Gull, Robert Loader RLoader_SandTern_060915Sandwich Tern, Robert Loader

Coverack: 7 Sandwich & 1 Common Tern, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Turnstone, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Dartford Warbler & 1 Barrel Jellyfish. (D Flumm)

The Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Yellow Wagtail. (D Wright)

DWright_piedfly2_060915Pied Flycatcher, Dougy Wright DWright_piedfly1_060915Pied Flycatcher, Dougy Wright

Land’s End: 2 Whinchat, 7 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Peregrine, 3 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, c150 Linnet, 2 Raven, 6 Golden Plover and 1 Dunlin over. (R Wilkins, R Augarde, B Mellow, B Dodd, F Hull, T Mills)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 f-type Marsh Harrier flew east early afternoon. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 f Marsh Harrier this morning. (R Wilkins, R Augarde, B Mellow) Also 4 Mute Swan, 1 drake Garganey, 4 Teal, 7 Mallard, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 17 Grey Heron, 23 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 3 Cetti’s Warbler and 4 Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

Prussia Cove: 1 aberrant plumaged Swallow (ashy grey) with c12 Swallow at Bessy’s Cove. (M Jones)

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