Monday 7th September 2015

Late news 6/9 Cot Valley: 09:30-11:30 – 30+ Siskins heading north. Also 1 Firecrest. (N Wheatley)

Late news 6/9 Church Cove, Lizard: 2 Chough. (P Webb)

Mousehole: Unconfirmed report of Red-billed Tropicbird photographed on St Clement’s Island mid-afternoon but not subsequently. Also 2 Arctic Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Whimbrel and 10+ Harbour Porpoise. (DK Parker et al.)

Ryan’s Field: 1 Temminck’s Stint, 8 Dunlin, 1 Knot, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper and 1+ Kingfisher. (S Lister)

Rospletha: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling. (M Wallace, MJ Spicer, P Clement, B Hibbert, M Wallace)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: drake Garganey still on Longrock Pool, 5 Teal, 12 Mallard, 5 Little Egret, 6 Buzzard, Kingfisher, Cetti’s Warbler and 50 Swallow. (DS Flumm)

Prussia Cove: c20 Swallow and 1 Blackcap. (DS Flumm)

Cot Valley Area: 08:30-11:30 – 230+ Siskins heading north. Also 4 Whinchats and a Yellow Wagtail. (N Wheatley)

Gunwalloe Church Cove: 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 3+ Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Bunting, 40+ Linnet, 50+ Starling and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger – photo)

Whinchat Gunwalloe 7th Sept 2015

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger) Also 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 30 Swallow, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 10 Cormorant, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull and Grey Heron. (S Martin, S Kolodziejski)

Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck, 2 Yellow Wagtail,  9 White Wagtail, 7 Siskin and 2 Goldcrest. (C Moore)

Hendra: 1 Wryneck. (C Moore)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Wryneck. (K Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Great White Egret reported. (P Jeago J Parker)

Trenow Cove: 3 Little Egret, 7 Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 15 Curlew, 2 Turnstone, 21 Dunlin, Peregrine and Yellow Wagtail, plus c 80 Swallow feeding over the sea. (R Menari)

Loe Bar: 5 Sanderling, 19 Ringed Plover and 2 Dunlin. (I Maclean)

Penzance: Eclipse drake Eider on rocks at Chyandour as the tide started to go out in the afternoon. It later got flushed by swimmers in the water nearby. (D King)

Cargreen: 1 Osprey.

Nanjizal: Ortolan for 3rd day. Please keep to public rights of way.

MJS & DKP