Wednesday 9th September 2015

Cot Valley Area: 08:30-11:30 – 35+ Siskin heading south and c10 in Cot Valley. Also 5 Wheatear and 3 Tree Pipit. (N Wheatley)

Penzance at high tide, Tolcarne Beach: 1 Brent Goose, 2 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover and i Dunlin. Battery Rocks: 5 Ringed Plover and 3 Turnstone. Harbour: 7 Turnstone. (T Mills)

Kenidjack (top end @ 8 am): 1 Pied Flycatcher, 13 Chiffchaff and 50 Siskin. (P Fraser)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear and 30 Siskin. (P Fraser)

Stithians Reservoir, (from 7 to 9 am): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 8 Ruff, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 5 Curlew, 1 Snipe, 1 Gadwall (male), 2 Wigeon, 11 Teal, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Barn Owl. (C Benton, J St Ledger, G Adams) From 1745-1930hrs: 1 juv Black Tern, 1 m Gadwall, 10 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear, 3 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 10 Ruff, 10 Cormorant, 5 Snipe and 6 Jay. (S Van Hear) Also 3 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail (flyover), 1 Common Sandpiper, c30 Curlew
and 70 Mallard. (D Chaney)

JStLedger_Ruff_090915Ruff, John St Ledger JStLedger_Gadwall_090915Gadwall, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: 7 Balearic Shearwater past and 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling at Roskestal. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 4 Mute Swan, 1 drake Garganey, 10 Mallard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 21 Moorhen, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

Rospletha: 2 juv Rose-coloured Starling in the afternoon. (L Proctor)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Whinchat. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Levant: Whinchats and Yellow Wagtails. (J  Swann)

Land’s End: 9 Whinchat, 8 White Wagtail, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Yellow Wagtail over and 6 Siskin over. (P&H Taylor)

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