Thursday 10th September 2015

Late news, 9/9,  Rospletha: 2 Rose-coloured Starling. (L Proctor)

LProctor_RosyStarling_090915Rose-coloured Starlings, Linton Proctor

Kenidjack: 1 Hobby (juvenile), 21 Siskin, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiff Chaff, 15 Chough (inc. 2 colour ringed ads), 6 House Martin, 1 SparrowHawk, 3 Buzzard, also 4 Clouded Yellows and 11 Bull Seals in the bay. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel, B Field, J Swann)

BField_Chough_100915Chough, Brian Field

St. Gothian Sands LNR: 14 Wigeon. (J Baker)

Mousehole, seawatch 15.30 – 17.30: 2 Little Auk on the water drifting west, 2 Puffin, 23 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 1 Guillemot, several distance unidentified auks. St Clement’s Isle: 2 Peregrine, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew and 81 Great Black-backed Gull. (T Mills)

Porthgwarra: 22 Wheatear and 2 Whinchat. (D Flumm) Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling at Lower Roskestal. 1 Firecrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 7 Whinchat, 7 Wheatear and 9 Tree Pipit between here and St Levan Churchtown. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 2 Whinchat and 1 Snipe. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: 2 Balearic Shearwater. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Black Tern (at 7:15am), 10 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 1 Lapwing and 2 Wigeon. (J St Ledger & C Benton)

Cot Valley Area: 08:30-11:30 – 40+ Siskins heading north-east. Also 4 Wheatears, and 5 Golden Plovers in a field near Little Hendra. (N Wheatley)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Tree Pipit and 2 Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Truro, Restronguet Point: 1 Osprey. (J Chapple)

Sennen Cove: 14 Mediterranean Gull (mainly 1st W) and 2 Sandwich Tern. (J Hawkey)

Trewellard: 1 Wryneck and 2 Whinchat. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 2 Mute Swan, 1 drake Garganey, 10 Teal, 12 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 24 Moorhen, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

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