Wednesday 16th September 2015

Late news, 14/9, Fowey Estuary, Bodinnick and upstream towards St Winnow: 4 Common Sandpiper (keeping closely together so maybe a family group), 1 Kingfisher, 11+ Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, about 45-50 Canada Geese in a large V flight heading downriver. (R Hurrell)

Late news 15/9, Fowey Estuary, Bodinnick Ferry and upstream towards St Winnow: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 2-3 Kingfisher, 11 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Canada Geese in two parties heading downriver towards dusk.  2 Tawny Owls calling after dark. (R Hurrell)

Late news, 15/9, Looe Island: 2 Blackbird, 12 Brent Goose, 11 Carrion Crow, 9 Cormorant, 1 Curlew, 3 Dunnock, 5 Gannet, 1 Goldcrest, 48 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Heron, 21 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Little Egret, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine, 2 Pheasant, 2 Raven, 3 Robin, 8 Rock Pipit, 4 Shag, 1 Swallow, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Wood Pigeon, 8 Wren. (D Spooner)

Late news, 15/9, Rame Head: 1 Common Redstart. (D Allan)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Grey Phalarope on estuary from bridge also 4 Grey Plover and 2 Yellow Wagtail. (per T Mills) Also 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 22 Dunlin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern and 1 Garganey. (B Field)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Garganey, 5 Teal, 12 Mallard, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 4 Stonechat, 1 Sedge Warbler & 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Flumm, D Parker) Also 3 Little Egret. (T Mills)

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Marazion beach: 7 Wheatear, 8 White Wagtail. (D Flumm, T Mills) Also 10 Mediterranean Gull, 30 Ringed Plover, 25 Dunlin, 10 Sanderling and 12 Turnstone. (B Field)

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Mediterranean Gull, Brian Field

Rame Head:Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whitethroat. (D Allan)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck (over stream opposite Engine Shed at 8 am), 2 Firecrest, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 17 Chiffchaff, 2 Siskin and 7 Chough. (P Fraser)

Penzance: 7 Siskin in private garden, also Great Tit, Blue Tit and Long-tailed Tits. (NR Phillips)

Nanquidno: 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler and 8 Siskin. (C Moore)

Polgigga: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra – St Levan: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 12 Spotted Flycatcher, 8 Whinchat, 4 Tree Pipit, 58 Wheatear, 12 Willow Warbler, 4 Yellow Wagtail and 3 Green Sandpiper. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 101 birds ringed today including 7 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 50 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (K Wilson)

Pendeen Watch: 157 Common Scoter. (S Lister)

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