Friday 18th September 2015

Late News, 16/9, Hayle Estuary RSPB: Photos of Wednesdays Grey Phalarope. (L Wright)

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Polgigga: 1 Lapland Bunting still on the track to Carn-les-Boel. (M Wallace) Also juv Red-backed Shrike still present.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 4 Green Sandpiper, 130+ Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Greenshank, 100+ Swallow and 5 Heron. (D Thomas – photo)

Black-tailed godwits, Walmsley 18.9.15

 

Whitecross, Newquay: 12 Swallow, 3 Jay, 50+ House Sparrow and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Thomas)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1m Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger – photo)

Sparrowhawk at Falmouth 18th Sept 2015

Levant: c10 Swallow, few Linnet, 3 Wheatear, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Tit, Buzzards, Kestrels, 2 Raven, 2 Chough. (NR Philips)

Longrock Pool: 3 Garganey still. (DK Parker, P Fraser)

St Gothian Sands and Godrevy Head: 10+ Robins, 2 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Magpie, 38+ GBB Gull (one with white Darvic ring L:AU4), 120+ Herring Gull, 250+ Canada Geese, 4 Mute Swan, 20+ Jackdaw, 7 Stonechat, 4 Moorhen, 18 LBB Gull, 5 Goldfinch, 4 Tufted Duck, 15 Greylags, 6 Black-headed Gull, 7 Mallard, 24 Linnet, 4 Little Grebe, 6 Wheatear, 1 Kestrel, 61 Oystercatchers, 18 Meadow Pipits, 1 Pied and 2 White Wagtails, 4 Turnstone, 1 Raven, 5 Rock Pipits, 3 Manx Shearwater (flew west), 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin and 1 Buzzard between 11:30 & 13:40. Also Dunnock, Wren, Shag and Cormorant present but no numbers recorded. (P Freestone)

Church Cove, Lizard: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 50+ Swallows and 2 House Martin. (JH & K Dalziel)

Penzance-Wolf Rock & return: 1 Sandwich Tern, 133 Gannet, 6 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Turnstone, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Minke Whale, 23 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise. (P & H Taylor)

MJS & DKP