Monday 21st September 2015

Late news, 18/9, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Southern Migrant Hawker, a rare migrant from the Mediiterranean and a first for the reserve and confirmed by the British Dragonfly Society. (Christine Moore)

ChristineMoore_SMigrantHawker_180915Southern Migrant Hawker, Christine Moore

Late news, 20/9, Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Yellow Wagtail and 7 Chough. (P Fraser)

Late news, 20/9, Looe, Hannafore: 1 m Eider, 4 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Little Egret, 3 Mallard, 1 Shoveller, 1 Curlew, 42 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed Plover, 13 Turnstone,
1 Kingfisher, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Robin, 4 Pied Wagtail, 14 Canada Geese  (flying over), 3+ Shag, 3+ Cormorant and 12+ Herring Gull. (P McKeogh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Little Egret and 2 Cormorant. (A James) Estuary: 3 Garganey. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

AJames_Cormorant_210915 AJames_Cormorant+Egret_210915
AJames_Cormorant+Egret2_210915Little Egret, shadow-fishing 2 Cormorant AJames_LEgret_210915Alan James

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1, poss 2 Kingfisher, 4 Stonechat, 1 Little Egret and 5 Teal. Longrock Pool: 1 Garganey still. (D Flumm, T Mills)

TMills_Kingfisher_210915Kingfisher, Tony Mills

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Eider and 6 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm)

Predannack Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper with c22 Ringed Plover. Please note this is a private military site with no general public access. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer, P+C Bewster)

Caerthillian Cove: 2 Chough, 1 Blackcap and 2 Siskin. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

St Erth: Convolvulus Hawkmoth trapped overnight and 1 Barn Owl this evening (MJ Spicer)

MSpicer_ConvolvulusHawk_210915Convolvulus Hawkmoth, Mike Spicer

Longrock beach: 1 pale-bellied Brent Goose. (B Dodd, A McKechnie)

AMcKechnie_BrentGoose_210915Brent Goose, Alex McKechnie

Windmill Farm:  1 Whinchat + 2 Wheatear. (P+C Bewster)

Kynance: 2 Chough. (P+C Bewster)

Sennen: 1 Melodious Warbler reported on the path down to Gwenver, also 1 Wheatear on the Green. Brew Pool: 1 Green Sandpiper. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Just: 1 Honey Buzzard around airport at midday. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen Watch: 14 Balearic Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Black Tern and 1 Little Tern past. (P & H Taylor et al.)

Plain an Gwarry: 1 Red Kite over at 1030, also 1 singing Chiffchaff and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)