Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Late news, 22/9, Godrevy seawatch (0845-1045) produced: 280+ Gannet, 7 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 12 Common Scoter, 30+ Manx Shearwater, 60+ Shag, 560+ Auk Sp., 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar all flying west and 1 Great Northern Diver flew east. (P Freestone)

Late news, 22/9, St Gothian Sands NR: 94 Great Black-backed Gull, 20+ Herring Gull, 230+ Canada Geese, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 House Sparrow, 3 Raven, 2 Moorhen, 11 Mallard, 4 Mute Swan, 5 Black-headed Gull, 1 Magpie, 1 Robin, 1 Goldfinch, 18 Curlew and 1 Oystercatcher. (P Freestone)

Late news, 22/9, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 46 Black-headed Gull, 6 Curlew and 5 Mediterranean Gull. (P Freestone)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 1 Garganey, 3 Teal, 8 Mallard, 2 Water Rail, 18 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Cetti’s Warbler & 1 Otter. (D Flumm)

Marazion beach: 15 Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin. (D Flumm)

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Eider, 4 Turnstone, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 22 Siskin & 2 Firecrest. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Torpoint: 1 juv Razorbill. (R Napp)

RNapp_Razorbill_230915Razorbill, Rick Napp

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Water: 1 ad pale-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Garganey, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 100 Teal, 170 Wigeon and 12 Mediterranean Gull. (A Kitson & M Helps)

ARKitson_RBGull_230915Herring Gull, Alan Kitson ARKitson_Brent_230915Brent Goose, Alan Kitson ARKitson_Garganey_230915Garganey, Alan Kitson

Kynance Cove: 1 Wryneck still and 1 Whinchat. (P + C Brewster)

Soapy Cove: 1 Chiffchaff. (P + C Brewster)

Gwithian (1200-1300): 8 Robin, 21 Linnet, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Reed Bunting, 43 Starling, 5 Meadow Pipit, 21 Curlew, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 10 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 10 Black-headed Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 240+ Herring Gull, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 250+ Canada Geese (inc. hybrids), 12 Greylag, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 5 Stonechat and 1 Chaffinch. (P Freestone)

PFreestone_Whinchat_230915Whinchat, Paul Freestone PFreestone_Reed Bunting_230915Reed Bunting, Paul Freestone

Camel Trail walk from Wadebridge: Cormorant 22, Grey Heron 3, Little Egret 35, Mute Swan 25, Shelduck 2, Mallard 15, Buzzard 3, Sparrowhawk 1, Oystercatcher 120, Ringed Plover 4, Grey Plover 1, Lapwing 1, Dunlin 25, Common Sandpiper 2, Redshank 60, Spotted redshank 1, Greenshank 2, Black-tailed Godwit 35, Bar-tailed Godwit 4, Curlew 120, Black-headed gull 180, Mediterranean gull 1, Lesser black-backed gull 2, Great black-backed gull 2, Herring Gull 150, Wood Pigeon 5, Collared Dove 1, House Martin 2, Swallow 12, Meadow Pipit 1, Grey Wagtail 3, Dunnock 1, Robin 1, Blackbird 2, Great Tit 1, Blue Tit 1, Magpie 1, Jay 1, Jackdaw 12, Rook 15, Carrion Crow 25, House Sparrow 14, Goldfinch 2. (M Scawen)

Rosudgeon: 1 Stonechat, 1 Goldfinch and 1 Southern Hawker. (A James)

AJames_Goldfinch_230915Goldfinch, Alan James AJames_Stonechat_230915Stonechat, Alan James AJames_SouthernHawker_230915Southern Hawker, Alan James

Kingsmill: 60 Teal, 55 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 13 Greenshank (35 a week ago) and 2 Ringed Plover. (M Beer)

Nanjizal: 104 ringed today including 1 Common Rosefinch, 4 Firecrest and 2 Grasshopper Warbler. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 9 Blackcap, c15 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Siskin and 1 Lapland Bunting. (DK Parker)

Sennen: c25 White Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Wheatear and 2 1w Mediterranean Gull in the ploughed field at Trevear Farm. Also 5 Golden Plover in fields behind the school. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Long-tailed Skua and 15 Balearic Shearwater.

Predannack Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, again. Please note this is a private military site with no general public access.

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