Friday 25th September 2015

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Eider, 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Turnstone, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Firecrest and 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Garganey, 5 Teal, 16 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2+ Kingfisher, 3 Little Grebe, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 34 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. Also a steady trickle west of Swallows and Meadow Pipits. (D.S.Flumm, A.R.Kitson A James, DK Parker) 

AJames_Kingfisher_250915Kingfisher, Alan James

Levant: 1 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 1 Chiffchaff and small flocks of linnets, goldfinches and meadow pipits. (NR Phillips)

Marazion beach: 15 pale-bellied Brent (6 adults, 9 juvs), 10 Little Egrets, 1 Wheatear, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Stint, 12 White Wagtail and 11 Turnstone. (NR Phillips, A.R.Kitson, M.Helps, P.St. Pierre, P Fraser)

Note one of these Brent Geese may have a red coloured ring, if seen please note and report the letters on the ring.

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Kitson_PbBrent1_250915Brent Geese, Alan Kitson Kitson_PbBrent3_250915

Sancreed: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest (D.S.Flumm, A.R.Kitson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Porth Kidney: 2 Whitethroat, 6 Stonechat (D.S.Flumm, A.R.Kitson, M.Helps) Carnsew Pool: 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Grey Wagtail.  (A.R.Kitson, M.Helps) Lelant Water: 2 Garganey, 3 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey Wagtail. (A.R.Kitson, M.Helps) 

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Kynance, near Carn Goon house: 1 Swift, 1 Whinchat and 1 m Blackcap. (B Dodds, J St Ledger)

Kynance to Soapy Cove: 3 Whinchat, 2 Dartford Warbler and 2 Sparrowhawk (1m, 1f). (J St Ledger)

Kenidjack: 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Whitethroat. (P Fraser)

Cape Cornwall golf course: 1  Yellow Wagtail. (P Fraser)

Land`s End: 1 Melodious Warbler again at east end of car park, 9+ Skylark and 1 Wheatear. (P&H Taylor)

Nanjizal: 106 ringed, including 8 Firecrest, 29 Blackcap, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 11 Goldcrest. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Melodious Warbler again, also 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Dartford Warbler and 2 Firecrest. (MJ Spicer et al)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 19:10. (MJ Spicer)

St Levan Churchtown: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 21 Gannet,1 Kittiwake,1 Sandwich Tern,1 Little Egret,1 male Yellow Wagtail, 30 Common Dolphin,13 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Penzance 242 Gannet, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater. Also Wolf Rock to Scilly: 209 Gannet,5 Razorbill,1 Manx Shearwater,1 Great Skua,50 Common Dolphin. Scilly to Wolf Rock: 96 Gannet, 6 Sandwich Tern, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 3 Whimbrel and14 Harbour Porpoise. (Dave Conway)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest. (C Moore)

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