Thursday 1st September 2016

Crowdy + Davidstow Airfield: 3 Common Sandpiper, 14+ Swallow, 4 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 30+ Linnet, 1 Wheatear, 1 Raven, 12 Pied Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Herring and Black-headed Gulls, 2 Cormorant.  Small parties of Chaffinches and Goldfinches, also 1 Common Blue and 1 Tortoiseshell butterflies. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Helston, Trevenen: 1 Wryneck present for past 2 days. (A Gegg)

AGegg_wryneck_010916Wryneck, Andy Gegg

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Little Grebe, 4 (2 juv) Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 2 Teal, 3 Raven, 1 Willow Warbler, 20+ Chiffchaff, 2 Grey Wagtail. (R Veal)

Land’s End: 7 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Kestrel over Maria’s Lane. (R Veal) Also 1 Wryneck in field opposite Trinity Pool. (P&H Taylor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher. Carnsew Basin: 35 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear. Lelant Saltings: 4 Wigeon, 3 Greenshank and 1 Hybrid Goose sp. from Drift. (R Veal)

Truro, Calenick Creek: 1 Spoonbill ( A.Taylor)

Soapy Cove: 1 male Sparrowhawk, 1 Wryneck, 6 Stonechat, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff. (A Pay)

Carnkie, Carnkie Farm: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Raven, 3 Chiffchaff. (J Chapman)

Bude: 3 Cormorant and c12 Linnet (H Wilkins)

Rame: 16 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Porthgwarra: 21 Cory’s Shearwater; 4 Balearic Shearwater; 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Common Tern, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Sanderling. (B Steel)

Marazion: 17 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 3 Sanderling, 1 Little Stint and 2 Common Sandpiper at Venton Beach.

Helston Loe Pool: 1 Dalmatian Pelican again today.

Nanjizal: 1 1w Moltoni’s Warbler heard today (please keep to public footpaths). 145 ringed today including 9 Willow Warbler, 25 Chiichaff, 12 Reed Warbler, 22 Sedge Warbler, 18 Whitethroat, 21 Blackcap, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, i Pied Flycatcher and 1 Garden Warbler. (K Wilson)

Nanquidno: 2 Blackcap, c15 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 White Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Mute Swan. (DK Parker)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel and 1 Whimbrel. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 2 Teal, 14 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 16 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and c1,000 Swallow. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Marazion: c70 Ringed Plover, c30 Sanderling, c20 Dunlin, c20 Turnstone, 1 Little Stint, 1 Knot and 9 Med Gull on the beach. (DK Parker, P St Pierre)

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