Friday 2nd September 2016

Late news, 23/8, Par: A Hoopoe in a private garden for at least 4 days. (M Bailey)

Marazion Beach: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, c70 Ringed Plover, c30 Dunlin, c30 Sanderling, c20 Turnstone, 1 Knot and 5 Med Gull. (P St Pierre, G Gordon et al.)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 5 Teal, 6 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 22 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Scillonian III Penzance Harbour: 1m Eider. Penzance – Wolf Rock: 1 Great Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 1 Ocean Sunfish and 2 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock – Penzance: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, c150 Manx Shearwater, 2 Razorbill, 12+ Common Dolphin, 3 Harbour Porpoise and 1 Grey Seal. (MT Elliott, MJ Spicer)

Boat Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel. (R Farnes – photos)

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Porthkidney Sands: 2 Common Tern and 22 Sanderling. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Swallow on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

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Wadebridge: 4 Dotterel flew from Treraven Meadows towards the estuary. (DI Julian)

Helston Loe Pool: 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican. (B Sharples)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

MJS & DKP