Friday 16th September 2016

Late news, 15/9, Church Cove: 1 Icterine Warbler and 1 Wryneck at Parn Voose Cove.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Water Rail, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Wigeon, 10+ Teal, 50+ Canada Geese, 1 Stonechat, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (A Piper)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Whiskered Tern still.   (M Lammas, B Porter)

MLammas_WhiskTern_160916Whiskered Tern, Mick Lammas

Penlee Point: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Allan)

Porthgwarra: 1 Red-backed Shrike (ranging between top of 60-foot cover and cattle pond), and 1 Common Redstart also in area of cattle pond. (P&H Taylor)

PTaylor_rbshrike_160916Red-backed Shrike, Phil Taylor

Helford River, Tremayne Quay:Osprey quartering incoming tide at 2.30pm, 1 Dalmation Pelican sat off Groyne Point at 2.40pm. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Tehidy Woods: 1 Woodcock seen landing in field between woods and North Cliffs. (J.Baker) 

Loe Bar, Penrose: 1 Dalmatian Pelican seen circling above Loe Bar slowly heading towards Gunwalloe at ~12.30, but had returned by the evening and 2 juv Mediterranean Gull among flock of Black-Headed Gulls. (R Doggart)

Scillonian Crossing, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Drake Eider, 13 Fulmar, 2 Manx Shearwater, 200 Gannet, 3 Guillemot, 1 juv Kittiwake, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull and a Harbour Porpoise. (B Craven, DK Parker) Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 2 Fulmar, 12 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 30 Gannet, 3 Shag, 2 Great Skua, 1 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 2 auk sp, 3 Sandwich Tern, 3 Kittiwake, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 13 Herring Gull, 1 Common Dolphin and 1 Ocean Sunfish. (B Craven, DK Parker) St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 21 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 152 Gannet, 8 Shag, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Great Skua, 1 Guillemot, 41 Black-headed Gull, 37 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Lesser Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Herring Gull and 4+ Common Dolphin including 1 calf. (B Craven, DK Parker) Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Drake Eider, 1 Fulmar,11 Manx Shearwater, 460 Gannet, 4 Shag, 1 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 2 auk sp, 1 Kittiwake, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 18 Herring Gull and 1 Common Dolphin. (B Craven, DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper, also 1 Peregrine over. (A Nicholson)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper.

St Ives: 2 Long-tailed Skua, 5 Pomarine Skua and 8 Balearic Shearwater.

Pendeen: 1 Great shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater past. Also 5 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 6 Arctic Tern 9 Balearic Shearwater and 16 Chough reported. (M Bishop, P Freestone)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 18 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 28 Oystercatcher, 31 Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Redshank, 2 Greenshank and 138 Wigeon. (M Bishop)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again.

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