Sunday 18th September 2016

Late news, 15/9 Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Stint taken by a Sparrowhawk. (C Moore)

Late news, 17/9, Millbrook: 1 Wryneck in private garden seen by Tony Jones. (per B Taggart)

Late news 17/9, Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Common Sandpiper. (K Dalziel)

Late news 17/9, Porthgwarra: Buzzard eating adder. (I McGinnes)

PMcGinnes_Buzzard+Adder_170916Buzzard with Adder, Ian McGinnes

Caerthillian: 2 Whinchat, 4 Tree Pipit, 200 Goldfinch  ( D.Eva )

Parn Voose Cove: Icterine warbler still present ( in valley, bottom of barley field) ( D. Eva)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike and Wheatear still. (S Rogers, R Augarde, D Bray) Also 1 Wryneck at dried-up pool and another by stone wall. (M Wallace)

Red-backed Shrike, Richard Augarde

DBray_Wheatear_180916Wheatear, Darren Bray

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 2 Gadwall, 34 Mallard, 9 Teal, 5 Grey Heron, 20 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, c50 Pied/White Wagtail and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 131 Rook plus c15 Jackdaw on wires opposite Cheshire Homes at dusk. (DK Parker) Also 1 Snipe, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1f Reed Bunting. 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2+ White Wagtail on the beach. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Common Sandpiper, 6 Tufted Duck, 5 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 1 Kingfisher, 4 (2 juv) Great Crested Grebe. (R Veal)  Also1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper briefly this afternoon. (M Mckee) Also 1 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 5+ Common Sandpiper, 18 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, Cormorant (colour-ringed red T8T), 1 Sparrowhawk, c15 Pied/White Wagtail and 1 Wheatear. (DK Parker)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 6 Canada Goose, 2 Grey Heron, 14 Cormorant, 22 Mallard, 13 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Little Grebe, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 6 Black-headed Gull, 6 Buzzard, 25 Carrion Crow, 8 Rook, 19 Jackdaw, 9 Magpie, 2 Blackbird, 7 Stonechat, 1 Wood Pigeon, 5 Wheatear, 1 Skylark, 4 Chaffinch, 78 Linnet, 81 Meadow Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 13 Pied Wagtail and 2 Rabbit. (DAConway)

Pentire Head: 1 f Wheatear. (D Grose)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover (juv), 1 Ringed Plover and 6 Wheatear. (P Aley) Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling

Tresillian:  1 Dalmatian Pelican, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 5+ Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank and c60 Redshank over the high tide this evening. (J Chapple)

Perranuthnoe:1 Dalmatian Pelican and 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel west of Boat Cove.

Marazion: c80 Ringed Plover, c20 Dunlin, 14 Sanderling, 9 Turnstone and c100 Pied/White Wagtail on the beach. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: Male Goshawk of unknown origin. (R Wilkins)

Camel Estuary, Dinham Flats: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper. (DI Julian)

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