Thursday 22nd September 2016

Restronguet Point: 1 Osprey over. (J Chapple)

Restronguet Creek: Dalmatian Pelican present until 10am then flew south.

Gwithian Churchtown: 1 imm Rose-coloured Starling with flock of c.25 Common Starling at farm campsite (present since 20th Sep). (J Eddy)

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Rose-coloured Starling, John Eddy

Millbrook Pond: 2 Egyptian Geese and 1 Kingfisher. (L Proctor, MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Mandarin, 7 Common Sandpiper, 3 Teal, 5 Tufted Duck, 11 Wigeon, 4 Great Crested Grebe (inc: 2 juvs) 1 Wheatear and 1 Osprey over at 1600hrs heading W towards St Just. (J Hawkey) also 1 Ringed Plover, 14 Wigeon, 13 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler and 5 Cormorant. (DK Parker)

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Devoran, Point Quay: Dalmatian Pelican took off from main channel, circled over 4 times gaining height and flew away north at 10:30. (K Dalziel)

Land’s End Aerodrome: 2 Peregrine. (C Moore)

Bude: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 3 Moorhen, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Canada Geese, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Cormorant, 2 Stonechat and 1 Kestrel. ( H Wilkins)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: 2 Firecrest, 1 Redstart,1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher,11 Whinchat, 1 Yelllow Wagtail, 4 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail. (M Wallace) Also 1 Wryneck just north of small gate in halfway wall and 1 Red-backed Shrike at Porth Loe. Plus c25 Blackcap, c15 Chiffchaff, 12 Wheatear, c20 Stonechat (including 2 separate newly fledged young), 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 4 Chough and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (DK Parker)

Redruth: 1 Wryneck in private garden (identified from photograph). (W Chegwidden)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 American Golden Plover, 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper and 1 Rose-coloured Starling still. Also 1 Grey Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 22 Common Starling, 5 Wheatear, 5 Meadow Pipit and 2 Raven. (LGR Evans, W Delacour, J Eames)

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American Golden Plover

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Buff-breasted Sandpiper

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Pectoral Sandpiper

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Golden Plover

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Ringed Plover

 

 

Photos, Jim Eames

Tehidy: 9 adult & 1 juv Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 4 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe and 2 Magpie. (K Bowers)

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Little Grebe, Kevin Bowers

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Moorhen, Kevin Bowers

Rock: 1 Black-necked Grebe off Porthilly Beach. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Dinham Flats: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper. (C Selway)

St Clement: 8 Grey Plover, 6 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 5 Dunlin. (S. Rogers).

Penzance harbour: 39 Turnstone and 4 (1 ad + 3 juv) Mute Swan. (T Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 28 Mallard, 2 Teal, 7 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, c40 Pied/White Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 8 Pale-bellied Brent Geese (including 5 juv) offshore this evening. (DK Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck along cycle path.

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