Friday 30th September 2016

Late news, 29/9, Redruth-Treleigh Industrial Estate: 1 Wryneck (J Evans)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Red-backed Shrike still at top end of car park near doctors house, also 1 Water Rail in the pond. (M Wallace, D Wright, R Farnes) Also 1 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Balearic Shearwater past.

DWright_RBShrike_300916Red-backed Shrike, Dougy Wright RFarnes_RBShrike1_300916Red-backed Shrike, Rod Farnes RFarnes_RBShrike2_300916Red-backed Shrike, Rod Farnes

St Levan Churchtown / Porthchapel:Serin and 1 Firecrest.

Nanquidno-Ashmore: 1 Wryneck. (C Moore) Also several Small Copper including form caeruleopunctata.  (K Dalziel)


KDalziel_SmCopper_300916Small Copper var caerulopunctata, Kate Dalziel

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck seen initially in valley then rather better at top of coast path. Also 1 Firecrest opposite last house and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, S Cowlishaw)

PTaylor_wryneck_300916Wryneck, Phil Taylor

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 1 Wheatear. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Spoonbill_300916Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Kynance car park to Soapy Cove footpath: 2 Whinchat, 3 Dartford Warbler, 2 Kestrel, 4 Swallow. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_DartfordWarbler_300916Dartford Warbler, John St Ledger

Carnkie, Carnkie Farm: 2 Wheatear, 1 Blackcap. (J. Chapman)

Penryn, Tremough Campus:  1 Firecrest. (J. Chapman)

Porthscatho, Rosevine:  3 Swallow. (J Spooner)

Land’s End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in sallows just south of the car park, also 1 Water Rail heard. (P Smale)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3+ Pintail, 1 juv Spoonbill, 16 Little Egret, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 5 Knot, 4 Greenshank, 31 Redshank, 9 Grey Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 19 Bar-tailed Godwit, 28 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail. (DK Parker, R Veal, T Mills et al)

RVeal_PecSand_300916Pectoral Sandpiper, Reuben Veal RVeal_PecSand2_300916Pectoral Sandpiper, Reuben Veal
DParker_PecSand_300916Pectoral Sandpiper, Dave Parker  Pectoral Sandpiper, Ryan's Field, RSPB Hayle Estuary, Cornwall, UK.Pectoral Sandpiper, Tony Mills
DParker_spoonbill_300916Spoonbill, Dave Parker

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 33 Mallard, 3 Teal, 11 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 19 Moorhen, 4+ Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, c100 Pied/White Wagtail, 3 Skylark over, 2 Stonechat, 1 Sedge Warbler and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 7 pale-bellied Brent Geese still off Red River, plus c200 Pied/White Wagtail moving west along the beach at dusk, many going to the marsh to roost. (DK Parker)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Osprey circling above lake, also 2 Curlew Sandpiper and 1 Grey Plover.

Scillonian crossing this morning: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull, 1 Grey Phalarope and 1 Balearic Shearwater.

Hannafore: 1 m Eider still and 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (D Julian)

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