Saturday, 1st October 2016

Late news, 27/9, Camel Estuary: 1 juv Little Tern. (M Scott-Ham)

Late news, 29/9, Trevean: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Whinchat. (M Scott-Ham)

Late news, 30/9, Woon Gumpus/ Morvah: 4 Whinchat. (M Scott-Ham)

Late news, 30/9, Camel Estuary, Dinham Flats: 51 Bar-tailed Godwit, 43 Black-tailed Godwit, 99 Curlew, 2 Lapwing, 41 Knot, 100+ Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 62 Ringed Plover, 48 Grey Plover and 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (C Selway)

Late news, 30/9, RSPB Scillonian II Wildlife Cruise, Penzance Harbour: 1m Eider, 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Sparrowhawk. Penzance to Wolf Rock: c35 Guillemot, 3 Common Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise. Wolf Rock to Scilly: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 26 Manx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Sabine’s Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Common Dolphin and 1 Ocean Sunfish. Scilly to Wolf Rock: 5 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua and 1 Grey Seal. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 2 Manx Shearwater and 1 Great Skua. (DA Conway, MJ Spicer)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest at top of hill by parking area. (P Taylor H Mitchell & S Cowlishaw) 3 Firecrest. (L Thomson)

Pendeen Seawatch, 07.45 -12.30: 30 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 23 Great Skua, 22 Arctic Skua, 19 Grey Phalarope, 3 Pomarine Skua, 14 Common Scoter, 16 Commic Tern and 3 Sandwich Tern. (R.Augarde, R&L.Wilkins, R. Archer,  M.Haliday) Also 1 juv Long-tailed Skua, 1 Sabine’s Gull, 15 Common Scoter, 13 Arctic Tern and 5 commic tern. (P Coombridge, D Parker) Seawatch 14:20 – 17:20: 12 Common Scoter, 28 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Long-tailed Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 7 Arctic Skua,  9 Bonxie, 1 Grey Phalarope and 2 Chough. (M Bishop, MJ Spicer, T Mills, R Carrington) Seawatch 17.30-18.30: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 2 Grey Phalarope, 1 adult Sabine’s Gull, 6 Great Skua and 5 Arctic Skua. (R&I Archer)

Kenidjack: c100 auks past, 2 Kestrel, 6 Chough, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron. (R Veal)

Penberth Cove: 1 Shag, 2 Grey Wagtail, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper ( D & J Chapman)

Levant 7.45-10.45 am: 20 Great Skua, 10 Arctic Skua, 2 Pomarine Skua, 21 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Mediterranean Gull. (M Scott-Ham)

Tater-Du to St Loy, coast path: 1 Wryneck and 1 Whimbrel. (M Scott-Ham)

Cape Cornwall, Seawatch 08.15 – 11.30: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 16 Balearic Shearwater, c120 Manx Shearwater, 13 Great Skua, 4 Pomarine Skua, 8 Arctic Skua,1 Long-tailed Skua, 1 Sabine’s Gull, 14 Arctic Tern. (P Clarke)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

St Ives: 1 Leach’s Storm-petrel, 1 Balearic Shearwater past.

Scillonian Crossing: 1 Great Shearwater and 3 Storm Petrel.

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