Saturday 23rd April 2016

Late news, 22/4, Boscathnoe Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 House Martin. (P St Pierre)

Nanjizal/Polgigga: 1 Bonelli’s Warbler sp ringed, biometrics would indicate Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler. The bird was released into the pines on Bosistow Lane, but not seen after 9.20am. Please note, do not drive down Bosistow Lane, it is a private road, although a public footpath.

Marazion beach: 2 (m+f) Kentish Plover associating with small mixed wader flock of 4 Ringed Plover, 16 sum plum Dunlin, 3 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone. 2 (m+f) Common Scoter offshore and 20+ Whimbrel flew past. (R Veal, M Halliday, R Wilkins et al)

video, John Chapple

 RFarnes_Kentish_230416Kentish Plovers, Rod Farnes
RFarnes_f_Kentish_230416female Kentish Plover, Rod Farnes RFarnes_m_Kentish_230416male Kentish Plover, Rod Farnes

Kentish Plover, female, Marazion Beach, Cornwall, England, UK.

Kentish Plover, female, Marazion Beach, Cornwall, England, UK.

Kentish Plover, male, Marazion Beach, Cornwall, England, UK.

Kentish Plover, male, Marazion Beach, Cornwall, England, UK.

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 m Garganey, also 4 Whitethroat, 6+ Chiffchaff, 2+ (heard only) Reed Warbler, 5+ Sedge Warbler, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1m Teal, 1m Sparrowhawk, 2 (m+f) Blackcap, 2 Linnet, 1 Wheatear, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 (m+f) Stonechat, 15 Grey Heron (5+ nests), 1 Swift, c300 Sand Martin, c10 House Martin, c100 Swallow. (R Veal, R Farnes, et al) Also 6 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler and 1 Otter (Paul St Pierre) Plus 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (S Croft) And 1 m Marsh Harrier. (K Jones)

 

Marsh Harrier video, John Chapple

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Mullion Cove:
1 Cuckoo. (J Allely)

Par Beach: 1 Swift. (R Davey) St Andrew’s Pool: 1 Reed Warbler singing. (R Davey)

Sancreed: 15 Wheatear, 4 Willow Warbler and 4 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Common Sandpiper, 20 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Tawny Owl and 1 Roe Deer ( D. Eva )

Devoran: 2 Grey Plover (1 in summer plumage) 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Whimbrel and 1 Dunlin. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_GreyPlover_230416Grey Plover, John St Ledger

Crowan Beacon: 1 Whinchat, 9 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler and 2 Stonechat. (J St Ledger, C Benton)

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Polbathic Creek: 2 Whimbrel with 1 Greenshank (still). (A Blonden)

Long Rock: 1 Little Tern, 2 Red-throated Diver and 2 Wheatear (Paul St Pierre)

Land’s End: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 16 Whitethroat, 12 Willow Warbler, 13 Blackcap, 22 Wheatear and 4 Sedge Warbler (Paul St Pierre)

Trevilley/Nanjizal: 14 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Ringed Plover, 7 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff (Paul St Pierre)

Lower & Higher Bosistow: 1 male Ring Ouzel, c 25 White Wagtail, 6 Pied wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, c30 Willow Warbler, c20 Chiffchaff, 6 Whitethroat, c10 Blackcap, 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 3 Whimbrel. (DK Parker)

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Bass Point: 1 Marsh Harrier in off the sea. (J Foster)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Iceland Gull at the north end.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Trenow Cove. (R Menari)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 3 Wheatear on Ryan’s Field; 1 Spoonbill on the Estuary; and 2 Siskin at Lelant Station.

The Lizard: 1 Pied Flycatcher in garden west of Wavecrest cafe and 2 Redstart in YHA garden.

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Friday 19th September 2014

Late news 18/9 Church Cove, Gunwalloe: 2 Little Stint on beach with Dunlin. (G Barlow)

Late news 18/9 Sancreed: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (DS Flumm)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Bonelli’s Warbler sp., 1 Wryneck, 10+ Chiffchaff, 3+ Willow Warbler, 2+ Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 3+ Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Hobby, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk and 1 Chough. (P Clarke et al, R Farnes – photos)

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Boscregan: 1 Wryneck for second day (Carn Polpry), 1 Redstart, 8 Wheatears and 2 Whinchats. (N Wheatley)

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest, 1 Reed Warbler and 4 Wheatears. (N Wheatley)

Higher Tregiffian: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 11 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 31 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Little Grebe, 5+ Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Reed Warbler and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Loe Bar: 2 Sanderling, 5 Common Sandpipers, 1 Dunlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 2 Whinchat and 4 Wheatear. (I Maclean)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Brent Goose and 1 Shelduck on Lelant Saltings. 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Little Stint, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Wheatear and 1 Kestrel on Carnsew Basin. (J Yardley)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Stint, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 8 Common Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Kingfisher, 4 Little Egret, 4 Teal, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Chiffchaff. (J Hawkey) Also Spotted Redshank reported again.

Pendeen: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Whinchat, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Common Snipe & 1 Accro showing characteristics of Marsh Warbler in coastguard cottages tamarisk. (J Hawkey)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Common Tern (in the fog), 1 Common Sandpiper, 15 Ringed Plover, 11 Dunlin, 15 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 2 Wheatear. Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 5 Snipe from Golden Lion cut-off. (J St Ledger – photo) Also 1 Garganey reported.
Common Tern (in fog) Stithians 19th Sept 2014

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Osprey still. (B Teague – photo)

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RSPB Scillonian cruise Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Grey Heron, 4 Teal, 1 Eider, 12 Shag, 2 Cormorant, 1 Fulmar, 40 Gannet, 2 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Common Tern, 50 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Black-headed Gull and1 Med Gull. Wolf Rock – Scilly (in fog): 10 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 1 Alba Wagtail. (DS Flumm)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 25 Ringed Plover, 2 White Wagtail and 4 Wheatear. Plus a Lesser Black-backed Gull with a ring reading 6CS late afternoon. (B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Turnstone, 2 Little Stint, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Wigeon and 4 Ringed Plover this evening. (B Craven)

Carn Kenidjack: 2 Whinchats and 2 Whitethroats. (F Currie)

Hayle: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at Loggans Moor. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS & DKP