Wednesday 1st October 2014

Nanjizal: 1 Richard’s Pipit in fields between Higher Bosistow and Nanjizal Bay. (M Wallace) Also 1 Wryneck near Nanjizal House and 8 Clouded Yellows including one helices. (C Moore) 1 imm Hobby feeding on dragonflies below Nanjizal House. (R Carrington)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 1 Common Buzzard, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 134 Dunlin, 35 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 40 Black-headed Gull, 6 Med Gull, 1 Water Rail and 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field. 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Plover, 11 Med Gull and 15 Sandwich Tern on Lelant Saltings. (DS Flumm, D Jenkins & P Dinning-video)

 

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  3 Mute Swan, 15 Mallard 8 Teal, 1 Garganey (Longrock Pool), 4 Little Grebe, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 6 Water Rail, 44 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Snipe, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Kingfisher, 40 Meadow Pipit, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Stonechat and 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (DK Parker & DS Flumm)

Marazion: 4 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover and 2 Turnstone on the beach. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 18 Skylark, 150+ Meadow Pipit, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 2 Blackcap plus 1 Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (DK Parker)

Kenidjack: 2 Chough and 1 Sparrowhawk. (P Clement, MJ Spicer) Also 1 Hobby and 1 Merlin. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 200+ Canada Goose, 15 Greylag, 1 Bar-headed Goose  and 1 Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Tresemple Pool:  2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 10 Greenshank, 30+ Redshank, 2 Water Rail, 1 Shelduck, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher and a flock of Long-tailed Tit and Blue Tit. (J St Ledger)

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Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Common Snipe, 3 Swallows & 1 Skylark heard. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike still plus 1 Whinchat and 1 Reed Bunting heard. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Housel Bay: 1 Wheatear. 10 Clouded Yellow butterflies mainly on the hotel front lawn. (J Hawkey and K Dalziel)

Davidstow: 28 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 60+ Linnet, 50+ Pied Wagtail and 3 Wheatear on the airfield at 16:30.(B Craven)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Greenshank, 11 Snipe, 124 Teal, 12 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Coot, 18 Tufted Duck, 6 Wigeon, 500+ LBB Gulls and 300+ Canada Geese late afternoon. (B Craven)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 70 plus Meadow Pipits and 1 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Crugmeer: 1 Lapland Bunting and 1 Tree Pipit. (D Julian)

Goonhavern: 4 Common Crane over at 08:22.

Sennen Cove: Lapland Bunting at Tregiffian Farm this evening.

MJS & DKP

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Late news 28/9 St Ives: 60 plus Meadow Pipits and 3 Jays on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late news 28/9 Zennor: 250 Linnets in Foage Valley. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 St Ives: 70 Plus Linnets, 4 Wheatears and 2 Dartford Warblers on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 Zennor: 158 Linnets and 40 Goldfinches in Foage Valley. (V Stratton)

Late news 29/9 Sennen: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Skylark and 100 Meadow Pipit. (P St Pierre)

Church Cove, The Lizard: 1 Arctic Warbler and 1 Wood Warbler this morning. (T Blunden)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike still plus 1 Tree Pipit. (P Clement, MJ Spicer, P&H Taylor, R Carrington et al.)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 3 Purple Sandpiper. (P St Pierre)

Penlee Point: 1 dark juv Arctic Skua, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Diver sp, 1 Med Gull, 50+ Gannets, 10 Cormorants, 3 Rock Pipits and 5 Oystercatcher. (C Ellis)

Wacker Quay: 1 Osprey, 5 Sandwich Tern and 7 Great-crested Grebe. (C Ellis) Also 1 Spoonbill reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Little Stint,1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Kingfisher at Ryan’s Field. (A Mckechnie – photos) Also 2 Little Stints reported off the causeway.

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard 11 Teal, 1 Garganey, 6 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 36 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 2 Water Rail, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 4 Turnstone and 8 Ringed Plovers on the beach. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, 7 Oystercatcher and 1 Ringed Plover. (M Lammas)

Porthgwarra: 1 Hooded Crow at Roskestal Farm an immature Merlin on the moor plus 23 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Manx Shearwater E and 50+ Balearic Shearwater W past Gwennap Head between 08:00 & 08:30. (R Carrington) Also 62 Balearic Shearwaters & 1 Sooty Shearwater past Gwennap Head between 16:40 & 17:50.

Lamorna: 9 Balearic Shearwaters past Tater-du between 16:45 & 17:50.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Turtle Dove. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck. (L Thomson)

Helford: Osprey off Tremayne Quay this evening.

MJS & DKP

Monday 29th September 2014

Cubert: 1 Short-toed Lark, c200 Skylark, c80 Meadow Pipit and 1 Wheatear. (P Clement, DK Parker, S Rowe, MJ Spicer)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike still plus 1 Whinchat. (B Dodd)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 19:30. (MJ Spicer)

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 5 Mistle Thrush. (B Toms)

Wacker Quay: 40 Wigeon, 7 Sandwich Tern, 8+ Little Egret and 2 Swallow. (C Ellis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 8 Greenshank, 2 Med Gull and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Lelant Saltings. 3 Little Stint, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Wagtail on Ryan’s Field. (J St Ledger – photo)

Little Stint Hayle 29th Sept 2014

Gannel Estuary: 3 Greenshank, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 6 Oystercacher and 1 Redshank. (M Lammas)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 12 Mallard 10 Teal, 9 Grey Heron, 7 Little Grebe, 15 Little Egret, 44 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 4 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Tresillian: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Snipe and Kingfisher at Tresemple Pool and 9+ Greenshank on Tresillian River. (A Nicholson)

Shillingham Point: 1 Spoonbill and 1 Osprey.

Treeve Common: 1 Ortolan Bunting then flew towards Trevescen. Also 2 Wheatear and 100 Meadow Pipit. (P St Pierre)

Carn Gloose: 1 Great White Egret over north.

Porthgwarra: 1 Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm.

Lamorna Cove: 2 Firecrest.

Sennen: 1 Turtle Dove at Trevedra Farm.

Lizard: 9 Balearic Shearwater past Lizard Point.

MJS & DKP

Sunday 28th September 2014

Late news 27/9 Marazion Beach: 37 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin & 8 Turnstone with 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Late news 27/9 Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel & up to 9 Common Buzzards plus 8 Clouded Yellow butterflies ( inc.1 helice). (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Glossy Ibis and 1 Spotted Crake still. (V Stratton, R McDonald – photo 1, R Hosken – photos 2 & 3) Also 2 Mute Swan, 11 Mallard 8 Teal, Garganey (now on Long Rock Pool), 1 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 juv, Hobby, 1 Sparrowhawk, 35 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 5 Water Rail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

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Cubert, nr Newquay: 1 Short-toed Lark, 30 Skylark and 30 Meadow Pipit. (DS Flumm)

Kelsey Head: 2 Kestrel, 25 Skylark, 20 Rock Pipit, 30 Meadow Pipit and 3 Wheatear. (DS Flumm)

Kelsey Head – Penhale Sand dunes: 4 Kestrel and 12 Stonechat. (DS Flumm)

Porth Joke, Newquay: 10 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 30+ Rock Pipit, 35+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Raven, 1 Wheatear, 18 Greenfinch, 15 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet, 6+ Stonechat, 20+ Skylark, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 6+ Great Tit, 10+ Blue Tit, 8+ Dunnock, 4 Song Thrush, 20 Blackbird, 15 Robin, 10+ House Sparrow and 2 Swallow. Out at sea – 5 Razorbill, 10+ Manx Shearwater, and few Gannet. (D Mays, DS Flumm, S Rowe)

Windmill Farm: 1 Red-backed Shrike, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Teal, 8 Kestrel and 1 Whinchat. (S Bury, I Maclean, D Wright – photo)

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Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck. (S Bury, D Wright)

River Cober, St Johns: 1 Dipper. (D Wright)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Little Egret, 5 Med Gull and 1 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (D Jenkins) Also 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper.

Rosewall Hill: 4 Buzzards and 2 Raven. (D Jenkins)

Chykembro Common: 3+ Yellowhammer. (D Jenkins)

Bosporthennis Common: 1 f Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 2 Lapwing, 4 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

Higher Bochym (Goonhilly): 1 Tree Pipit. (I Maclean)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Green Sandpiper. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: 2 Choughs plus Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (S Maycock) Also 16 Sooty Shearwaters and 1 Balearic Shearwater between 13:00 & 15:00. (R Carrington)

Roseland: 1 fem. Eider at Carne Beach and 2 Ringed Plover at Towan Beach. (D Hall)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Nanquidno: Garden Warbler, Whitethroat and 2 Blackcap. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

River Lynher: 1 Osprey at Jupiter Point.

MJS & DKP

Sunday 09 June 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 15 Mallard plus 1 brood of ducklings, 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

St Dennis Junction, Goss Moor: 2 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Halvanna Plantation: 2 Tree Pipits. (D Parker)

Camel Estuary: 1 Red Kite over Wadebridge this afternoon. (C Selway)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Puffin near the Vyneck. (Sennen cove Birdwatching)

Bodmin Moor: 1 male Red-backed Shrike c4 miles north west of St Cleer.