Wednesday 24th September 2014

Wednesday 24th September 2014

Late news 22/9 Rame Head: 1 Pied Flycatcher and 3 Spotted Flycatcer. (D Allan)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan plus 1 cygnet, 21 Mallard, 13 Teal, drake Garganey, 1 Spotted Crake, 1 Coot, 34 Moorhen, 1 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Reed Warbler, 3-4 Cetti’s Warbler heard, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Stonechat, 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 2 Ravens mobbing a Buzzard, 4 Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 2 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Grey Wagtail plus a Razorbill just of the beach. (DK Parker & D Mays – videos of Spotted Crake and Garganey)

Snipe & Spotted Crake Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes Snipe Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes
Snipe & Water Rail Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes Water Rails Marazion Cornwall 24914 R Farnes

 

Men-an-tol: 10 Swallow, 1 Wheatear and 1 Kestrel. (D Mays -photo)

Wheatear - Men-an-tol

River Lyner: 2 Osprey – one off Shillingham Point and one at Ince Castle. (D Allan) Also 1 Common Crane, 1 Little Stint and 2 Arctic Tern reported.
Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 11 Ringed Plover, 15 Snipe and 1 Sparrowhawk (female). (J St Ledger)
Tresillian River: 1 Osprey over. Also 7 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Kingfisher at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)
Pendeen Watch: 91 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Bonxie past 09:15 – 10:45. (P&H Taylor)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 4 Little Egrets, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Kingfishers, 2 Coot. North east end Crossbills heard. (C Moore & A Mckechnie – photo)
Little Stint  Drift Cornwall 24914 A MckechnieNewlyn: 3000+ Herring Gulls feeding on whitebait along the shoreline. (B Dodd)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c.20 Mallard, 1 Teal, 5 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Greenshank, 4 House Martin, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (S Rowe)

MJS & DKP