Wednesday 27th September 2023

Wednesday 27th September 2023

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Woodchat Shrike present at 1230hrs (near East entrance perched briefly on dead tree/scrub branches next to brook. Flew to hedgerow on Green Lane.). (R Teague) Hoopoe reported still in horse paddocks.

Porthgwarra: 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater. (per P Fraser)

Stithians: 1 Great White Egret, 2 Ruff, 3 Snipe. (C Bowen) Pectoral Sandpiper reported still.

Lizard: 1 dark juv Long-tailed Skua, 5 Pomarine Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 2 Puffin along with uncounted 1000s of large Shearwater sp.. (J Foster)

Coverack: Sabine’s Gull. (J Jones)

Levant (1610-1800): 156 Cory’s Shearwater, 23 Great Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 Leach’s Petrel, 3 Petrel sp. (M Scott-ham)

Swanpool (10:00-12:05): 3500 Great Shearwater, 1200 Cory’s Shearwater, 2000 large Shearwater sp, 91 Sooty Shearwater, 600 Balearic Shearwater, 800 Manx Shearwater, 1 Long-tailed Skua, 3 Pomarine Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Commic Tern, 100 Kittiwake, 1 Red-throated Diver. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert. F Hutchinson, L Parkerson)

Lizard Village: 1w Rosy Starling. (E O’Connor)

Mousehole (1230-1830): 22 Cory’s Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 105 Manx Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Leach’s Petrel, 1 Pomarine Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, juv Little Gull, 12+ Arctic Tern, 6+ Common Tern. (M Elliott)

Stithians Reservoir; Golden Lion hide: 2 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Stithians Reservoir; Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Lapwing, 9 Snipe, 17 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Pendeen: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (P Combridge)

Penzance: Wheatear in Cornish Oven car park. (B Dursley)

Sandy Cove: 1w Little Gull, c30 Kittiwake, 2 Arctic Skua. (L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Garganey. (M Ahmad)

Caradon Hill: 1 Whinchat. (D Parker)

Hannafore Point (08:20 – 16:15): 1 drake Eider, 6 Common Scoter, 12 Kittiwake, 18 Balearic Shearwater, 2 large Shearwater species, 4 Auk species, many Gannet, 1 Shag, Cormorant, 5 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 5 Curlew, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Rock Pipit. 2 Grey Seal. (M & R Frost)

Pennance Point (14:30-16:30): 110 Cory’s Shearwater, 12 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater 15 Manx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Commic Tern, 15 Sanderling. (B Rousseau, M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, C Murphy, L Stoppard)

Penwithick (private garden): 1 Willow Tit, 3 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 8 House Sparrow, 5 Chaffinch, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Dunnock, 2 Magpie. (K. Bowers)

Rosy Starling, Edward O’Connor
Long-tailed Tit, Kevin Bowers
Chaffinch, Kevin Bowers
Goldfinch, Kevin Bowers
Ruff, John St Ledger
Green Sandpiper, John St Ledger