Sunday 31st August 2014

Late news, 30/8, The Lizard: 1 ad Dotterel. (A Pay)

Late news, 30/8, Drift Reservoir: 1 Water Rail. (S Maycock) Also 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Green Sandpiper and 3 Common Sandpiper. (B Field)

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BField_SpotRed_310814Spotted Redshank, Brian Field 

Late News 30/8, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 14 Little Egret, 9 Greenshank and 5 Mediterranean Gull including this colour-ringed one. (B Field) Estuary: 1 Little Stint still.

BField_MedGull_310814Mediterranean Gull, Brian Field 

Caerthillian: 1 Wheatear, 9 Whitethroat and 1 Blackcap. (D Eva)

Croft Pascoe Pool: Lesser Yellowlegs still present plus 1 Wood Sandpiper and 3 Snipe. (D Eva & P Brewster)

Dinham Flats: 1 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sanderling, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Ringed Plover, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 60 Dunlin, 75 Redshank, 200 Curlew, 300 Oystercatcher, 15 Common Tern, 300 Black-headed Gull and 2 Shelduck. (L Sampson)

Porthgwarra: 1 juv Dotterel, 1 Wheatear, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Whitethroat and 5 Stonechat. (P St Pierre, B Field, A McKecknie, M Spicer, et al) Roskestal: 1 Hooded Crow still. (M Spicer, J Spicer & T Mills)

AMcKecknie_Dotterel_310814Alex McKecknie  RFarnes_Dotterel2_310814Rod Farnes  BField_Dotterel_310814Brian Mellow
BMellow_Dotterel_310814Brian Field  TMills_Dotterel_310814Tony Mills 

 Marazion: 3 Balearic Shearwater offshore.

Falmouth, Swanpool Point: c10 Mediterranean Gull, 20 Swallow and 1 Swift. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 2 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 24 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Mounts Bay, Longrock: Raft of c2000 Manx Shearwater, 2+ Balearic Shearwater, c100 commic tern (mostly Common Tern), 1 Black Tern, 3 Wigeon in off the sea, 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 4+ Med Gull. (DK Parker et al.)

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Saturday 30th August 2014

Late news 29/8, Falmouth, Pendennis: 40+ Common Tern, 3 Arctic Tern, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Black Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, 16 Manx Shearwater and a few other seabirds. Castle Beach: 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Mediterranean Gull. Swanpool Beach: 1 Kingfisher and 6 Oystercatcher. Gorrangorras, Penryn River: high tide 68 Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 5 Turnstone, 7 Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 30 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe and 1 Linnet. Went back to the coast in the evening: 40+ Common Tern with 1+ Arctic and 1 juv Roseate Tern. (D Chaney)

Late news, 29/8, Cape Cornwall: 15:00 – 17:00, Manx Shearwater passing at the rate of 50 -100 per minute, possibly 10,000 in total plus a few Gannet, Fulmar and 1 Kittiwake. (NR Phillips)

Pendeen (06:45-10:15):  7 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 20 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater and thousands Manx, 1 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, 1 Pomerine Skua, 3 Whimbrel, 30 Sandwich and 259 Commic Terns, 10  Black Tern, 1 Storm Petrel and 2 Dolphin sp. (D Flumm & L Proctor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Porth Kidney beach: 70 Common Tern, 25 Arctic Tern, 1 Little Tern, 65 Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 6 Whimbrel. (D Flumm) Plus 1 juv Pomarine Skua. (D Eva) This afternoon: 1 Little Gull (juvenile), 5 Arctic Terns (juvs), 267 Common Terns, 1 Knot, 1 Little Stint, 1 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin and 33 Sandwich Tern. (J Hawkey)  Ryan’s Field: 4 Ruff, 2 Knot, 2 Common Sandpiper, 10 Mediterranean Gull (inc: 2x 2nd/w; 2x 1st/w & 1 juv ) and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva & J Hawkey)  Main estuary: 2 Ruff, 7 Greenshank. 3 Common Sandpipers, 1 Bar-headed Goose; 39 Greylag Geese; 2 Whimbrel,1 Kingfisher; 33 Sandwich Terns; 5 Common Terns & 1 Arctic Tern. (J Hawkey) Lelant Saltings (high tide roost): 1 Little Stint, 8 Turnstone, 4 Sanderling, 82 Ringed Plover, 138 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpiper. (J Hawkey)

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DFlumm_mixedterns4_300814 DFlumm_SandwichTern_300814 DFlumm_mixedterns5_300814all six photos by Dave Flumm

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Snipe and several Swallow hawking above the pool. (J Selby, T Mills, M Spicer & P Brewster)

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Wood Sandpiper, Tony Mills

TMills_WoodSandpiper2_300814Wood Sandpiper, Tony Mills 

Carbis Bay: juv Sabine’s Gull past. (M Elliott)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 27 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail plus 1 heard only, 1 male Sparrowhawk, 1 Whimbrel (over), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: Raft of c600 Manx Shearwater and c100 commic tern (mostly Common Tern), 1 Little Tern and 5 Fulmar offshore. Also 4+ Bottle-nosed Dolphins. (DK Parker & P St Pierre)

Zennor, Trewey Common: 1 Whinchat. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Roskestal: 1 Hooded Crow again today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 1 Black Tern, 4 Sooty Shearwater and c20,000 Manx Shearwater.

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Friday 29th August 2014

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Porth Kidney Beach: c1500 Common Tern, 16 Black Tern, 3 Roseate Tern, c30 Arctic Tern, 3 Little Tern, 10 Sandwich Tern, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 13 Sanderling, 9 Whimbrel. (D Flumm, B Mellow, R Wilkins, D Parker, et al) Ryan’s field: 4 Ruff and 2 Knot. (R Farnes) Carnsew Basin: 2 Little Stint, c100 Dunlin, c35 Ringed Plover and 2 Oystercatcher. (D Parker & L Proctor)

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RFarnes_Ruff_290814 Ruff, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Knot_290814Knot, Rod Farnes

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey fishing, stayed for half an hour, 102 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 3 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard and 1 Grey Heron. (C Hughes)

CHughes_Osprey_290814Osprey, Carol Hughes

Truro: 1 Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Pentire Point East (Newquay): seawatch today 10.50-12.50 and 15.00-16.45, 13 Balearic Shearwater, c2500 Manx Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Arctic Tern (juv), 1 Sandwich Tern, 220 Commic Tern (mainly Common from those identified), 1 Guillemot, Fulmar, Gannet, 1 Little Gull (juv) and Kittiwake. (S Rowe)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 45+ Common Tern, 15+ Sandwich Tern and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_CommonTern_290814Common Tern, John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 6 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 23 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Penzance: c120 Commic Tern off Chyandour. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Sooty Shearwater past prior to 0900 (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen Watch: 19 Great Shearwater, 2 Sabine’s Gull, 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 16 Balearic Shearwater, 67 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua and 13 Great Skua.

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs.

Wacker Quay: 1 juv Arctic Tern and 1 juv Mediterranean Gull.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Black Tern, 2 Roseate Tern, 1 Arctic Tern and 17 Common Tern.

Torpoint: 2 Roseate Tern (ad + juv), 7 Arctic Tern, 5 Little Tern, 41 Common Tern and 54 Mediterranean Gull.

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Thursday 28th August 2014

Late news 28/8, Tresillian: 2 Common Sandpiper. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 28/8, Ruan Lanihorne Quay: 2 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Late news 28/8, Porth Reservoir: 1 Osprey. (per S Rowe)

Penzance, Chyandour: 7 Little Tern, 11 Common Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern and 7 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Tehidy CP: 1 Kingfisher and 2 Moorhen feeding 2 young probably 1 week old. (S Taylor)

Millbrook Lake: 168 Redshank, 24 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Taggart)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 4 Ruff , 2 Common Sandpiper (D Eva), c150 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and 5 Little Tern (D Parker & R Farnes). Estuary: 8 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 4 Ruff, 3 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Greenshank, 1 Sanderling, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 13+ Mediterranean Gull, c150 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 8+ Little Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern and 1 Black Tern. (DK Parker, M Halliday, D Eva & R Farnes) Plus at the Estuary mouth: 11 Black Tern.

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Sandwich Terns, Rod Farnes

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Porthkidney: 80 Common Tern, 30 Sandwich Tern, 3 Black Terns and 1 Little Tern. (D Eva)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 18 Dunlin, 22 Ringed Plover, 100+ Redshank, 90+ Curlew and 35+ Oystercatcher. J St Ledger)

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Nanstallon: 1 Hobby hunting hirundines. (P Spong)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv Little Stint and 1 Golden Plover. (A Davey)

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Golden Plover, Adrian Davey

Gulval: 5 Peacock in private garden. (MJ Spicer)

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Porth Reservoir: 12 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 36 Mallard, 33 Canada Goose, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Peregrine and 2 Buzzard. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Little Egret, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Curlew and 3 Cormorant. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 24 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 3+ Stonechat, 1 Wheatear plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Dinham Flats (Camel Estuary): 23 + Greenshank (including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed bird), 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 5 Ruff, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 4 Grey Heron, 21+ Little Egret, 35+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 140+ Redshank, Large flock of Dunlin and Ringed Plover (too distant to count), Shelduck, Black Headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean` Gull and 1 Osprey. (W Delacour)

Porthgwarra: 8 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 28 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua past this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching et al)

Pendeen: 3 Great Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Wednesday 27th August 2014

Falmouth: 2 feeding Peregrine on football field. (B & K Nicholas) Pendennis Point: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel and 3 Common Scoter. (J St Ledger) 50+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 commic tern, 20 Shag (flock) flew west, 5+ Oystercatcher, plus Fulmars, Med Gulls and Gannets in low numbers. (D Chaney) Gyllyngvase Beach: 7 Ringed Plover and 3 Mediterranean Gull. Swanpool:  1 Kingfisher. (D Chaney)

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JStLedger_CommonScoter_270814Common Scoter, John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 9 Common Sandpiper. (S Turner & P St Pierre) Marsh: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Greenshank. (P St Pierre) Plus 2 Mute Swan, 5 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 27 Moorhen, 9 Commonn Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, c50 Swallow plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion beach: 3 Knot, 4 Common Sandpiper, 24 Common Tern, 9 Sandwich Tern, 60 Ringed Plover, 30 Dunlin, 40 Sanderling and 9 Turnstone. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 3 Knot, 9 Greenshank, 1 Ruff, 16 Little Egret and 50+ Redshank. (S Turner) plus 13 Mediterranean Gull (11 ad/w, 1 x 2nd/w & 1 x 1st/w)(J Hawkey)  Carnsew Basin: c118 Dunlin, 1 Little Stint, 40+ Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, 2 Turnstone and 4 Common Sandpiper. (J Hawkey) Main estuary: 6 Ruff, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Knot, 2 Greenshank and 3 Wigeon. (J Hawkey)

Portscatho, Killigerran Head, seawatch 08.30 – 11.40: 978 Manx Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua (dark phase), 1 Pomarine Skua (light phase), 79 Gannet, 21 Cormorant, 54 Common Tern, 27 Fulmar, 117 Kittiwake, 7 ad Mediterranean Gull (possibly the same 7 and 1 imm on the beach below the carpark before commencing sea watch. One had a green ring on its left leg), 1 Black-headed Gull, 11 Common Scoter  with a teal spp in tow, 2 Dunlin, 2 Wheatear and 1 Kestrel. (J Dustow)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 (possibly 2 ) Little Stint (juv), 1 Golden Plover in partial breeding plumage, 10+ Dunlin, 8+ Ringed Plover, 50+ Linnet and a few Wheatear. (N Page)

Stithians Reservoir: 6 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Black-headed Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 3 Swift, 1 Jackdaw, 20+ Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 White Wagtail (alba), 8 Goldfinch, 44 Mallard, 13 Cormorant, 14 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 2 Coot, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Common Sandpiper, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Peregrine, 3 Carrion Crow, 10+ Swallow, 1 Wren and 1 Pied Wagtail (yarrellii). (S Taylor) Also 1 Osprey this afternoon.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Blue Tit,1 Buzzard, c200 Canada Goose, c75 Carrion Crow, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, c150 Herring Gull, 5 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 10 Little Grebe, 30 Long-tailed Tit, 10 Linnet, 1 Magpie, c50 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, 1 Mute Swan, c30 Rook, 1 Shoveler, 5 Snipe, 2 Sparrowhawk, 5 Starling, c30 Sand Martin, c70 Swallow, 1 Swift, 2 Teal, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 10 Woodpigeon and1 Wren. Burniere Hide: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c150 Black-headed Gull, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Sandpiper, 6 Curlew, 20 Dunlin, 8 Greenshank, 2 Knot, 2 Little Egret, 18 Mute Swan, 2 Oystercatcher, 11 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 6 Shelduck, 10 Teal and 2 Whimbrel. (The Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk per C Travis)

Downderry 09.00 – 11.30: 50 Manx Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 5 Kittiwake,  10 Common Tern (adults), 3 Fulmar and 6 Common Scoter. (P Kemp)

Lizard Point before the rain at 1400: 3 Swift 3 feeding with 10-12 Swallow, 4 Chough (2 ad + 2 juv), 15-20 Gannet close in fishing and North Atlantic Grey Seal swimming close in & laying on the rocks. (S Turner)

St Ives, Porthkidney Sands: 1 Little Tern, 40+ commic terns, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 manx/balearic shearwater, c40 Ringed Plover, c20 Sanderling, a few Dunlin and a Turnstone. (C Benton)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Shearwater west offshore this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Roskestal: 1 Hooded Crow again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Torpoint, St. John’s Lake: 114 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern and 3 Whimbrel. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadow: 1 Swift. (D Julian)

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Tuesday 26th August 2014

Late news 16/8, Trevose Head: possible Gyr Falcon, a different bird from the escapee seen in the Cot Valley 12 days earlier. (A Cross)

Late news, 25/8, Pendennis 5 – 6pm: 30+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 100+ small shearwater sp., 1 Commic Tern, 2 Kittiwake, 6 Fulmar and low numbers of Gannet, Med Gulls etc. (D Chaney)

Late news, 25/8, Porthgwarra: 2 Great Shearwater, 1 large shearwater (probably Great), 16+ Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Great Skua, 1 Guillemot and 4 Harbour Porpoise. Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm. (DK Parker et al.)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv Ruff. (J Rance) Plus 1 White Wagtail and a Clouded Yellow.

Pendeen, 07.30/09.30 hrs: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1000s Manx Shearwater and 5 Great Skua. (I Webster)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover (juv), 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper (one missing lower part of left leg), 9 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Sedge Warbler (feeding young), 3 Whitethroat and 2 Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger, R Farnes & D Jenkins)

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Wadebridge: 3 partially albino Crow in Jubilee Park. (D Ryan)

Truro: 1 juv Siskin in private garden again. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 sum plum Knot,  3 Ruff on an island nearest road, 2 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Bar-headed Goose and 1 Clouded Yellow in front of hide. Carnsew Pool: approx 70 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover and 1 Sanderling. (D Jenkins,  L Proctor & Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

King’s Mill: 2 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Greenshank and 50+ Redshank. (M Beer)

Tamar Estuary from China Fleet  Club: 2 Common Tern. (M Beer)

Predannack: 2 Yellow Wagtail and 8 Clouded Yellow. (S Bury)

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Yellow Wagtail, Steve Bury

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Clouded Yellow, Steve Bury

Creegbrawse, Chacewater: 1 Hobby chasing Swallows. (B Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 3 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, 35 Moorhen, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, c75 Swallow, 5 Stonechat including 3 young, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 1 Peacock on the Gulval end of the Penzance bypass. (DK Parker)

 Penlee Point: 1 Great Shearwater.

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 7 Ringed Plover and 12+ Mediterranean Gull.  Swanpool Beach: 1 Kingfisher with 10+ Manx Shearwater and 3 Kittiwake. (D Chaney) Swanpool: 1 Reed Warbler.
Swanpool Golf Course: 8+ Whitethroat, 2+ Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap in the scrub along the cliffs. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary, (Egloshayle): 10 Mallard, 1 Redshank, 4 Swallow, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Cormorant, 1 Heron. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: 8 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 4 Teal, 2 Buzzard, 23 Mallard, 2 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Heron, 4 Cormorant, 3 Moorhen. 8 Mute swan, 1 Shelduck, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Woodpigeon, 8 Jackdaw, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Tree Pipit flew west, 4 Robin, 3 Magpie, 3 Siskin, 1 Blue Tit, 10House Sparrow, 4 Swallow, 1 Goldcrest, 40 Rook, 2 Dunnock, 2 Carrion Crow. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Collared Dove, 6 Starling, 3 Little Egret, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Shelduck, 1 Heron, 10 teal, 10Black-headed Gull, 9 Mallard, 2 House Martin, 2 carrion Crow, 6 Grey wagtail, 4 Swallow, 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Magpie, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 4 Woodpigeon, 6 House Sparrow, 4 Wren, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Siskin, 1 Chaffinch, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Coal Tit. (D Julian)

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Monday 25th August 2014

Late news, 19/8, St Day, Crofthandy: 1 male Greenfinch in private garden. (per S Stuthridge)

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Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Little Ringed Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 10 Teal, 2 Snipe and 4 Willow Warbler. (D Eva)

The Lizard: 2 Dotterel, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin and 4 Wheatear. (A Pay & D Wright)

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Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 3 Ruff. Estuary: 1 moulting adult Mediterranean Gull. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_MedGull_250814 Mediterranean Gull, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Ruff_250814Ruff, Rod Farnes

Windmill Farm: 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 7 Adder. (D Wright)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  6 Great Crested grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Cormorant and 100’s hirundines. (B Field)

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Little Egret, Cormorant,

Little Grebe, all by Brian Field.

Pendeen Watch: 2 Great Shearwater, 16 Balearic Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching et al)

Porthgwarra: 1 Peregrine. Roskestal Farm: 1 Hooded Crow still.

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