Sunday 3rd August 2014

Late news, 2/8, Cot Valley: 1 white morph Gyr Falcon reported. (per D Wright)

Late news, 2/8, Maer Lake: 6 Green Sandpiper and 3 Common Sandpiper. (S Gale)

Late news, 2/8, Padstow harbour: 21 Sandwich Tern. (SC Lilley)

Late news, 2/8, Lower Tamar Lake: 12 Great Crested Grebe plus 3 juveniles, 2 Cormorant, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,1 Willow Tit and 1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)

Late news, 2/8, Golitha Falls: 1 Nuthatch calling, 1 Grey Wagtail. Also 1 Golden-ringed Dragonfly and dozens of Banded Demoiselles. (A Hartley)

Late news, 2/8, Penzance:  4 Whimbrel flew over Sainsbury’s car park early evening. (A Hartley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank and 6 Common Sandpiper. Ryan’s Field: 1 Whimbrel, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 3 Common Sandpiper. (D Jenkins, B Toms & M Curtis)

Rosewall Hill: 1 Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Bosigran: 3 Kestrel. (D Jenkins)

Camel Estuary, Cant Hill: 1 Peregrine. (S Lilley)

Stithians Reservoir: 6 Canada Goose, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Egret, 11 Little Grebe, 18 Coot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Raven, 1 Sedge Warbler, 30 Mallard, 15 Cormorant, 17 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen, 1 Black-headed Gull, 3 Herring Gull and 3 Swallow. (S Taylor)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper and 1 Swift. (S Gale)

Pendeen: 5 Raven and 1 Peregrine. A birder who’d been sea watching reported 1 Balearic  Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua and thousands of Manx Shearwaters. (A Hartley)

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Peregrine, Adam Hartley

Newlyn, Trereife House: 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly in the garden. (A Hartley)

Porthgwarra: 3000 Manx Shearwater, 5 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 8 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Puffin, 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Risso’s Dolphin, 2 Porpoise, 1 Sun Fish and 3 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (B Mellow, R Wilkins & R Augarde)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 4 Mallard, 16 Moorhen, 6 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

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

St Columb Minor: 1 Whimbrel flew north.

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