Tuesday 5th August 2014

Gyr Falcon: News has now been received that a local falconer has lost a Gyr Falcon. Here are some more pictures taken 2nd August by Julian Wardlaw.

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Porthtowan: 2 Peregrine on cliffs SW of village overlooking Lushington beach. (D Jenkins)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Bar-headed Goose still, also Clouded Yellow & Green-veined White butterflies. (R Farnes & C Moore)

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Porthgwarra: 1 Fea’s Petrel, c13 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, c1500 Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 20+ unidentified large Shearwater, 1 Little Gull, 1 Great Skua and 1 Arctic Skua. (C Moore, MJ Spicer, DK Parker, P & H Taylor)

Devoran, River Kennall: 5 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

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Kingfisher, John St Ledger

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Egyptian Goose. (SW Gale)

Pendeen: 5 Ravens and 1 Clouded Yellow. (A Hartley)

Lizard Point: 4 Cory’s Shearwater past  8-1030 this am, 2 Puffin and 6 Common Scoter this evening. (T Blunden)

Colliford Reservoir: 2 Bar-headed Goose. (P Kemp)

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 2 Common Tern. (P Kemp)

Sennen Cove: 1 Common Sandpiper on the main beach this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Greenshank. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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