Friday 15th August 2014

Late news, 14/8, Drift Reservoir: In addition to yesterday’s report,  2 further Ringed Plover and 200+ House Martin. (C Moore)

Late news, 14/8 and today, Truro: 1 juv Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Davidstow Airfield: 12 Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin. (J Rance)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Sand Martin, 20 House Martin, 1 Teal, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Kestrel (male), 1 Raven and 2 Tufted Duck. (D Eva & J St Ledger) Also 1 Wood Sandpiper reported.

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Juv Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2+ ad Mediterranean Gull. (D Jenkins)

Cot Valley: 2 Chough and then possible flock of 13 Chough distantly. (D Jenkins)

Levant Mine: 2 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (D Jenkins)

Porthgwarra: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Tree Pipit, 1 Garden Warbler and 2 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

Roskestal: 1 Hooded  Crow again. (R Farnes)

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Hooded Crow, Rod Farnes

Ruan Lanihorne Quay: 1 Marsh Harrier quartering saltmarsh edge and field stubble immediately above Phragmites bed, also 1 Barn Owl. (C & D Hughes, S Gay & D Hall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 24 Moorhen, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, c30 Swallow, 2 Stonechat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Scillonian Crossing: 1 Cory’s Shearwater this morning.

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