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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