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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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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