Thursday 28th August 2014

Late news 28/8, Tresillian: 2 Common Sandpiper. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 28/8, Ruan Lanihorne Quay: 2 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Late news 28/8, Porth Reservoir: 1 Osprey. (per S Rowe)

Penzance, Chyandour: 7 Little Tern, 11 Common Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern and 7 Mediterranean Gull. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Tehidy CP: 1 Kingfisher and 2 Moorhen feeding 2 young probably 1 week old. (S Taylor)

Millbrook Lake: 168 Redshank, 24 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Taggart)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 4 Ruff , 2 Common Sandpiper (D Eva), c150 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and 5 Little Tern (D Parker & R Farnes). Estuary: 8 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 4 Ruff, 3 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Greenshank, 1 Sanderling, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 13+ Mediterranean Gull, c150 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 8+ Little Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern and 1 Black Tern. (DK Parker, M Halliday, D Eva & R Farnes) Plus at the Estuary mouth: 11 Black Tern.

RFarnes_Terns_280814 Mixed Terns and Gulls, Rod Farnes RFarnes_STern1_280814Sandwich Tern, Rod Farnes
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Sandwich Terns, Rod Farnes

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RFarnes_LStint1_280814Little Stint, Rod Farnes RFarnes_LStint2_280814Little Stint, Rod Farnes RFarnes_LStint3_280814 Little Stint, Rod Farnes

Porthkidney: 80 Common Tern, 30 Sandwich Tern, 3 Black Terns and 1 Little Tern. (D Eva)

Devoran: 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Greenshank, 18 Dunlin, 22 Ringed Plover, 100+ Redshank, 90+ Curlew and 35+ Oystercatcher. J St Ledger)

JStLedger_SpottedRedshank_280814 Spotted Redshank, John St Ledger JStLedger_SpotRed+Blackwit_280814 Spotted Redshank and Black-tailed Godwits,John St Ledger

Nanstallon: 1 Hobby hunting hirundines. (P Spong)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 juv Little Stint and 1 Golden Plover. (A Davey)

ADavey_LittleStint_280814 Little Stint, Adrian Davey  ADavey_Golden Plover_280814

Golden Plover, Adrian Davey

Gulval: 5 Peacock in private garden. (MJ Spicer)

MSpicer_Peacock2_280814 Peacock, Mike Spicer MSpicer_Peacock1_280814  Peacock, Mike Spicer

Porth Reservoir: 12 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 36 Mallard, 33 Canada Goose, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Peregrine and 2 Buzzard. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Little Egret, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Curlew and 3 Cormorant. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 4 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 24 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 3+ Stonechat, 1 Wheatear plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Dinham Flats (Camel Estuary): 23 + Greenshank (including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed bird), 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Knot, 5 Ruff, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 4 Grey Heron, 21+ Little Egret, 35+ Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 140+ Redshank, Large flock of Dunlin and Ringed Plover (too distant to count), Shelduck, Black Headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean` Gull and 1 Osprey. (W Delacour)

Porthgwarra: 8 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 28 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua past this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching et al)

Pendeen: 3 Great Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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