Sunday 2nd August 2015

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_CommonSandpiper_020814Common Sandpiper, Simon Maycock

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Ringed Plover, 30+ Dunlin and 2 Sandwich Tern. (B Toms + M Curtis) Ryan’s Field:  3 Common Sandpiper, 5 Whimbrel , 5 Mediterranean Gull. (B Toms + M Curtis) Also c100 Curlew, 2 Dunlin and 1 Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)  Ryan’s Field (evening high tide): 24 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel and 3 Ringed Plover. (P St Pierre)

Penzance, Lidden area: 21+ House Sparrow, many juveniles, a new high count for my pocket-sized garden. (T Mills)

Porth Kidney: 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 10 Sanderling, 22 Dunlin, 1 Sandwich Tern and 4 Mediterranean Gull. (MJ Spicer)

Devoran: 141 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel, 14 Greenshank, 166 Redshank and 15 Oystercatcher. (D Eva)

Polgigga: 2 deer in field adjacent to road. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_Deer_020814Red Deer (?), Simon Maycock

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: c300 swallow at dusk. (P St Pierre)

Marazion beach: 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern and 8 Sanderling.  (P St Pierre)

Mousehole: 2 Balearic Shearwater.

Rame Head: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 8 Great Skua.

Porthgwarra: 4 Balearic Shearwater.

Mousehole: 200+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull during sea watch from the Rockpool Cafe, 5 – 7.30pm. (M Elliott)

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