Monday 3rd August 2015

Late news, 1/8, Marazion beach: 33 Sanderling; 2 Dunlin & 8 Ringed Plover. (J Hawkey)

Late news, 2/8, Marazion beach: 60+ Sanderling; 23+ Ringed Plover; 2 Dunlin & 1 Turnstone. (J Hawkey)

Late news, 1st and 2nd Aug, Marazion field opp Cheshire Homes: 2 and 3 Roe Deer on both days. (J Hawkey)

Marazion beach: 100+ Sanderling, 75 Ringed Plover, 25+ Dunlin and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Turner)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 12 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 15 Redshank, 5 (4 juv  +1 1st sum) Mediterranean Gull and 2 Dunlin. (S Turner)

Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Hooded Crow. (S Turner)

Truro: 1 juv Sparrowhawk on garden fence. (D Jenkins)

Pendeen: 7+ Chough in single flock with Jackdaws, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven (heard only). 10:20 – 11:30 at the Watch: moderate passage of Manx Shearwaters, 1 Common Tern, a few Kittiwakes including 1 juv, Gannets, Fulmars. (A Hartley)

Porthgwarra to Porthcurno: 2 Whitethroat, 4 Raven, 1 Kestrel, lots of Gannets on the sea, 3 Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries. (A Hartley)

 St Austell, Tregrehan: 1 f Golden Oriole. (P Benfield)

Porthgwarra: 4 Common Scoter, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pom Skua, 1 Great Skua, 2 ad Med Gull and 1 Puffin between 06:45 & 11:00. Also 1 Stoat. (DK Parker et al.)

Downderry: 9 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua and 2 Great Skua.

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