Saturday 8th August 2015

Late news 7/8 Maer Lake: 2 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpiper,1 Common Tern and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (A Nicholson)

Late news 7/8 Hayle Estuary: 61Black-headed Gull, 13 Med Gull (12 ad 1 juv), 4 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper and 2 Redshank on Ryan’s Field. 53 Ringed Plover, 13 Dunlin, 12 Oystercatcher and 12 Common Sandpiper on Lelant Water. (B Dallas)

Late news 7/8 Kingsmill Lake: 1 ad Spoonbill at 09:10 before flying to Tamar Estuary.

Nanjizal: 1 1w Black-headed Bunting early morning only, please keep to public rights of way. (KA Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill this afternoon and 1 1s Ring-billed Gull on Lelant Saltings. 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear and 4 juv Pied Wagtail on Ryan’s Field. (T McGowan, DK Parker et al.)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 8 Dabchick, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 17 Linnet and 2 Six-spot Burnet. (MJ Spicer – photos)

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Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 1 Reeve, 33 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 1 Whimbrel, 8 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull (1 juv), 2 ad Great Black-bacled Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull (1 juv), 26 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe (1 juv), 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret and 2 Stock Dove. (B Dallas, D Jenkins)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 ad Spoonbill briefly this morning. (M Beer)

Nanquidno: 7 Chough, 4 Blackcap and 1 Jay. (C Moore)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Wood Sandpiper, 10 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 2 Dunlin and 1 Kingfisher. (B Dodd, C Moore, R Farnes – photos)

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Newquay: c3,500 Manx Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 dark phase Arctic Skua, 23 Fulmar, 11 Gannet and 2 Guillemot between 07:45 to 10:00 at Lewinnick in Pentire. (G Murray)

Trelissick, Woodland Walk: 7 Spotted Flycatcher, in two groups, one of two adults and 3 juveniles, the other of 2 adults. 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Blackcap (1m,1f). (J St Ledger – photos)

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Marazion Marsh: 16 Reed Warblers (including 1 retrapped from yesterday), 14 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Wren, 1 Blue Tit & 1 Robin trapped this morning by Margaret Rawlins. (DS Flumm) Also 4 Mute Swan, 2 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe (1 juv), 2 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 23 Moorhen (plus 1 chick on Longrock pool), 2 Swift, 2 Stonechat with 2+ young, 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed & Sedge Warblers and 1 Clouded Yellow. (DK Parker)

Penryn: 5 Green Sandpiper circled over Penryn River at 08:30, calling, then headed west. (C Benton)

Penzance: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull at Eastern Green.

Pendeen: 2 Balearic Shearwater and Ocean Sunfish past 08:50 – 11:50.

MJS & DKP