Monday 10th August 2015

Late news, 6/8, Lanlivery, Trethew Mill: 1 f Golden Oriole. (R Parslow)

Late news, 8/8, Rame Head: 4 Wheatear and 1 Whinchat. (D Allan)

Late news, 8/8, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: c750 Swallow going to roost. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Sennen Cove: 45 mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: c750 Swallow going to roost again. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Marazion beach: 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/8, Long Rock, A30 roundabout: 8 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  2 Mute Swan, 125 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 5 hybrid geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 Shoveler, 43 Mallard, 1 ‘Call’ Duck, 3 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe (including 2 young), 9 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Sparrowhawk. (DK Parker & R Farnes)

DKParker_GPlover_100815Golden Plover, Dave Parker RFarnes_GPlover1_100815Golden Plover, Rod Farnes RFarnes_GPlover2_100815Golden Plover, Rod Farnes

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 9 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 32 Curlew, 4 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Bunting. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Ruff_100815Ruff, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 Teal, 1 imm Spoonbill, 25 Oystercatcher, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 21 Med Gull and 1 1s Ring-billed Gull. Carnsew Basin: 1 Whimbrel and 1 Sandwich Tern. Ryan’s Field: 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 194 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper and 17 Mediterranean Gull. Copperhouse Creek: 1 Whimbrel and 3 Dunlin. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 imm Spoonbill reported early morning.

Porthgwarra: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Great Skua past. Also 2 Minke Whale offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cape Cornwall: 1 European Storm-petrel and 65 Whimbrel past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Scillonian Crossing this morning: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 1 ad Sabine’s Gull.

Polgigga, Bosistow Lane: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Wallace)

St Levan: 1 Clouded yellow butterfly. (M Wallace)

Penzance, Chyandour beach: 4 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Little Egret. Promenade: 1 Little Egret and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in off the sea. (T Mills)

Millbrook: 1 Pied Flycatcher in garden. (B Taggart)

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