Thursday 13th August 2015

Late news, 12/8, Looe Island: 1 Kingfisher and 4 Whimbrel. (D Spooner)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Sooty Shearwater lingering north of The Brisons and 1 Balearic Shearwater south. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 ad Curlew Sandpiper. (S Culley)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank (calling) and 1 Kingfisher. (C Moore)

Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin and 10 Sandwich Tern. (T McGowan)

TMcGowan_WoodSand_130815Wood Sandpiper, Tony McGowan

Marazion Marsh: 4 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 4 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen (plus 2 chicks on Longrock pool), 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat with 3 young, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Cettiā€™s Warbler plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker) Also unconfirmed report of a possible Black Stork early morning from one of the regular dog walkers.

Marazion: 1 Little Stint, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Knot, 3 Oystercatcher, c100 Sanderling, 35 Dunlin and 21 Ringed Plover on the beach. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 7 Spotted Flycatcher, 33 Willow Warbler, 2 Green Sandpiper and 3 Wheatear. (MD Wallace)

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