Monday 17th August 2015

Late news, 16/8, Cape Cornwall: 1 Tree Pipit over golf course. (P Fraser)

Porthgwarra, Trevean Pool: 1 Western Bonelli’s Warbler in pine trees. (M Wallace, M Halliday, T Mills et al) Also 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (M Halliday, T Mills) Porthgwarra to St Levan: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 8 Whinchat, 4 Tree pipit, 4 Wheatear and 6 Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

Wadebridge: 1 Black Stork drifting over up the River Camel. (D Julian)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern (1 adult, 1 juv). Also 1 Common Dolphin (swimming inside 4 knot buoys) and, sadly, 1 dead Risso’s Dolphin. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_SandwichTern_170815Sandwich Tern, John St Ledger JStLedger_Porpoise_170815Common Dolphin, John St Ledger
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JStLedger_Risso'sDolphin_170815Risso’s Dolphin, John St Ledger JStLedger_Risso'sDolphin_170815Risso’s Dolphin, John St Ledger

Siblyback Lake: 2 Mediterranean Gull and 4 Little Grebe. (R Hurrell)

Bodmin Moor, Brown Willy: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Hobby and 10 Redpoll (inc juvs). (B Bryne)

Marazion beach: 1 Little Stint. (A McKechnie)

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Little Stint with Dunlin, Alex McKechnie

Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Lesser Whitethroat and lots Clouded Yellow and Painted Lady butterflies. (S Turner)

Kenidjack: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat, 2 Clouded Yellow butterfly, 1 Hornet Hoverfly and a few Porpoise. (J Swann)

Nanjizal: 1 Ortolan Bunting over, 1 Wryneck, 4 Grasshopper Warbler  and 4 Pied Flycatcher. (K Wilson)

St Buryan: 1 f Marsh Harrier. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Ring-billed Gull again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Bude, Maer Lake: 2 Wood Sandpiper.

Land’s End: 2 Whinchat. (P&H Taylor)

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