Tuesday 18th August 2015

Late news 16/8, Par Sands: 1 juv Wilson’s Phalarope. (I McGinnes)

IMcGinnes_WilsonsPhal_180815 Wilson’s Phalarope, Ian McGinnes IMcGinnes_WilsonsPhal_180815  Wilson’s Phalarope, Ian McGinnes

Chacewater, Wheal Busy: 1 Little Owl heard calling last night. (N White)

Nanquidno: 1 juv Pied Flycatcher and 1 Whinchat. (T Mcgowan)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper and 1 Ruff. (T Mcgowan)

TMcgowan_BuffBreast_180815Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Tony Mcgowan

Rosudgeon: 1 f Southern Hawker dragonfly. (A James)

AJames_SHawker_180815Southern Hawker, Alan James AJames_SHawker_180815Southern Hawker, Alan James

Newlyn, harbour: 8 Turnstone (4 moulting adults and 4 juv, 1 adult colour-ringed). Newlyn River mouth: 11+ Turnstone, 1 Dunlin, 10 Shag and 2 Mute Swan. Sandy Cove: 1 Clouded Yellow, 1 Painted Lady and 1 Large Skipper butterflies, also several Long-winged Cone-head bush crickets. (T Mills)

TMills_Turnstone__180815Colour-ringed Turnstone, Tony Mills
 
Long-winged Cone-head bush cricket, Sandy Cove, Newlyn, Cornwall.

Long-winged Cone-head bush cricket, Sandy Cove, Newlyn, Cornwall.

male, Tony Mills

Long-winged Cone-head bush cricket, juvenile, Sandy Cove, Newlyn, Cornwall.

Long-winged Cone-head bush cricket, juvenile, Sandy Cove, Newlyn, Cornwall.

Young male, Tony Mills

Nanjizal: 1 Nightingale. (K Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck, 1 Pied Flycatcher and  2 Whinchat. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) 1 Hobby. (I Webster)

Marazion beach: 1 juv Little Stint again on the beach. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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

Rame Head: 24 Balearic Shearwater past.

Pentire Point: 3 Balearic Shearwater past.

Bude, Maer Lake NR: 1 Wood Sandpiper again.

Pendeen 13.5hours (06:30-20:00): 8 Balearic, 3434 Manx, 111 Fulmar, 1 Blue Fulmar, 11 Common Scoter, 1 Curlew, 25 Whimbrel, 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Arctic Skua and 5 Great Skua. Also pods of 1, 2, 3 & 4 Harbour Porpoise, 1 Common Dolphin, 1 Ocean Sunfish and 1 Tuna sp. (D Flumm)

The Lizard, Bass Point,  (6.30 – 9.00 am): 181 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 imm Kestrel, 1 Chough, 1 Swift. Plus 10 Harbour Porpoise, 8 Common Dolphins and 1 Ocean Sunfish. (G Adams) The report of Cory’s Shearwaters passing at 200/min was erroneous and actually refered to the Canaries. (DK Parker)

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