Sunday 23rd August 2015

Late news, 22/8, Nanjizal: 1 Melodious Warbler and 1 Marsh Harrier. (K Wilson)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 32 Dunlin for 2nd day also 5 Little Egret.  (M Lammas)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, and 7 Wheatear. (B Craven)

Porthleven: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Northern Diver, 5+ Great Skua and 1 Whimbrel. (D Langston)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Knot, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Turnstone, 11 Oystercatcher and 1 Sparrowhawk (over). (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Knot_230815Knot + Ostercatcher, John St Ledger JStLedger_MedGull+STern_230815Mediterranean Gull + Sandwich Tern, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir, from Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 31 Curlew, 2 Great Crested Grebe (1 adult, 1 juv), 3 Little Grebe, 5 Teal and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_WoodSand_230815Wood Sandpiper, John St ledger

Tintagel: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling at the entrance to Headland Camping Site. (P Maker)

PMaker_RCStarling_230815Rose-coloured Starling, Pete Maker 004Rose-coloured Starling, Pete Maker

Drift Reservoir (members only):  2 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 Mandarin, 54 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 4 Great Crested Grebe (including 1 young), 5 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 6 Moorhen, 12 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruff and 1 Kingfisher. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 m Garganey. (I Webster, L Proctor)

Marazion: 1 Little Stint still on the beach. (I Webster)

Bosullow: 1 Wryneck. (G Gynn)

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

Land’s End: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 4+ Mediterranean Gull, 120 Manx Shearwater and 1 juv Black Tern from the Mermaid II, also 14+ Common Dolphin, 20+ Porpoise and 2 Ocean Sunfish. (M Elliott)

Polgigga, Higher Bosistow: 9 Green Sandpiper. (M Wallace)

Lizard: Icterine Warbler, 2 Whinchat and 2 Willow Warbler at Soapy Cove. (S Votier)

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