Tuesday 25th August 2015

Late news, 15/8, Falmouth, Trewithen: 2 Turtle Dove. (J Crooks)

Late news, Truro, Boscawen Park: 1 juv Black Redstart. (J Parfitt)

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Porthleven (early morning):Storm Petrel, 8 Black Tern, 23 Arctic Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 2 Ruff and 3 Scoter. (D Langston)

Torpoint: 1 Cormorant swallowing fish. (R Napp)

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Tresillian: 30+ Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Bullfinch. (M Jones)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 10 Ruff, 5 Knot, 5 Turnstone (3 sum plum), 2 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Sanderling, 100+ Dunlin, 70+ Ringed Plover, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Wigeon, 1 Peregrine, 80+ Common Tern, 120+ Sandwich Tern and 5 Little Tern. (S Turner + I Webster) Also 1 Spotted Redshank. (R Farnes) and 1 Ring-billed Gull and 2 Little Stint. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)  Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper and  1 Whimbrel. (S Turner)

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Stithians Reservoir: 6 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Whimbrel, 9 Snipe, 2 Swift and 1 Kingfisher. (D Eva)

Cudden Point:  2 Wheatear and 1 Great Skua. (I Webster)

Porthgwarra: (08:00-18:30) 125+ Cory’s Shearwater, (including 11+ feeding close inshore all afternoon), 35 Great Shearwater, 14 Sooty Shearwater, 50+ Balearic Shearwater, c60 Storm Petrel, c12 Great Skua, 8 Arctic Skua, c40 Arctic Tern, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Puffin. Also 1 Sunfish, c20 Common Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise. (DK Parker, M Elliott & M Wallace) Also 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling at Roskestal. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

The Lizard (18.00-20.00): 21 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 27 Balearic  Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater. (D Langston)

Penzance: 1 Velvet Scoter offshore yacht club. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 m Garganey again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Bass Point: 1 Cory’s Shearwater.

Scillonian crossing: 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater and 3 Storm Petrel.

Rame Head (09.00 – 12.30): 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 25 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 3 Great Skua and 1 Arctic Skua.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Black Tern and 1 Spotted Redshank.

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