Saturday 29th August 2015

Late additional news 28/8 Porthgwarra: 70 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 29 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 37 Storm Petrel, 2 Pomarine Skua, 9 Bonxie and 3 Arctic Skua.

Porthgwarra: 12+ Cory’s Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 12+ Pilot whale, 100+ Common Dolphin and 100+ Harbour Porpoise.

Treraven Meadows, Wadebridge: 5 Ruff, 3 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 12 Dunlin, 3+ Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egrets, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Sparrowhawk plus Kingfisher on the main river. W Delacour)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 28 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Snipe and 19 Teal. (D Eva, J St Ledger – photos)

Ruff (with gull for size) Stithians 29th Aug 2015 Common Sandpiper Stithians 29th Aug 2015

Windmill Farm: 6 Ruff, 1 Teal, 2 Peregrine plus 40+ distant raptors too far off to identify. (M Nattrass) 30 Ruff and 1 Black-tailed Godwit to the south of the reserve. (T Blunden)

Lizard: Wryneck in the village, plus 4 Sooty Shearwater, 14 Great Skua and a tuna sp. offshore. (T Blunden)

Soapy Cove, The Lizard: 2 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Dartford Warbler, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 adult, 1 young), 1 Kestrel and 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger – photos)

Whinchat Soapy Cove 29th Aug 2015 Great Spotted Woodpecker Soapy Cove 29th Aug 2015

Sennen: 6 Ringed Plovers at Trevear Farm, one taken by a juv Peregrine. (DK Parker)

Nanjizal:  1 Wryneck also 19 Reed Warbler, 30 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler and 22 Whitethroat. (KA Wilson)

Sennen: 2 Green Sandpiper at Brew Pool. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS & DKP