Sunday 30th August 2015

Late news 13/8 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 65 Greenshank in a single flock. (S Culley)

Late news 26/8 St Mawes: 1 Hobby. (S Croft)

Late news 26/8 Portscatho: 85 Med gulls (including up to 5 colour-ringed) at Towan Beach. (S Croft)

Porth Kidney Sands: 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Knot, 16 Sanderling, 42 Dunlin, 47 Sandwich Tern and 8 Med Gull. (MJ Spicer)

Mullion: 1 Rose-coloured Starling visiting private garden for fourth day. (E Wainwright)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 7 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Buzzard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 17 Teal, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker plus 1 Pied Flycatcher at Golden Lion. (D Eva, B Toms)

Predannack: 3 Pied Flycatcher. (S Bury – photo)

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Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Osprey at 18:15. (DS Flumm)

Bodmin Moor: 3 Golden Plover at Casehill Downs. (PJ Smale – photo)

Golden Plover Casehill Downs Cornwall 30815 PJ Smale

Hayle Estuary RSPB: c30 Oystercatcher, c105 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper and 2 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (D Chadwick)

Kynance Cove: Juv Woodchat, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Swift south and 4 Whinchat between there and Jolly Town. A couple of flocks of waders flew over high up, heading towards Lizard village, 40 birds in total, apparently most, if not all, were Ruff. (J Foster)

Porthgwarra: 1 Pomarine Skua past by 07:30.

 MJS & DKP