Wednesday 31st August 2016

Late news, 30/8, Helston Loe:Common Sandpiper at NW end. 15 Red Admirals & 12 Hornets feeding on sap from gash on oak near Penrose Hill car park. (P&C Brewster)

Late news, 30/8, The Lizard, Lizard Point: c.20 Yellow Wagtail. Caerthilian: 1 Whinchat, 2 Tree Pipit. Kynance: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Late news, 30/8, St Mawes: 1 Sandwich Tern fishing off Summer’s beach near harbour. (D Hall)

Late news, 30/8, Rock: 1 Black-necked Grebe. (S Grose)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (f), (at the car park feeders). (R Mudge)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 2 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper. (D. Eva, P&C Brewster) also 1 juv Peregrine at Carnmenellis Causeway. (P&C Brewster)

Helston Loe: 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican in NW corner of Loe, 1 Common Sandpiper, also 1 Grey Wagtail. (P&C Brewster) And 2 Raven (R.Holmes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Greenshank off Quay House Inn + 15 Little Egret. Ryan’s Field: 1 Greenshank + 5 Black-tailed Godwit. (P&C Brewster) Lelant Saltings late evening: 1 juv Black Tern (S. Rogers). 

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Dunlin, 1 f Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher.  (S Williams)

Millbrook pond: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, high tide roost. Watched for 5 minutes then flushed by immature Peregrine. (A C Robinson) Late evening: 90 Redsahk,1 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 1 Grey Heron, Black-headed Gulls, Ring-necked parakeets heard in trees over by the far side of the lake. (C Buckland)

Pendeen Watch 09:00-11:30: 1 Great Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Storm Petrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Arctic Skua and 2 Black Tern. (DK Parker)

Lizard Pont (seawatch 07.15-08.15): 4 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua. Also 24 Yellow Wagtail towards Bass Point. (S Rowe)

Caerthilian: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat. (S Rowe)

Porthgwarra, stonewall: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Tree pipit over. (B Steel) Porthgwarra seawatch: 5 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Storm Petrel past

Downderry, during seawatch 0645-0755:  3 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Great Skua. A Payne)

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 8 Fulmar, c.60 Manx Shearwater, c.40 Gannet, 8 Cormorant, 1 Shag, 3 Kestrel, 16 Oystercatcher, 25 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 25 Herring Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 40 Swallow, 10 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Great Tit, 2 Magpie, 16 Rook, 6 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 4 House Sparrow, c.100 Goldfinch, c.100 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Nanquidno: 2 Pied Flycatcher.  1 probable Greenish Warbler near mill and 5-bar gate. (B Hibbett, T Mills) Plus 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Chough, 2 Whitethroat and 1 m Blackcap. (T Mills)

Penzance: 1 Eider, 1 Shelduck, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and pod of 7+ Bottle-nosed Dolphin from Chyandour.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Camel Estuary, Dinham Flats: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 14 Dunlin and 1 Ruff. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: 1 Glossy Ibis over this morning. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadows: 11 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 5 Grey Wagtail and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (D Julian)

St Ives Island: 1 Puffin. (C Oates)

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Tuesday 30th August 2016

Late news, 28/8, Calstock: 1 Wryneck in private garden. (J Hilary)

Rame area: 10 Wheatear and 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Allan)

Camel Estuary: 1 Semi-palmated Sandpiper again with Ringed Plover

Bude: 1 Little Egret, 100+ Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan with 3 cygnets, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 3 Meadow Pipit and 1 Kestrel ( H Wilkins)

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Gannel estuary: 23 Ring Plover, 7 Dunlin and 2 Sanderling. (M Lammas)

Porthgwarra, Trevean Pool to Stonewall area: 1 Wryneck just north of stonewall (M Wallace). Also 3 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Whinchat and 3 Wheatear. (L Proctor, D Parker, T Mills)

Polgigga, Arden-Sawah Farm: 20+ White Wagtail in ploughed fields around farm. (L Proctor, D Parker, T Mills)

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 Gadwall. (T McGowan) Helston Loe: 1 Dalmatian Pelican. (P&C Brewster) Loe Bar: 1 Whinchat and 1 Kingfisher. (P&C Brewster)

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Pendeen to Cape Cornwall: 4 Wheatear, 3 Whitethroat and 6 Chough. (D. Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 13 Teal, 1 Mandarin, 10 Cormorant, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 1 Wheatear. Also 27 Small Tortoiseshell & 3 Painted Lady along west side. (D.Flumm)

Sancreed: 1 Siskin. (D. Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew & 2 Dunlin. (J Chapman)

Lizard, Soap Cove: 1 Wryneck and 1 Ortolan Bunting late evening. (S Rowe)

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 1 Shoveler, 8 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 7+ Black-tailed Godwit. (B Craven)

St Ives Island: 2 Arctic Skua past.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Scillonian crossing, return sailing: 3 Cory’s Shearwater south of Porthcurno.

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Monday 29th August 2016

Late news, 28/8 Porthgwarra: 5 Quail. (L Wilkins)

Caerthillian: 1 Wryneck, 3 Whitethroat ( D. Eva, J Chapple, T Blunden)

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Wryneck video by John Chapple.

Lizard Point: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Whitethroat ( D. Eva ) 1 Ortolan Bunting again. (T Blunden, G Knass) Also in cattle field next to lighthouse, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 1 White Wagtail late am. (P&C Brewster)

TBlunden_Ortolan_280816Ortolan Bunting, Tony Blunden, 28/8/16 GKnass_Ortolan_290816Ortolan Bunting, G Knass

 

Loe Pool: 1 Dalmatian Pelican, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Warbler, 18 Cormorant, 23 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck. (G and H Adams)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Little Stint, 26 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin. (S Rowe) Also 2 Common Sandpiper near Trenance Gardens. (S Harper)

SHarper_CommonSand_290816Common Sandpiper, Sheila Harper

Walmsley Sanctuary:  1 Garganey, 1 Hobby, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Green Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Camel Estuary: 4 Curlew Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Devoran: 3 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 48 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Ringed Plover, 16 Greenshank. 60 Dunlin. (S&PM Rogers)

Davidstow: 6 Northern Wheatear, 3 White Wagtail, 10 Pied Wagtail. 1 Ringed Plover. (S&PM Rogers)

Nanquidno: 1 Wryneck bottom of valley by 5 bar gate. (C Moore)

Port Gaverne: 1 Peregrine along coast path about 1 mile north. (K Jaffrey)

Trevean Pool: 1 Icterine Warbler 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chough, 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Greenshank over, 1 Ringed Plover over, 1 Whinchat.(B Steel, P&H Taylor)

PTaylor_IcterineWarbler_290816Icterine Warbler, Phil Taylor

 

Rame Head: 9 Yellow Wagtail,1 Tree Pipit, 5 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Sparrowhawk, 4 Kestel, 3 Common Buzzard, 2 Cirl Bunting, 15 Yellowhammer, 40 Linnet and good numbers of Goldfinches, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Siblyback Reservoir: 3 Little Ringed Plover. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Laneast Down: 1 Whinchat, 15 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting, 10 Linnet. (L. Sampson)

Pendeen seawatch, 6.40am – 9.15am: 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Kittiwake, 8 Common Scoter. (M McKee)

Bude: 1 Little Egret, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, c10 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 2 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and 14 Oystercatcher (H Wilkins)

Pendeen Watch: 8 Common Scoter, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Turnstone, 9 Dunlin, 7 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 7 Little Tern, 5 Common Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Swallow and 2 Ocean Sunfish 08:30 to 11:30. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 ad Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Teal, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Green Woodpecker, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 10 Reed/ Sedge Warbler, 5 (1 young) Stonechat. Also 1 Sanderling on the beach. (R Veal) Plus at dusk: c 2500 Swallow,  1 Green Sandpiper. (P Fraser)

Percuil River: 1 Common Sandpiper taken by a Buzzard from a tree, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Willow Warbler. (R Veal)

Windmill Farm Nature Reserve: 1 juv Dunlin and on perimeter of Predannack airfield, 1 Whinchat. (P&C Brewster)

Botallack: 16 Chough and 1 Wheatear.

St Ives Island: 6 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Puffin.

Bass Point: 1 Wryneck on coastal path just east of cottages.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

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Sunday 28th August 2016

Late news, 27/8, Restronguet Creek (Tallacks Creek): 3 Curlew Sandpiper (1 juv ), 1 Knot and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (M May)

The Lizard, Bass Point: 1 Wryneck inland of point at 12.25pm + 1 Whinchat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Wheatear & almost pure white Common Buzzard over. (P&C Brewster)

Lizard Point: 1  Icterine Warbler seen briefly in tamarisks near toilets near Youth Hostel, 9.15, 14.00 and 16.15. (I Maclean, T Blunden, D Parker, MJ Spicer, P&C Brewster) Also 1 Ortolan Bunting above Point Cafe in weedy fields (T Blunden) and 12 Yellow Wagtail. (D Parker, MJ Spicer)

Camel Estuary:  1 Semi-palmated Sandpiper reported. Plus1 Bar-headed Goose. (R Beviss)

RBeviss_Bar-headedGoose_280816Bar-headed Goose, Roy Beviss

Pendeen seawatch, 2.00-4.15pm: 18 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Scoter. (R Augarde, B Mellow) Seawatch 1700-1800: 1 Fea’s Petrel slowly west at 1756 3/4 mile out, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 7 Arctic Skua. (B Steel)

Porthgwarra seawatch 0720 -0940: 8 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Common Tern, 3 Storm Petrel and 1 juv Black Tern north. (B Steel)

Gannel estuary: 14 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Snipe, 1 Teal and 3 Yellow Wagtail. (J St Ledger, J Chapman)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper. (S&PM Rogers).

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Saturday 27th August 2016

Late photo, 26/8, Raftra Farm: 1 Citrine Wagtail. (M McKee)

MMcKee_CitWag_260816Citrine Wagtail, Michael McKee

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Basin: 2 Little Stint,1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Knot, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 72 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover and 1 Peregrine seen to take small wader. (I Webster) Also 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 34 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 3 Curlew Sandpiper at 18:00. (S&PM Rogers, MJ Spicer) Lelant Saltings: 28 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 1 Dunlin and 12 Teal at 17.00. (S & PM Rogers, T Mills) Ryan’s Field: c30 Curlew and 5 Dunlin. (T Mills)

TMills_BTGodwit_270816Black-tailed Godwits, Tony Mills

Drift Reservoir (Members only):  1 Ruff, 3 Common Sandpiper, 17 Ringed Plover, 7 Teal, 10 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe,1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 eclipse drake Mandarin, 2 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher,1 Tufted Duck and 20 Chiffchaff. (D. Flumm, P&H Taylor) 

DFlumm_Ruff_270816Ruff, Dave Flumm

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 juv Little Ringed Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 juv Peregrine Falcon tried to take a Canada Goose but failed then went around terrorising all the gulls and ducks then flew off. Also 2 Shoverler, 8 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck,12 Little Grebe,1 Yellow-legged Gull,1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 20 Pied Wagtail, 30 Meadow Pipit,1 Swift and good numbers of Barn Swallows and House Martins. (C Buckland)

Polgigga: 3 White Wagtail and 1 dead young Adder. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 4 Whitethroat, 1 heard only Plover sp., numerous Stonechat, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (R Veal) Also 1 Whinchat (M Wallace)

Porthkidney: 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Shag, c20 Dunlin and 8 Sanderling. (R Veal)

Kynance, Soapy Cove: 1 Wryneck and 6 Whinchat, 5 Wheatear and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Wright, P&C Brewster)

Chacewater, Creegbrawse: 16 Long-tailed Tit, 1 male Sparrowhawk, 5 Bullfinch (3 male, 2 female), 3 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit and 2 Goldcrest. (B Toms)

Kenidjack (morning): 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Wheatear. (P Clarke)

Caerthillean: 3 juv Dotterel (over), 1 Whinchat, 5 Yellow Wagtail (I Maclean)

Old Lizard Head: 4 Yellow Wagtail (I Maclean)

Lizard Village: 1 Pied Wagtail (I Maclean)

Lizard Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 25 Manx Shearwater. (P & C Brewster)

Widemouth Bay: 2 Cormorant and 6 Sanderling (H Wilkins)

Land’s End: 4 alba White Wagtail. (P&H Taylor)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Common Sandpiper, 10 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover and 1 Wheatear. (S & PM Rogers)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Whitethroat, c15 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap this afternoon. (DK & MW Parker)

Boswiddle, Trispen: 1 Barn Owl. (P Fraser)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater past.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Scillonian Crossing this morning: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater.

Mermaid II pelagic out of Penzance, this evening: 1 Great Shearwater and 3 Balearic Shearwater.

Devoran, Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican again.

The Lizard: 6+ Pied Flycatcher, 26 Yellow Wagtail, 10+ Tree Pipit, 2 Redstart, 6 Black-tailed Godwit. (T Blunden)

Gunwalloe: 104 birds ringed including 19 Whitethroat, 17 Sedge Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 Stonechat and 3 Tree Pipit. More details here http://cornishringing.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/chats-and-pipits.html

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Friday 26th August 2016

Late news, 25/8, Gunwalloe: 1 Barred Warbler and 1 Wryneck. (S Bury)

SBury_Wryneck_260816Wryneck, Steve Bury SBury_BarredWarbler_260816Barred Warbler, Steve Bury

Late photos, 25/8, Towan Head: 1 juv Peregrine. (P Blatchford)

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Polgigga, Raftra Farm: 1 juv Citrine Wagtail still. (J Ryan, R Farnes, P&C Brewster)

RFarnes_CitWag1_260816 RFarnes_CitWag2_260816Citrine Wagtail, Rod Farnes RFarnes_CitWag3_260816

Bude, Maer Lake: 2 Ruff,  1 Curlew Sandpiper,  1 Little Stint, c.20 Black-tailed Godwit and 15+ Dunlin. (H Kendall, B Bryne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper on N side with 60 Dunlin then all flew W at c10:30 am, also 3 Common Sandpiper. Lelant Saltings: 31 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, c40 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 1 Med Gull. (R Veal)

Devoran: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 26 Black-tailed Godwit, 157 Curlew, 170 Redshank, 24 Oystercatcher, 32 Dunlin, 4 Whimbrel, 10 Greenshank, 2 Green Woodpecker ( D. Eva )

Stithians Reservoir: 5 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 1 Curlew. All viewed from 7.15 to 9am. The Wood Sandpipers had been roosting on the bank opposite the hide but started to disperse after 8am as they began to feed. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Curlew Sandpiper back on Carnsew this evening also 1 Knot. Lelant Saltings: 4 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff. (DK Parker)

St. Levan: 1 juv type Marsh Harrier 9.30, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit, c.30 Chiffchaff, c.12 Willow Warbler, 6 Whitethroat and 2 Sedge Warber. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 58 Canada Goose, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin and 1 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Gunwalloe Church Cove: 4 Yellow Wagtail and 1 Wheatear on the golf course. (G Adams)

RSPB Scillonian III Wildlife Cruise sightings: (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 83 Gannet,11 Manx Shearwater,1 Fulmar,1 Sooty Shearwater,1 Eider,3 Common Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise. (Wolf Rock to Penzance) 127 Gannet,48 Manx Shearwater,4 Razorbill,2 Fulmar,2 Sooty Shearwater,1 Storm Petrel,1 pale-phase Arctic Skua,1 Ocean Sunfish and 86 Common Dolphin. (Wolf Rock to Scilly) 14 Gannet,1 Storm Petrel,10 Common Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise.(Scilly to Wolf Rock) 63 Gannet,7 Manx Shearwater,2 Sandwich Tern,8 Common Dolphin and 6 Harbour Porpoise.  (DAConway and BDodd)

Devoran, Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still, plus 130+ Redshank, 9 Greenshank, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 ( possibly 3 ) Curlew Sandpiper and 24 Dunlin. (M May)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

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Thursday 25th August 2016

Porthgwarra: 1 Barred Warbler (M Wallace) also 3 Whitethroat.

Polgigga, Raftra Farm: 1 juv Citrine Wagtail (M Wallace), 2 Dotterel over this afternoon. (R Wilkins)

PTaylor_Citrine_250816Citrine Wagtail, Phil Taylor
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Siblyback Reservoir: 1 juv Little Stint, 3 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 3 juv Little Ringed Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Garden Warbler heard, 2 Common Sandpiper, House Martins, Swallows, Little Grebes, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 2 f Shoveler, 5 Teal,15+ Pied Wagtail, Goldfinches, Linnets, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Common Sandpiper and 6 Grey Heron. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Wigeon, 47 Teal, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 4 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank and 6 Med Gull on Lelant Saltings. 1 Dunlin on Carnsew Basin. 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Grey Wagtail on Copperhouse Creek. 1 Greenshank on Ryan’s Field. (T Mills, MJ Spicer)

Devoran, Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelicanalso 12 Turnstone and 30 Redshank. (P & C Brewster)

Perranuthnoe:1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again and 1 Whimbrel at Boat Cove.

St Just-in-Roseland: 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Sandwich Tern. (P & C Brewster)

Helston boating lake: 1 Dipper. (T McGowan)

TMcGowan_Dipper_250816Dipper, Tony McGowan

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper at 8:30am. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_WoodSandpiper_2508162 Wood Sandpipers, John St Ledger

Maer Lake: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 1 Common Sandpiper, 18 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 41 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew and 4 juv Shelduck; 1 Yellow Wagtail overhead. (S Green)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard, 2 Teal, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 16 Moorhen, 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Stonechat plus 1 young, 1 Whinchat, 1 Crossbill, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Cetti’s Warbler,  Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

DKParker_Whinchat_250816Whinchat, Dave Parker 

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpiper. (DK Parker)

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