Saturday 13th August 2016

Bradoc, (pl14 6hh): 1 Hobby hunting swallows on the wing. (P Jordan)

Restronguet Creek: Dalmatian Pelican and 10 Black-tailed Godwit. ( D. Eva, A Hartley)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper and 1 Little Egret. ( D. Eva)

Lamorna(Field path approach): 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler (Summer Moult), 2 Whitethroat, 3 Red Admiral Butterfly, 1 Peacock Butterfly, 1 Green-veined White Butterfly, 8 Wall Butterfly, 2 Painted Lady Butterfly, 5 Speckled Wood Butterfly, 1 Common Blue Butterfly, 5 Ringlet Butterfly. (J Evans).

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St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 juv Little Stint on SW side of main pool and showing well at 10:15 am. Also 3 juv Tufted Duck, 1 Coot and 40+ Sand Martin. (R Veal, M Bishop)

RVeal_SandMartin_130816Sand Martin, Reuben Veal RVeal_Coot_130816Coot, Reuben Veal

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill & 1 Grey Heron. (A Hartley) Lelant Saltings: 80 Curlew. (P Needham)

Pendeen: 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 6 Goldfinch, 8 Swallow including several juvs, 3 Rock Pipit,  Jackdaws, Rooks, at least 1 Chough heard but not seen (A Hartley)

Botallack coastal path: 2 Chough. (P Needham)

Penwithick: 1 ad Goldfinch feeding juvenile. (K Bowers)

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Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Mousehole Harbour: c12 Turnstone, most in summer plumage. (R Butts)

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