Friday 19th August 2016

Late news, 18/8, Restronguet / Tallacks Creek: (In addition to pelican) 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 100+ Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Little Stint, 24 Ringed Plover, 30 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone and 6 Whimbrel. (M May)

Porthgwarra, seawatch 09:15-12:00: 1 Great Shearwater, 9 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Black Tern, 2 Great Skua, 3 Storm Petrel and 2 Common Scoter. (M Wallace, D Eva) 2.30-5.00pm, 6 Balearic Shearwater and 9 Cory’s Shearwater. (R Augarde)

Windmill Farm: 2 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 30 Golden Plover, 2 Whitethroat and 1 Sedge Warbler. Also 3 baby Adders. (D Wright)

Restronguet: 1 Dalmatian Pelican again off Point Quay. (J Collins)

Pendeen Watch, 09:45 – 11:00: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover;  also about 6 or 7 Manx Shearwaters passing per minute (A Hartley)

Marazion Beach: c400 Ringed Plover, c300 Dunlin, 100 Sanderling, 20 Turnstone, 1 Knot and 1 adult Common Tern. (A Hartley, P Fraser)

Siblyback Reservoir, 1400 – 1700hrs: 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 1 f Redstart, 12-15 Little Grebe and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (P Stidwill)

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Dunlin, Phil Stidwill

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Yellow-legged Gull, Phil Stidwill

Stithians Reservoir: 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 1 Gadwall, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

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Black-tailed Godwits, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings:Little Stint amongst Dunlin. (R Farnes)

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 Little Stint, Rod Farnes

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Little Stint, Rod Farnes

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Dunlin, Rod Farnes

Illogan: 1 m Sparrowhawk in private garden. (J.Baker)

Bude: 90+ Canada Goose, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan with 3 cygnets, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 juvenile Fulmar, 2 Cormorant and 6 Linnet (H Wilkins)

Sennen Cove: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater past Aire Point this afternoon.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Treraven Meadows: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper and 4 Curlew Sandpiper.

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