Wednesday 24th August 2016

Late photo, 23/8, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper and 1 Ruff. (R Farnes)

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Late photo, 23/8, Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Greenshank. (R Farnes)

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Windmill Farm: 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Stonechat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat and 1 Reed Bunting. (A Pay)

Rame: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Whitethroat, 3 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Sparrowhawk and 6 Manx Shearwater. (C Buckland, M Beer)

St John’s Lake: 1 drake Long-tailed Duck showing well this morning, 20+ Sandwich Tern, 4 Black-tailed Godwit and good numbers of Mediterranean Gull. (C Buckland, M Beer)

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 8 Fulmar, c.200 Manx Shearwater, 20 Gannet, 14 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Kestrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 45 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 80 Herring Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 65 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 15 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 5 Wheatear, 10 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 50 Rook, 4 Carrion Crow, c.100 Goldfinch and 35 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Looe Island: 7 Wheatear, 1 Redshank, 1 Turnstone, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Fulmar, with 2 Fulmar chicks ready to fledge, plus numerous Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Cormorants and Shags. (D Spooner)

Penlee: 3 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Beer, C Buckland).

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Little Egret, 2 Tufted Duck, 8 Coot and 10 Pied Wagtail from stuart Hutchings Hide. 5 Yellow Wagtail with c80 Pied Wagtail just beyond the Watersports Centre. (DK Parker)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater past this morning.

Perranuthnoe:1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Devoran: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still at Restronguet Creek.

Porthgwarra: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater past.

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater.

Nanjizal: 157 birds ringed; 17 Grasshopper Warbler, 50 Willow Warbler, 33 Sedge Warbler, 26 Whitethroat, 5 Reed Warbler and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (K Wilson)

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Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Late news, 21/8, Truro River, Calenick Creek: 1 Spoonbill at high tide, with herons and little egrets. (S Trevena)

STrevena_Spoonbill_210816Spoonbill and Little Egrets, Sylvia Trevena

Porthgwarra: 1 Booted Warbler (H Bradshaw) and 1 Greenish Warbler (M Elliott) also 1 Redstart, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat and Chiffchaff. (M Spicer, D Parker, M Wallace, P&H Taylor, J Ryan et al)

PTaylor_Booted/Sykes1_230816Phil Taylor PTaylor_Booted/Sykes3_230816Phil Taylor PTaylor_Booted/Sykes2_230816Phil Taylor
TMills_Booted/Sykes1_230816Tony Mills TMills_Booted/Sykes2_230816Tony Mills

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 Ruff, 25 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 7 Greenshank, 27 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 6 Common Sandpiper, 10 Sandwich Tern, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Little Grebe. Ryan’s Field: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel. (R Veal, P Freestone)Ryan’s Field: 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, also 2 Kingfisher and 2 Common Sandpiper. (P Freestone) plus 100-150 Canada Geese + 1 hybrid , 4 Swallow + 4 juv. (K Bowers)

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KBowers_Swallow_230816Swallow, Kevin Bowers

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Ruff (juv) and 4 Dunlin (ad and 3 juv) also 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Wheatear, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Coot, 3 juv Tufted Duck. (R Veal, P Freestone)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel and 3 Dunlin. (T McGowan, MJ Spicer, P Fraser, S Kolodziejski)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  2 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe+ 2 Juv., 2 Little Egret, 10 Cormorant, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper and 2 Ruff. (M & T Hasdell)

Bude: 1 juvenile Fulmar, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Swallow and 1 Cormorant (H Wilkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 8 Mallard, 2 Teal, 9 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 23 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Yellow Wagtail over, 1 Stonechat plus 1 young, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Cetti’s Warbler,  Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker, P Fraser)

Marazion: c150 Ringed Plover, c80 Dunlin, c30 Sanderling, c20 Turnstone and 2 Knot on the beach and 4 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker)

Devoran: 1 Knot, 26 Oystercatcher, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Ringed Plover, 22 Dunlin, 10 Whimbrel, 60 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 5 Teal, 1 Dalmatian Pelican. (S. Rogers).

Carharrack: 3 Buzzard. (K Bowers)

KBowers_Buzzard1_230816Buzzard, Kevin Bowers KBowers_Buzzard2_230816Buzzard, Kevin Bowers

Lands End: 1 Turtle Dove over Treeve Moor this morning. (P&H Taylor)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove this morning.

Scillonian III crossing: 1 possible Yelkouan Shearwater off Gwennap Head plus 1 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Storm Petrel.

Nanjizal: 118 ringed including 16 Willow warbler, 28 Sedge Warbler, 14 Reed Warbler, 10 Whitethroat, 9 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler and 2 Pied Flycatcher. (K Wilson)

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