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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