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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