Thursday 31st August 2017

Late news, 30/8, Drift Reservoir: 4 Green Sandpiper. (R Veal)

Lizard Village: Melodious Warbler in a private garden. (per T Blunden)

Land’s End – Sennen: 3 Yellow Wagtail with cattle in field by Trinity Cottages, 2 Wheatear on cliff, hybrid Crow still, 4 alba Wagtail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Tree Pipit, 6 Wheatear, 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail and a Redshank between Porthgwarra and St Levan. Also a Firecrest in the Doctor’s Garden (Rosevale). (MD Wallace) 2 Whimbrel on moor, 1 Greenshank flying overhead calling, 2 Chough, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Tree Pipit (60′ cover), 3 Wheatear, 4 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 7 Chiffchaff. (JH & K Dalziel)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 13 Balearic Shearwater, 81 Sooty Shearwater and 7 Storm Petrel in 5.5 hours.

Gillan Creek: 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher,  9 alba Wagtail flew west. (D Collins)

Mawgan Creek: 30 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher. (D Collins)

Gweek Creek: 5 Dunlin, 10 Greenshank, 14 Redshank. (D Collins)

Church Cove, Lizard: 2 Blackcap, 1 Common Whitethroat, 10 Yellow Wagtail, 24 Pied Wagtail, 6 Willow Warbler, 12 Chiffchaff, 100 Linnet. (D Collins)

Cardinham Woods: 1 Treecreeper, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Goldcrest from the cycle track and 3-4 Yellow Wagtail over. (R Veal)

Newlyn Bridge: 11 Turnstone. (P Taylor)

Rame Head & Penlee: Spotted Flycatcher, 20 Wheatear, 14 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, Grey Wagtail, juv Mediterranean Gull. (P Aley)

Mount Edgcumbe: 2 Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest, Sand Martin, ad Mediterranean Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern. (P Aley)

Croft Pascoe: 5 Spotted Flycatcher. Also numbers of Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Coal Tit. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Flycatcher, John St Ledger

Venton Hill Point, Lizard: 2 Chough, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Curlew. Butterflies – 2 Clouded Yellow, 4 Painted Lady. (J St Ledger)

Gweek: 1 Kingfisher, 2 Dunlin from opposite the seal sanctuary. (J St Ledger)

Kingsmill Lake: 6 Sandwich Tern, 2 Arctic Tern and 7 Little Tern (5 or 6 juv), 6 Dunlin. (M Beer, P Kemp, M Northey, J Mitchell, C Buckland)

Sennen Cove: 9+ Common Tern, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern and c140 Kittiwake on Cowloe. At least 17 imm Mediterranean Gull on the beach and sea. (R Butts)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Gadwall, 1 Garganey, 23 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 10 Little Grebe, 29 Moorhen, 1 Coot and 1 Snipe plus 2 Cetti’s Warbler singing. (DK Parker)

Devoran: 1 juv Osprey opposite Tallacks Creek in the wood showing well until dusk. (S & P Rogers, L Wilkins)

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