Wednesday 15th August 2018

Late news,13/8, Hustyns Woods: 2 Crossbills. (A Taylor)

Late news, 14/8, Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ryan’s Field this evening approaching high tide: 5 Sanderling, 37 Sandwich Tern over, 1 Sand Martin. Carnsew Pool: 1 Kingfisher (J Evans)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Balearic Shearwater, c1380 Manx Shearwater, 41 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 4 ‘Commic’ Tern, 2 Med Gull, 20 Black-headed Gull between 06:35 & 08:35. (D Flumm et al) Also 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 71 Storm Petrel, 15 Great Skua, 5 Med Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern & 1 commic tern between 08:35 to 12:35. (DK Parker et al.) 1 Great Shearwater,16 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Balearic Shearwater, 61 Storm Petrel, 15 Great Skua, Arctic Skua, 2 Puffin, Arctic Tern, Sandwich Tern between 0930-1630 (M Wallace) 2 Great Shearwaters, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, c100 Storm Petrels, 16 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern between 07:45-17:30. (G Wyatt) 1 Swift. (G Taylor)

Skewjack Farm: 1 Marsh Harrier. (G Taylor)

Lizard Point (15:00-20:00): 1 juv. Black Tern, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 16 Storm Petrel, 2 Puffin and 3 Arctic Tern. (L Oszanlav-Harris)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Ruff, 3 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 4 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Med Gull. (S Rowe)

St Austell: 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in private garden. (C.Hooper)

Maer Lake: 403 Canada Goose,1 Barnacle Goose, 5 barnyard hybrids,13 Mallard,16 Teal, 1 female Garganey, 1 Greenshank,19 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 1 Sparrowhawk. (N Bastin)

Downderry: 10 Manx Shearwater,1 Sooty Shearwater,1 Great Skua, 5 Sandwich Terns, 7 juv Med Gulls, 1 Fulmar, 100 plus Gannets, 15 Common Scoter, pod of Dolphins this morning. (C Buckland)

Torpoint: 27 Sandwich Terns this afternoon. (C Buckland)

Polbathic Creek: c120 Redshank flew from roost. (A Blonden)

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