Monday 20th August 2018

Late news, 19/8, Land’s End to Sennen Cove: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Chough, 1 Willow Warbler.

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Glossy Ibis, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 1 male Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Maer Lake: 106 Canada Geese, 27 Mallard, 1 Garganey (f), 19 Teal, 1 female Sparrowhawk, 19 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 lapwing, 18 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 150+ Goldfinch, 9 Linnet. (N Bastin)

Bude Marshes: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 imm Common Buzzard, 2 Tree Sparrow near Rods Bridge. (N Bastin)

Halvana: 1 fem Crossbill & feeding flock of 50+ Coal Tits. Also 4 Kestrel hunting adjoining moor. (B Craven)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 sum plum Knot, 2 Sanderling, 70 Dunlin, this afternoon. (R Veal). Also 3 Sandwich Tern (one metal ringed) c25 Mediterranean Gull (2 colour-ringed), numerous Black-headed Gulls (1 colour-ringed), 1 Whimbrel. (C Richards). Also 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (K Bowers)

Common Sandpiper, Kevin Bowers

Truro: Peregrine on Truro Cathedral. (M Costa)

Malpas: 1 Common Sandpiper. (M Costa)

Spit Beach, Par: 9 Dunlin (5 adults, 4 young), 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Turnstone, 2 Rock Pipit, 5 Pied Wagtail. (R Barlow)

Camel Estuary: 131 Med Gulls over the high tide, including a Dublin ringed bird. (B Bosisto)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper still.

Marazion beach: 110 Ringed Plover, 200 Dunlin, 80 Sanderling, 20 Turnstone, 6+ Med Gulls. Dead Leatherback Turtle still present. (D Flumm, M Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Barn Owl, a pair of Beautiful Demoiselles on the Red River. (M Evans) Also 1 Kingfisher, 6 Grey Heron and 2 Little Egret. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 67 Mallard, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin. (D Flumm)

Tater-du lighthouse: 2 juv. Mediterranean Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker in sycamore trees, 1 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary: 24 Ringed Plover, 6 Turnstone, 10 Knot, 72 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 1 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 131 Med Gull. (B Bosisto)

Dunn Street, Boscastle/River Jordan: 1 Grey Wagtail (C Forbes)

Little Pentargon: 2 Cormorants (C Forbes)

Pentargon: 1 Buzzard, 8 Swallows (G Shimmings)

Boscastle Farm Shop: 2 Pied Wagtails and 6 Swallows (G Shimmings)

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