Monday 27th August 2018

Maer Lake: 600+ Canada Geese, 42 Mallard, 28 Teal, adult female Merlin (with a near miss on a Meadow Pipit), 5 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 3 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing. (N Bastin)

Pendeen: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 19 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Balearic Shearwater, 15 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 4 Storm Petrel, 4 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Terns, 26 ‘Commic’ Terns, 2 Whimbrel between 06:00 & 10:00.  (P Flint) Also 1 Sabine’s Gull, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Arctic Skua, 10 Great Skua, 5 Storm Petrel. (G Lawlor) Seawatch (bottom carpark): 1 Great Shearwater, 19 Sooty Shearwater, 18 Great Skua, 14 Arctic Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 3 Storm Petrel, 2 Sabine’s Gull, 1 Black Tern, 500 ‘Commic’ Tern between 06:45-16:30. (R Wilkins, R Augarde)

Cape Cornwall: 11 Chough, 1 Peregrine Falcon (fem) 7 Raven, 2 Buzzard, 28 Oystercatcher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Penzance, Wherrytown: 8 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Towan Head: An early Leach’s Petrel, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwaters reported this morning.

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 28 Black-tailed Godwit, 90+ Curlew (inc one regular returnee, ringed in Holland in 2013), 100+ Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 3 Greenshank, 50+ Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Little Egret, 17 Teal, 9 Ringed Plover, 1 juv Little Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 100 House Martin, 100 Swallow and 10 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 3 Raven, 4 Gadwall, 13 Little Grebe, 12+ Sand Martin,11 Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 1 Peregrine Falcon, also Greylag & Canada Geese. (S Grose)

Higher Bosistow: Dotterel flew SW at 13:35. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juv Little Gull on Lelant Saltings. (P Roseveare)

Little Treleaver: Ortolan over plus Garden Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Tree Pipit. (J Foster)

Chybucca: 4 Raven. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 25 Ringed Plover, 23 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 2 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

East Pentire Newquay: 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Sandwich Tern late morning. (S Rowe)

Penhale Point: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Raven, 2 Chough, 3 Kestrel. (S Grose)

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