Monday 17th September 2018

Late news, 16.9, Constantine: 1 Dipper on stream by Sewage Works. (D Collins)

Late photos, 16/9, Hayle Estuary RSPB:

Common Crane – Mark Halliday

Common Crane – Mark Halliday

Wadebridge: 2 Cattle Egret still in field with cattle adjacent to the main hide at Walmsley, from Trewornan Bridge at 08:05.(S Grose) Later 6 Cattle Egret seen to fly from the field into Walmsley Sanctuary. (D Julian)

Nanjizal: Glossy Ibis over heading towards Land’s End. (P Roseveare)

Trethewey: Stone Curlew over, heading towards St Levan. (K Wilson)

Devoran Quay: 1 Osprey eating a fish, also 2 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 35 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 90+ Redshank, 80+ Curlew, 40+ Oystercatcher, 2 Sandwich Tern (1 adult, 1 young), 20+ Teal.. (J St Ledger S Williams) 2 Osprey still in the Devoran area in afternoon. (J Hicks)

Osprey – John St Ledger

Bar-tailed Godwit – John St Ledger

Sandwich Tern – John St Ledger

Sandwich Terns, Stephen Williams.


Lizard Point:
60 Great Shearwater. Also 9 Great Shearwater, 11 Sooty Shearwater, 3,000 Manx Shearwater per hour at peak, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua (10.30-15.30)

Restronguet Point: 1 Osprey. (J St Ledger)

Porthgwarra: 52 Great Shearwater, 24 Sooty Shearwater, 45 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Great Skua between 09:30 & 12:00. (M Elliott) Between 08:15 & 15:15 : 74 Great Shearwater, 62 Balearic Shearwater, 64 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Great Skua, 8 Puffin, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel est.5000 Manx Shearwater in the first hour. (S Stanbury). Also 1 Pomarine Skua and 1 Storm Petrel. (R Archer)

Mousehole: 22 Balearic Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater. (M Elliott)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 5 Knot, 21 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 14 Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper. (P Walsh, M Pass, S Williams)

Common Sandpiper, Stephen Williams.

 

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey still, also 16 Ringed Plover, 35 Dunlin, 3 Ruff, 24 Curlew, 3+ Greenshank, 6 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 1 Pintail, 1 Wigeon, 1 Pintail, 1 Shoveler & 6 Wheatear. (A Jayne M Pass)

Loe Pool: Common Crane at Helston end of Loe Pool. (S Kolodziejski J Witheywood M Pass) Crane still at 1915. Also 2 Barn Owl, 1 Tawny Owl and 1 Water Rail. (D Wright and G Adams)

Common Crane – Jen Witheywood

Cawsand: 2cy Mediterranean Gull. (R Smaldon)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 8 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Wheatear and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. (B Bosisto)

Maer Lake: 814+ Canada Goose, also in the flock was 1 Barnacle Goose and 1 Bar Headed Goose also 11 Curlew flew over. (A Cook)

Rock Beach: 43 Sandwich Tern feeding this afternoon. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir: 2 Yellow Wagtail over dam area. (C Buckland)

Fistral, Newquay: 1 Arctic Skua, 5 Sandwich Tern. Also 30 Sandwich Tern off the harbour. (S Rowe)

Whipsiderry: 2 Corn Bunting & 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

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Thurdsay 13th September 2018

Late news, 12/9, Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 25 Curlew, 32 Oystercatcher at 19:00. (Negative on Osprey tonight). (D Hall)

Late news, 12/9, Logan’s Rock: 1 Red-throated Diver, 500+ Manx shearwater, c100 kittiwake, 2 Yellow Wagtail. (R Evans)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis briefly early morning, but not since. (PA Fraser P Walsh) Back on marsh at 15:45 but flushed by a Buzzard and appeared to land in Longrock Pool but not relocated. Also 8+ Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 13 White Wagtail, 3+ Wheatear, 56 Moorhen, 1 Coot and 5 Little Grebe. (DK Parker) Glossy Ibis still present this evening. (S.Cox)

Glossy Ibis, Phil Taylor

Glossy Ibis, Dave Parker

Caerthillian: Melodious Warbler still at the pump station. (M Pass)

Porth Chapel: Adult Long-tailed Skua passed west mid morning with 1000s of Manx Shearwaters and 4+ Sooty Shearwater. (R Archer)

Land’s End: Whinchat, Wheatear, 11 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap and 1 Sedge Warbler, I Hooded Crow. (DK Parker) 1 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Blackcap (2f 1m), 15 Dunnock, 13 Robin, 17 Stonechat, 25 Meadow Pipit, 8 Blackbird, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Golden Plover, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: 41 Sooty Shearwater and 12 Balearic Shearwater. (R Archer, P Cunningham) 500+ Manx Shearwater, 3+ Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Razorbill, c50 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Med Gull. (R Evans)

Porthgwarra to St Levan: Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Tree Pipit,15 Wheatear, 30 Blackcap, Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Yellow Wagtail (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 219 ringed including 172 Blackcap, 14 Sedge Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler. Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Tree Pipit als present. (K Wilson)

Pendeen: 40 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater and c3750 Manx Shearwater. Also 19 Black-tailed Godwit east, 5 Arctic Skua, 30 Sandwich Tern west. (S Lister)

Mount’s Bay (kayak trip): 2000+ Manx Shearwaters in extended raft. In amongst were 15+ Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwaters. Inshore 2 Sandwich Terns, 4 Dunlin. Also 40 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 1 Minke Whale. (R Kirkwood)

Sooty Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Balearic Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Rame Head (and Coastguard cottages): 2 Peregrine, 4 Cirl Bunting 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M Buckle, R Gould)

Penlee Reserve: 3 Spotted Flycatchers, 1 Wood Warbler, 200+ Swallows,4 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaff. (M Buckle, R Gould

Hayle: 1 Merlin flew over train station this morning, heading North. (J Evans)

St Erth: 1 Swift. (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Little Stint, 8 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Coot, 4 Wheatear and 1 Grey Wagtail. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Knot, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern (inc 1 juv being fed). (J St Ledger)

Ruff, John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: Osprey at 13.30. Caught fish and headed to N end of lake, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 36 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover 19 Curlew. (J St Ledger & S Kolodziejski) Osprey still this afternooon catching fish. (S Williams) Also 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Lapwing, 18+ Ringed Plover, 1 Teal, 30+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Wheatear at 18:00. (D Chaney)

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Osprey, Steve Williams

Goonhilly NNR: 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechats, 3 Wheatears, 6 Chiffchaffs, 3 Bullfinches, 2 Ravens, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K Dalziel)

Point Quay: 15 Turnstones. (P. Pearson)

Devoran Quay: 1 Wheatear juv.  (P. Pearson)

North Coast: 3 Peregrines. (S Williams)

Peregrine, Steve Williams

Siblyback Lake: 2 Whinchats, 20+ Pied Wagtails,15 Dunlins, 5 Ringed Plover, 1Kingfisher, 7 Buzzards feeding on dead sheep this morning. (C Buckland)

Penzance Docks: 1 Eider. (K Bowers)

Eider, Kevin Bowers

Newquay Boating lake: 2 Tawny Owl, 1 flying around the lake. (S Grose)

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Saturday 25th August 2018

Late news, 25-28/5, St Eval: Male Common Rosefinch photographed coming to garden feeder. (P Grimes)

Late news, 23/8, Truro: Tawny Owl calling by house (near Trafalgar Roundabout) at 10:00 pm. (P Fraser)

Late news, 24/8, Grampound: Tawny Owl hunting by A390 at 10:30 pm. (P Fraser)

Late news, 24/8, Sennen Cove: The juvenile Mediterranean Gull with white colour ring 3860 was ringed at Antwerp, Belgium on 9th June 2018. (J Hawkey)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Glossy Ibis again.

Morvah – Chypraze: 1 juv Dotterel this evening. (I Kendal)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Peregrine Falcon with Black-headed Gull prey feeding in salmon fields, 2 Buzzard also present. (S Grose)

Pendeen, 6am to 9am: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 6 Common Scoter and 2 Whimbrel. (P Flint)  Also a pod of dolphins which concentrated tens of them into one spot, with gannets providing the aerial bombardment. (D Clapp)

Nanjizal: A total of 147 new birds ringed including 89 Sedge Warbler, 16 Whitethroat, 3 Garden Warbler, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 14 Blackcap, 3 Reed Warbler and 7 Willow Warbler. (P Roseveare)

Nanquidno Valley: 1 Pied Flycatcher in private garden.

Long Rock Pool RSPB: 8 Little Grebe, 1 Gadwall, 35 Moorhen. (D Flumm) Also 1 Swift. (DK Parker)

Sancreed: Osprey circling between village and reservoir 18:30hrs then SW. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1 Spotted Redshank, (T McGowan, MJ Spicer). Also 1 Greylag, 56 Mallard, 24 Teal, 6 Grey Heron, 13 Little Egret, 30 Oystercatcher, 35 Redhank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel and 34 Sandwich Tern. (MJ Spicer)

Stithians Reservoir: 23 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 19 Ringed Plover, 11 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 8 Teal (D Eva)

Penzance: male hybrid House/Italian Sparrow still occasionally visiting private garden. (P Semmens)

hybrid House/Italian Sparrow.

Bodmin Moor, Garrow Downs: 1 Skylark, 3 Whinchat, 9 Stonechat, 10 Goldfinch and 5 Lesser Redpoll bathing in pond. (R Hollis)

Tintagel, Tregardock Beach: 3 Sanderling, 11 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull,. (S Grose)

Mounts Bay, Mermaid II pelagic: 3 Sooty Shearwater and c20 Storm Petrel.

Amble Marshes: 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, at least 2 juv Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Common Sandpiper, numerous Swallows and Martins, Stoat trying to catch a Moorhen. 

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Little Egret, 1 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 2+ Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover and 1 Little Ringed Plover. (DK Parker)

Little Ringed Plover, Alex McKechnie

Siblyback Lake: 1 Garganey, Little Ringed Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 14 Dunlin, 9 Teal and 2 Common Sandpiper. (DI Julian)

Camelford, Bowood golf club: 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Late news, 21/8, Truro: Gull flock (predominantly Herring Gull with some Black-headed Gull), much in excess of 200, probably feeding on flying ants over Rosedale Estate, Truro, for quite while around 17:00. (K & J Mortimore)

Late news, 21/8, Lizard: 11+ Yellow Wagtail at Old Lizard Head, plus Wheatear, 12 Sand Martin & 2 Tree Pipit over. (M Pass)

Bude: Adult female Honey Buzzard flying low SW this morning at 06:15, being mobbed by 15 Herring Gulls and Carrion Crows. (N Bastin)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 imm. Glossy Ibis reported still.

Nanjizal: A total of 153 new birds ringed, including 1 Nightingale, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 52 Sedge Warbler, 6 Grasshopper Warbler, 13 Whitethroat, 17 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 7 Reed Warbler, 17 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff and 11 Swallow. Please keep to public rights of way. (P Roseveare, K Wilson)

North East Lizard Village: Moulting adult Black Kite circled between 12:50 and 14:15 at least, seemingly confused by lots of ocean! (M Pass)

Nanquidno: 1 Lesser Whitethroat still showing opposite the 5 bar gate. (T McGowan)

Pendeen 06:00-09:00: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 3000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Common Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull & 2 Whimbrel. (P Flint)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper. (M Evans)

Marazion Beach: 1 juvenile Little Gull, 1 Greenshank, 1 Peregrine over, Sea Daffodils on the dunes. (M Evans) Also 110+ Dunlin, 60+ Sanderling, 40+ Ringed Plover, 6 Turnstone, 2 ad. Mediterranean Gull, at the red river mouth at around 17:00. (R Butts)

Sea Daffodil – Mike Evans

 

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Gadwall, 1 Greylag Goose, 15 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 38 Dunlin, 21 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 62 Curlew, 23 Med Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 39 Med Gull, 7 Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

The Lizard: 8 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit over and 1 Pied Flycatcher towards Kynance. (L Ozsanlav-Harris)

Pendeen: 2 Chough at Pendeen Lighthouse 15:30 and 12 Dolphin 1/2 mile out on fish shoal. (P, K&H Woolley)

Sennen Bay: 1 Arctic Skua west.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 pair of Redstart, 2 Wheatear, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 juv. Little Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Teal, 3 Common Sandpiper, 10 Snipe, 20 Cormorant, 120 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Little Grebe, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Sand Martin, Barn Swallows,15+ House Martin, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Raven. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Golitha Woods: 2 Dippers down stream from bridge, 3 Siskin,1 Marsh Tit, Nuthatches, Coal Tits, 2 Treecreeper. (C Buckland, M Beer)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Storm Petrel this evening. (S Rowe)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua chasing Gulls, 50+ Manx Shearwater, 20+ Gannet. (D Clapp)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Newquay, Huers Hut: 9 juv. Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper on rocks below. (S Grose)

Pentire and the Rumps: 8 Fulmar, c.200 Manx Shearwater, 25 Gannet, 7 Cormorant, 3 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Kestrel, 1 Pheasant, 3 Oystercatcher, 105 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Great Black-backed gull, 35 Herring Gull, 9 Wood Pigeon, 2 House Martin, 20 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, c.100 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 3 Starling, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 80 Linnet. 1 Small White, 1 Small Copper, 6 Common Blue, 1 Red Admiral, 3 Wall Brown, 4 Meadow Brown, 5 Small Heath, 1 Six-spot Burnet  (M Scawen et al.).

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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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Sunday 19th August 2018

Late news, 18/8, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 61 Mediterranean Gull, 190 Black-headed Gull, 44 Curlew,  2 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher. (V Stratton)

Late news, 18/8, Pendeen: a beaked whale species surfaced three times off Pendeen, possibly Sowerby’s, but not enough seen. (D Foot)

Porthgwarra: 8 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Storm Petrel, 42 Fulmar, 17 Med Gull from the cove between 06:20 & 08:20. (D Flumm et al)

Pendeen  6am to 8am: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 163 Manx Shearwater, 26 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern. (P Flint) 1 Great Shearwater, 14 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Common Tern, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua between 15:30 & 17:30. (R  Augarde, R Wilkins, P Clements) Adult Sabine’s Gull. (J Foster)

Croft Pascoe: Glossy Ibis still, feeding avidly in wind and fog, also Goldcrest and Great Spotted Woodpecker. (B Hibbert, C Richards, J Evans, M Spicer)

Glossy Ibis – Mike Spicer

Bude: 5 ad, 1 2w and 3 juv Great Black-backed Gull, 23 Black-headed Gull on the rugby pitch. (R Maye)

Windmill Farm: Pied Flycatcher (f), 3 Willow Warbler, 1 large unknown Warbler species similar to Reed Warbler in colouration seen at boardwalk, Blackcap (f), 2 Adder (J Evans)

Adders – Jonathan Evans

Rame Head: 14 Balearic Shearwaters between 07:00 & 10:00.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Common Snipe, 4 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover,  3 Turnstones and 21 Redshank on the main estuary and 19 Mediterranean Gull, 204 Black-headed Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Curlew, 1 Common Snipe, 4 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 4, Ringed Plover and 3 Turnstone on Ryan’s Field. (V Stratton)

Towan Head: 17 Kittiwake, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Manx Shearwater, 1 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Cape Cornwall: 4 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 100s of Manx Shearwater and 2 Chough between 17:30 & 18:30. (A Roberts)

Porthtowan: juvenile Cuckoo visiting a private garden on and off for a couple of weeks. (per A Hartley)

Cuckoo – per Adam Hartley

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Saturday 18th August 2018

Late news, 17/8, Gillan: 1 Turtle Dove. (J Selby)

Turtle Dove – Jake Selby

Pendeen 06:00 to 09:00: 3 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 79 Whimbrel. (P Flint)

Porthgwarra 06:15 to 11:00: 71 Corys Shearwater (65 in first hour), 1 Great Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 36 Storm Petrel, 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 5 Common Tern and many Common Dolphin. (B Mellow) 13:15 to 17:15: 1 1st Summer Long-tailed Skua, 3 Great Skua, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 22 Storm Petrel, 3 Arctic Tern. (G Taylor)

Mousehole: Juv Little Gull off St Clement’s Isle. (M Elliott)

Penzance, Wherrytown: Juv Little Gull on water opp Lidl at 12:15. (S Grose)

Little Gull – Shaun Grose

Epson Shoal: 4+ Wilson’s Petrel, c12 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 40 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 1 juv Arctic Tern c5 miles south of Porthgwarra from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Croft Pascoe: Glossy Ibis still, also 1 Snipe. (M Pass, D Collins)

Glossy Ibis – David Collins

Nanjizal: Melodious Warbler, 26 Sedge Warbler (+ control), 26 Whitethroat, 8 Blackcap, 3 Reed Warbler, 13 Willow Warbler & 5 Chiffchaff trapped. (K Wilson)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 11 Snipe, 22 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 3 Heron. (C Benton, L Langley)

Millbrook Lake: 65 Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit & 1 Knot. (B Taggart)

Respryn: 2 Buzzard, 1 Wren, 1 Robin, 1 Dipper, 1 Nuthatch. 1 Water Vole in Station Pond. (R Barlow)

Maer Lake: 130+ Canada Goose, 1 Barnacle Goose, 5 Teal, 3 Lapwing, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, moderate numbers of Swallow and Sand Martin, 1 Whimbrel. (H Kendall) Also Garganey reported still.

Lelant / Dynamite Quay: 3 juv Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 14 Ringed Plover. (S Grose)

Lizard Point 07:40 to 10:00: 9  Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 23 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Tern & 3 Sandwich Tern. (L Langley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Southern Migrant Hawker from the bridge with the iron railings at the eastern end. (G Taylor) Also 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron and 8 Little Grebe this evening. (DK Parker)

Wacker Quay: 103 Curlew. (M Buckle, R Gould)

St Johns Lake: 7 Sandwich Tern, 9 Med Gull and 32 Curlew. (M Buckle, R Gould)

Perranuthnoe: 3 Great White Egret flew over mid afternoon heading towards Marazion. (S Cubbage)

Windmill Farm: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting and 3 Adder (2 heavily pregnant females). (D Wright)

Church Cove, Lizard: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 16 Swallow. Great Green Bush Cricket. Dead bat Pippistrelle size. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Bass Point: 12 House Martin, 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat. Also Painted Lady; Red Admiral; Wall & Meadow Browns, Small Tortoiseshell, Large & Small White butterflies. 2 Hummingbird Hawkmoths. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Penwithick: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 5 Blue Tit, 20+ House Sparrow, 2 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 7 Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove & 1 Bullfinch. (K Bowers)

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch – Kevin Bowers

Penhale Point: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 4 Chough, large flock of Linnets, 17 Lesser Black-backed Gull on Crantock Beach. (S Grose)

Tywardreath: 4 Bullfinch (1 male, 3 young), 1 young Greenfinch (all on garden feeders). (R Barlow)

Downderry: Moving west before 08:25 were 7 Balearic Shearwater, a Yellow-legged Gull  and 2 Mediterranean Gull. Onshore 2 Common Sandpiper and a dead Storm Petrel. (A Payne)

Polbathic Creek: 82 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret. (A Blonden)

Whipsiderry: 5 Corn Bunting, 2 Peregrine Falcon. (S Grose)

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