Thursday 9th August 2018

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 drk Lesser Scaup still, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank chasing small fish, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3+ Swift, 1f Teal, 5 (1 singing) Willow Warbler. Also 1 Clouded Yellow Butterfly. (R Veal, J+J Boyd)

Scillonian III crossing: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater this morning and 5 Cory’s Shearwater and 5 Sooty Shearwater this evening.

Longrock Beach: 1 juv. Little Gull briefly 8:45am, then flew to Eastern Green. (R Veal, J+J Boyd) Reported again at 4:12pm.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover and 3 Wheatear. (C Buckland). Also 2 juv. Little Ringed Plover, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Kingfisher. (B Rankine, J Eames).

Nanjizal: 184 birds ringed consisting of 1 Pied Flycatcher, 126 Sedge Warbler (incl. 2 controls), 20 Whitethroat, 20 Willow Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler and 6 Reed Warbler. (K Wilson)

Pendeen 9:15-10:15: 3 Balearic Shearwater, light passage of Manx Shearwater. Also 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel, 10+ Meadow Pipit. (R Veal, J+J Boyd, A Hartley). Also 1 Arctic Skua reported.

Porthgwarra: 14 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

Clapper Pools: 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 160 House Martin, 6 Swift. (B Bosisto)

Bodmin Parkway: 6 Mistle Thrush, 2 Siskin (B Bosisto)

Camel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper, 53 Redshank, 9 Curlew opp. Bridge Bike Hire. (S Grose)

Tywardreath: 1 male Siskin, 3 young Bullfinch, 8 young Goldfinch, 1 male Greenfinch, all using garden feeders. (R Barlow)

Dobwalls: 41 House Sparrow in our garden. (C&J Duffy)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

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