Sunday 4th August 2019

Late news, 3/8, Cubert Common: 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Moorhen! (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Garganey, 1 sp Grey Plover, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Arctic Tern, 5 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Teal, 6 Whimbrel,22 Mallard, 8 Shelduck, 15 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sandwich Tern . (B Dallas, R Veal, M Halliday, (D Flumm) Also 36 Dunlin, 30 Sanderling, 10 Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel at the river mouth. (D Flumm) 4 Little Egret, 33 Canada Geese, 16 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 7 Whimbrel, 84 Curlew, 38 Redshank, 31 Med Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern on Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm) 79 Mediterranean Gull from the causeway. (S Grose)

Garganey – Dave Flumm

Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 204 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag geese, 1 unknown large white goose (not the Bar-headed!), 1 Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 Little Grebe inc 1 juv, 9 Moorhen, 5 Coot. (A Langdon)

Mousehole Harbour: 7 Turnstone, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker overhead. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Willow Warbler, 80+ House Martin including lots of juveniles off the dam early morning. (S Turner)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 94 Canada Goose, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 27 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 16 Carrion Crow, 8 Jackdaw, 1 Magpie, 9 Stock Dove, 2 Blackbird, 14 Wheatear, 4 Swallow, 15 Pied Wagtail, 88 Meadow Pipit, 4 Stonechat, 1 Dunnock, 38 Goldfinch, 48 Linnet, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wren, 6 Painted Lady, 1 Gatekeeper and 1 Green-veined White. (DAConway)

Spit Beach, Par: c25 Ringed plover, 8 Dunlin, c25 Oystercatcher, 10 Turnstone, 4 Sanderling, 4 Pied wagtail, 2 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, Whitethroat. (R Hampshire)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper at the north end.

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and Balearic Shearwater by 08:50. (R Wilkins) Melodious Warbler north of the coastguard look-out. (M Wallace)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 juv Garganey near the hide also 8 Teal, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1+ Green Sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpiper. (MJ Spicer)

Wood Sandpiper – Mike Spicer

St Gothian Sands LNR: Adult Wood Sandpiper. (T McGowan, S Grose) Also 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 11 Little Grebe, 2 Greylag Geese, 1 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir:  4+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Great crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 3 Teal, 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 214 Canada Geese, 1 Kestrel, 2+ Raven, 1 White Wagtail. Good numbers Black-tailed Skimmers. (B Craven)

Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 4 Greylag Geese. Viewed 10:30 to 12:30. (J St Ledger)

Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Wood & Green Sandpipers – John St Ledger

Black-tailed Godwit & Green Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Porth Reservoir: 14 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 23 Canada Goose, 106 Mallard, 1 Teal, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Coot, 7 Moorhen. (S Rowe)

Porthchapel: 1 Great Shearwater and 5 Balearic Shearwater this evening. (R Archer)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Storm Petrel. (P Combridge)

Polbathic Creek: 54 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Heron, 1 pair Bullfinch feeding youngster on sunflower hearts. (A Blonden)

Downderry: birds moving east/west this morning (06:00-08:05) included Great Skua 1/0, Arctic Skua 1/1, Balearic Shearwater 1/6, Manx Shearwater 6/12, Mediterranean Gull 1/3, Fulmar 6/11 and Gannet 135/52. (A Payne)

Downderry: Birds moving east/west this morning (0600-0805) included Great  Skua 1/0, Arctic Skua 1/1, Balearic Shearwater 1/6, Manx Shearwater 6/12, Mediterranean Gull 1/3, Fulmar 6/11 and Gannet 135/52

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