Monday 5th August 2019

Late news, 27/7, Porthleven and Rinsey: 2 Chough. (M Crofts)

Late news, 4/8, Loe Pool: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (I Maclean)

Late news, 4/8, Porthcothan: 10 Chough between Rowan Cove and Fox Cove. (N Smith)

Porthgwarra: 11 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Med Gull, 3 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua 06:50-08:50. (D Flumm) 6 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 4 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua 08:00-11:00. (L Proctor) Migrant Hawker by the stonewall pool. (M Wallace) 13 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Storm Petrel this evening.

Land’s End: Wood Sandpiper on Treeve Moor pool. (K Wilson)

Nanquidno: 1 Hobby. (C Moore)

Lizard: 3 Balearic Shearwater.

Par pond: 1 Common Sandpiper. (D Hastilow)

Common Sandpiper – David Hastilow

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper & 2 Garganey all together in furthest area of northern arm. (J Hicks) 6 Great Crested Grebe, 70+ Canada Geese, 20+ Mallard, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10 Cormorant, 15+ Swallow, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard 09.40 – 12.00. (M Webb)

Great Crested Grebe – Martin Webb

Cormorant – Martin Webb

Swallow – Martin Webb

Buzzard – Martin Webb

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper. (B Bryne)

Lostwithiel: 2 Painted Lady in a private garden. (E Mayhew)

Penryn River: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 27 Redshank, 34 Curlew, 6 Turnstone (in summer plumage), 2 Oystercatcher, 32 Mute Swan. (J St Ledger)

Turnstone & Redshank – John St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 4 Swift. Viewed close to Watersports Centre. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Garganey, 6 Whimbrel, 3 Greenshank, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Dunlin, 5 Sandwich Tern , Ruff and many Med Gull. (M Halliday)

Garganey – Mark Halliday

Whimbrel – Mark Halliday

Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 4 Greylag. (A Langdon)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Stonechat, A good passage of Manx Shearwater west past the lighthouse all morning. (A Hartley)

Marazion to Perranuthnoe: 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 15+ Oystercatchers. Also Wall Brown & Painted Lady. (A Hartley)

Penzance: Peregrine Falcon over Sainsbury’s late afternoon. (A Hartley)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Osprey. (N Clements)