Wednesday 7th August 2019

Late news, 2/8, Tresillian River: 3 Common Sandpiper on the island at high tide with 37 Curlew. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 3/8, Tresillian: Sparrowhawk over Polsue Way being pursued by at least 15 Swallow and House Martin. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 6/8 Par Beach: 3 Sanderling. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 6/8 Par Beach Pool: Mediterranean Gull. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 6/8, Minack Theatre: 7 Chough (2 yellow ringed), 1 Peregrine just West of here. (M Lammas)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet in churchyard again 07.45. (J Baker)

Porthgwarra: 4 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 1 Tuna sp. by 08:45. (I Prentice)

Pendeen (6:00-8:00): 18 Storm Petrel, 4 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 34 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone. (S Rogers)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 2 Garganey, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 8 Swift, 60 House Martin, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Shoveler. (D Flumm, J St Ledger, M Jones, A Mckechnie, M Webb). Also 20+ Mallard, 70+ Canada Goose, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 14 Cormorant, 1 Peregrine, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 juv. Chaffinch. (M Webb)

Garganey, Alex Mckechnie

Garganey, Martin Webb

Garganey, John St Ledger

Garganey, John St Ledger

Green Sandpiper, Martin Webb

Whitethroat, Martin Webb

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Knot, 16 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 25 Oystercatcher, 30 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 juv. Yellow-legged Gull. (S Rowe)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Wood Sandpiper still. (B Hibbet)

Padstow Harbour: 114 Mediterranean Gull and 18 Sandwich Tern (including a colour ringed bird, probably from Ireland). Also 1 Common Tern viewed from Stepper Point. (P Roseveare)

Walmsley: 4 Greylag Goose, 14 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 2 Dunlin, 6
Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 10 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail. (M Scawen et al).

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Barnacle Goose, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Siskin, 1 Kingfisher, 100+ mixed Sand Martin, Swallow and House Martin; 100+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 100+ Herring Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 14 Little Grebe, 6 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 3 Wheatear, 1f Teal, many Mallards. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Geevor: 1 Wheatear. (A Hartley)

Pendeen: 3 juv. Wheatear. (A Hartley)

Trewellard to Pendeen: 2 Chough, 10 Wheatear incl 6 juvs, 45 Painted Ladies, 2 Small Tortoiseshell. (D Flumm)

Painted Lady, David Flumm

Chough, David Flumm

Tywardreath: 9 Goldfinch (2 adults and 7 young) on and around garden feeders in private garden. (R Barlow)

Charlestown: 1m, 1f Bullfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 10+ House Sparrow, on suet feeder; 4 juv., 1m, 2f Blackbird, 2 juv. Magpie, 2 juv. Robin, f Merlin. (D Hastilow)

St Ives: 10+ Red Admiral and 20+ Painted Lady at Man’s Head feeding on buddleia. (K Money)

Painted Lady, Keira Money

Rumps and Pentire: 6 Fulmar, 7 Gannet, 12 Cormorant, 3 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 30 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon, 6 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Robin, 2 Stonechat, 5 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 30 Carrion Crow, 25 House Sparrow, 45 Linnet, 2 Sunfish, 45 Small/Large White, 6 Common Blue, 3 Painted Lady, 2 Small Tortoiseshell, 6 Wall, 8 Gatekeeper, 10 Meadow Brown, 1 Small Heath, 2 Six-spot Burnet. (M Scawen et al.)

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