Sunday 11th August 2019

Late news, 10/8, Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): Wood Sandpiper in the morning. (G Williams)

Pendeen Watch: Great Shearwaters at 08:30 & 09:15 also adult Sabine’s Gull (11:30) and adult Pom Skua (11:30), 10 Storm Petrel, 5 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 12 Sanderling, 7 Whimbrel & 13 commic tern 07:15 – 15:30. (R Augarde, B Mellow, R Wilkins, M Ahmad, M McKee) Also 5 Arctic Skua, 5 Bonxie, 21 Storm Petrel, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Arctic Tern, 10 Common Scoter between 16:00 & 19:00. (S Rogers)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 2 Garganey, 3 Shoveler, 113 Canada Geese, 3 Green Sandpiper, 26 Swift, c150 House Martin, c40 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Camelford: A pair of albino/leucistic young Jackdaws with a larger group seem to be visiting gardens in the area. (BigTim)


Lizard Point:
3 Balearic Shearwater & 2 Storm Petrel.

Par Market East Carpark: 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Turnstone, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 pr Mute Swan with 3 Cygnets. (S Grose)

Par, Spit Beach: 6 Eider. (S Grose)

Tregony: 5 late Swifts over sports field, 13:30 heading west. (D Hall)

Lamorna: 2 Sooty Shearwater and 4+ Balearic Shearwater off Keymel. (M Elliott)

Porthgwarra: 3 Sooty Shearwater, 20+ Storm Petrel, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Curlew. (I Prentice)

Hayle Estuary RSPB:¬†65 Dunlin (majority juveniles, unlike last few days), 25 Ringed Plover. (R Veal) 19 Oystercatcher, 15 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 6 Turnstone, 4 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Cormorant, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Egret, 3 Rock Pipit in Carnsew Basin 11.15 – 12.15 and 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper in Ryan’s Field 12.55 – 13.30. (M Webb)

Curlew – Martin Webb

Whimbrel – Martin Webb

Grey Heron – Martin Webb

Common Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Caerhays Beach: 1 Sparrowhawk over. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 14 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk (over). (J St Ledger)

East Pentire, Newquay (16:00-18:00): 2 Balearic Shearwater, c4000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 13 Common Scoter, 5 Great Skua, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir: 14 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Coot, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Teal, also 3 Dipper between dam wall and Mellancoose Mill. (S Grose)

Crowdy Lake: 5 Common Sandpiper, 15 Ringed Plover , 4 Dunlin , 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Siskin, 1 Crossbill  ( B Bosisto P Roseveare)

Feock: 1 Hobby over. (M Buckley)

Par Beach Dunes: Large White, Small White, Green Veined White, 3 Red Admiral, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, Gatekeeper. (R. Barlow)

Falmouth: Long-tailed Blue reported. (per J Foster)