Monday 12th August 2019

Late news, 11/8, Maer Lake: 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Black-tailed Godwit (summer plumage), 2 Greenshank (Juv.) & 35 Canada Geese. (C Nicholson)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 20 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Common Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper flew towards Longrock Pool. (P Walsh)

Pendeen Watch: 8 Balearic Shearwater, 2+ Storm Petrel, 1 Pom Skua, 8 Arctic Skua, 9 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Tern, 3 Med Gull, c32 Common Scoter, c20 Whimbrel, 1 Turnstone, 2 Dunlin, 1 Guillemot, 6 Swift, 2 Wheatear, 4 Chough 06:00-12:15. (L Proctor, P Combridge, M McKee, DK Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 6 Common Sandpiper. (P Fraser)

Trevollard: Female Long-tailed Blue butterfly feeding on bramble at Trevollard Farm. (G Gordon)

Long-tailed Blue – Graham Gordon

Long-tailed Blue – Graham Gordon

Long-tailed Blue – Graham Gordon

Godolphin Cross: 2 Spotted Flycatchers at 08.30. Sparrowhawk soaring late morning. (C Richards)

Siblyback: 2 Pied Flycatchers, 5 Spotted Flycatchers, 18 Ringed Plovers, 3 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 5 Common Sandpipers, 5 Teal, 2 Grey Herons, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Wheatear, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Coot, 14 Little Grebe, 30 Sand Martins, 20+ Pied Wagtails, 2 Grey Wagtails,1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Treecrepper, 4 Sedge Warblers, 3 Blackcaps, 5 Willow Warblers, 4 Chiffchaffs, good numbers of House Martins and Swallows. (C Buckland M Beer)

Colliford: 5 Wheatears, 2 Redstarts, 5 Goldcrest, 2 Redpoll, 2 Siskins, 1 Spotted Flycatchers,1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Meadow Pipits, 3 Curlews, 2 Buzzards. (C Buckland M Beer)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Hobby, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Siskin. (J St Ledger)

St Just: 7 Swift flying together (family group?) low between the houses in the centre of the village this morning. (T Mills)

East Pentire Point, Newquay: 1 Great Skua this evening. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Porthgwarra: 9 Wheatear and 1 Clouded Yellow. (M Wallace)

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