Wednesday 14th August 2019

Late news, 13/8, Falmouth: Leatherback Turtle seen from a kayak off Pendennis. (J Adger)

Late news, 13/8, Dobwalls: 40 House Sparrow in the garden. (C and J Duffy)

Late news 13/8 Walmsley: 1 Coot feeding two young. (J St Ledger)

Coot – John St Ledger

Lizard Point (07:45-10:00): 1 Wilson’s Petrel past close at 9.32. Also 19 Storm Petrels, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater. (I Maclean)

Levant: Probable Wilson’s Petrel, 5 Storm Petrel, 11,000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 3 Whimbrel 13:00-14:30. (P Fraser)

Porthgwarra: 5 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 36 Storm Petrel, 3 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua & 3 Arctic Tern prior to 13:30. (I Prentice)

Pendeen Watch: 4 Chough. 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kestrel & 2 Wheatear (females) at 15:30. (K, P & H Woolley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper, juv. Yellow-legged Gull, 106 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Whimbrel, 4 Greenshank. (R Veal)

Wadebridge: 1 Knot (summer plumage), 77 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Oystercatcher between Bridge bike hire & the old bridge. (S Grose)

Downderry: 780 Manx, 2 Puffin, 432 Gannet, 71 Fulmar, 1 Balearic Shearwater & 1 Storm Petrel 07:30-10:00. (P Kemp)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 100 +mixed gulls 09:00. (M Lammas)

East Pentire, Newquay (16:00-18:30): 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 10000 Manx Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 2 Sandwich Tern, 12 ‘Comic ‘ Tern. (S Rowe)

Pentire Point to Rumps: 2 Stonechat, 2 Whitethroat, Swallows swirling in a murmuration,  1 Rock Pipit, 1 Linnet and c40 House Sparrows in the brambles just above the farm. (K Clements)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (R Chiffers)

Greenshank – Robin Chiffers

Common Sandpiper – Robin Chiffers

Great Crested Grebe – Robin Chiffers

Tywardreath: 1 Treecreeper in private garden at 14:05. 2 young Bullfinch on garden feeders. (R. Barlow)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 4 Turnstone, 3 Lapwing, 1 Mediterranean Gull (juv), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Swift. (J St Ledger) Also Jay and Sparrowhawk. (S Williams)

Sparrowhawk – Stephen Williams

Walmsley: 45 Canada Goose, 4 Greylag Goose, 90 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 22 Swift, 1 Skylark, c.40 Sand Martin, c.80 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 8 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 6 Goldfinch, 4 Reed Bunting, 1 Fox, 1 Meadow Brown, 2 Painted Lady, 1 Green-veined White (M Scawen et al.)

Dobwalls: 3 Sparrowhawks over the garden, being pursued by Crows (C&J Duffy)

Tredrizzisk: 5 Bullfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, from a private garden. (S Grose)

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