Sunday 2nd August 2020

Late News, 01/08, Siblyback Reservoir: 4 Common Sandpiper,1 Bar-headed Goose,2 Barnacle Goose,1 Little Egret, 9 Cormorant,14 Little Grebe, 2 possible Scaup, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzards, 5 Swifts, numbers of Swallows with young 4 Wheatear, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 9 Linnet, 1 Mistle Thrush, 70 + Canada Goose, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Violet ground beetle, 1 Weasel, 15 Rabbit (C Buckland, Mike Beer)

Late News, 01/08,  Helford River: 1 Little Grebe and 2 chicks. (R Parker)

Porthchapel: 2 adult Brown Boobys headed west, close inshore at 17:30. (R Hopkinson)

Towan Head: 100s of Gannets diving off Watergate plus Common Dolphins present and a steady stream of Manx Shearwaters this morning. Also 2 Dark Green Fritillarys and 2 Common Blue butterflies  (M Lammas, I Boreham)

Porthgwarra: Melodious Warbler in Sallows between 60foot Cover and Stonewall Pool. (M Wallace)

Land’s End: 3 Crossbill in Pines at Swingates. (G Lawlor)

Maer Lake: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Knot, 1 Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 2 Curlew. (A Roberts)

Bude Marshes: Great White Egret still present. (A Roberts)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Little Egret, 20 Cormorant, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 20 Swift, 30 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Pendeen Watch 06:00-11:00: 1000s of Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Swift. (S Rogers)

Goss Moor: 35 ringed. Of note, 1 Reed Warbler (1st caught on site), 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Tit and a Sparrowhawk. Also, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1+ Crossbill and 15 Swallow overhead. (P Roseveare, J Howells)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Teal, 17 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 20 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe (D Eva)

Par, Spit Beach: 19 Eider, 45 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Lostwithiel: 3 Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Nuthatch, from Shirehall Moor nature reserve. (S Grose)

Lanivet: 3 Nuthatch, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 pr Spotted Flycatcher with 2 fledglings at St Benet’s Abbey. (S Grose)

Old Town Cove, Camel Estuary: 228 Mediterranean Gull this evening, (including 4 colour ringed individuals) (D Julian)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Bar-headed and 2 Barnacle Goose in with the Canada Goose flock. (C Buckland)

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