Friday 7th August 2020

Late news, 6/8, Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth: 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Van Hear)

Land’s End: 1 Icterine Warbler this morning. (T McGowan)

Maer Lake: Great White Egret early morning. Also, 1 Wood Sandpiper and 5 Dunlin. (B Craven)

Great White Egret – Brian Craven

Great White Egret – Brian Craven

Marazion Beach: 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, c15 Turnstone, c20 Dunlin, c40 Ringed Plover, 6 Sanderling. (R Veal)

Loe Pool: 1 Little Tern. (S Bury, D Beadle)

Predannick Wollas: Juvenile Red-backed Shrike at Predannick Wollas on coastal path half mile S of the NT car park on hedges beside first pedestrian gate. (K Dalziel & J Hawkey) Still present albeit only seen briefly at 12:30 (D Beadle). Also 3 Chough, 1 Skylark, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Whitethroat (juv), 3 Stonechats, 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies (inc. Helice form), 1 Stoat, 2+ Dark Green Fritillary Butterfly, Autumn Lady’s Tresses. (K Dalziel & J Hawkey, D Beadle)

Red-backed Shrike – Kate Dalziel

Red-backed Shrike – Kate Dalziel

Clouded Yellow – Kate Dalziel

Autumn Lady’s Tresses – Kate Dalziel

Drift Reservoir: 3 Little Egret, 1 Teal, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Swift, fem Kingfisher, 10 House Martin. (D Flumm)

Kingfisher – Dave Flumm

Kingfisher – Dave Flumm

Carnsew Pool: 2 (ad & juv) Sandwich Tern, ad Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 9 (2 juv) Ringed Plover, 15 (10 juv) Dunlin. (R Veal)

Porthilly Point: 76 Mediterranean Gull on mussel crates at 07.45am. (S Grose)

Rock: Mediterranean Gulls observed feeding on insects above from private gardens most of the afternoon, 2 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Padstow: Covey of 7 Grey Partridge in field behind ‘Dog Kennel’ at Trethillick Farm, 3 Yellowhammer, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 1 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Tresemple Pool: 10 Greenshank, 43 Curlew, 79 Redshank, 2 Dunlin, 13 Whimbrel. (D Eva)

Coverack: 1+ Sandwich Tern in the Bay and 1 Sedge Warbler at Trevothen. (D Beadle)