Friday 16th August 2019

Late news, 15/8, Winnard’s Perch: 1 Red Kite over A39 at 10:30. (S Piper)

Porthgwarra: 6 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Balearic Shearwater 06:00-07:00 when the rain set in. (I Prentice) 3 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Arctic Tern & 1 Black Tern 08:30-12:00. (DK Parker) 1 probable Great Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater this afternoon. (S Clinch) 3 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, c10500 Manx Shearwater 16:30-19:00. (I Prentice)

Mousehole: 5 Storm Petrel, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 1 ‘commic’ Tern 10:00-13:30. (R Augarde)

Lizard Point: 4 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 4 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua & 2 ‘commic’ Tern 07:02-10:04. (L Langley et al)

Pendeen Watch: 29 Whimbrel & 1 Arctic Skua 06:55-10:00. (P Combridge)

Tater-du: 1 Great Shearwater at 09:30, 11 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 11 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 9 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 2 Guillemot, 2 Arctic Tern, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 76 Kittiwake, 3 Whimbrel 07:15-17:15. (M McKee)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, c200 Swallow, c150 House Martin, 5 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Green Sandpiper – Dave Flumm

Kingfisher – Dave Flumm

Chiffchaff – Dave Flumm

Swallow – Dave Flumm

Swallow – Dave Flumm

House Martin – Dave Flumm

Liskeard: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cormorant, 5 Goldcrest, at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 juv Knot, 29 Whimbrel, juv Sanderling, juv Ringed Plover, 5+ Common Tern, 2+ Arctic Tern, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sandwich Tern on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal)

Gannel Estuary: 16 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

Newquay, Trenance Gardens: 2 Tawny Owl heard, also 70+ Starlings roosting in one the Robinia trees, outside the central Inn in a busy town centre. (S Grose)

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