Friday 29th August 2014

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Porth Kidney Beach: c1500 Common Tern, 16 Black Tern, 3 Roseate Tern, c30 Arctic Tern, 3 Little Tern, 10 Sandwich Tern, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 13 Sanderling, 9 Whimbrel. (D Flumm, B Mellow, R Wilkins, D Parker, et al) Ryan’s field: 4 Ruff and 2 Knot. (R Farnes) Carnsew Basin: 2 Little Stint, c100 Dunlin, c35 Ringed Plover and 2 Oystercatcher. (D Parker & L Proctor)

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RFarnes_Ruff_290814 Ruff, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Knot_290814Knot, Rod Farnes

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey fishing, stayed for half an hour, 102 Canada Geese, 4 Shelduck, 3 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard and 1 Grey Heron. (C Hughes)

CHughes_Osprey_290814Osprey, Carol Hughes

Truro: 1 Siskin in private garden. (D Jenkins)

Pentire Point East (Newquay): seawatch today 10.50-12.50 and 15.00-16.45, 13 Balearic Shearwater, c2500 Manx Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Arctic Tern (juv), 1 Sandwich Tern, 220 Commic Tern (mainly Common from those identified), 1 Guillemot, Fulmar, Gannet, 1 Little Gull (juv) and Kittiwake. (S Rowe)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 45+ Common Tern, 15+ Sandwich Tern and 3 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_CommonTern_290814Common Tern, John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 6 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 23 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Penzance: c120 Commic Tern off Chyandour. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Sooty Shearwater past prior to 0900 (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen Watch: 19 Great Shearwater, 2 Sabine’s Gull, 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 16 Balearic Shearwater, 67 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua and 13 Great Skua.

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs.

Wacker Quay: 1 juv Arctic Tern and 1 juv Mediterranean Gull.

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Black Tern, 2 Roseate Tern, 1 Arctic Tern and 17 Common Tern.

Torpoint: 2 Roseate Tern (ad + juv), 7 Arctic Tern, 5 Little Tern, 41 Common Tern and 54 Mediterranean Gull.

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