Friday 30th August 2019

Trevescan: Western Bonelli’s Warbler in the garden of Curlew Cottage at 09:45 also 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (G Wyatt) Still present in the Ash and Sycamores at Vingoe Cottage late morning calling frequently and still associating with single Chiffchaff. (LGR Evans) Please park considerately.

Riviere Towans: 12 Sandwich Tern, c30 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel also a steady flow of hirundines heading SW along the coast. (DK Parker et al.)

Gwithian beach: 38 Ringed Plover, 2 Knot, 9 Turnstone, 5 Sanderling, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Gwithian Towans: 23 Gannet, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Turnstone, 20 Oystercatcher, 10 Wheatear, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Lapland Bunting, 1 Kestrel and 40 Grey Seal. (S Windle) Grey Wagtail, 44 Mediterranean Gulls, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 18 Sanderling, 4 juvenile Red Knot, 30 Ringed Plover and Northern Wheatear. (LGR Evans)

Lapland Bunting – Stevan Windle

Lapland Bunting – Stevan Windle

Godrevy Point: 1 Black Tern and Sooty Shearwater this afternoon.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 18 nominate Cormorant, P.c.carbo, 8 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Swift, 10 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm) In addition 1 Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Wagtail, 25 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Comma and 30 Painted Lady butterflies along west side this afternoon. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Red-legged Partridge, opp Ball Terrace. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 18 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Knot, 10 Wigeon, 1 Gadwall 54+ Mediterranean Gull & 15 Sandwich Tern. Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper & 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey) Black Kite reported at 13:00 looking towards Lelant from Ryan’s Field, Osprey flew towards Copperhouse Creek.

Siblyback Lake: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 20 + Pied Wagtails, 5 Willow Warblers, 10+ Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap, 30+ Goldfinches, 10 Linnets, 1 N Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey heron, 16 L Grebes, 2 Tufted Ducks, 3 Coots, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 5 Swifts,200+ Swallows, 100+ House Martins, 3 C Buzzards. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 4 Lapwing, 7 Snipe, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male). (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Snipe – S Williams

Bullfinch – S Williams

Blackcap – S Williams

Restronguet Creek, from Point Quay: 6 Sandwich Tern (feeding), 12 Turnstone, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Sandwich Tern – S Williams

Black-tailed Godwit – S Williams

Redshank – S Williams

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger, J Cope)

Devoran: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot, 1 Osprey, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 24 Oystercatcher, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, 120 Redshank, 79 Curlew, 7 Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover, 7 Teal (D Eva, J Cope, D Carrier)

Osprey – D Carrier

Porthgwarra: 6 Commic Terns, 4 Arctic Tern, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 2 Bonxie, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Marsh Tit. (B Bosisto) Also 2 Chough, 10 Cormorant, 1 Kestrel, 6 Raven (1 rolling), 4 Painted Lady, 1 Clouded Yellow (M Claughton, R Roe)

St Enodoc Golf Course: 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,11 Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Penzance: 30+ Turnstone  feeding on mud and weed by Dry Dock. (D Jenkins)

Towan Head: 1 juv Peregrine, 42 Oystercatcher, 17 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 1 possible Brown Booby seen from afar flying amongst a flock of Gannets beyond Man’s Head. Also 1 Little Egret, 1 Arctic Skua, 20+ Gannets and 10+ Cormorants. (K Money)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Barn Owl, 1 Snipe. (S Grose)

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