Monday 24th August 2020

Porthgwarra: 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 16 Great Shearwater, 111 Storm Petrel, 21 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua until 1045. (I Prentice) Also, (1145-1500), 8 Great Shearwater, 11 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Long-tailed Skua, 87 Storm Petrel, 3 Arctic Skua, Great Skua & Green Sandpiper. (M Wallace) Additional 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua to 1600. (N R Rogers) Wryneck again 200m towards Coastguards from pines SE of Trevean. (R Bradbury)

Sooty Shearwater, Nigel Rogers

Mount’s Bay: 1 Wilson’s Petrel offshore Mousehole 1940, 3 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, many Storm Petrel all from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Devoran: 1 Knot, 110 Redshank, 8 Black tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 105 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 20 Oystercatcher (D Eva) Also, 1 albino Starling among a flock of 8. (N Gupta)

Albino Starling – N Gupta

Caradon Hill: 2 Redstart (female and juvenile), 5 Swallows, 1 Linnet. (C&J Duffy)

Stithians Reservoir: 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Lapwing, 2 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Black-tailed Godwit, John St Ledger

Drift Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 3 Little Egret, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 30 House Martin, 20 Swift. (J St Ledger, R Menari, D Flumm)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Barnacle Goose, 87 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 18 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2nd cal Hobby. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: 1 Green Woodpecker, 18 Swift, 60 House Martin, 10 Swallow, 2 Sandwich Tern. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 (3 juv) Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sandwich Tern, 7 Teal, 1 Peregrine, 1 Chiffchaff singing. (R Veal)

Cape Cornwall: 10+ Storm Petrel reported late afternoon.

Mousehole: near ad Long-tailed Skua, 10 Storm Petrel reported past.

Pendeen: 3 Storm Petrel reported past.

Lizard: 1+ Wilson’s Petrel, 2 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 45 Storm Petrel reported.

Looe: Common Sandpiper on East Looe beach and Oystercatcher at Plaidy. (S Jones)

Oystercatcher, Steve Jones

Common Sandpiper, Steve Jones

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