Monday 3rd August 2020

Late news, 2/8, Penzance: 378 Jackdaws on and around Penzance Police Station late evening (P Freestone)

Late news, 2/8, Minions/Withybrook Marsh area: 1 Yellowhammer, 5 Buzzard, 5 Swallow (nest with young), c20 Linnet, 1 House Martin, 4 Raven, 3 Kestrel, c15 Goldfinch, possible Redstrart, 3 mistle Thrush, many Stonechat and Meadow Pipit.

Maer Lake: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Shelduck, young female Sparrowhawk with Moorhen prey. (N Bastin)

Moores Bridge, Bude: 1 Great White Egret this evening. (K Lyle)

Kingsmill Lake: 107 Curlew, 7 Whimbrel, 25 Greenshank, c.40 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Adult Dunlin, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern and 22 Little Egret  at high tide this evening (P Kemp)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 juv Garganey, 6 Teal, 1 Common Sandpiper (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Clapper Pools: 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

St Clement: 11 Common Sandpiper in flight together at high tide (L Sampson)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 44 Mallard, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher. (D Flumm)

Gurnard’s Head: 1 Tawny Owl, 6+ Chough including green over brown (black and white ring on other leg), 1 possible juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, 15+ House Martin nests. (D Beadle, S Ellis)

Nanjizal Valley: 305 ringed at private site including: 205 Sedge Warbler, 41 Whitethroat, 18 Willow Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. Also 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank. (K Wilson)

Windmill Farm: At least 30 Swallow and House Martin (ads and juvs) sunning themselves and preening on the roof of Windmill Farm windmill. Also, 1 Red-veined Darter (K Dalziel)

mixed Hirundines, Kate Dalziel

Siblyback Lake: 4 Barnacle Goose and Bar-headed Goose still amongst the Canada Geese on the lake. (D Sharp)

Bar-headed Goose, Deena Sharp

Barnacle Goose, Deena Sharp

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 140 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Sandwich Tern. (P Fraser)

Coverack: Pod of approx 20 Common Dolphin and 15 Med Gull. (A Witheywood)

plr/rjv

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