Saturday 15th August 2020

Late news,14/8, Rame Head: 3 Yellowhammer, 2 Wheatear, 4 Tree Pipit, 6 Swift, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat,  1 Pied Flycatcher,  3 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, c20 House Martin and c40 Swallow. (M. Jordan)

Late news, 14/8, Talskiddy: 1 Wood Sandpiper over at 23:30. (P Roseveare)

Late news, 14/8, Porthgwarra: Possible Sailfish reported off Runnelstone. (per M Elliott)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Adult Spotted Sandpiper, 2+ Wood Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, juv Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Snipe, 4 Teal, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Buzzard. (S Rogers, J Hawkey, M Webb)

Spotted Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Wood Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Green Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Greenshank – Martin Webb

Wood Sandpiper – John Chapple

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater at 07:15, plus 126 Manx in 2.5 hours, 1 Great Skua, 25 Med Gulls, 5 Common Terns, 8 Kittiwakes. (G Lawlor, T McKinney)

Nanjizal: 1 Icterine Warbler at a private ringing site. (K Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: c5 Sedge Warbler, c20 Reed Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Black-throated Diver in the bay. (P Fraser)

Sancreed: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Flumm)

Clapper Marsh: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 1 Ruff at Wadebridge. (A Langdon)

Towan Head: 2 Common Scoter, 8 Sandwich Tern, 180 Gannet, 1 Minke Whale, 6+ Common Dolphin this am. (I Boreham, M Lammas, S Rowe et al)

Maer Lake: 19 Black tailed Godwit,  41 Dunlin,  1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 2 Grey Herons (1 juv),  47 Black Headed Gull,  2 Herring Gull, 2 Moorhen, a few Teal and Mallard, several Swallow and 2 Sand Martin. (H Kendall)

Caerthillian: 3 juvenile Sparrowhawk, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear. ( D Eva )

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Fistral Beach: 21 Oystercatcher, 2 Turnstone.(S Grose)

Towan Head: 2 Wheatear, 2 juv Raven, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 19 Linnet. (S Grose)

Watergate Bay: 3 Corn Bunting in field on lefthand side walking up Trevarrion Hill. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Fishing off the rocks near Nanjizal today a Sailfish swam past me just 5 metres away. It was in gin clear water over sand. Had a really good view of it for 15 seconds or so. (P Maddern)

St Ives Island: 150 Common Dolphin, 1 Minke Whale & 4 Sandwich Terns. (V Stratton)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpipers, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank. (R Wilkins)

Maer Lake: 75+ Dunlin, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew, House Martins, Sand Martins, Swallow, Black-headed and Herring Gulls. (C & T Nicholson)

Porthgwarra: c100+ Swallows (mainly juveniles) gathered on wires this evening near Coastguard Cottages ready for migration. (J Hawkey)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Kingfisher (1adult, 1juv), 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Coot, 16 Blue Tit, 9 Coal Tit, 1 Black-headed Gull, 3 Willow Tit, 3 Wren, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Great Tit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Marsh Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 12 Jackdaw, 1 Canada Goose. (R Mudge)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Fistral Beach: 21 Oystercatcher, 2 Turnstone.(S Grose)

Towan Head: 2 Wheatear, 2 juv Raven, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 19 Linnet. (S Grose)

Watergate Bay: 3 Corn Bunting in field on lefthand side walking up Trevarrion Hill. (S Grose)

Bedruthan steps: 5 Chough, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Skylark, 3 Kestrel, 3 Stonechat, 5 Raven. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Green Sandpiper. 1 Lesser Emperor, 1 Common Hawker. (D Wright)

Predannack Downs: 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear and 1 Southern Migrant Hawker. (D Wright)

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