Saturday 30th June 2018

St Gothian Sands LNR: Adult summer plumaged Pacific Golden Plover again today. (R Augarde – video) The bird was seen to fly off towards St Ives at about 07.30 and not relocated. (S Rogers et al)

Pacific Golden Plover, Pete Aley

Pacific Golden Plover, Pete Aley

Pacific Golden Plover, Pete Aley

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: Pacific Golden Plover relocated this evening off Old Quayhouse from 20:00 to at least 21:15. (P St Pierre, M Spicer) Also 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Veal)

Devoran Quay: 7 Mediterranean Gull, 168 Black-headed Gull, 5 Curlew, 7 Redshank. (S Grose)

Botallack: 3 fledgling Wheatear with adults. (S Williams)

Croft Pascoe/Goonhilly Downs: 2 Grasshopper Warbler singing, 1 Tawny Owl calling, 2 Crossbill, 1 Siskin, 10 Skylark, 2 Goldcrest singing, 1 Moorhen, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler. (J Evans)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper showing well but distant, 4 Black tailed Godwits, 2 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruff with low water level and good muddy margins, at least 2 Moorhens with juveniles, numbers of Swallow and Sand Martin. (H Kendall, M Bryne)

Marazion beach: 1 Common Gull and 8 Mediterranean Gull. (P St Pierre)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Lapwing, 1 Curlew. Also Reed Bunting, Whitethroat, Linnet all feeding young (D Eva)

Praa Sands Beach: 4 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)


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