Saturday 8th August 2020

Drift Reservoir: adult Spotted Sandpiper in NW arm from mid pm and still present this evening. (D Flumm et al) Also 5 Green Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, fem Teal, 7+ Swift. (D Flumm, T Mills et al)

Spotted Sandpiper, Reuben Veal

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Spotted Sandpiper, Nigel Rogers

Spotted Sandpiper, Tony Mills

Land’s End: Melodious Warbler in willows along the cycle track, c1/2 mile from the complex. (P Clement)

Davidstow Airfield:  5 Eurasian Dotterel on main runway briefly late morning before flying north. Also, 2 Ringed Plover. (P Roseveare)

Crows-an-Wra: juv Marsh Harrier at 18:00 near A30. (M Wallace)

Loe Pool: 1 Little Tern mid afternoon, also white ring on a Cormorant but too distant to read. (C Richards)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Sandwich Tern, 3 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, juv Dunlin, 6 Shelduck, 6 Greylag Goose, c20 Med Gull. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Green Sandpiper this morning. (P Walsh) 2+ Green Sandpiper still this eveing with c15 Pied Wagtail to roost. Also 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel on the beach. (S&P Rogers, R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 2 Green Sandpiper over. (M Wallace)

Camel Estuary: 618 Med Gull this morning including 10 ringed. (D Julian)

Stithians: 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper this evening. (R Augarde)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 3 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 7 Teal, 1 Shelduck, 1 Juv Mediterranean Gull, 111 Black-headed Gull, 22 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (P Roseveare) at 4pm 8 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lapwing, 1 Shelduck, 2 Mute Swan, 7 Sand Martin, Swallow, Black-headed & Herring Gull. (T&C Nicholson)

Bude Marshes: 1 Great White Egret, 1 summer plumage Cattle Egret. (P Roseveare)

Great White Egret, Pete Roseveare

Great White Egret, Pete Roseveare

Cattle Egret, Pete Roseveare

Pendeen Watch (7.15-8.15pm): 300 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Common Scoter and 1 Wheatear. (J Branscombe)

St Ives: Balearic Shearwater reported past 10:48.

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