Sunday 9th August 2020

Drift Reservoir: 1 Spotted Sandpiper. (MO) Also, 8 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Geeenshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Teal, 20 Swift. (B Mellow, S Rowe)

Spotted Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Blackwater: 1 Kite species over the A30 late afternoon. Possibly a Black. (C Richards)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Common Nightingale trapped and ringed this morning on private ringing site. Also, birds overhead included 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Tree Pipit, 80+ House Martin (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Common Nightingale – Robbie Phillips

St Levan: 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 23 House Martin (N T Keogh)

Porthgwarra: (seawatch 09:45-12:00) 1 dark morph adult Arctic Skua, 1 female Common Scoter, 13 Mediterranean Gull (1 adult and 12 juveniles), 2440 Manx Shearwater, 2 Chough, 3 Common Dolphin and 2 Harbour Porpoise. Also, 2 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Buzzard near the cafe (N T Keogh)

Skewjack: Marsh Harrier late morning. (M Wallace)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 18 Greenshank, 8 Redshank, 2 Dunlin, 5 Oystercatcher, 7 Whimbrel, 105 Curlew, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Little Egret & c.360 Black-headed Gull (P Kemp)

Bude Town River: 1 Great White Egret. Also at Morwenstow Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and a Golden Ringed Dragonfly. (S Windle)

Great White Egret – Stevan Windle

Great White Egret – Stevan Windle

Maer Lake: 7 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Sanderling, 2 Redshank, 1 Black-Tailed Godwit, 1 Lapwing, 1 Shelduck, 2 Grey Heron. (T & C Nicholson)

Stithians: Small flock of Crossbill (heard only) heading east high over the village (M Grantham)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 15 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 25 Cormorant, 1 Swift, 1 Swallow (S Van Hear)

Falmouth: 10+ Swift still present in Acacia area. (J St Ledger)

Loe Pool: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 3 Teal, 1 Shoveler. (I Maclean)

Loe Bar: 11 Sanderling, 10 Dunlin. (I Maclean)

Leswidden (near St Just): 1 Curlew flying over. 4 Little Grebes on main quarry lake. (J Branscombe)

Par Beach Pool: 11 Mediterranean Gull, 308 Black headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1 Shelduck, 1 Coot, 2 Grey Heron, 57 Mallard, 18 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant, 1 Gadwall. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 1 pr Mute Swan with 1 Cygnet. (S Grose)

Lostwithiel: 1 Sparrowhawk above Restormal Manor, 1 Song Thrush, 9 Siskin. (S Grose)

Shirehall Moor LNR: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 4 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Gluvian: 1 Spotted Flycatcher (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Spotted Flycatcher – Bob Bosisto

Pendower Beach: 2 Whimbrel, 20 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret (L Bosisto)

Marazion Marshes RSPB: 1 Little Egret , 1 Grey Heron , 5 Stonechat , 2 House Sparrow , 1 Coal Tit , 6 Carrion Crow , 1 Sparrow Hawk . (K. Bowers)

Stonechat – Kevin Bowers

Sparrowhawk – Kevin Bowers

Grey Heron – Kevin Bowers

Ryan’s Field, RSPB: 1 Cormorant  (K. Bowers)

Cormorant – Kevin Bowers

Gannel Estuary: 7 Whimbrel over, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull at Boating lake rummaging through rubbish bin. (S Grose)

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