Thursday 12th September

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Citrine Wagtail and 1Water Rail. (D King)

Marazion beach: 3 Ringed Plover, 6+ Turnstone and c8 Dunlin, (D King) plus 3 1W Yellow-legged Gull at mouth of Red River.

Penzance: 1 Mediterranean Gull past Jubilee Pool flying west. (D King)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Mediterranean Gull, Black-tailed Godwit and good numbers of Wigeon. Ryan’s field: 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Grey Heron. Copperhouse Creek: 100+ Canada Geese and 6 Greylag geese at east end near black bridge. (D King)

Upper Tamar Lake: 4 Grey Heron, 7 Swallow, 1 Cormorant, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, c20 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Spotted Redshank. (R Mudge)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Sandwich Tern (feeding close to shore), 11 Oystercatcher and 1 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

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Siblyback Reservoir: 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper and 1 Yellow Wagtail.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck at end of track past Three Chimneys Cottage.

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Wednesday 11th September 2013

Late news 10/09, Stithians Reservoir: 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Common Sandpiper. (P Fraser)

Late news 10/09, Truro River: 35 oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 65 Redshank and 13 Greenshank. (P Fraser)

Late news 10/09, Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Little Stint.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ruff, 6 Knot, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Lelant Saltings, plus 11 Bar-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 3 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10+ Little Grebe. (J St Ledger)

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Snipe, J St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Greenshank, 1 1w Citrine Wagtail, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Cetti’s Warbler (M Spicer & N Bostock) also 1 Wryneck on roadside verge, Long Rock Pool. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 1 adult moulting American Golden Plover plus 1 Whimbrel and 3 Curlew. (N Bostock)

St Erth: 1 Spotted Flycatcher in a private garden. (M Spicer)

Penzance, Chyandour Cliff: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Wheatear and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary Trail: 30  Bar-tailed Godwit, 6  Blackbird, c500  Black-headed Gull, c40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Buzzard, 2 Canada Goose, c25 Carrion Crow, 3 Chaffinch, 3 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Cormorant, c200 Curlew, c60 Dunlin, 2 Dunnock, 5 Goldfinch, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Greenshank, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Grey Wagtail, c100 Herring Gull, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Knot, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c50 Little Egret, 2  Magpie, 35 Mallard, 30 Mute Swan, c75 Oystercatcher, 2 Peregrine, 2 Pheasant, 1 Raven, c250 Redshank, 15 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, 10  Starling, 10  Swallow and 20 Wood Pigeon.  (“The Martin Cutland Nature Walk” per C Travis)

Levant: 1 Wryneck, 2 Whitethroat and 1 Wheatear. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper.

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper.

Restronguet Creek: 1 Osprey.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck along Halfway Wall.

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Tuesday 10th September 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Citrine Wagtail (1W, not thought to be the same bird as was last seen 26/08), 7 Little Egret, c10 Teal, 1 Water-rail, Reed and Sedge Warblers. (T Mills & M Ahmad)

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1W Citrine Wagtail, Tony Mills

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Marazion Beach: 17 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin,  6 Sanderling, 15 Turnstone, 2 White Wagtail, 1 Wheatear and 1 Mediterranean Gull (2W) with Black-headed Gulls. (J St Ledger & T Mills)

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Wheatear, Tony Mills

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Moulting adult Sanderling, Tony Mills

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2W Mediterranean Gull, Tony Mills

Devoran: 1 Osprey, 16 Greenshank,1 Whimbrel,1 Bar-tailed Godwit, Curlew, Oystercatcher , Redshank Dunlin, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, 3 Mute Swan and 3 Little Egret  plus a large party of Canada Geese. (D Jenkins)

Rinsey Head: 3 Whinchat. (I Webster)

Trevear Farm, Sennen: Adult moulting American Golden Plover in ploughed field at cSW370263 in the morning before flying off towards Brew Pool at 10:25. Also present on 09/09 when it gave inconclusive views. (D Parker & M Ahmad) The American Golden Plover was relocated mid afternoon in grassy field behind Costcutter, Sennen, plus 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Curlew. (T Mills)

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 Moulting adult American Golden Plover, M Ahmad

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Moulting adult American Golden Plover, Tony Mills

Davidstow: 15 Ringed Plover (2 ad & 13 juv), 11 Dunlin and 1 White-rumped Sandpiper on the airfield in the afternoon. (D Parker). 1 probable adult Semipalmated Plover and 1 Curlew Sandpiper were reported early morning but not seen since.

Crowdy Reservoir: 8 juv Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Little Stint and 1 Spotted Flycatcher from the hide. (D Parker)

Pentire Point and The Rumps: 3 Fulmar, 15 Gannet, 2 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 3 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 12 Oystercatcher, 15 Black-headed gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 5 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 3 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 1 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 25 Starling and 12 Linnet. (M Scawen)

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Juvenile Gannet, M Scawen

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 juv Pectoral Sandpiper, plus 37 Dunlin, 1 Curlew Sandpiper and 1 Little Stint.

The Lizard: 1 juv Rosy Starling south on village. (T Blunden)

Wadebridge: 1 Osprey between Westerlands and Camel Trail.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck again end of track from Three Chimneys Cottage.

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Sunday 8th September 2013

Late news 07/09, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Knot on Lelant Saltings. (R Daddow)

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Late news 07/09, Chun Downs:  1 Lapland Bunting. (I Webster)

Late news 07/09, Nansidwell, Falmouth: 1 Richard’s Pipit reported.

Marazion Beach: 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 30 Dunlin, 30 Sanderling and 50 Ringed Plover. (M Ahmad, T Mills et al)

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Davidstow Airfield: 1 White-rumped Sandpiper, c20 Dunlin, c10 Ringed Plover, 2 Wheatear and c30 Pied/White Wagtail. (M Spicer, T Mills & D Parker)

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White-rumped Sandpiper, Tony Mills

 Windmill Farm: 1 Citrine Wagtail, 35 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Whinchat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Wheatear. (D Wright & S Bury)

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Citrine Wagtail, D Wright

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Citrine Wagtail & Yellow Wagtails, S Bury

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Citrine Wagtail, S Bury

Caerthillian: 3 Whinchat, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whitethroat and 2 Wheatear. (D Eva) 

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Dunlin, 6 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Shoveler and 1 Stock Dove. (D Eva)

Sancreed: 1 Grey Heron west, 2 Stonechat and 4 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (Members only):  5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 65 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 3 Call Duck, 2 Muscovy Duck, 7 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 3 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper and 1 Jay. Also 44 Small Tortoiseshell butterflies between dam and hide along west shore. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Mullion Cove: 2 Chough. Also 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Wheatear and 1 male Blackcap along the coastal path. (M & J Spicer)

Devoran: 1 Osprey seen at 0830 feeding well, driven down to Point by corvids at 1600hrs. Also 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Ringed Plover. (J ST Ledger & J Rowe)
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 Hannafore Point, Looe: 1 drake Eider. (P Smale)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 11 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Moorhen, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, c10 Swallow, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Sennen Cove: 2 Grey Heron, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Peregrine and 1 Kestrel. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 43 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater; 1 juv Sabine`s Gull past and 1 Wryneck east of Halfway Wall. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 1 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. (M Ahmad)

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Purple Sandpiper, M Ahmad

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: (high tide roost) 45 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 35 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Turnstone, 4 Black-headed Gull, 50+ Swallow, 3 Pied Wagtail, 30 Rook and 15 Jackdaw in the pony field. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 3 Grey Heron, c35 Mallard, 50 Swallow, 50 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 20+ Chiff/Willows, 80+ Goldfinch, 7 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan +1 young. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 2 Grey Heron,2 Mute Swan, 21 Mallard, 11 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 5 Teal,2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Swallow and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney)

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Wednesday 4th September 2013

Late news 31/08 Land’s End: 4 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (P St Pierre)

Late news 31/08 Treave Common: 4 Whinchat and 2 Tree Pipit. (P St Pierre)

Late news 31/08 Trevorian Farm: 4 Yellow Wagtail and 15 ‘alba’ Wagtail. (P St Pierre)

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Land’s End: Red-rumped Swallow flew north over Trinity Pool at 07:45 with 2 Swallows and 3 Meadow Pipits. Also 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, c10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Skylark, 1 Wheatear and 3 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Tawny Owls calling at 6am, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Tree Pipit over, 1 Cetti’s Warbler heard, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Kestrel, 2 Mute Swan, 11 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 8 Moorhen, c12 Swallow and 10 Pied/White Wagtails in flight plus Sedge and Reed Warblers (M Grantham, T Mills, D Parker et al)

Marazion Beach: 9 Bar-tailed Godwit. (A Benn)

Penzance: 2 Kingfishers at Boscathnoe Reservoir. (D Parker)

Windmill Farm: 1 1w Citrine Wagtail with 20+ Yellow Wagtail at 17:30.

Long Rock Beach: 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 White Wagtail and 1 Pied Wagtail. (M Spicer)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 6 Med Gull. (P St Pierre)

Pendennis Point: 8 Rock pipit, 1 Kestrel, 10 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Med Gull and 4 Pied Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach: 2 Little Egret, 8 oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 3 med gull and 12 Swalllow. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase: 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Oystercatcher and 9 Med Gull. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 4 Little Grebe, 1 Great-crested Grebe and 1 Green Woodpecker. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Mute Swan plus 1 young, 8 Great-crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 15+ Mallard and 15 Swallow. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 3 Mallard, 13 Coot, 1 Great-crested Grebe plus 1 young, 25 Herring Gull and 1 Greater Black-backed Gull. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: 20+ Redshank and 2 Turnstone on high tide roost. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Blackbird, c500 Black-headed Gull, c30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Buzzard, 3 Canada Geese, c50 Carrion Crow, 1 Collared Dove, 15 Cormorant, C100 Curlew, 7 Dunlin, 25 Goldfinch, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 10 Greenshank, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, c100 Herring Gull, 10 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Linnet, 20 Little Egret, 10 Magpie, 12 Mallard, 12 Mute Swan, c100 Oystercatcher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Red-legged Partridge, c200 Redshank, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, 3 Rook, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 12 Starling, 20 Swallow, 10 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk – C Travis)

Porthgwarra: 33 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua and 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull past.

Park Head: 1 Wryneck this afternoon.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Whimbrel, 4 ad Med Gull and a Sparrowhawk at Ryan’s field. (A Benn). 2 Curlew Sandpiper on Lelant Saltings.

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Tuesday 27th August 2013

Possible disturbance at Walmsley Sanctuary on Wednesday 28 August.
EA contractors will be fitting a safety barrier to the main sluice below the tower hide from 09:00. This should not take too long but there may be disturbance until lunchtime.

Late news 26/08 Marazion Marsh: juv Citrine Wagtail reported 11:10 – 11:20 and again 15:25 – 15:30. (B Rankine)

Late news 26/08 Fowey: 1 Golden Oriole near Tywardreath in trees by entrance to Trenython Manor Hotel.

Late news 26/08 Mousehole: 5 Balearic Shearwater and 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull past.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, c35 Ringed Plover, 4 Golden Plover including one colour-ringed individual, c15 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine, c60 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Wheatear. (A Langdon – photos BBS, T Mills – photo BBS in flight, P Stidwill – others, M Spicer)

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Predannack: 9+ Ringed Plover, 1 Wryneck (thought to be a different bird to yesterdays at Predannack Head), 1 Redstart and 3 Whinchat. (A Pay)

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Marazion: 1 Osprey north over Hogus Rocks at 12:15. (P Fraser)

Carnsew Basin: 1 Osprey at 13:40. (S Maycock)

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Dinham Flats: 1 Osprey this afternoon.

Devoran: 100+ Curlew, 23 Greenshank, 60+ Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 9 Black-tailed Godwit and 19 Mute Swan from the quay this morning. (B Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 3 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 6 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, c15 Swallow, 2 juv Stonechat, 1 Wheatear and 1 Whitethroat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Med Gulls (3 ad & 2 juv), 22 Oystercatcher, 19 Redshank, 17 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Sandpiper over the high tide. (D Parker)

Mount’s Bay: 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Med Gull and 2 Ringed plover from Chyandour Cliff. (D Flumm)

Tresemple Pool: 12 Greenshank, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher and 60 Redshank. (D Eva)

Padstow: 52 Sandwich Tern and 65 Med Gull. (D Julian)

Tregirls Beach: 1 Common Tern and 5 Sandwich Tern. (D Julian)

Rame: 3 Wheatear and 6 Yellow Wagtail near the coastguard station. (M Beer)

Penlee Battery: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Redstart, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wheatear and 6 Whitethroat. (M Beer)

Porthgwarra: 2+ Whinchat on the moor plus 1 Golden plover and 1 Whinchat over. (P Taylor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 800 Canada Goose and 1 Garganey. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 12 Swallow, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Cormorant, 2 Snipe, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Blue Tit, 10 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Robin, 2 Siskin, 8 Woodpigeon, 3 Wren, 2 Magpie, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Jackdaw, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Carrion Crow.

Dennis Cove: 1 Herring Gull, 64 Mallard, 12 Mallard hybrid, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 20 House Sparrow, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Swallow and 2 Robin. (D Julian)

Dinham area: 9 Greenshank, 22 Little Egret, 16 Mute Swan, 294 Curlew, 29 Oystercatcher, 31 Herring Gull, 240 Black-headed Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Cormorant, 4 Canada Goose, 3 Redshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 6 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Egloshayle area: 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mallard, 2 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3 Canada Goose. (D Julian)

Hals’ Grave: 1 Yellowhammer and 1 Raven. (D Julian)

Hawker’s Cove: 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Magpie, 10 Swallow, 4 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 18 Starling, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Whitethroat, 16 House Sparrow, 2 Blue Tit and 4 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Little Petherick: 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 6 Woodpigeon, 12 Jackdaw and 4 Swallow. (D Julian)

Little Petherick Creek: 84 Black-headed Gull, 12 Little Egret, 32 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Carrion Crow, 6 Curlew, 1 Mute Swan and10 Mediterranean Gull. (D Julian)

Old Town Cove: 26 Little Egret, 9 Heron, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 30 Black-headed Gull, 217 Oystercatcher, 13 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 37 Curlew, 2 Cormorant, 1 Sandwich Tern, 10 Carrion Crow, 3 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 1 Kestrel, 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 60 Rook and 1 Bullfinch. (D Julian)

Padstow area: 414 Herring Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 110 Black-headed Gull, 52 Sandwich Tern, 65 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Cormorant, 4 Heron, 4 Shag, 26 Oystercatcher, 4 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 2 carrion Crow, 5 Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw. (D Julian)

Pinkson Creek: 10 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 20 Rook, 7 Carrion Crow and 1 Wren. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Whinchat. (C Selway)

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Trebetherick area: 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 14 Shag and 4 Oystercatcher. (D Julian)

Tregonce: 5 Swallow, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Woodpigeon, 280 Rook, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Wren and 8 House Sparrow. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadow: 287 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Redshank, 42 Mallard, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Canada Goose, 30 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Swallow, 22 House Sparrow, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Starling, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Wren, 2 Goldfinch and 2 Siskin. (D Julian)

Trevelver area: 6 Cormorant, 2 Heron, 13 Little Egret, 1 Osprey, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 44 Oystercatcher, 31 Curlew, 114 Herring Gull, 345 Black-headed Gull and 4 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Wadebridge area: 39 Redshank, 6 Mute Swan, 14 Mallard, 2 Common Sandpiper, 181 Black-headed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 182 Herring Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 6 Carrion Crow. (D Julian)

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Sunday 25th August 2013

Possible disturbance at Walmsley Sanctuary on Wednesday 28 August.
EA contractors will be fitting a safety barrier to the main sluice below the tower hide from 09:00. This should not take too long but there may be disturbance until lunchtime.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 juv Citrine Wagtail still, also visiting the beach, plus 3 Mute Swan, 3 Mallard, 1 Cormorant over, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Moorhen, 3 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Pergegrine, 1 Water Rail, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, c15 Swallow, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 juv Stonechat, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, P Stidwill & T Mills)
 
Marazion: 26 Ringed Plover, 17 Dunlin, 12 Sanderling and 8 Turnstone on the beach, plus 1 juv Med Gull with c12 Black-headed gull and 2 Pied wagtail. (D Parker, P Stidwill & T Mills photos)
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Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Long-billed Dowitcher at Amble Marshes at 07:05 with 3 Spotted Redshank then flew towards Chapel Amble. (D Julian)

St Ives Island: 1 Pomarine Skua past west.

Clapper Marshes: 1 Wood Sandpiper.

Penzance: 2 ad W Mediterranean Gull with 98 Black-headed Gull on Wherrytown Beach, also 8 Turnstone in Penzance Harbour. (T Mills)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 3 Med Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Fulmar, 21 Oystercatcher, 1 Kestrel, 1 Grey Wagtail and a good passage of Gannet. (J St Ledger)

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Treraven Meadow: 4 Spotted Redshank and 1 Hobby. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 132 Med Gull plus 53 Sandwich Tern off Padstow. (D Julian)

Higher Bolsistow: 4 Yellow Wagtail over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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