Thursday 21 August 2014

Late News, 20/08, Rumps/Pentire Head: 2 Blackbird, 10 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, c50 Carrion Crow, 2 Chiffchaff, 25 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 10 Fulmar, c50 Gannet, c50 Goldfinch, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, c300 Herring Gull, 6 House Martin, 20 House Sparrow, c50 Jackdaw, 4   Kestrel, 6 Kittiwake, 30 Linnet, 7 Magpie, c100 Manx Shearwater, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 6 Raven, 1 Robin, 30 Rock Pipit, c50 Rook, 20 Shag, 1 Skylark, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Stonechat, c50 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and 30 Wood Pigeon. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Late News, 20/08, Porthgwarra: 1 Whinchat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Tree Pipit 2 Wheatear on the moor. (H Bradshaw)

Porthgwarra: 1 Balearic Shearwater (07.30 – 08.00), 2+ Tree Pipit on moor and 2 Sparrowhawk. (H Bradshaw)

Nare Head: 2 Choughs for at least an hour. (K & H Sparks)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Ruff (juv), 7 Common Sandpiper, 1 juv Ringed Plover, 8 Curlew, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 male Blackcap and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

Ruff Stithians Cornwall 21st Aug 2014 John St Ledger Ruff Stithians Cornwall 21 Aug 2014 John St Ledger

Ruff at Stithians. John St Ledger

Argal Reservoir: 4 Swift feeding at 07:00. (J St Ledger)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Wheatear, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 5 Common Sandpiper. Also Clouded Yellow and Grey Squirrel. (B Field, C Moore & S Maycock)

Black-tailed Godwit Drift Reservoir Cornwall 21 Aug 2014 S Maycock Kingfisher Drift Reservoir Cornwall 21 Aug 2014 S Maycock Wheatear Drift Reservoir Cornwall 21 Aug 2014 S Maycock

Black-tailed Godwit, Kingfisher & Wheatear, Simon Maycock.

Hayle Estuary RSPB:  3 Ruff, 5 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Little Egrets and 1 Wigeon on Lelant Water, 106 Ringed Plover, 64 Dunlin & 2 Turnstone at Carnsew Pool and 6 Mediterranean Gulls in Ryan’s Field. (J Hawkey)

Gorrangorras: 36 Redshank, 9 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin and 1 Curlew. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 11 Great Crested Grebe (including some large young), 3 Mute Swan (2 ad 1 young), 15+ Mallard, 1 Little Egret (only my second here), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Common Sandpiper, 25 Black-headed Gull, c20 Mallard, 200+ Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin, 300+ Linnet flock (including lots of juv), 3+ Whitethroat, 1 Grey Wagtail and 6+ Willow Warbler. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 100+ Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 35+ Mallard, 3 Great Crested Grebe (ad, 2juv), c5 Moorhen, c5 Coot, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Porthgwarra: 2 Great Shearwaters at 07:55 and 2 Balearic Shearwaters.

DKP

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