Thursday 23rd August 2018

Egloshayle: 3 Yellowhammer in sycamore trees at Ball Terrace. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 9 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Egret, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 juv Little Gull, 1 juv Med Gull and 3 Black-headed Gull. (DS Flumm)

Pendeen: 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 7500 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 15 Common Scoter, 6 Kittiwake,13 Fulmar, 3 Common Tern, 23 Whimbrel, 2 Little Egret between 06:00 & 09:30. (P Flint) A further 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Whimbrel, 5 Common Scoter, 2 Chough & 1 Peregrine later in the morning. (Jon G) 3 Common Scoter (1 drake), 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 55 Fulmar, 2 Storm Petrel, 43 Whimbrel, 58 Kittiwake, 4 imm Little Gull, 3 ‘Commic’ tern and 1 Great Skua between 15:05 & 18:05. (DK Parker)

Cape Cornwall (16:00-18:00): 1 Large Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Great Skua, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 18 Whimbrel, 6 Common Scoter. (P Flint)

East Pentire, Newquay: 1 Great Shearwater, c150 Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua this evening. Also 25 Sandwich Tern and 4 Common Tern off Fistral. (S Rowe)

Morvah: 1 Barn Owl. (A Whitehouse)

Siblyback Lake: 1 juv. Little Ringed Plover, 11 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin. (J Eames)

Nanjizal: c5 Tree Pipit over. Also birds ringed included 26 Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 14 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler, 17 Sedge Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Lizard: 5+ and 3+ Yellow Wagtails with cattle in two fields between Lizard Point and Lizard Head. (J Lander)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 10 Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin. (P Roseveare)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 2 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 10 Ringed Plover. (D Eva)

Caerthillian: 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Blackcap. (D Eva)

Croft Pascoe: 4 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Eva)

Bartinney Downs: 1 female-type Marsh Harrier. (A Jayne)

Porthgwarra: 5 Tree Pipit, 13 Willow Warbler, 8 Wheatear. (M Wallace)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Willow Tit, 2 Grey Heron, 15 Great Crested Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Mute Swan, 9 House Martin, 5 Greenfinch. (R Mudge)

Porth Joke: 6 Chough this morning, heading North towards Newquay. (R Wheeler)

Bude: Female Sparrowhawk hunting juv. Crows (unsuccessfully) on the rugby pitch and juv. Buzzard overhead mobbed by crows. (R Maye)

Cape Cornwall: Buzzard fending off a flock of up to 10 Carrion Crows. (D Clapp)

Gannel Estuary: 58 Med Gull (record count for the site), 6 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Med Gulls, Steve Rowe

Med Gulls, Steve Rowe

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Whimbrel, 8 Great Crested Grebe and 6 Tufted Duck. (P Roseveare)

Porthilly Point: 57 Mediterranean Gull on the mussel crates this evening,16 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Dozmary Pool: 7 Tufted Duck, 13 Teal, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard. (C Buckland)

Trevose Head: 2 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Sennen: 2 Wheatear. (A Whitehouse). Also 1 Grey Heron, 1 ad Med Gull in the cove.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher on Ryan’s Field.

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