Thursday 27th August 2020

Late news, 26/8, Newquay: 11 Tawny Owl heard +1 presumed road kill bird at Trevemper roundabout. (S Grose)

Late news, 26/8, The Knavocks: 1 Whitethroat SW588431; 2 Skylark SW590432; 1 Wheatear SW595428. (G Rogers)

Skylark – Geoff Rogers

Late news, 26/8, Lamorna to Porthgwarra: 150+ Storm Petrels feeding c1-2 km offshore from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Late news, 26/8, Stithians Reservoir: juv Ruff, 2 Greenshank, a Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 juv Blackwits, a Curlew and a Lapwing. (L Langley)

Late news, 26/8, Tremenheere Riding Stables, Tremenheere:1 Swift feeding with hirundines. (H Bradshaw)

Pendeen: Brown Booby over the rocks 19:23. (G Lawlor)

Porthgwarra: 3 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 76 Storm Petrel. (I Prentice) Also 4 Pied Flycatcher. 1 Pied Flycatcher and 2 Spotted Flyatcher at Trevean. Also 1 Ruff over Skewjack. (M Wallace)

Newlyn: 35 Storm Petrel past Sandy Cove by 09:40. (L Proctor)

Newlyn harbour: 14 Turnstone (including 2 males moulting out of breeding plumage), also 57 Small Tortoiseshell, 7 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady and 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth all on Red Valerian in front of the RNLI offices. (T Mills)

Turnstone – Tony Mills

Downderry (09:00-12:00): 7 Manx Shearwater, 7 Storm Petrel, 12 Sandwich Tern, 1 Auk sp, 2 juv MedIterranean Gull, 4 Fulmar, 12 Gannet & 3 Kittiwake. (P Kemp)

Hannafore: 2 Sooty Shearwater before 11:00. Also 2 Arctic Tern. (D Julian)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 (possibly 3) juv Ruff, 6 (3 ad, 3 juv) Little Tern, 2 juv Arctic Tern, 2 juv Knot, 6 Turnstone, c100 Dunlin, c80 Ringed Plover, 18 Sandwich Tern, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 Teal, 9 (8 juv) Black-tailed Godwit . (R Veal) 1 Ruff (juv), 8 Knot (juv), 100+ Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Turnstone, 12 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 7 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 19 Teal, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Little Tern, 18 Common Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Wheatear (juv). Ryan’s Field: 6 Little Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 7 Redshank, 1 Reed Warbler. Carnsew Pool: 120 Dunlin, 27 Ringed Plover, 2 Sanderling, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Ruff (juv), 12 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 1 Wheatear (ad. m) (P. Nason).

Porthkidney: 2 Little Tern (different to above). (R Veal)

Truro River: 58 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin + some Curlew (35 Yesterday). (P Fraser)

Camel Estuary: 4 Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Little Tern at Dinham Flats. Also nearly 300 Dunlin, 22 Ringed Plover and 6 Knot. (D Julian) Tregunna: 201 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank , 3 Common Redshank, 1 juvenile Spotted Redshank, 5 Whimbrel, 10 Knot, 8 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 24 Common Ringed Plover (B Bosisto)

Padstow: Little Tern, 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 Sanderling. (P Roseveare)

Drift Reservoir: Whimbrel, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Kingfisher, 70 House Martin, 15 Swallow. Also 21 Small Tortoiseshell, 2 Painted Lady. (D Flumm)

Kingfisher – Dave Flumm

Soapy Cove: 3 Pied Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Predannack Downs: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (D Wright)

Pendeen: female type Pied Flycatcher in the Old Count House garden by the lighthouse car park late morning. 2 Ravens, 2 Chough, 1 Kestrel, & heard-only Green Sandpiper over (A. Hartley)

Leswidden (near St Just): 1 Green Sandpiper calling overhead at dusk. (J Branscombe)

St Loy: A cream-crown Marsh Harrier flew SW over Boskenna/St Loy at 1725.(G Pullan)

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