Thursday 6th August 2020

Late news, 5/8, St Erth: 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Green)

Late news, 5/8, Newlyn: 20 Turnstone on beach at Newlyn green at high tide c.6.30 pm.

Bude Marshes: Great White Egret still on the River Neet this morning.

Maer Lake: 5 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper. And a brief visit from the Great White Egret. (J Turner)

Lizard Point: 1 Great Shearwater and a European Storm Petrel reported this morning.

Devoran: 1 hybrid American Black Duck x Mallard reported this morning. (S Votier)

Loe Pool: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Bury)

Stithians: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 1 Lapwing ( D Eva )

Kingsmill Lake: 4 Whimbrel, 80+ Curlew, c.10 Redshank, 17 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin (2ad + 2 juv),
9 Adult Black-tailed Godwit & 1 ad+1 juv Sandwich Tern (P Kemp)

Nanjizal Valley: 133 new birds ringed. 75 Sedge Warbler + a French control. 10 Reed Warbler, 21 Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (K Wilson)

Lower Tamar Lake: Willow Tit and 4 Long-tailed Tit foraging along the lakeside among the reeds. (R Mudge)

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Med Gull this evening. (S Rowe) Also dozens of Swifts in a feeding frenzy above Pentire between 5 and 7pm. (C Stephenson)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Charlestown: 1f Bullfinch (D Hastilow)

Gluvian: 1 Sandwich Tern recorded overnight at 2am (B Bosisto)

Mounts Bay: 8+ Storm Petrel, 3 juv Yellow-legged Gull from the south side of St Michael’s Mount to St Clements. (M Elliott)

St Mawgan: 7 Mistle Thrush in field below house this evening. (L Curry)

plr/sgr

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