Thursday 8th August 2019

Wadebridge: 1 Kingfisher, 47 Redshank, 1 Greenshank,1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 1 pair of Mute Swan with 6 Cygnets, 2 Mediterranean Gull behind Bridge Bike Hire. (S Grose)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet heard only in churchyard 08.30. (J Baker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Garganey, 3 Shoveler, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c200 House Martin, c100 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (D Flumm, DK Parker)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater past between 10:15 and 10:30 this morning. (A. Hartley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 100+ Canada Geese, 6 Greylag Geese, 7 Mallard, 4 juv Shelduck, 8 Little Egret, 7 Curlew, 1 Mute Swan from Old Quay car park 11:15 – 11:35. 6 Redshank, 4 Dunlin, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 50+ Curlew, 20+ Med Gull on Ryan’s Field 11:45 – 12:10. (M Webb)

Lizard: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Storm Petrel this evening. (L Langley, S Votier)

Gannel Estuary: 7 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 4 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Trevose Head: 1 Tree Pipit, 4 Corn Bunting, 16 Willow Warbler, 11 Whitethroat, 19 Meadow Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 23 House Martin, 53 Swallow & 1 Peregrine between 06:50 & 08:10. (P Roseveare)

Walmsley Sanctuary (keyholders only): 1 Wood Sandpiper.

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