Wednesday 12th August 2020

Late news, 8/8, Bude: 1 Great White Egret. (G Smith, J Whittington)

Great White Egret – G Smith, J Whittington

Great White Egret – G Smith, J Whittington

Great White Egret – G Smith, J Whittington

Late News, 11/08,Lizard area: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Willow Warbler, 4 Swift, Crossbill flock over (heard only). (D Collins)

Late News 11/08, Crows-an-wra: 1 ad Nightingale,1 Lesser Whitethroat, 15+ Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat ,3 Sedge Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 juv Bullfinch, 5 juv Blackbird , 2 juv Song Thrush, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker,1 Sparrowhawk (F.Currie)

Late video, 11/8, Drift Reservoir:

 Spotted Sandpiper – John Chapple

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank beyond the hide. (D Flumm) Adult Spotted Sandpiper reported again this evening in the bay by the boardwalk.

Green Sandpipers – Dave Flumm

Greenshank, Green and Wood Sandpipers – Dave Flumm

Maer Lake: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Redshank (1 juv), 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 22 Dunlin, 4 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Shelduck, 28 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 47 Black-headed Gull and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (N Bastin)

Wadebridge,Town bridge: 68 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 adult Oystercatcher with 2 juvs, c.12 active House Martin nests. c.150 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black- backed Gull, c.20 Black-headed Gull. (A Langdon)

Windmill Farm: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper. Also, Southern Migrant Hawker, 2 Lesser Emperor (in tandem), 2 Red Vein Darter. (D Wright)

Little Petherick: c90 Swallows on wires near the Iron Bridge. (M Ellis)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Crossbill, 3 Stonechat, 18 Linnet, 4 Meadow Pipit, 2 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, Raven, 1 Kestrel, 3 Common Buzzard, 18 Curlew. (P Nason)

Porth Reservoir: 9 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Heron, 3 Cormorant, 59 Canada Geese, over 80 Mallard, over 200 Herring Gull, 25 Coot, 1 Green Woodpecker, 11 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Wood Pigeon, 1 Buzzard, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Swallow (S Thomson)

Penlee Point: 1 Arctic Skua, c.270 Manx Shearwater, 6 Fulmar, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Scoter, 41 Swift, 17 Swallow. (P Kemp)

Millbrook: 11 Mediterranean Gull & 86 Redshank. (P Kemp)

St Levan: Pied Flycatcher at the south end of the gully in a willow opposite the house called Moonfleet, 2 Swift, 3 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, juvenile male Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Bullfinch, Buzzard (N T Keogh)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2+ Wheatear and 1 Kingfisher this morning plus 1 Coot on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Wacker Quay: 1 Whimbrel, 8 Sandwich Tern, 5 Little Egret. (R Napp)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Painted Lady. (A Blonden)

Wadebridge: 2 m Mandarin with Mallard between Town & Anneka’s bridges still. (S Grose)

Rock: 2 Sparrowhawk circling high above private garden. (S Grose)

Calstock: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpipers and 4 Grey Wagtails, in the flood defence improvement area. (N Moore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c25 Dunlin, c15 Ringed Plover, 3 Stonechat. (R Veal)

Polgigga: Pied Flycatcher reported along Bosistow Lane.

Rame: 2 Pied Flycatchers reported by the church at 08:45.

Pendeen: Pied Flycatcher reported in a private garden at Bojewyan at 14:05.

Amble Marshes: 2 juv Garganey this evening. (D Julian)

Clapper Marsh: 1 Sanderling with a Ringed Plover. Also first 2 Snipe of the autumn. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 517 Med Gulls. (D Julian)

Carbis Bay: 16 Whimbrel flew through calling this evening heading east. (S Roper)

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