Monday 10th August 2020

Monday 10th August 2020

Drift Reservoir (members only): Adult Spotted Sandpiper still present, ranging along the Western shore all day, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 5+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Sedge Warbler, 87 Canada Goose + 4 hybrids, 26 Mallard, 7 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 18 Cormorant. (D Beadle, D Flumm et al)

Spotted Sandpiper, Alex McKechnie

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Spotted Sandpiper, Dave Flumm

Skewjack: Black Kite and juv Marsh Harrier drifted off towards Sennen. (M Wallace)

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Wood Sandpiper and 1 Green Sandpiper on control tower pool. Also, 503 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 5 Yellow-legged gulls. (B Bosisto) Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear.

Crowdy Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 11 Tufted Duck, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Flycatcher (2 adults feeding juvenile), 9 Crossbill (B Bosisto L Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 4 (2 juv) Common Tern, 1 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 7 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 18 Greenshank, 47 Redshank & 91 Curlew. (P Kemp, M Beer)

Windmill Farm: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Southern Migrant Hawker, 3 Lesser Emperor, 2 Red Veined Darter. (D Wright)

Southern Migrant Hawker – Dougy Wright

Lizard: 1 Southern Migrant Hawker on track above the Waterings. (T Blunden)

Porthgwarra: juv Marsh Harrier flying around at sea off Hella Point at 07:55 then flew back onshore into Porthgwarra cove. Also 1st calendar year Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull offshore and 1 Jay, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kingfisher, 2 Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat also present in the area. (N T Keogh)

Porthcurno: 2 Mediterranean Gull, Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap. (N T Keogh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: juv Marsh Harrier 17:55. (S Murnan) Also 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel in am. (R Veal)

Marsh Harrier, Steve Murnan

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 18 Dunlin, 5 Curlew, 5 Ringed Plover. (N Bastin)

Downderry: 0620-0730, moving west 56 Gannet, 3 Manx Shearwater and 13 Mediterranean Gull. Also inshore a Common Sandpiper. (A Payne)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (P Walsh)

Wheal Martyn Clay Trail: 1 fem/juv pied flycatcher through this evening on Sky Spur. (R Hollis)