Monday 6th August 2018

Monday 6th August 2018

Late news, 30/7 Lizard Peninsula: 1 Pomarine Skua past Lizard point. 1 Nuthatch at Church Cove. 3 (2 juv) Green Woodpecker at Mullion. (M Pass)

Late news, 4/8, Lizard Peninsula: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 100+ Willow Warbler. (M Pass)

Late news, 5/8, Siblyback Reservoir: 4 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull,1 Spotted Flycatcher. (C Buckland)

Late news, 5/8, Nanjizal ringing totals: 5 Pied Flycatcher, 47 House Martin (with 600 flying around) 47 Whitethroat, 4 Garden Warbler, 48 Sedge Warbler, 7 Reed Warbler, 39 Willow Warbler, 8 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson)

Late news, 5/8, Looe Island: 1 Goosander. (C Lewis)

Goosander, Claire Lewis

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 drake Lesser Scaup. (P St Pierre). Lesser Scaup still present this afternoon, also 1 ad Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 f Marsh Harrier over, 2 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 3 Great Crested Grebe (inc juv), 2 Little Grebe, 1 Gadwall, 1 Common Teal, 40+ Swallow. (M Spicer, P Taylor, H Mitchell, T Mills, L Proctor)

Lesser Scaup, Phil Taylor

Common Sandpiper, Phil Taylor

Nanjizal: 3 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Garden Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 69 Sedge Warbler, 21 Willow Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 26 Whitethroat all ringed. Also 1 Tree Pipit over, first of the autumn. (K Wilson)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Greenshank, 1 Hobby, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Little Egret, Grey Herons, Pied and alba Wagtails. (C Buckland)

Caerthillian: 1 juv Marsh Harrier, 100 House Martins/Swallows (arrived in flock from west 08.00). (D Collins). Also 2 Wheatear and 1 Green Woodpecker around the Lizard Peninsula. (M Pass)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (D Collins)

Old Lizard Head: 2 Wheatear. (D Collins)

Pendeen: 1+ Balearic Shearwater with a raft of c500 Manx Shearwater offshore early pm. Also 1 juv. Willow Warbler, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat. Also 1 Curlew flew over yesterday. (A Hartley)

St Just: 1 Swift. (A Hartley)

St Just to Pendeen coastal walk: 7 Chough, 3 Raven, 5 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Geevor: 1 juv. Wheatear. (A Hartley)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Whimbrel. (A Blonden)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Near Gurnard’s Head: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Chough, 1 Gannet, 1 young Buzzard; broods of Stonechats, Whitethroats and Rock Pipits. Also Common Blues, Speckled Woods, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries, Large Whites, Large Skippers, Golden Ringed Dragonflies, Common Red Darters, Beautiful Damselflies, mating and egg laying Keeled Skimmers, Hoverflies, Robberflies. (R+J Phillips)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 4 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field.

Windmill Farm: 1 Marsh Harrier (female), 4 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Southern Migrant Hawker, this evening. (D Wright)

Dunlin, Dougy Wright

Hawkers Cove: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 9 Sandwich Tern, 46 Mediterranean Gull off Tregirls Beach. (S Grose)

Rinsey Point, Trewavas engine house: 1 ringed juv Herring Gull (W291). (S Richards)

Herring Gull, Steven Richards

Porthgwarra: 4 Pied Flycatcher.