Saturday 14th August 2021

Saturday 14th August 2021

Godrevy: 2+ Bearded Tits calling from a reedbed some 300m SE of the Rockpool pub.  Noted from the B3301, first heard yesterday evening and still present. Near the double triangle road sign. (T Sykes) Still present this evening, calling regularly until dusk; also 300+ Swallow into roost. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 10 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 2 Puffin, 4 Sandwich Tern, 5 Risso’s Dolphin . (S Rogers et al) 3 Chough (all unringed)  from Infirmary Hill , 2 Swift by Coastguard Cottages at 5pm. (M Wilkinson & W Ambler)

Lizard Point: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Sooty Shearwater, Little Gull and European Storm Petrel. (Birdguides)

AK Wildlife Cruise offshore from Falmouth: 2 Great Shearwater, 16 Sooty Shearwater, 74 Balearic Shearwater today. (per L Langley)

Pendeen: 17 Balearic Shearwater past this morning. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Greenshank, 31 Redshank, 29 Oystercatcher, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, 6 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 30 Med Gull. (D Flumm) 12 Sandwich Tern, 28 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Common Sandpiper, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Ringed plover, 15 Dunlin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Wagtail, Oystercatcher, Curlew, Turnstone, Canada Goose, Little Egret, Shelduck. (I Grant/F Were) Also c100 Ringed Plover, c80 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone this evening. (R Veal)

Trevescan to Polgigga: 11Swift at 10:30am. (M Wilkinson & W Ambler)

East Pentire, Newquay (07:35-09:25): 31 Balearic Shearwater (amongst good Manx passage), 18 Dunlin, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Turnstone, 2 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Dunlin, 7 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Tresemple Pool: 13 Greenshank, 71 Redshank, 19 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel. (D Eva)

Towan Beach, Roseland: 282 Gannet (between 16.30 and 17.45, nearly all moving west), 2 Sandwich Tern (fishing), 4 Fulmar, 11 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Med Gull, c150 Linnet (flock), plus pair of Swallows feeding chicks in nest at Thirstea Tea Rooms. (A Nicholson)

Nanpean: 5 Teal. (B Bosisto)

Callestick: 3+ Spotted Flycatchers in my garden. (T Wilson)

Spotted Flycatcher – Tony Wilson

Spotted Flycatcher – Tony Wilson

 

 

 

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