Sunday 31st July 2016

Sunday 31st July 2016

Marazion Beach: 3 ad Curlew Sandpiper until 9:18 am then flew West. Also 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Sanderling and 4 Sandwich Tern flew West. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands LNR:  3 Common Sandpiper and 12+ Sand Martin. (B Toms and M Curtis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper. (B Toms and M Curtis) Lelant Saltings: 1 Spoonbill again.

Davidstow airfield:  3 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin and 1 Ringed Plover. (J&B Teague)

Porthgwarra: 3 Balearic Shearwater past.

Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still.

Rosannon Downs: 1 Corncrake early this morning, seen well but briefly, ran across fire-break. (C Selway)

Falmouth, Swanpool:  2 Great Crested Grebe,  2 adult Mute Swan + 3 cygnets (4th predated, probably by a fox), large interesting mix of young ducks caused by Mallards interbreeding with other ducks, 2 Cormorant on island. (E Tackley)