Thursday 26th July 2018

Thursday 26th July 2018

Late news, 25/7, Polbathic Creek: 6 Common Sandpi[per. (A Blonden)

Late news, 25/7, Kingsmill Lake: 19 Greenshank  in the evening (M Beer)

Devoran: 1 juv Marsh Sandpiper. (S Votier) Also 1 Little Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger)

Marsh Sandpiper, Dave Parker

Marsh Sandpiper, Dave Parker

Little Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: 1 ad Long-tailed Skua reported past. Also 3, possibly 4, Southern Migrant Hawker at the dried-up pool just below the stonewall today. (M Wallace, T Mills et al) Also 1 juv Lizard sp (1″ long). (T Mills)

Southern Migrant Hawker, Tony Mills

Drift Reservoir, (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper. (B Dodd) Also 1 Common Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Snipe, 6 Lapwing. ( B Bosisto)

Breney Common:  1 Osprey flew  NW. (P Moore)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe. (D Collins)

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

St Ives island: Chough, midday. (C Richards)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo. (D Collins) 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Wright)

Porthleven: 6 Swift. (J Allely)

Nanjizal (Coastal): Flock of 6 Chough: all ringed. 2 Sub-Adults, 1 Kestrel, 3 Fulmar, 4 Shag, 1 Raven, 3 Stonechat, 4 Grey Seal, Several: Grayling Butterfly, Common Blue Butterfly, Wall Brown Butterfly, Painted Lady Butterfly, Small Heath Butterfly, Peacock Butterfly, (J Evans)

Mount Hawke: 2 Jay. (PC Girling)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, large flock of Black-headed Gull with Mediterranean Gulls feeding over Rock& Pityme most of the day. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 1 juvenile Mediterranean Gull (for at least 2 hours, mid-morning), 2 Common Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, an afternoon gathering of 200 Swallow, 25 Sand Martin, 10 House Martin and 4 Common Swift, feeding on flying ants. (S Gale)

Lellizzick: 2 Barn Owl. (S Grose)