Tuesday 20th August 2019

Tuesday 20th August 2019

Late news, 19/8, Mousehole: 1 Little Tern late afternoon. (M Elliott)

Late news, 19/8, Looe, Talland Bay: 1 Whimbrel. (E Mayhew)

Late news, 19/8, Crowdy Reservoir & Wood: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 8 Spotted Flycatchers, GS Woodpecker, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Common Sandpipers, 3 Tufted Duck, this evening  (B Craven)

Nanjizal: 1cy Melodious Warbler trapped plus 137 Sedge Warbler, 22 Whitethroat, 17 Willow Warbler and 18 Chiffchaffs. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, F Bell)

Marazion Beach: 1m Wheatear, 41 (18 juv) Ringed Plover, 8 (5 juv) Dunlin, 12 Turnstone, 6 ad Sanderling. (R Veal)

Par Moor Road: Honey Buzzard calling and using thermals above Imerys office block – 11.00 hrs. (R Barlow)

Allet: Hobby hunting swallows over CWT Allet this lunchtime. (J Rance)

Maer Lake: 3-400 Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 2 Greenshank, 40+ Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew. (T Nicholson)

Tywardreath: 3 Wren (1 adult and 2 young), 2 Bullfinch ( adult male feeding 1 young), all in private garden. (R. Barlow)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Turnstone, 8 Common Sandpiper, 31 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 4 juv Shelduck, 3 Grey Heron, 16 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Wagtail, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 30+ Swift, 20+ House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 30+ Swallow, 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Wheatear, good numbers of Lesser Black-backed Gulls and 9 Black-headed Gulls. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Penzance: 5 Eider again off Chyandour early to mid morning, and again from late afternoon. (D King)

Newquay, The Gannel:  2 Chough circling overhead mobbed by gulls. (M Taylor)

Gwennap Head: 4 Choughs  seen flying  and  then landing to feed on a rocky outcrop before flying towards Land’s End. They returned a while later and fed again.They were joined by 7 more Choughs seen flying from the direction of St. Levan. All flew towards Land’s End again and fed in fields. (I Boreham, T Carne, A Lowe, T Bouldin)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Sandwich Terns flying from Griggs Quay toward North Quay at 15:00. Observed from Lelant. (S Murnan)