Wednesday 20 August 2014

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Croft Pascoe: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper and 1Dunlin on the pool again at 07:00. (Recently part scraped by English Nature exposing mud. View from car only or waders take flight). (J Selby & J Hawkey)
Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruff, 3 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Redshank, 1 Dunlin, 7 Curlew, 1 Sparrowhawk (male) and 1 Peregrine. Also numbers of Whitethroat and Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger & J Cope)

Ruff Stithians Cornwall 20th Aug 2014 J St Ledger Green Sandpiper Stithians  Cornwall 20th Aug 2014 J St Ledger Common Sandpiper Stithians  Cornwall 20th Aug 2014 J St Ledger

 Ruff, Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper at Stithians. John St Ledger.

Argal Reservoir: 1 Swift over at 07.15. (J St Ledger & J Cope)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 Black – tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher, 6 Great crested Grebe, 2 Raven, 1 Whitethroat, 8+ House Martin and 100’s of Swallows. Also 2 Muscovy Duck in the old boat house. (D Jenkins, R Farnes & A Mckechnie)

Green Sandpiper Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes Common Sandpiper Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 14 Rod Farnes Green Sandpiper Drift Cornwall 20 08 2014 Rod Farnes
Green Sandpiper Drift Cornwall 20 08 14 Rod Farnes Dunlin Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes Black-tailed Godwit Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes
Greenshank Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes Kingfisher Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes Whitethroat Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Rod Farnes

Selection from Drift by Rod Farnes.

Black-tailed Godwit Drift Cornwall 20 Aug 2014 Alex Mckechnie

Black-tailed Godwit. Alex Mckechnie.

Mount’s Bay: A big movement of hirundines (500 1000) southward ahead of the rain front over Mounts Bay at 11.00. At least 4 Swifts with them. (P Fraser)

Bude Marsh: 2 Peregrine Falcons hunting over the marsh, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)

Pendeen: Great Shearwater 11:45-11:55 and 2 more at 12:15-12:30.
Porthgwarra: 1 Balearic Shearwater past Gwennap Head and Hooded Crow still at Roskestal Farm.
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