Wednesday 25th August 2021

Wednesday 25th August 2021

Walmsley notice: There will be a work party at Walmsley on Thursday 26th from 9am until mid afternoon. Both hides will remain open but expect some noise and disturbance.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Glossy Ibis at c11:30am then flew off. (T Sykes) Also 4 Wigeon, c40 Teal, juv Golden Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 White Wagtail, 1 Wheatear and 1 blonde Curlew. (R Veal)

St Anthony Head, Roseland: possible Short-toed Lark flew over 0845. (A Roberts)

Stithians: juv Little Stint, juv Garganey, juv Wood Sandpiper, juv Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 4 Dunlin 7 Curlew, 1 Shoveler, 9 Teal, 3 Raven, 1 Sparrowhawk. (I Grant, F Were, T Wilson, S Rowe et al)

Little Stint, Tony Wilson

Little Ringed Plover, Tony Wilson

Wood Sandpiper, Tony Wilson

St Agnes: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Garden Warbler, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper. (G Lawlor)

Camel Estuary: Minimum of 3 Curlew Sandpiper on the estuary today. 2 (1ad) at Dinham Flats and the other at Old Town Cove. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary: juv Marsh harrier, 1 Cattle Egret, c30 Dunlin, 4 Green Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Lapwing, c80 Mallard, 16 Moorhen, 1 Pintail, 16 Ringed Plover, c20 Sand Martin, 2 Shoveler, 2 Snipe, c10 Swallow, c20 Teal, 3 Whinchat, 1 Wood sandpiper, 5 Gadwall. (A Langdon)

Marsh Harrier, Adrian Langdon

Land’s End: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 f/imm Marsh Harrier, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Pendeen: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Snipe, 23 Oystercatcher, 2 Whinchat, 6 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipit, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Wheatear. (K Aspden, A Bayly, P Combridge)

Cot Valley: juv Marsh Harrier, 8 Tree Pipit, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Golden Plover. (N Wheatley)

Nanjizal: 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff , 3 Blackcap, 13 Whitethroat, 5 Grasshopper Warbler, 11 Sedge Warbler, 19 Reed Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 14 Robin & 1 Common Redstart trapped and ringed. Also 5 Yellow Wagtail, 18 Tree Pipit, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Coot, 1 Nightjar. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, B Bosisto)

Gwenvor: 2 Little Ringed Plover over. (K Wilson)

Porth Joke: 3 Pied Flycatcher, 5 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Kestrel, 13 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 12 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Greenfinch, c40 Linnet, c30 Goldfinch. (S Rowe)

Penhale Sands: 1 Whinchat. (L Sampson)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Osprey flying towards the estuary. (D Julian)

Siblyback: 2 juv Yellow Wagtail, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 3cy Yellow Legged Gull, 22 Teal & 150+ House Martin (P Kemp)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Wheatear, 1 female Hen Harrier, 1 Raven. (A Piper)

Downderry: 0640-0800, a Common Scoter, 10 Balearic Shearwaters, at least 11 Manx Shearwaters, and 11 Mediterranean Gulls west. A juvenile Yellow-legged Gull on beach briefly. 10 Swallows east over the sea. (A Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 juv Knot, 7 Dunlin, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Greenshank, 3 Whimbrel & an adult Sandwich Tern (P Kemp)

Colliford Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 3 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 Peregrine, Pied and White Wagtails.  (D Sharp). Also 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 House Martin, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Cormorant, 7 Pied Wagtails, 3 Magpie, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat (m&f), 7 Canada Geese, 15 Linnet in a flock, numerous Swallow, Clouded Yellow. (C&J Duffy)

Wood Sandpiper, Deena Sharp

Wood Sandpiper, Deena Sharp

Calstock embankment pools: 2 Green Sandpiper, 11 Mallard, 12 Herring Gull, 4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (A. Parker)

Penzance: 3 Swift. (J Ruhrmund) Also Lesser Emperor on Wherrytown boating lake. (L Proctor)

Mawgan Porth: 3 Mediterranean Gull (ad, 2 1w), 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Tree Pipit. (C Auld)

Dobwalls: Male Blackcap in the garden. (C&J Duffy)

Foxhole: adult Mediterranean Gull, 12 Black-headed Gull feeding on flying ants above private garden. (B Bosisto)

Nanpean: 15 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck. (B Bosisto)

Mount’s Bay: 3 Storm Petrel, ad Arctic Tern, c10 Common Tern and many hirundines offshore. (M Elliott)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe. Also c10 Common Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern offshore. (P Fraser)

Newbridge: Green Sandpiper. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 1 Whinchat, 4 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler. (D Flumm)

Penzance: Sanderling, 3 Turnstone (N Sluman)

Gwynver to Nanquido: 5 Wheatear, 9 Stonechat, Raven, Whitethroat, 4 Buzzard (N Sluman)

Rumps and Pentire: 2 Wood pigeon, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Black-headed gull, 1 Great black-backed gull, 45 Herring gull, 4 Fulmar, 12 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 7 Carrion crow, 11 Swallow, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Wren, 2 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 5 Rock pipit, 50+ Linnet, 9 Goldfinch, 1 Grey seal, 5 Large white, 2 Small copper, 11 Common blue, 5 Red admiral, 1 Painted lady, 6 Small tortoiseshell, 4 Wall brown, 4 Gatekeeper, 5 Meadow brown, 3 Small heath. (M Scawen et al)

Porthgwarra: 36 Balearic Shearwater reported past 1800-2000.

Pendeen: 47 Balearic Shearwater reported past.

Late news, 24/8, St Agnes: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (G Lawlor)

Late news, 24/8, Coverack: 3 Mediterranean Gull. (C Auld)

Late news, 23/8, Watergate Bay: 3 Chough between here and Mawgan Porth. (C Auld)

Late news, 24/8, Lizard: Balearic Shearwater reported past.