Wednesday 31st July 2019

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over fields towards church 08:20. (J Baker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper & 8 Common Sandpiper just before the hide, plus 2 Little Egret, 2 Kingfisher and c50 Swift. Also Fox and 4 Red-veined Darter (inc mating pair). (C Moore, L Proctor, D Flumm) 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 juv Robin, 1 Kingfisher, 73 Canada Geese 10.45 – 12.15. (M Webb)

Wood Sandpiper – Linton Proctor

Common Sandpiper – Martin Webb

Little Grebe – Martin Webb

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 360 Black-headed Gull, 45 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Greylag Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper. No sign of Swallow pair breeding in hide this year. (R Veal)

Newquay: Large Manx Shearwater passage past Towan Head at 08:15 with up to 50 per min. (M Lammas)

Charlestown: 1 juv Goldfinch (D Hastilow)

Goldfinch – David Hastilow

Padstow: 3 Mediterranean Gull with 2 Kittiwake below Stepper Point, 2 Peregrine, 1 Buzzard. (S Grose)

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater between 08:00 & 10:00. (M Bournat)

Porthgwarra: 2 Cory’s Shearwaters between 10:30 & 12:30. (M Bournat)

Land’s End: 1 Sooty Shearwater at 11:20. (L Andrews)

Lower Tamar Lake: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 1 Kestrel, 1 Grey Wagtail. (R Mudge)

Kingsmill Lake: 33 Greenshank, 71 Redshank, 116 Curlew, 19 adult Dunlin, 7 Whimbrel, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, 20 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Stock Dove (P Kemp).

Swanpool: 2 (ad and juv) Mediterranean Gull (Z & M Smaldon)

Rumps and Pentire: 3 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 8 Cormorant, 6 Shag, 5 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-headed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 5 Skylark, 12 Swallow, 4 Rock Pipit, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Wren, 3 Stonechat, 6 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Great Tit, 12 Rook, 200+ Carrion Crow, 11 House Sparrow, 50 Linnet, 2 Grey Seal, 1 Barrel Jellyfish, 5 Small White, 4 Large White, 1 Small Copper, 8 Common Blue, 2 Red Admiral, 1 Dark Green Fritillary, 6 Wall, 25 Gatekeeper, 25 Meadow Brown, 8 Six-spot Burnet, 6 Cinnabar Caterpillar, 1 Ruby-tail Wasp (M Scawen et al)

Trevena Cross Garden Centre: 1 Buzzard 13.50. (M Webb)

Buzzard – Martin Webb

Park Head: 9 Chough, 1 Barn Owl, 3 Corn Bunting. (B Bosisto, L Payne)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper next to boating lake. 60 Curlew, 12 Dunlin, 1 Little Egret. (J. Green)

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