Friday 25th August 2023

Friday 25th August 2023

Pendeen, Bottom Car Park: 1 Fea’s Petrel 08.22. (R Wilkins – single observer)

Pendeen, 06.00-12.00: Fea’s type Petrel, 6 Ad. Pomarine Skua, 16 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 245 Cory’s Shearwater and 414 Great Shearwater (virtually all a long way out), 65 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 39 Arctic Tern, 10m Common Scoter, 4 Redshank, 2 Ruddy Turnstone, 6 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling. (S. Rogers, M. McKee, I. Lewington, N Rogers, G. Wyatt, M. Birch, J. Carr)

Pendeen, 15.00-16.30: 9 Cory’s Shearwater, 13 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater. (J Hawkey)

Siblyback Lake:  3 Ruff, 6 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Snipe, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 juv. Pochard, 16 Teal, 34 Mallard, Marsh Tit in sallows on W side. Only 7 Black-headed Gull & 5 Herring Gull. (P Kemp)

Torpoint: 15+ Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 17+ Turnstone, 9+ Oystercatcher, 11 Little Egret, 5 Cormorant , numerous Black-headed Gull. (L Birtwistle, D Sharp)

St. John: 1 juv. Spoonbill, 60+ Curlew, 100+ Canada Geese including 1 White Hybrid, 2 Little Egret, 3 Dunlin. (L Birtwistle, D Sharp)

Millbrook: 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 juv. Moorhen, 10+ Redshank. (L Birtwistle, D Sharp)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 30+ Snipe, 13 Cattle Egret, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard. (D. Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: 2 ad. and 2 juv. Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 6 Cormorant, 5 Mallard, 12 Canada Geese, many Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Buzzard, 4 Wood Pigeon, 12 Swallow, Chiffchaff, 3 Blue Tit, many Carrion Crow and Rook, 1 Raven. (S.Cox)

Colliford: 2 juv. Little Ringed Plover, 2 juv. Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 2 Wheatear, c15 Stonechat, partially leucistic Jackdaw. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, c60 Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal)

Lizard Point, 15.00-17.30: 6,000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater West. 15 Cory’s Shearwater East. (D Collins)

Porthgwarra, 06.26-08.26: 160+ Cory’s Shearwater (130 lingering in feeding flock), 2 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 juv. Yellow-legged Gull, 4 auk sp. (B Steel)

Sennen Cove: 67 Cory’s minimum, all very distant, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 20 Whimbrel South, 1 Common Scoter, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin on Cowloe. Also breaching Humpback Whale (very distant), feeding group of Common Dolphin & Tuna in bay. (B Steel)

Stithians, Stuart Hutchings Hide, 17.45-18.30:  4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 4 Teal, 2 Kingfisher. (N Watmough)

Goonhilly Downs, 21.00-22.00: Nightjar over. (A Williams)

 

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Curlew – Deena Sharp
Sandwich Terns – Deena Sharp
Juv. Spoonbill – Deena Sharp
Black-tailed Godwit – Darren Wilson
Green Sandpiper – Darren Wilson
Common Sandpiper – Darren Wilson
Wood Sandpiper – Darren Wilson
Fea’s Petrel – Nigel Rogers
Fea’s Petrel – Nigel Rogers
Common Sandpipers – Nick Watmough