Friday 4th August 2023

Friday 4th August 2023

St Agnes Head: Wilson’s Petrel 10.15am, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Stormy, 7 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Whimbrel, 4 Common Scoter. (G Lawlor)

Mermaid Pelagic: 30 + European Storm Petrel, 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater , 3 + Great Shearwater, 3 + Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Knot, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Little Tern, 8 Common Tern, 6 Arctic Tern, 2 Common Scoter, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull , 1 Fin Whale. (M Elliot ,B Bosisto et al)

Trelissick Woods: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 10 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 Little Egret. (M Saunders)

Pendeen (lighthouse) totals 06:00-10:45: 88 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 18 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 30 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 21 Common Scoter. (S. Rogers, N Rogers et al)

Walmsley: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 1 Barnacle Goose, 2 Greylag Geese (with Canada Geese), 1 Reed Bunting, 20+ Swift. The Pectoral Sandpiper was flushed by cattle and relocated to the Burniere Hide along with the 4 Greenshank where there were also 1 Common Sandpiper,1 Whimbrel. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 5 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Little London, Marazion:  15 Oystercatcher,  c60 Curlew,  2 Dunlin,  c20 Common Swallow,  2 Pied Wagtail,  5 Little Egret,  2 Rock Pipit. (P K Bray)

Trenow:  2 Kestral, 1m Bullfinch. (P K Bray)

Davidstowe Airfield: Little Ringed Plover, 12 Ringed Plover, 9 Dunlin, Yellow-legged Gull. (M Cade)

Marazion Marsh RSPB 10.00 – 11.30: 1 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 (1m 4juv) Stonechat, 4 Linnet, 1m Blackbird, 2 Magpie, 1pr Mute Swan with cygnet, 1juv Little Grebe, 3 (1ad 2Juv) Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron. (M Webb)

Lowland Point, St Keverne Lizard: 2 Swift, 13 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 5 White Wagtail (inc 2 adults). (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Old Town Cove Camel Trail: 1 Ruff. (E Mayhew)

 

 

Late News, 03/08, Carharrack Sparry Lane: 1 Herring Gull with blue ring (unable to get number)  flying around for the last few days. (W Chegwidden)

Late News, 03/08, Fistral, Newquay: (06:40-08:00) 1 Wilson’s Petrel through at 7.00am, 3 European Storm Petrel, 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 900+ Manx Shearwater (extrapolated count), 15 Common Scoter, 3 Sandwich Tern, c20 Fulmar, 22 Kittiwake, 87 Gannet, 6 Cormorant and 18 Shag. (P Roseveare)

 

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Pectoral Sandpiper & Greenshank – Adrian Lea
Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Pectoral Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Pectoral Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Little Ringed Plover – Martin Cade
Yellow-legged Gull – Martin Cade
juv Moorhen – Martin Webb
Mute Swan cygnet – Martin Webb
juv Stonechat – Martin Webb
juv Little Grebe – Martin Webb
juv Stonechat – Martin Webb
Wilson’s Petrel – Bob Bosisto