Monday 22nd August 2022

Monday 22nd August 2022

Scillonian Crossing: 1 Fea’s-type Petrel reported close to Lands End.

Falmouth: 3+ Wilson’s Storm Petrel, 30+ Storm Petrel, 1 Balearic Shearwater from AK Wildlife pelagic. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra (06.15-17.30): 62 Great Shearwater, 151 Cory’s Shearwater, 16 Sooty Shearwater, 32 Balearic Shearwater, c40 Storm Petrel, 8 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Tern, 1 juv Little Gull. (P Marshall, G Wyatt, M McKee, S Rowe et al) Porthgwarra (06.15-19.00): 148 Cory’s Shearwater, 86 Great Shearwater, 34 Balearic Shearwater, 18 Sooty Shearwater, 70 Storm Petrel, juv Little Gull, 17 Great Skua, 16 Whimbrel, 2 Chough, c25 Common Dolphin, 4 Harbour Porpoise, c12 Risso’s Dolphin. (Birdguides)

Lizard Point (11:15-12.15): 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 25 Black-tailed Godwit (also 4 over Caerthillian), 9+ Whimbrel, 30+ Balearic Shearwater. (D Beadle)

Kenidjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher still this evening. (Birdguides)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Wood Sandpiper, 6+ Green Sandpiper, 8+ Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 1 Sanderling, 3 Teal, 30 Swallow. (D Flumm, A McKechnie)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Great White Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 4 Common Sandpiper. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: c250 Dunlin, c100 Ringed Plover, 13 Sanderling, c20 Turnstone, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Green Sandpiper. (R Veal)

Maer Lake: 35 Dunlin, 33 Ringed Plover, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Lapwing, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 1 Sanderling, 1 Wood Sandpiper, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Mallard, Moorhen, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow. (K Hannavy)

Walmsley Reserve: 4 Grey Heron, c20 Swallow, 12 Cattle Egret, 8 Goldfinch, 10 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 1 Water Rail, 1 Snipe, 2 Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Moorhen, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard. (D Cox & C Cox)

Torpoint (Marine Drive): 2 Sandwich Tern, 16 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Black-Backed Gull, 2 Cormorant. (D Sharp).

Millbrook: 2 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck (Juveniles), 1 Redshank, 4 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Moorhen, 9 Black-headed Gull. (D Sharp)

Whipsiderry: 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR, Gwithian: 60+ Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Turner)

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Common Sandpiper – Alex McKechnie
Sanderling – Dave Flumm
Snipe – D&C Cox