Saturday 13th August

Saturday 13th August

Kynance Cove: Icterine Warbler at 7am. (S Croft, D Collins) 2 (unringed) Chough, 1 Raven & 1 Icterine Warbler at 09.00 – 10.30. (J St Ledger & A Lea)

Nanjizal: 2 Nightingale, 1 Redstart, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Tree Pipit ringed. (per K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: Osprey (0945-1003), 4 Wood Sandpiper, 23 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 8 Redshank & Ringed Plover over west, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Snipe, Ruff, 6 Dunlin, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 16 Cormorant, 5 Teal, 2 Coot, Kingfisher, c300 Swallow, c150 House Martin, 8 Sand Martin, 3 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm, S Rogers, D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Whinchat, 1 Ruff, 1-2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, juvenile Water Rail, Kingfisher and 10 Sedge Warbler. (I Prentice) 2 juv Reed Bunting. (C.Beazley)c 450 Swallow south over town and Mount’s Bay from 20:00 – 20:45 6 Swift 6+ in same time. (P Fraser)

Rosehill; Marazion: 3 Swift at 20:00. (P Fraser)

Skewjack: 1 Pied Flycatcher. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra: Tree Pipit. (M Wallace) seawatch  (1945 – 2045hrs) 1 Artic Skua chasing Kittiwakes, 2 Ballearic Shearwaters & 5 Mediterranean Gull (juv’s). (J Hawkey)

Nanquidno: 2 Tree Pipit ,60 Swallow from 09:30 – 10:30. (P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 50+ Curlew, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 anderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Kingfisher. (I Hayes) 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 11 Sanderling, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 63 Dunlin, 32 Ringed Plover, 93 Curlew. (N R Rogers)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 8 Common Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin, 17 Ringed Plover, 1 Greylag Goose (D Eva)06:00-08:00: 25 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Golden Plover, 14 Curlew, 3 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 69 Canada Geese, Greylag, 6 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 16 Little Grebe, Peregrine and a Great Crested Grebe. (8 small waders South around 6:30 followed by 23 Ringo, Dunlin + Green Sandpiper leaving to South around 07:30). 19:30- 9pm: 7 Common Sandpiper, 11 Dunlin, 26 Ringed Plover, Snipe, Green Sandpiper. (C Foote, T Weston) 5 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron,12 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 40+ Canada Goose, 5 (1ad 4juv) Pied Wagtail, 3 (1ad 2juv) Great Tit, 2 (1ad 1juv) Blue Tit, 2 (1ad 1juv) Chaffinch, 2 Buzzard over 13.10 – 14.05. (M Webb)

Tresillian: 1 Osprey. (L Sampson)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Cattle Egret , 1 Lapwing , 2 Snipe , 2 Grey Heron , 1 Marsh Harrier , 15 Little Egret , 1 Buzzard , 8 Moorhen , 50+ Swallow , 4 Black-Tailed Godwit . (K.Bowers)

Maer Lake: 12 Dunlin, 10 Green Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 2 Lapwing, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 3 Shelduck, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Moorhen, Canada Goose, Mallard, Carrion Crow, Swallow. (K Hannavy)

Bude Canal: Great White Egret. (K Hannavy)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 9 Canada Goose, 12 Cormorant,6 Grey Heron,1 Great Crested Grebe,20 Mallard,1 Moorhen,1 Little Egret,1 Great Black-backed Gull,37 Lesser Black-backed Gull,8 Herring Gull,4 Buzzard,1 Kestrel,12 Stock Dove,31 Carrion Crow,4 Magpie,7 Blackbird,13 Wheatear,1 Stonechat,4 Pied Wagtail,47 Meadow Pipit,7 House Sparrow,1 Collared Dove,18 Swallow,58 Linnet,4 Chaffinch,42 Goldfinch,12 Common Blue,8 Meadow Brown,2 Green-veined White,4 Gatekeeper,2 Holly Blue,3 Small White,7 Wall and one Rabbit. (C.Reed & DAConway)

The Curlew found current conditions too difficult and failed to breed successfully and the Lapwing had limited success raising several small broods.

Spit beach Par: 95 Oystercatcher, 15 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Stonechat, 2 Linnet, 65 Goldfinch, 1 Stoat. (R Hampshire)

Devoran: 3 Green Sandpiper. (S Bearhop)

Waterloo: 60 House Martin. (S Mason)

 

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Icterine Warbler – Adrian Lea
Pied Flycatcher – Stuart Croft
Little Egret – Martin Webb
Cattle Egret – Kevin Bowers
Great Egret – Lucy Hannavy
Greenshank’s – Dave Flumm