Saturday 5th August 2023

Saturday 5th August 2023

Pendeen: 05:20am – 15:00: Wilson’s Petrel, 120 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, adult Sabine’s Gull, 2 Great Skua, 6 Arctic Skua, 75 Storm Petrel. (M Bailey) 5 Wilson’s Petrel, 221 Cory’s Shearwater, 19 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 133 Storm Petrel, 4 Great Shearwater, 19 Sooty Shearwtaer, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Grey heron. (S Rogers) 6 Wilson’s Petrel, 139 Storm Petrel, adult Sabine’s Gull, 261 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Hobby. (P Roseveare) 7  Wilson’s Petrel , 1 Black Tern, 182 Storm Petrel bewteen 05:30 & 15;00  reported. (Birdguides) 11 Wilson’s Petrel reported by 4pm.

Porthgwarra: 06:45- 09:00am 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 2 Great Shearwater, 9 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Storm Petrel, 6 ‘Commic’ Tern, 1 Balearic Shearwater. (R Augarde)

St Ives: 10:00- 13:00PM: 1 (possibly 2) Wilson’s Petrel, 18 Storm Petrel, 3 Great Shearwater, 83, Cory’s Shearwater, 11 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua. (R Augarde) (09.00 – 13.45): 1 Wilson’s Petrel @ 12.30, 100 Storm Petrel, 36 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 2 Common Tern, 2 Arctic Tern, 6 Kittiwake, 22 Whimbrel, 3 Common Scoter, 4 Common Dolphin and 2 Ocean Sunfish. (T Wilson) 3 Common Scoter, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 24 Whimbrel, 2 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 4 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill, 60 Kittiwake, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Roseate Tern (16:30), 4 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Tern, 3 Wilson’s Storm Petrel (12:30, 16:40-17:25, 17:45), 153 European Storm Petrel, 4 Sooty Shearwater, c.26,000 Manx Shearwater, 57 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 29 Fulmar, 2 Wheatear. (P Nason)

East Pentire: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 10000+ Manx Shearwater, 21 Storm Petrel, 15 Whimbrel, 1 Common Tern, 1 Great Skua, 90 Kittiwake this am. (S Rowe, D Grose, M Lammas) 1st summer Sabine’s Gull (14.30), 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, c.80 Kittiwake this pm. (S Rowe)

St Agnes Head: 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 100 Kittiwake. (C Mason)

Penlee Point 06:30- 12:00: 20 Cory’s Shearwater, 48 Storm Petrel, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Pomarine Skua, 3000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Tern, 7 Common Scoter.  (P Kemp, P Aley)

Pendennis, Falmouth 7:15-08:15: 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Wheatear. (J Holmes) 1 Cory’s Shearwater. (Birdguides)
Lizard Point: 7 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel. (Birdguides)
Bartinney: 1 juvenile Cuckoo being fed by Meadow Pipit. (R Chiffers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Marsh Harrier flying over at 11am today. (D White)

Newlyn Harbour: 1m Kingfisher, 1Turnstone, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Rock Pipit, 76 Great Black backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper.(S Grose)

RSPB Hayle Estuary: 77 Mediterranean Gull Inc 11 juv, 6 Black tailed Godwit,1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 32 Redshank,1 Whimbrel, 27 Curlew. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Snipe, 1 Lapwing, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Teal, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger) 30+ Canada Goose inc white escapee, 1 Skylark, 1 Mallard with 4 chicks, 1 Cormorant, 1 Black- headed Gull, 30+ Herring Gull, 1 Blackbird, 5 Swallow, and Golden Lion Hide: 5 little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe (ad & j), 1 Little Grebe. (T Chambers)
Penryn Estuary: 26 Redshank, 22 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Common Sandpiper, 50+ Blackhead Gull, 6 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Swallow, 3 Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackbird, 10+ Carrion Crow, 20+ Herring Gull, 4 Mallard. (T Chambers)
Devoran Quay: 1 Sandwich Tern, 9 Whimbrel, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 75+ Redshank, 100+ Curlew, 45+ Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)
Lizard: 3 Wheatear. (S Wood)
Walmsley Sanctuary CBWPS Members Only:  Pectoral Sandpiper ( arrived at 16:10 with two Ringed Plovers; still on mud at 16:35 ). Also 4 Green Sandpiper, Curlew, 1 Little Egret, , adult Fox stalking flock of 50+ Canada Geese. (S Lilley)

Siblyback Lake: 4 ad & 2 juv Ringed Plover, 2 ad & 5 juv Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 19 Little Grebe, 20+ Sand Martin & 15+ House Martin (P Kemp)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Yellow Legged Gull, 1 Common Redstart. (G Williams)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Greenshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, c. 50+ Redshank, Hummingbird Hawk Moth, Jersey Tiger. (A Blonden)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Great Crested Grebe plus 3 juv, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Dunnock, 22 Canada Geese. Note, The bird feeders are now out at the five feeding stations as well as the hide. (R Mudge)

Late submission, 04/08/23, Walmsley Sanctuary: Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 13 Greenshank, 3 Ringed & 5 Snipe at 8pm. (A Langdon)

 

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Juvenile Cuckoo – Robin Chiffers
Juvenile Cuckoo – Robin Chiffers
Juvenile Cuckoo being fed by Meadow Pipit – Robin Chiffers
Yellow-legged Gull – Gavin Williams
Ringed Plover – Gavin Williams
Black-tailed Godwit – John St Ledger
Sandwich Tern, Oystercatcher & Curlew – John St Ledger