Sunday 20th August 2023

Sunday 20th August 2023

Pendeen: 14 adult summer plumage Sabine’s Gull in 3 flocks, as follows: 5 at 08:12, 5 at 09:15, 4 at 10:33; also 1 Grey Phalarope at 08:06. (P Combridge, M Bishop)

Loe Pool, Helston: Melodious Warbler in tamerisks in garden at Bar Lodge. (Birdguides)

Lizard Village: 1 Pied Flycatcher. Also, 8 Chough on coast path above Pentreath Beach. (ND and S Chandler)

Jollytown, Kynance: 1 Redstart, 3 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Wheatear. (A Witheywood and S Wood)

Porthgwarra: 83 Cory’s Shearwater flew past between 06:29 and 09:29; also 2 Grey Phalarope east, 2 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater. (Birdguides)

Sennen Cove: 80 Cory’s Shearwater heading south, 3 Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater passing S at 6500 per hour, 1 Pomarine Skua, 20+ Storm Petrel. Also, 2 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Knot, 35+ Whimbrel, 5 Turnstone. In the cove, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Curlew, 2 Knot on Cowloe, 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Chough and 30+ Common Dolphin. This evening, 38 Cory’s Shearwater offshore, 2 Skua sp heading south and 2 Storm Petrel. (B Steel)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Green Sandpiper. (P Fraser)

Nanquidno: 3 Wood Sandpiper on ponds north of Tregiffian. (Birdguides)

Marazion Beach: 138 Ringed Plover (mainly adults), 1 Knot, 22 Sanderling, 20 Dunlin and 12 Turnstone this evening. (J Hawkey)

Marazion: 1 Common Buzzard. (B O’Callaghan)

Hayle Estuary: 3 partial summer plumage Curlew Sandpiper at 07:00. (G Lawlor)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 16 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 2 Gadwall, 14 Teal, 6 Little Egret, 6 Great Crested Grebe and 4 Little Grebe. (B Dallas, D Eva, J St Ledger, T Pinfield)

Devoran: 2 Osprey. One with blue ring possibly AH1 or 4H1? (B Toms, B Sharples)

Dodman Point: c100 Gannet (mixed adults & juveniles), feeding and moving west. 20 Cormorant. 2 Stonechat (M&F) late afternoon. (I & C Sowerby)

Gluvian: flock of Whimbrel calling overhead at 10pm. (B Bosisto)

Talskiddy: c80 House Martin over late evening. (P Roseveare)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 13 Ringed Plover, 10 Snipe, 4 Green Sandpiper, 5 Cattle Egret, 3 Marsh Harrier and 10 Swifts. (D Julian)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Ruff (juveniles), 5 Dunlin, 7 Chiffchaff, 12 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Greylag Goose, 6 Mallard, 1 Wall butterfly (D Sharp) In addition, 1 Yellow-Legged Gull. ( L Birtwistle)

Millbrook: 72 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 26 Little Egret, 16 Moorhen, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 32 Mediterranean Gull, 500+ Black-Headed Gull, 450+ Herring Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe & 51 Mallard (P Kemp)

Torpoint: 16 Common Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern, 158 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpaper, 86 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel & 2 Turnstone, all at HT roost, viewing W from Chapeldown Road (P Kemp)

Downderry: (06:30-08:25), moving west were 215 Gannet, 3 Manx Shearwater, an Arctic Skua, a juv Yellow-legged Gull, 177 Kittiwake and 4 Mediterranean Gull. Inshore a Whimbrel. (A Payne)

Late submission, 19/08, Stithians Reservoir: 1w Yellow-legged Gull. (T Pinfield)

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Pied Flycatcher – Andrew Witheywood
Redstart – Andrew Witheywood
Wheatear – Andrew Witheywood
Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Osprey – Bob Sharples
Osprey – Bob Sharples
Osprey – Bob Sharples
Dunlin – Deena Sharp
Dunlin – Deena Sharp
Common Sandpiper – Linda Birtwistle
Yellow Legged Gull – Tim Pinfield