Thursday 11th August 2022

Thursday 11th August 2022

Restonguet Point: Honey Buzzard flew towards Feock at 15:38. (Birdguides)

Kynance Cove: 1 Icterine Warbler in trees opposite the toilet block at 9.30-10am. Also, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Collins)

Maer Lake: 10 Dunlin, 6 Green Sandpiper, 4 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Glossy Ibis, 3 Shelduck, 2 Canada Goose, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Moorhen, Mallard, Swallow, Sand Martin, Woodpigeon. (K Hannavy)

Polgigga: Pied Flycatcher by duckpond, 2 Tree Pipit overhead. (M Wallace)

Pendeen: Pied Flycatcher at Bojewyan. (Birdguides)

Cot Valley: Pied Flycatcher from path to Porth Nanven House (J Machin, N Machin)

Windmill Farm: 8 Green Sandpiper. Grey Wagtail, Cuckoo, Southern Migrant Hawker. (D Wright)

Tresemple Pool: 26 Redshank, 13 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 4 Whimbrel, 34 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 1 juv. Shelduck ( D Eva )

Polbathic Creek: 3 Green Sandpiper. (A Blonden)

Nanjizal: 5 Pied Flycatcher, 105 Sedge Warbler, 27 Whitethroat, 8 Reed Warbler, 6 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 9 Willow Warbler, c8 Tree Pipit flying over. Please keep to public footpaths. (K Wilson)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Wood Sandpiper (NE corner early morning), 1 f Marsh Harrier (spending over 1 hr consuming a dead fish in the NW corner before flying off, 1 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 16 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 3 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher,3 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 8 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1juv Teal, 20+ Mallard, 15+ Moorhen, 25 Canada Goose, 11 Cormorant, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren. Many hirundines passing through late afternoon, 50+ House Martin, 50+ Sand Martin & several juvenile Swallow, also 1 large Puss Moth caterpillar. (N R Rogers, M Webb, T Mills)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 133 Mediterranean Gull (including one ringed, 2N85), 44 Redshank, 45 Ringed Plover, 15 Dunlin, 3 Greenshank, 2 Sanderling, 6 Teal (N R Rogers, )

Soapy Cove: 1 Tree Pipit over and 1 Green Sandpiper over. (D Collins)

Drift Reservoir: 15+ Green Sandpiper, 3 Wood Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, and  3 Greenshank. (N Rogers, M McKee)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Coot, 2 Swift, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. Also juv/1w Yellow-legged Gull on the beach. (R Veal)

St Ives Island: (08.00-09.30) 4 Storm Petrel, 50 Manx Shearwater/minute at start, movement finished by 09.30h, 8 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Common Tern, 4 Mediterranean Gulls, 2+ Common Dolphin, 3 Harbour Porpoise (G Jones).

Spit Beach, Par: 5 Sand Martin, Pr. Stonechat, 1 Raven, 1 Gannet, low numbers of Dunlin, Ringed Plover and Turnstone, highly mobile. (R Hampshire)

St Stephen: 3 Swift. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 17 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel. (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 10/08, Foxhole: 2 Swift. (B Bosisto)

plr& dc

Icterine Warbler – David Collins
Icterine Warbler – David Collins
Green Sandpiper. Martin Webb
Little Grebe. Martin Webb
Dunlin. Martin Webb
Wood Sandpipers. Tony Mills
Marsh Harrier. Tony Mills
Ringed Plover & Dunlin. Charlotte Foote
Yellow-legged & Herring Gull. Charlotte Foote
Dunlin & Ringed Plover. Charlotte Foote
Wood & Green Sandpipers. Martin Webb
Puss Moth. Tony Mills