Tuesday 16th August 2022

Tuesday 16th August 2022

Sennen Cove: 2 Chough, 10 Mediterranean Gull and juvenile Yellow-legged Gull. (S Linacre)

Porthgwarra: 1 Black Tern, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 23 Balearic Shearwater, 17 Storm Petrel, 2 Arctic Skua, 11 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Common Scoter, 2 juvenile Yellow-legged Gull and 2 Minke Whale. (I Prentice) In addition, 9+ Balearic Shearwater with 1000s of Manx Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Guillemot, Common Dolphin and Grey Seal. Also, 1 Pied Flycatcher. (S Linacre)

Pendeen: (07:00-08:00) 11 Balearic Shearwater. Also, Tree Pipit and Snipe over. 1 Spotted and 1 Pied Flycatcher at Calartha. (P Combridge)  In addition, (06:00-08:00) 5 Balearic Shearwater, juvenile Mediterranean Gull, Grey Heron and 2 Chough. (N Sluman) Also, (08:45 -10:30) Steady passage of Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 6+ Storm Petrel feeding around distant pods of Common Dolphin. (I Hayes) 1 Spotted and 1 Pied Flycatcher at Bojewyan. (A Bayly)

Tregeseal Valley, St Just: Large numbers of Swallow and House Martin over the Valley this morning. (S Williams)

Kenidjack: 2 Spotted and 1 Pied Flycatcher in last sallow beyond the paddocks. (N Rogers) Also, 2 Grey Wagtail. (N Sluman)

Drift Reservoir: 4 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, Greenshank, Teal, 4 Swift, Kingfisher, 20 Swallow, 20 House Martin, Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Longrock Pool: 1 pair Little Grebe with 2 juveniles and 6 Coot. (S Grose)

RSPB Marizion Marsh: 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Little Ringed Plover from the new scrape. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: Spotted Redshank on beach briefly before being flushed east by dog walkers. (J Greep)

Porthminster Bay: c50 Gannet, 2 Fulmar, 5 Mediterranean Gull, mixed flocks of Herring, Black-headed, Lesser Black-backed & Great Black-backed Gulls plus a handful of Sandwich Tern. (N Sluman)

RSPB Hayle Estuary: 5 Common Sandpiper, 21 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Peregrine Falcon from causeway.(S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 16 Coot, 12 Black-tailed Godwit over at midday. Also, 1 Yellow Wagtail  and 5 (3ad+2juv) Mediterranean Gull. (S Turner) In addition, 2 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 18 Little Grebe, 26 Tufted Duck, 1 Raven, 1 Sand Martin, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 21 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 15 Great Black-backed Gull. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Tree Pipit and a Pied Flycatcher. (D Wright and S Bury)

Godolphin Cross: Blackbird eating amphibian, probable newt, dismembering it and then swallowing whole. (C Richards)

Stithians Lake, Golden Lion cut off: 1 Little Stint, 14 Dunlin, 35+ Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew and 12+ Pied & Grey Wagtail. (A Lea) Also reported, 1 Little Stint, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 7 Common Sandpiper, 13 Curlew, 26 Dunlin and 38 Ringed Plover. (G Lawlor) In addition, 40 Ringed Plover and 16 Dunlin, 7 Little Egret. (S Turner)

Falmouth Bay: 10 Storm Petrel, 30 Manx Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Guillemot, 1 Fulmar, 14 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Sandwich Tern. Also, 200+ Common Dolphin and c.15 Risso’s Dolphin. (M Hull)

Nanpean: 55 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Penpoll Creek, Fowey Estuary: 2 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, 2 Shelduck (juvenile), 3 Kingfisher, 20 Little Egret, 1 Raven, 2 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Swallow, 3 Black-headed Gull. (A Day)

East Pentire, Newquay: (06.45-08.45) 8 Balearic Shearwater, 27 Storm Petrel, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Arctic Skua, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 24 Ringed Plover, 21 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 1 Whimbrel, 8 Curlew, 3 Mediterranean Gull. (S Rowe)

Liskeard: 25+ House Sparrows in private garden. (D Sharp)

Hannafore, Looe: 1 Male Eider Duck in eclipse plumage, 8 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wren, 2 Stonechat, 2 Cormorant. (D Sharp).

Rame Head: 2 Pied Flycatcher, 14 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Swift, 32 Black-tailed Godwit heading south east and 1 Weasel. (P Aley)

Late submission, 15/08,  Loe Bar: 5 Chough at the Porthleven end at 11.00am. (R Nicholls)

Late submission, 15/08, Goonhilly Downs: 1 Whinchat, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard sp with single dark band at end of tail, seen briefly after inadvertently being flushed from hedgerow. Unable to locate again. Also,  1 Silver Washed Fritillary, several Grayling, 1 Drinker Moth and several Silver Y Moths dashing about. (J Evans)

Late submission, 15/08, Mawgan Porth: 2 (adult) Chough.  (C Taylor)

Late submission, 15/08, Walmsley: 4 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 28 Canada Goose, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Buzzard, 3 Stock Dove, 6 Moorhen, 12+ Mallard, 5 Mute Swan (C Taylor)

Late submission, 14/08, Bodmin (private site): Female Nightjar incubating 1 chick. At least 1 male churring on site still. (C Foote, T Weston, P Roseveare)

Late submission, 14/08, Par Beach Pool: 14 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant, 3 Coot, 3 Greenfinch, 379 Black headed Gull (many feeding on dying Rudd &Tench trapped in shallow pools). (S Grose)

Late submission, 14/08, RSPB Hayle Estuary: 4 Wigeon from causeway. (S Grose)

 plr

Little Stint – Adrian Lea
Little Stint with Dunlin – Adrian Lea
Nightjar – Charlotte Foote
Eider – Deena Sharp
House Sparrow – Deena Sharp
Common Sandpipers – Dave Flumm
Swallow – Sam Williams