Tuesday 30th August 2022

Tuesday 30th August 2022

Siblyback: 2 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 5 Dunlin, 5 Snipe, 4 Common Sandpiper, 24 Little Grebe. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Osprey, 1 Spoonbill, 6 Curlew Sandpiper, c200 Dunlin, c150 Ringed Plover, 37 Sanderling, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 40 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Greenshank, 36 Redshank, 6 Oystercatcher, 4 Knot. (S Rowe, D Flumm, D Clayton, M Webb)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stint, 3 Ruff, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Greenshank, 8 Curlew, 6 Common Sandpipers, 200+ Dunlin/Ringed Plover, 1 Golden Plover and 2 Wheatear. (G Lawlor)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 juv. Little Stint, 2 juv. Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sand, 9 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, c200 Herring Gull, 110 Lesser BB Gull, 45 Black-headed Gull, 2 Great BB Gull, 2 Reed Bunting, 30 Goldfinch. (R Lockwood)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Little Egret, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 60 Redshank. (D Flumm)

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 1 Spoonbill in the afternoon. (per S Rowe)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Little Tern (my first ever here in 30 years), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, Snipe, 20 Sand Martin, 40 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Garganey, 11 Teal, 2 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck, 8 Whinchat, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 17 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, Swift, 7 White Wagtail, Dunlin and Greenshank. (M Wallace)

Park Head: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit, 3 Dunlin, c 150 Swallow, c 10 House Martin, 1 Chough and 3 Raven over. Also, 1 Whinchat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap and 1 Chiffchaff around top of valley. (P Roseveare)

East Pentire: 1 Osprey, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Whinchat, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Curlew, 1 juv Mediterranean Gull, 30 Swallow, 1 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Bodmin Moor:  4 Whinchat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Green Woodpecker, 30+ Linnet, 1 Wheatear, 3 Meadow Pipit, 5+ Stonechat, 2 Dunnock. (D Sharp).

Lizard, Kynance Farm: 1 Wryneck (at Jollytown farm), 3 Whinchat. (E O’Connor)

Predannack airfield: 1 Merlin, 4 Wheatear. (E O’Connor)

Goonhilly Downs: 5 Whinchat, 1 Tree Pipit. (E O’Connor)

Twenty Acres (near Penhallick): 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Whinchat. (E O’Connor)

Escalls: 6 Golden Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 15+ White Wagtail in bare field. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Land’s End cycle track/Treeve Moor: 1 Whinchat, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Willow Warbler. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

East Looe: 1 Cuckoo on beach. (S Jones)

Gurnards Head: Approximately 50 Choughs on the coast at 14:45 today. (S-A Rothwell)

Porthtowan: 2 Chough. (S Hill)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Whinchat, at least 4 yellow Wagtail, 1 Ruff, 21 Cattle Egret, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Linnet plus Swallow, House and Sand Martin, Teal, Mute Swans, Grey Herons etc. (E Turnbull)

Chapel Amble: 2 Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cattle Egret from Penpont farm hide. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 1 Ruff, 5 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone, 14 Dunlin, 4 Curlew, 4 Rock Pipit, 3 Mediterranean Gull,  15 Sandwich Tern, 2 Raven over, 13 Mute Swan. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 Osprey at 2.35pm, no ring, then flew towards main estuary, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 67 Redshank from behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Greenshank, 1f Tufted Duck, 7 Grey Wagtail, 4 Kingfisher (in-flight together). (S Grose)

Marazion (offshore): 500+ Swallows streaming past catching insects flying close over the sea. A common phenomena this time of year. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Beach:  25 Common Ringed Plover, 8 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 2 Sandwich Tern. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Common Kingfisher, 1 Whinchat. (P Fraser)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course:  1 Northern Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Botallack: 1 Whinchat, 6 Northern Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Croft Pascoe, Goonhilly: 4+ Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Goldcrests, Greater spotted Woodpecker. (A Witheywood)

Newquay, Trevoll: 2 Barn Owl , 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Singing Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

 

 

 

TJW

Spoonbill – Martin Webb
Wheatear – Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb
Curlew Sandpiper – Dave Flumm
Curlew Sandpiper – Dave Flumm
Ringed Plover – Dave Flumm
Spoonbill – Dave Flumm
Little Tern – Dave Flumm
Green Woodpecker – Deena Sharp
Whinchat – Deena Sharp
Spoonbill – Dave Clayton
Spoonbill – Dave Clayton
Chough – Sally-Ann Rothwell
Wryneck – Edward O’Connor
Ruff – Shaun Grose
Spotted Flycatcher – A Witheywood