Wednesday 10th August 2022

Wednesday 10th August 2022

Roche: 24 White Stork over east at 1720. (J Rance) Eds – these birds and those reported below are believed to have been recently released from the Knepp Estate as part of ongoing reintroduction efforts.

Stenalees: 3 White Stork over to North East. (R Hollis)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 White Stork flew up from the wet area on the feeder hide side, then drifted off at height towards the Carnkie direction at 10.05 this morning. (J St Ledger)

Maer Lake: 7 Dunlin, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Glossy Ibis, 3 Shelduck, 2 Buzzard, 1 Swift, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Swallow, Sand Martin, Woodpigeon. (K Hannavy)

Nanjizal: 194 trapped and ringed including 113 Sedge Warbler, 18 Whitethroat, 7 Reed Warbler, 4 Garden Warbler, 22 Willow Warbler, 2 Tree Pipit. Also 1cy Spotted Crake seen. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, J Overfield)

Drift Reservoir: 17 Green Sandpiper (along western edge early morning), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 6 Dunlin (5 juveniles), 1 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 Teal (N R Rogers) Also 1 Cuckoo on East side fencing. (H Johnson)

Bartinney: 1 Green Sandpiper (N R Rogers)

St Ives Island (08.40-09.40): 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Large Shearwater (almost certainly Cory’s), 10 Sandwich Tern, 3 Harbour Porpoise (G Jones).

Walmsley Sanctuary: 5 Cattle Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Black-tailed Godwit ( D Eva )

Port Isaac Bay (from kayak): 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 European Storm Petrel, 1 Minke Whale, 7 Common Dolphin. (R Kirkwood)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Willow Tit, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2m Tufted Duck, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Moorhen, 7 Coal Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 6 Great Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 3 Robin, 1 Jay, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit. (R Mudge)

Pendennis head: 3 Mediterranean gull, 105+ Gannet, 40+ Herring gull, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Cormorant, 3 Swallow. (C Foote)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Pool: 4 Ringed Plover, 20+ Dunlin, 4 Curlew, 4 Oystercatcher, 5 Cormorant. (M Webb) ad breeding plumage Common Gull, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Teal, c40 Ringed Plover this evening on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Camel Estuary (off Porthilly): 50+ Sandwich Tern on oyster beds. (P Woolf)

Kingsmill Lake: 27 Greenshank, 83 Redshank, 97 Curlew, 7 Whimbrel, 8 Dunlin, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 juv Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper & 5 Little Egret (P Kemp) Also, 20 Curlew, 13 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 10+ House Sparrow, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Egrets, 1 Kingfisher on the bank. (A Oram)

Poltesco: 4 Rock Pipit, 4 Moorhen (2 adults 2 juveniles) at 08.00. (A Lea)

Rumps and Pentire: 1 Wood pigeon, 3 Feral pigeon/Rock dove, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-headed gull, 4 Great black-backed gull, 30 Herring gull, 4 Fulmar, 24 Gannet, 4 Cormorant, 13 Shag, 3 Kestrel, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Carrion crow, 1 Raven, 5 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 9 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear, 2 Meadow pipit, 8 Rock pipit, 40 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 6 Common dolphin, 1 Harbour porpoise, 4 Large white, 31 Common blue, 5 Wall brown, 2 Gatekeeper, 25 Meadow brown, 2 Small heath, 4 Six-spot burnet. (M Scawen et al.)

Moorhen, Adrian Lea
Cormorant, Martin Webb
Ringed Plover, Martin Webb
White Stork, John St Ledger
White Stork, John St Ledger
Glossy Ibis, Judith Eifler