Thursday 18 July 2013

Hells Mouth and Hudder Cove: Breeding confirmed for 51 pairs of Guillemot, 12 pairs of Razorbill, 2 pairs of Lesser BLack-backed Gull, 1 pair of Great Black-backed Gull, 1 pair of Oystercatcher, 75+ pairs of Herring Gull, 20+ pairs of Shag, 1 pair of Kestrel and 16 Cormorant nests (which is not indicative of number of pairs) (S Taylor)

Late News 16/7, Rame Head: 40-50 Kittiwake circling harvested field around Rame church, several Wheatear between Rame Head and Penlee, 25+ Cormorant and 25+ Shag in bay on west side of Rame Head (R Taylor)

Late news yesterday, Siblyback Reservoir: Mixed flock of Pied and White Wagtail, 3 Common Sandpiper (R Taylor)

Late news yesterday, St. Clement: 2 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Common Sandpiper (A Nicholson)

Late news yesterday, Croft Pascoe Wood: 1 Spotted Flycatcher (R Farnes photo)

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Croft Pascoe Wood: 30 Crossbill (R Farnes photos)

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River Lynher: 100+ Curlew at Erth Barton, opposite Wacker Quay (B Taggart)

Truro River, Malpas: 5 Curlew and 3 Common Sandpiper (J StLedger)

Scillonian Crossing: 1 Leatherback Turtle, 7+ Sun Fish and 1 Risso’s Dolphin. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 25 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 7 Moorhen and 2 young, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, c100 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 juv Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 25 Sanderling and 5 Dunlin on the beach. (D Parker)

Pendennis Head: 300 Manx Shearwater, Gannets and 2 auk sp; 10+ Mediterranean Gull (including 1 1stS) and 50+ Black-headed Gull in the bay (D Chaney)

Sennen Cove: 4 Black-headed Gull (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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