Sunday 28 July 2013

Late new yesterday, Mermaid II pelagic: 1 Great Shearwater skimmed past a few feet from stern, 4 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 200+ Manx Shearwater, 1 juvenile Yellow-legged Gull,  4 Harbour Porpoise and 3/4 Ocean Sunfish (P Semmens photos & M Elliot photos)

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Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 12 Mallard, 1 drake Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 10 Moorhen and 3 young, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, c20 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 juv Stonechat, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 80+ Sanderling on beach. (B Mellow & R Wilkins)

Tremayne Quay: 1 Greenshank, 3 Bullfinch (1 male) (J Selby)

Long Rock Beach: 12 Ringed Plover and 2 Dunlin. (M & J Spicer)

Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings hide: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 10+ Curlew, 2 Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv. (J St Ledger photo & D Eva)

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Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 11 Mediterranean Gull (inc 2 juv) and 3 Sanderling. (J St Ledger)

The Lizard, Black Head: 1 Great Shearwater past (J Foster)

Porthgwarra: 13 Balearic, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Puffin. (B Mellow & R Wilkins) Grey Phalarope also reported.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Green Sandpiper and 1 Wood Sandpiper (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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