Sunday 18 August 2013

Late news 17/08, Rame Head: 1 Great Shearwater and 1 ‘large’ shearwater. (G Lewis)

Pendeen: 1 Red-billed Tropicbird, 1 Sabine’s Gull, 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Pomarine Skua. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching et al)

Crugmeer: 1 Corn Bunting. (D Eva)

Walmsley Sanctuary (Members only): 3 Garganey (juvs), 4 Gadwall, 3 Teal and 24 Stock Dove. (D Eva)

Truro: 2 Swifts and 6 Swallows over city centre. (P Fraser)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Teal, 13 Tufted Duck, 18 Grey Heron, 2 Great-crested Grebe, 44 Coot, 5 Herring Gull, 15 Swallow, 7 Mallard, 11 Cormorant, 20 Little Grebe, 14 Moorhen, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Woodpigeon and 1 Goldfinch. (S Taylor)

Levant: c2400 Manx Shearwater (5/min all day), 100’s Gannets, 500+ Whimbrel, c30 dolphin sp, 2 Ocean Sunfish and 4 Clouded Yellow butterfly (other butterflies included Common Blue, Grayling, Green-veined White, Red Admiral, Gatekeeper, Meadow and Wall Brown). (R Phillips)

Devoran, River Kennall: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

Clapper Marshes: 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Black-headed Gull, 16 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 30 House Martin, 8 Swallow, 30 Canada Goose, 1 Buzzard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Heron, 2 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Chaffinch, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Robin, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Great Tit, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Jackdaw, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Wren and 1 Blackbird. (D Julian)

Pentire Head and The Rumps: 50+ Whimbrel,  5000 Manx Shearwater (4000 flew southwest before 09.30 with two rafts of birds totalling 1000 individuals offshore), 4 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2+ Balearic Shearwater, 1 pale phase Fulmar. (C Selway)

Dinham area: 830 Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Black Swan, 39 Mute Swan, 137 Oystercatcher, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 15 Little Egret, 482 Curlew, 61 Dunlin, 27 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Turnstone, 3 Shelduck, 21 Mallard, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 74 Canada Goose, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Heron, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Whimbrel, 1 Raven, 80 Rook, 45 Jackdaw, 25 Carrion Crow, 6 Woodpigeon, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Linnet, 1 Magpie and 1 Robin. (D Julian)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater.

Scillonian return crossing: 5 Great Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater and 100’s Storm Petrel.

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