Monday 30th June 2014

The Lizard: 49 Storm Petrel trapped and ringed overnight, including a control from Portugal. (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Sancreed: 1 Cuckoo and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 1s female Red-footed Falcon still. (D Mays)

Truro, Malpas: 1 Common Sandpiper, 35+ Curlew, 2 broods of Shelduck each with 2 adults – one group had 7 juveniles, the other 7 younger ducklings. (J St Ledger)

Marazion: 45 Manx Shearwater and 1 Guillemot in the bay this evening and 2 Puffin past The Mount. Also an apparent white bodied Risso’s Dolphin half way between Marazion and Newlyn. (P Fraser)

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Sunday 29th June 2014

Late news 28/6 Camel Estuary: 4 immature Puffin, 7 Gannet, 1 Sandwich Tern, 4 Mediterranean Gull, plus several Shag and Cormorant from fishing boat 1/2m out pm. (D Ricketts)

Porthgwarra: 1 1s female Red-footed Falcon still. (L Proctor)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Marsh Tit and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Mudge)

Camel Trail: 1 apparent albino black-headed Gull around 1/2m n of main road bridge beyond cutting. (D Ricketts)

Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel and 6 Redshank. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Saturday 28th June 2014

Bude Marshes: 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 3 Reed Bunting (1m,2f), 5 Sedge Warblers, 1 Raven, 5 Black-headed Gull and 2 Swallow. (R Mudge)

Roughtor Woods: 6 Lesser Redpoll and 1 Tree Pipit. (D Eva)

Porthgwarra: 1 1s female Red-footed Falcon still. (mo. S Maycock – photos 1&2, A Mckechnie – photo 3, J Chapple – video)

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Friday 27th June 2014

Porthgwarra: 1 f Red-footed Falcon. (M Wallace et al. Photos 1-6 by Brian Field, photos 7-9 by Rod Farnes)

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St Erth: 2 (m,f) Yelowhammer. (MJ Spicer)

Buttermilk Hill: 1 m Cuckoo calling for third night. (V Stratton)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: ( Penzance to Wolf Rock ) : 54 Herring Gull,13 Manx Shearwater,7 Gannet,3 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Lesser Black-backed Gull. ( Wolf Rock to Penzance ) : 37 Herring Gull,19 Gannet,7 Manx Shearwater,6 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Fulmar. (DA Conway)

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Wednesday 25th June 2014

Late news 22/6 Clodgy Point, St Ives: 1 Purple Heron in off sea then flew SE. Also 2 Whimbrel over. (V Stratton)

Late news 22/6 Buttermilk Hill: 2 Cuckoo. (V Stratton)

Late News 23/6 Buttermilk Hill: 2 Cuckoo. (V Stratton)

Late news 24/6 Buttermilk Hill: 1 Cuckoo. (V Stratton)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great White Egret reported flying west the loitered around Land’s End. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion: 1 Sanderling, 3 Ringed plover, 1 Med Gull and 40 Black-headed Gull. (S Turner)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 ad Med Gull and 6 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 6 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, 10 Carrion Crow, 2 Chiffchaff, 25 Cormorant, 2 Dunnock, 10 Fulmar, 6 Gannet, 20 Goldfinch, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 40 Guillemot, c100 Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Kestrel, 1 Kittiwake, 30 Linnet, 1 Little Egret, 4 Magpie, c500 Manx Shearwater, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Pheasant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 8 Puffin, 3 Raven, 30 Razorbill, 25 Rock Pipit, 12 Rook, 25 Shag, 6 Skylark, 50 Starling, 20 Stonechat, c100 Swallow, 1 Swift, 12 Whitethroat, 30 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk” per C Travis)

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Tuesday 24th June 2014

Drift Reservoir (members only): 10 Greylag, 1 Bar-headed Goose, 180+ Canada Geese, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Swift, 2 House Martin, 2 Barn Swallow, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler,  2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler and 6 Whitethroat. (M & T Hasdell)

Mevagissey, Colona Cove: 7+ fledgling Rock Pipit. (P Clarke)

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all photos, Paul Clarke

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