Friday 18th July 2014

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 27 Mediterranean Gulls (inc. 5 juv’s). (J Hawkey & D Flumm) Carnsew Basin: 30 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank and 3 Common Sandpiper. (J Hawkey) Ryan’s Field: 33 Mediterranean Gull, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 8 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Redshank. (D Flumm) Copperhouse Creek: 5 Little Egret. (D Flumm)

Marazion: 21 Dunlin, 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Ringed Plover. (J Hawkey & DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  adult l/p Arctic Skua soaring over pines drifted north 12:25hrs. (D Flumm) 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 9 Mallard, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Coot, 3 Moorhen with 4 chicks, 6 Swift, 3 Swallow, 1 male Stonechat with 4 young, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 recently fledged Dunnock plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Stithians Reservoir, near dam wall: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat and 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

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Common Sandpiper, John St Ledger

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Green Sandpiper, John St Ledger

Portlooe: 1 Red Kite at Hendersick Farm. (R Parslow)

Maer Lake: 4 Black-tailed Godwit, c20 Goldfinch, 8 Moorhen and 1 Swift. (R Mudge)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper and Bar-headed Goose. (B Dodd)

Westdowns, Dannonchapel: 1 Honey Buzzard reported.

Greenaway Point: 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Gannet, 65 Shag and 2 Sanderling. (D Julian)

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