Friday 1st August 2014

Marazion: 135+ Sanderling , 8 Turnstone, 35 Ringed Plover and 28 Dunlin on the beach. (S Turner & DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Greenshank. Carnsew Basin: 33 Ringed Plover and 18 Dunlin. Ryan’s Field: 22 Mediterranean Gull at high tide (inc.5 juvs). (J Hawkey) Plus 2 Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Padstow: 42 adult & 6 immature Mediterranean Gull on the sandbar. (N Smith)

Trevose Head: 2 Corn Bunting. (N Smith)

Porthgwarra: 5 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Common Scoter, 1 Puffin, 1 Pomarine Skua (with spoons) and 1000+ Manx Shearwater. (J Hawkey) Plus 4 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel and 500+ Manx Shearwater. (AK Wildlife Cruise, per Capt K Leeves)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 9 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 15 Moorhen and 3 young, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret,18 Curlew over, c5 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 juv Cuckoo,  plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. Also 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. (D Parker, R Salter & L Proctor)

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Falmouth, Pendennis Point:  c15 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern (ad and imm), distant Manxies and Gannet streaming west distantly and 1 Whimbrel. Castle Beach: 13 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Oystercatcher and 1 Grey Heron. Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 33 Redshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and 6 Mute Swan. (D Chaney) Swanpool: 1 Waterail and 2 juv Tawny Owl (per D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper (heard – S Perfect), Treecreeper (heard – S Perfect), 2 ad Great Crested Grebe + 2 young, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Grey Heron, 30+ Herring Gull and 2 young Moorhen. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 5 ad Great Crested Grebe +2 young, c10 Black-headed Gull and 1 Grey Heron. (D Chaney)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise, Out, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 168 Manx Shearwater, 24 Gannet, 4 Storm Petrel, 3 Fulmar, 1 Razorbill and 1 Mediterranean Gull. Return: Wolf Rock to Penzance: 42 Manx Shearwater, 36 Gannet and 1 Fulmar. (DA Conway)

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