Thursday 9th July 2015

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 11 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull on Lelant Saltings. 8 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (MJ & JPR Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 21:20. (MJ Spicer)

Penzance, Lidden area: 1 Sparrowhawk this evening and many Swift this afternoon. (T Mills)

Sennen Cove: 1 Common Sandpiper on the main beach first light. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mermaid II Minack Theatre trip, Morning trip: 3 Common Dolphin, 2 Harbour Porpoise, 8+ Risso’s Dolphin (inc 3 f + young) and 400+ Manx Shearwater. Afternoon trip: 30-40 Common Dolphin, presumed same 8+ Risso’s Dolphin, 45 Manx Shearwater and 5 Mediterranean Gull. (M Elliott)

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