Saturday 18th July 2015

Late news 17/7 Bude Marshes: 71 Mallard, 13 Herring Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mute Swan, 15 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Canada Goose, 4 Wood Pigeon, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 1 House Martin, 18+ Swallow, 6+ Swift, 1 Blue Tit, 6 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinches 4 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Magpie, 1 Blackbird and 1 Chaffinch. (B Byrne & H Kendall)

Penryn River: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 22 Redshank and 1 Kingfisher. (J St Ledger)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl from 21:10. (MJ Spicer)

Mousehole: A young family of Swallows being fed in a private garden. (S Maycock)

Swallows Mousehole Cornwall 18 July 2015 S Maycock

Drift Reservoir (members only): Wood Sandpiper still at 11:20. also 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher plus many young sedge warblers in the bushes. (M Bishop, S Maycock)

Stithians Reservoir: 27 Mallard plus 2 ducklings, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Teal, 6 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 11 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe plus 1 young, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 9 Cormorant, 110 Herring Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Bullfinch and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (D Chaney)

Lantic Bay, Pencarrow: 3 Kestrels and 1 male Stonechat. (P & S Street)

Polruan: 1 Kestrel at Furse Park. (P & S Street)

Mevagissey: 3 Great Shearwaters off Trevalsa Court Hotel at 20:45.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2cy Ring-billed Gull again from the causeway.

MJS & DKP