Sunday 19th July 2015

Late news 18/7 Rock: 32+ Med Gull at Porthilly Cove. (P Rowse)

Porthgwarra: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 3500 Manx Shearwater, 5 Arctic Skua, 5 Bonxie, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 ‘Commic’ Tern, 35 Common Scoter, 5 Risso’s dolphin and 8 Porpoise past between 07:30 – 13:00. (R Augarde, P St Pierre, B Mellow, R Wilkins)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 744 Canada Goose, 7 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 21 Mallard, 2 Coot, 1 juv Wood Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 5 ad + 7 juv Lapwing, 8 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 3 Buzzard,1 Peregrine, 2 Raven,1 Rook, 66 Carrion Crow,16 Jackdaw,16 Magpie,1 Starling, 3 Stock Dove, 68 Pied Wagtail, 76 Meadow Pipit, 5 Skylark, 62 Swallow,7  Wheatear, 1 Blackbird, 2 Stonechat,1 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 33 Linnet, 200+ Meadow Brown, 23 Ringlet, 5 Gatekeeper, 2 Small Skipper,1 Large Skipper,1 Small Tortoiseshell, 3 Azure Damselfly and 15 Rabbit. (DA Conway)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher plus 3 Red Deer hinds and one calf (still with spots) at Golden Lion. (D Eva)

Mullion Cove: 1f Sparrowhawk. (J Allely)

Meres Cliff: 1 Fulmar. (J Allely)

Truro: 1 Dipper, 7 juv Mallard and 1 ‘dark-backed’ Herring Gull. (D Jenkins)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Wood Sandpiper still in bay before the hide. (B Dallas, I Webster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Redshank and 2 Mute Swan from the Salting platform. 109 Black-headed Gull, 11 Med Gull (7 ad, 3 2cy & 1 juv), 2cy Ring-billed Gull, 105 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 5 Canada Geese and 2 Little Egret on Ryan’s Field. (B Dallas)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese plus 5 & 3 goslings, 15 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 5 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 13 Moorhen, c100 Swallow and 2 Stonechat with 2 young  plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 23 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 41 Carrion Crow on the beach and 5 juv Med Gulls on the sea. (DK Parker)

Pendeen: 2 Chough, 2 Stonechats male & juv, a dozen or so Swallows with 3 in nest in barn, Linnets, Goldfinches , Jackdaws and Greenfinches. Also Painted Lady. (A Hartley)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 juv Osprey perched in dead waterside tree  from 17:45 until 18:30 when it left down river without prospecting or fishing. (D Hall)

Mevagissy: 1 Great Shearwater following a fishing boat at 08:22.

MJS & DKP