Monday 20th July 2015

Late news 17/7 Dozmary Pool: 250+ Swifts and 200+ mostly House Martins with some Swallows and Sand Martins feeding low over Pool late afternoon plus 1 Red Veined Darter Dragonfly. (B Craven)

Late news 19/7 Crowdy Reservoir: 1+ Whimbrel, 4 Wheatear, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel and 6 Mistle Thrush. (B Craven)

Late news 19/7 Tater Dhu to Runnelstone: 3,500+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 6-10 Risso’s dolphin and 3 Ocean Sunfish from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

Devoran: 2 Sandwich Tern (1 juv,1 adult), 2 Green Woodpecker (1 juv, 1 adult), large number of Curlew, 1 of which was ringed; previously photographed the same bird on 15th Sept 2014. (J St Ledger – photos)

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Hayle Estuary RSPB:1 Common Sandpiper, at least 5 ad Med Gull, 12+ Dunlin and 1 Black-tailed Godwit on Ryan’s Field. (D Jenkins) 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still from causeway.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 ad Great Crested Grebe with 2 young. (D Jenkins, R Farnes – photo)

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Colliford Reservoir: 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Craven)

Marazion: 5 Med Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 40+ Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 2 Turnstone this evening. (BR Field – photos, A Hartley)

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Pendeen: 1 Kestrel and 1 Chough (heard only) in thick fog. (A Hartley)

MJS & DKP