Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Cape Cornwall: Seawatch 09:15-11:15 – 1 Cory’s Shearwater (at 10:15), 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Bonxie and 5000+ Manx Shearwaters, all south. (N Wheatley)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great Crested Grebe with 1 juv, 11 Little Grebe, 1 adult Whitethroat feeding 2 juv in bushes, 1 Bullfinch (male). Also at the Golden Lion cut-off, 7 Red Deer; 1 Stag, 5 hinds and 1 calf (suckling). (J St Ledger – photos)

Common Sandpiper Stithians 22nd July 2015 Red Deer with calf Stithians 22nd July 2015 Red Deer Stithians 22nd July 2015

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 20:40. (MJ Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese plus 5 & 3 goslings, 10 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 13 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, c100 Swallow, c10 Swift and 2 Stonechat  plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Pentire & Rumps Point: 7 Fulmar, 50 Manx Shearwater, 8 Gannet, 20 Cormorant, 15 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 60 Herring Gull , 4 Guillemot, 1 Puffin, 2 Wood Pigeon, 9 Skylark, 2 House Martin, 40 Swallow , 7 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 4 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Chiffchaff, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 38 Rook , 5 Carrion Crow, 45 House Sparrow and 9 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Pendeen: 1 Chough, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel. Also 1 Sparrowhawk causing chaos amongst the newly fledged Swallows. (A Hartley)

Minions: 3 Wheatear and 2 Ravens on the moor. (A Hartley)

MJS & DKP