Sunday 26th July 2015

Late news 25/7 Looe Island: 1 Avocet at 09:50 then flew towards Hannafore. (J Ross & C Lewis – photos)

Avocet on Looe Island, photo by Claire Lewis (1) Avocet on Looe Island, photo by Claire Lewis (4)

Late news 25/7 Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Reed Warbler feeding young. (S Williams – photos)

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Penlee Point, Newlyn: One pale phase adult Pomarine Skua harassing Gannets for ten minutes at c.1600. Also Gannet seen attacking the skua. (NR Phillips) 3+ Pom Skua, 2+ Arctic Skua, 100s Manx Shearwater and 4+ Risso’s Dolpins off LowLee buoy at 20:30. (M Elliott)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 2 Sandwich Tern, 5 Med Gull and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger – photo)

Sandwich Tern Falmouth 26th July 2015

Kingsmill Lake: 1 ad Little Tern, c200 Black-headed Gull, 1 ad Med Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Greenshank, 100+ Redshank and 5 Dunlin. (M Beer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 200+ Canada Geese, 12 Greylag, 4 hybrid geese and 1 Kingfisher. (L Ody)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Canada Geese, 2 Magpie, 15 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 6 Coot, 1 Tufted Duck (male), 4 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe (pair with juvenile), 11 Cormorant (3 juveniles), 45 Herring Gull (16 juveniles) and 1 Little Egret. (L Ody)

Lizard Point: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Whimbrel, 4 Pom Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Med Gull, 2 Sabine’s Gull, 6 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 Arctic Tern, 2 Common Tern, 6 tern sp, 12 Puffin, 10 Razorbill and 14 Guillemot. (T Blunden, J Foster, J Selby & T Thirlaway)

Bass Point: 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwaters and 1 Ocean Sunfish between 10:30 and 13:00. (I Maclean)

Porthleven: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 3 Pomarine Skuas between 15:00 and 16:30. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 Storm Petrel and 4 Puffin 11:30-15:00. (M Wallace)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1s Ring-billed Gull still.

Pendeen: Possible pterodroma sp most closely resembling a pale morph Kermadec Petrel (just bigger than manx.pale head, brown wings with white panels) 13:55-14:15. Also Balearic Shearwater and Sooty Shearwater. (M Coller)

MJS & DKP