Monday 27th July 2015

Late news 25th & 26th July Newquay: 2 Chough between Polyjoke and Holywell Bay. (C Stephenson)

Pendeen: 4 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 150+ per min Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Bonxie and 7 Whimbrel past 07:00-10:30. (LProctor) 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 2,000+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Bonxie, 2 Med Gull and 4 Common Scoter past 11:15 – 14:15. (B Dodd, M Elliott, MJ Spicer) 2 Great Shearwaters (07:20 & 11:15) well left of rocks easily missed, also 5 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrels and 12000+ Manx Shearwater. (M Darlaston)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Sabine’s Gull, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Bonxie, 14 Whimbrel and 1,000s Manx Shearwater, all south 07:30 – 10:30 (N Wheatley) Also 2 Great Shearwater and 3 Bonxie past 11:23 – 12:00. c500 Gannet feeding or loafing on sea between the Brisons and Carn Gloose, with small numbers of Manx Shearwaters, Kittiwakes and 4(min) Med Gull. (P Clarke)

Porthgwarra: 1 Corys Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 100′ s Manx Shearwater and 300 Gannet. (I Webster)

Roughtor Woods: 1 Willow Tit, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 2 juv. Sparrow hawk. (D Eva)

Mount’s Bay: 5 Bonxie, juv Yellow-legged Gull 15:30-17:00. (M Elliott)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 female Peregrine, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Dunlin. (C Moore)

Hayle Estuary: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull from causeway. (T McGowan) Also 1 1s Ring-billed Gull.

Gweek: 2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank. Also 3 Spotted Flycatcher (1 adult feeding 2 juvs) and 1 Nuthatch in oak woods on opposite bank of river from Seal Sanctuary. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Flycatcher Gweek Cornwall 27th July 2015 J St Ledger

Croft Pascoe: 5 Spotted Flycatcher (2 adults feeding 3 fledglings). Also 1 Painted Lady butterfly. (J St Ledger)

MJS & DKP