Wednesday 29th July 2015

Pendeen: 1 Little Shearwater initially feeding then west south west 08:17-08:22hrs. Also 6 Sooty, 1 Balearic & 14,400 Manx Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 71 Fulmar, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Sanderling, 2 ad Bonxie, 2 ad Arctic Skua, 110 Kittiwake, 8 Guillemot & 1 Swift all WSW 06:00 – 09:00. Manx random counts each half-hour as follows: 35/minute 0600-0630, 25/minute 0630-0700, 80/minute 0700-0730, 180/minute 0730-0800, 120/minute 0800-0830, 40/minute 0830-0900. (DS Flumm) Also 3 Balearic Shearwater, c5,000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sabine’s Gull, 4 Whimbrel and 5 Puffin past 11:00 – 14:00. (G Berti)

Kenidjack Head: 1 Great Shearwater feeding amongst several 100 Manx Shearwater about 1 mile WSW of the head, the whole moving slowly North late morning. (P Clarke)

Carland Cross: 1 Barn Owl over A30 c1m west of Carland Cross at 05:45. (D King)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Coot, 1 Sanderling, 1 juv Med Gull, 5 Swift, 2 Sedge Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl from 20:20. (JPR & MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 15 Med Gull and 7 Redshank on Lelant Saltings. 5 Whimbrel, 5 Dunlin, 25 Med Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank on Ryan’s Field. (G Berti) Also 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still from causeway.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 20 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe plus 1 chick, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, c300 Swallow, 6 Swift and 2 Stonechat with 3 young plus Reed & Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

MJS & DKP