Friday 21st August 2015

Marazion beach: 200 Ringed Plover, 220 Dunlin, 100 Sanderling, 26 Turnstone, 1 Little Stint and 1 Common Scoter offshore. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 26 Black-tailed Godwit over, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff and 2 Kingfisher. (B Field)

BField_GreatBlack-backedGull_210815Great Black-backed Gull, Brian Field BField_CommonSandpiper_210815Common Sandpiper, Brian Field

Feock: 1 Swift. (K Dalziel)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings, (Penzance to Wolf Rock): 199 Gannet, 28 Herring Gull, 14 Fulmar, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 8 Storm Petrel, 7 Manx Shearwater, 1 Razorbill, 1 ad Sabine’s Gull, 1 Whimbrel. (Wolf Rock to Penzance): 31 Gannet, 8 Manx Shearwater, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Fulmar, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Harbour Porpoise. (Wolf Rock to Scilly): 35 Gannet, 10 Fulmar, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Basking Shark. (Scilly to Wolf Rock) 48 Gannet, 10 Storm Petrel, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Manx Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 13 Common Dolphin. ( Oriole Birding Group and DAConway)

Mousehole, 1km west at sea: 1 Great Shearwater, 14 Balearic Shearwater 400 Manx Shearwater, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull and 2 Great Skua from the Mermaid II this evening. (M Elliott)

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