Wednesday 15th June 2016

Late news, 10/6, Scillonian III, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 28 Manx Shearwater, 8 Gannet, 5 Guillemot, 5 Fulmar, 24 Kittiwake, 3 Puffin and 1 Storm Petrel following a fishing boat. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 760 Manx Shearwater, 7 Gannets 12 Razorbill, 16 Guillemot, 5 Fulmar, 23 Puffins including a raft of 11 birds, 2 Storm Petrel, 7 Great Black-backed Gull,  1 Pomarine Skua and 1 Eider Duck (drake in Penzance Harbour with traces of oil on the plumage) also 6 Bottle-nose Dolphin and 4 Common Dolphin. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve, Longrock Pool: 1 m Ring-necked Duck from 1615 (P St Pierre, M Spicer, R Farnes)

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Devoran: 1 Dalmatian Pelican on Restronguet Creek (Minebank) at 0700 (M May) and present off Point Quay all day and still present at 2200 (M May).

Drift Reservoir (members only): 70 Swift. (D Flumm)

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 adult sum plum Great Northern Diver. (D Flumm)

Bude: 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Mute Swan and 3 cygnets, 2 Canada Goose and 5 gosling, 1 Wren, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Water Vole (H Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 4 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Spoonbill. ( A James)

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Manaccan, Roskruge Barton: 1 m Turtle Dove. (C Clark)

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