Friday 8th July 2016

Late news 6/7 Looe Estuary: 45 to 50 Swift in group high over woodland (tight screaming party of about 25 birds at one stage), 19 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 10 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper and Curlew heard. Dusk 1 Tawny Owlet heard (R Hurrell)

Late news 6/7 Looe: Drake Eider, mostly in eclipse off Banjo Pier. (R Hurrell)

River Lynher: 1 Dalmatian Pelican at Wacker Quay at 11:30.

Torpoint: 1 Dalmatian Pelican until 19:15 at least.

Porthgwarra: Seawatch 13:20-16:20hrs – 1 Bonxie, 4 Pomarine Skua, 6 Puffin, 13 Mediterranean Gull (7 ad, 2 2s & 2 1s),1 Harbour Porpoise and 1 Sunfish all west. (J Hawkey)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still halfway to Marazion with Curlew. (per P Freestone)

Wadebridge: 2 young white Starling at Guineaport. (W Delacour)

Bude: 2 Grey Heron, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Black-headed Gull, 6 Goldfinch, 1 f Mallard with 6 ducklings, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Fulmar, 6+ Skylark, 2 Stonechat and 7 Swallow. (H Wilkins)

Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill.

MJS & DKP