Wednesday 13th July 2016

River Lynher: 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican again from Wacker Quay then over St Germans viaduct plus 200 Curlew, 6ad Med Gull and 3 Sandwich Tern. (B Taggart)

Boat Cove: 1 1s Hudsonian Whimbrel still.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1m Pochard and 1 Dunlin. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 Whimbrel and 1 Dunlin on Ryan’s Field. (D Jenkins) Also 1 1s Spoonbill on Lelant Saltings.

Porthtowan: 1f Whitethroat feeding young. (S Barnard)

Rumps and Pentire Point: 6 Fulmar, c40 Manx Shearwater, c40 Gannet, 8 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 8 Guillemot, 5 Razorbill, 10 Puffin, 7 Wood Pigeon, 8 Skylark, 8 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 2 Robin, 3 Wheatear, 5 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Carrion Crow, 25 Starling, 15 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch and 75 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Bude: 6 Wheatear, 4 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 5 Swallow, 1 Cormorant, 1 Fulmar with 2 chicks, 2 Black-backed Gull and 1 dead small Minke Whale. (H Wilkins – photos)

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Stithians Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1f Kestrel, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Skylark and 10+ Swift. (J St Ledger)

At Sea: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Storm Petrel from the Scillonian 111. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

MJS & DKP