Sunday 17th July 2016

Late news, 15/7, RSPB Scillonian wildlife cruise, Penzance-Wolf Rock & return: 2 Ocean Sunfish, 30 Gannet, 11 Fulmar, 150 Manx Shearwater, 1 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake, 1 Greater Black-backed Gull, 12 Common Dolphin and 1 Common Tern. Wolf Rock-St Marys & return: 20 Gannet, 2 Kittiwake, 36 Manx Shearwater, 4 Greater Black-backed Gull, 3 Fulmar, 1 Guillemot. (P&H Taylor)

Late news, 16/7, Portwrinkle: 1 pair of Stonechat, 1 whinchat and 1 female Linnet. (J Jones)

Penryn: 9 Black-headed Gull, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 3 Mallard (1m 2f) and one female with 10 new ducklings plus c15 House Martin. (V Lishman)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican at 1230, then at 1300 started drifting with rising tide toward Devoran village. (J Wilson)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Dalmatian Pelican appeared at 3.15 pm. (C Hughes)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1m Pochard, 1 Coot, 3 Dunlin, 1 Whitethroat, 2 eclipse m Tufted Duck, 2 Rock Pipit. Juveniles included 3 Tufted Duck 3 Little Grebes, 1 Stonechat 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, numerous Sand Martin, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Moorhen, 8 Shelduck. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 17 Redshank, 1 imm Mediterranean Gull on Copperhouse Creek. 1 juv Lapwing, 1 Whimbrel on Lelant Saltings. 4 Oystercatcher juveniles on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal) Also 1 Spoonbill, 2 Kingfisher and 1 Common Sandpiper reported.

Wadebridge, Clapper Marshes: 1 Black Tern, 2 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Lamorna: Leatherback Turtle this evening, off the Tater-du. (MT Elliott)

Porthgwarra: 2 Sooty Shearwater past this morning.

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