Friday 22nd July 2016

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag, 165 canada Geese, 6 hybrid, 1 Muscovy Duck, 34 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Great Crested Grebe + 2 young, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 11 Moorhen + 6 young, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 64 Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 juv Grey Wagtail, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff + 1 young and 3 Willow Warbler. (R Veal, DK Parker)

Penzance, Chyandour: 3 ad Mediterranean Gull. Also in the gull flock a juv gull that looked  like a Yellow-legged Gull. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 100+ Cory’s Shearwater, 6 Great Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua past by 9am. (D Parker, G Etherington)

Perranuthnoe: 1s Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

St Ives: 10 Whimbrel in off the sea to Rosewarne Hill.

Sandymouth: 1 Black Redstart on clifftop, 100m south of NT car park.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Spoonbill.

Scillonian III, return crossing: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater.

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