Saturday 23rd July 2016

Late news, 22/7, Scillonian III crossing, Penzance -Wolf Rock: 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 235 Gannet, 348 Manx Shearwater, 10 Whimbrel, 2 Fulmar, 2 Kittiwake, 7 Harbour Porpoise, 52 Common Dolphin and 6 Bottlenose Dolphin. Wolf Rock-Penzance: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 600+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Kittiwake, 148+ Gannet, 5 Fulmar, 2 Tern, 11+ Common Dolphins, 6 Harbour Porpoise and 1 Eider still at Penzance. (B Craven, V Stratton, N Gardner) Wolf-St Mary’s: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 25 Manx Shearwater, 53 Gannet, 1 Guillemot and 1 Common Tern. St Mary’s-Wolf:  3 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 259 Manx Shearwater, 200+ Gannet, 2 Kittiwake, 3 Tern, 3 Fulmar and 1 Sunfish. (B Craven, V Stratton, N Gardner)

Perranuthnoe, Boat Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel until 10:10 then flew west, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 15 Turnstone, 1 Rock Pipit. Also 1 Fulmar, 15 Gannet (2 juv) flew East. (R Veal)

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Helston Loe Pool: 7 Great Crested Grebe (one carrying a single chick), 1 Stock Dove calling, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 4 Grey Heron and 1 Large Skipper. (A Pay, G Adams)

Helston Boating Lake: 11 Tufted Duck including 6 immatures, 131 Herring Gull and 2 Black-tailed Skimmer. (A Pay, G Adams)

Bude Marshes: 29 Herring Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret, 11 Carrion Crow, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Black-headed Gull, 102 Mallard, 8 Sedge Warbler, 6 House Sparrow, 3 Blackbird, 7 Wood Pigeon, 7 Jackdaws, 1 Grey Heron, 14 Swallow, 15 Moorhen, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin and 1 Magpie. (H Kendall and R Mudge)

Devoran, Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican, (on far side of the creek from Point Quay, below heronry, on high tide. (M May)

St John’s Lake: 1 Long-tailed duck still by the pier this afternoon. (A C Robinson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Spoonbill. Lelant Station: 3 Jay and 1 Nuthatch.

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 4 Sooty Shearwater past.

Nanjizal: 48 Sedge Warbler, 21 Willow Warbler, 12 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler and 6 Whitethroat ringed this morning. (K Wilson).

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