Sunday 24th July 2016

Thank you to all those contributors who are submitting in the new guideline format, you’re making our nightly compilation task significantly easier. For those that aren’t using this format please see the details for submissions and photographs  HERE. They really don’t make the task any more difficult for you but they greatly reduce the time we have to spend each night reformatting.

Porthgwarra, seawatch 0545 – 1100: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 3 tern sp, few Guillemot and Razorbill, c200-300/hr Manx Shearwater. (B Mellow, R&L Wilkins, R Augarde, B Dodd, T Mills)

Lamorna, Tater-Du, sewatch 0635 – 10.15: 1 Great Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 2 Puffin, 1 Razorbill, 7 Guillemot, 3 Sandwich Tern and 7 Common Scoter. (M McKee)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 6 Sandwich tern, 20 sum plum Black-tailed Godwits and 5 Common Sandpiper. Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill. (S Turner)

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull feeding on small river at low tide and 6 ad Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal)

Crowlas: 1 young Buzzard constantly calling and 1 Fox cub. (R Veal)

Tresillian River Tresmple Pool: 2 Kingfisher, (1 ad 1 juv). (M Jones)

Colliford Reservoir/Dozmary Pool: 1802 Canada Goose,1 Bar-headed Goose, 8 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 21 Mallard, 3 Teal, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 26 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 24 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 3 Buzzard, 11 Raven, 42 Carrion Crow, 9 Jackdaw, 15 Magpie, 1 Wood Pigeon, 4 Blackbird, 6 Wheatear(3 juvs), 1 Skylark, 1 Swift, 15 Swallow, 1 Wren, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Robin, 9 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Linnet, 2 Willow Warbler and 7 Rabbit.  (DAConway)

Devoran to Point: 1 Dalmatian Pelican, 28 Little Egret, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 30 Redshank (S Rogers).

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Coot (rare here) 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 207 Canada Geese, 1 Bar-headed Goose.  Airfield: 1 Lapwing (B Craven)

Trewavas and Rinsey Head: A summary on the Kittiwake colonies for this year HERE 

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