Tuesday 16th May 2017

Penlee Point: 825 Manx Shearwater, 4 Razorbill, 65 Kittiwake, 120 Auks, 90 Guillemot, 35 Common Scoter, 6 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great Skua, 3 Pomarine Skua (2 dark 1 light), 29 Fulmar, 300 plus Gannet, 1 Mallard m,1 f Black Redstart on shore flew to bushes. (C Buckland, P Aley)

Porthilly Point: 1 Grey Plover, 3 Sandwich Tern, 40+ Sand Martin. (S Grose)

Chapel Point near Mevagissey seawatching: 16 Turnstone, 2  Whimbrel, 1 Grey Plover, 1056  Manx Shearwater, 97  Kittiwake, 33 Fulmar, 21 Storm Petrel, 16 Swallow, 3 Common Scoter, 33 Puffin, 11 Dunlin, 8 Sandwich Tern, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 1 Knot, 2 Great Northern Diver ( summer plumage ), 10 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Arctic Skua ( 2 adult dark phase 1 adult pale phase ), 2 Cormorant. (B Bosisto)

Probus: 1 Purple Heron again in private garden. (B Field)

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