Thursday 8th June 2017

Porthgwarra 15:00-16:45: c6000 Manx Shearwater, 52 Kittiwake, 45 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 1 Puffin, 22 Fulmar, 1 Bonxie. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) Also 1 Sooty Shearwater and 17 Storm Petrel prior to 12:15.

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Barnacle Goose with 35+ Canadas, 2 eclipse drk Gadwall, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1f Wigeon on Lelant Saltings. 2 Stock Dove briefly and 1 Hobby over Ryan’s Field to NE. (R Veal)

 

Barnacle Goose, Reuben Veal

Mexico Towans, Hayle: 1 Hobby, 1 Raven. (J Evans)

Coverack: 1 summer plumaged Great Northern Diver in bay (P. Bedford).  This bird was first seen by Peter Wood in the harbour on the evening of the 5th.

Portbean beach: 1 pr Shelduck with 6 ducklings. 2 other pairs of Shelduck present that have lost all their ducklings. (James)

Shelduck, James

Penlee Point seawatch 08:00 – 14.30: 2,543 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua (pale phase),1  Storm Petrel, 2 Great Northern Diver, 36 Kittiwake, 6 f Scoter, 31 Fulmar, 35 Guillemot, 3 Auk. (C Buckland, P Aley)

Towan Head: 22 Storm Petrel 18:40-19:30. (S Rowe)

Porthilly Point: 1 Common Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

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