Saturday 1st July 2017

Late News, 29/06, St. Ives Island: 3000+ Manx Shearwater, 120 Kittiwake, 80+ Gannet during NCI Watch. (V Stratton)

Late News, 28/06, Buttermilk Hill: 1 Cuckoo (hepatic form) passing through (returning migrant) in the morning. (V Stratton)

Late News, 22/06, St. Ives Island: 2 Roseate Tern, with 3 Sandwich Tern, feeding off the St. Ives Island for 3 hours during NCI Watch. (V Stratton)

Boscastle: 1 Woodchat Shrike showing well.

Porthleven: 3 (ad & 2 1st summer) Med Gull west; 14 Sand Martin (7 pairs?) along cliff at SW 635 250 (probably breeding here but view from beach required to confirm.) (D. Flumm)

Stithians: 2 pairs of Whitethroat feeding young ( 1 brood of 4 and 1 of 3 young ) (D Eva )

Helford River: 19+ adult Mediterranean Gull, 15+ Little Egret. (R Butt, T Pinfield)

Penzance: 1 Roseate Tern feeding offshore, then landed on a buoy at 8:50am. (R Veal) 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Sandwich Tern this pm. (S Rowe)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Common Sandpiper (first returned yesterday), 1 Whimbrel, 89 Curlew, 6 (4 ad) Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 12+ Sand Martin young, 1 Coot young and 1f Tufted Duck. (R Veal)

Godrevy: 6 (1 drk) Common Scoter past west, 250+ Manx Shearwater per hour, 120+ Kittiwake (including a juvenile), 3 Rock Pipit. (R Veal)

Rock Pipit, Reuben Veal

Sand Martin, Reuben Veal

Downderry: seawatch before 0730 included 124 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Kittiwakes, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Whimbrel all heading west. (A Payne)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Tawny Owl, 4 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: 1 Cattle Egret at Amble Marshes this afternoon. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 6 Med Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern. (D Julian)

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