Wednesday 12th July 2017

Late news 11/7, Marazion Beach: 18 Mediterranean Gull inc 6 juvs. (S Rogers)

St Buryan: 1 Bee-eater on wires above woods at Crean, then flew towards St Buryan.

Pendeen: 11 Common Scoter west; c1000 Manx Shearwater feeding offshore 07:00-08:00 hrs. (D Flumm)

Drift reservoir:  136 Canada, 4 Greylag & 6 hybrid geese, Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, Mallard with 2 young, Moorhen with 2 young, 30 Swift (D Flumm)

Canada Geese, Great Crested Grebes – Dave Flumm

Rock, Porthilly Point: 31 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Gull, 45 Black-headed Gull, 7 Sandwich Tern, 12 Turnstone, 1 Knot, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, (S Grose)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 28 Turnstone at the high tide roost this morning. (T Mills)

Treverva: 10 Common Buzzard circling over mown fields. (D Chaney)

Tresemple Pool: 66 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 3 Whimbrel, 48 Curlew. (S. Rogers)

Devoran: 1 Dunlin, 93 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (S. Rogers)

Porth Reservoir: 5 adult Great Crested Grebe, 2 Kingfisher. (S grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Black Swan, c10 Canada Geese, 2 Shelduck with 3 young, 9 Oystercatcher, 104 Curlew, 5 Whimbrel, 8 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 16 Med Gull (11ad 5juv), 3 Grey Heron and 7 Little Egret. (DK Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan with 2 cygnet, 2 Shelduck with 3 duckling, female Tufted Duck with 6+ duckling and 6 Little Grebe. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 8 Mallard, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 5 Grey Heron and 3 Little Egret. (DK Parker)

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 3 Fulmar, 1 Gannet, 40 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 4 Kittiwake, 6 Guillemot, 4 Puffin, 3 Wood Pigeon, 5 Skylark, 7 House Martin, 15 Swallow, 6 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 6 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow, 7 House Sparrow, 12 Goldfinch, 32 Linnet. 6 Large White, 3 Peacock, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady, 15 Gatekeeper, 35 Meadow Brown, 1 Wall Brown, 3 Small Copper, 1 Common Blue, 2 Six-spot Burnet. (M Scawen et al.)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 3 Cattle Egret still.

Scilloniian Crossing: 1 Cory’s Shearwater.

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