Wednesday 19th July 2017

Drift Reservoir: 50 Swift, 25 House Martin, probable Hooded Crow hybrid associating with Rooks and Carrion Crows in fields to east of reservoir. Showed dirty, dark brown-grey breast, belly and back contrasting with rest of black plumage (head, wings and tail). Underparts appearing speckled at times – viewed at distance from road along west side. (D Flumm)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 18 Dunlin, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 3 Black tailed Godwit, 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Common Snipe, 2 Shoveler (all this evening). (B Bosistow)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 1 Whimbrel, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (D Chaney) 

Stithians Reservoir: 18 Cormorant, 17 Mallard, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 3 Coot, 1 Lapwing, 30 Canada Goose. (D Chaney) 

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 60 ad Black-headed Gull, 1 (1st s) Mediterranean Gull, 4 Little Egret, 2 Dunlin. (D Chaney)

Kingsmill: 60 Dunlin, 12 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Black Tailed Godwit (sp), 3 Whimbrel, 50 Curlew, 8 Little Egret. (J Cole)

St John’s Lake: 70+ Med Gull, Sandwich Tern with one young, 12 Whimbrel. (C Buckland)

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