Thursday 27th July 2017

Porthgwarra seawatch 05:45-12:00: 4 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 21 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 10 Puffin, 4 Razorbill, 8 Guillemot, 7 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 30 Storm Petrel, 9 Chough. Also 3+ Harbour Porpoise, Ocean Sunfish. (B Steel, DK Parker, LGR Evans et al) 15:00-19:40: 28 Cory’s Shearwater, 9 Great Shearwater, 12 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, Leatherback Turtle and 20 European Storm Petrel.

Cape Cornwall: 6 Sooty Shearwater past 09:00-11:00 with c5000 Manx and 7 Whimbrel. (N Wheatley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 12 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot and 12 Moorhen plus 2 recently fledged chicks on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Marazion Beach (evening): 9 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover (1juv), 1 Turnstone, 2 Mediterranean Gull (ad & 2cy). (J Hawkey)

Penlee Point Seawatch 08:00-12:00: 1000+ Manx Shearwater west, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Kittiwake,Gannet in numbers, 11 Guillemot, 3m Scoter, 4 Mediterranean Gull. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Pentire: 7000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 6 Storm Petrel,  37 Whimbrel, 16 Common Scoter, 2 Common Sandpiper plus two Sunfish in 3 hours am. (G Murray)

Mermaid Mini Pelagic from Penzance: 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, 30 Storm Petrel, Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Great Skua and 1 Arctic Skua. (M Elliot et al.)

  • Great Shearwater, Brian Field

Great Shearwater, Steve Rogers

Storm Petrel, Steve Rogers

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Cory’s Shearwater, Mashuq Ahmad

Hayle Estuary RSPB, estuary: 2 Black Swan, 1 Little Egret. Ryan’s Field: 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 4 Common Sandpiper, 4 Swallow. (K.Bowers)  5 Australian Black Swan, 88 Eurasian Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 262 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (first-summer). (L Evans)

Black Swan, Kevin Bowers

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Common Sandpiper, Kevin Bowers

Middle Amble nr Wadebridge:  3 Cattle Egret feeding with cattle off public footpath from bridge, before carpark.  Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Cattle Egret. (M Lammas)

Port Isaac, Treharrock Manor: 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Coal Tit, 7 Siskin, 9 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S grose)

Roseland: 1 Hobby distressing Barn Swallows over Ruan Lanihorne church today 11.30 am. (D Hall)

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