Monday 21st August 2017

Porthgwarra Cove (seawatch 06:10-09:10): 16 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Great Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Med Gull, 2 Great Skua, 1 Risso’s Dolphin, 1 Ocean Sunfish. (D Flumm) Also 7 Balearic Shearwater reported.

Mermaid Pelagic, 1st trip, 3 -5pm: 3 Great Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater. 2nd trip, 5 – 8pm: 8 Great Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 35_ Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 20+ Common Tern, 7+ juv/1st w Yellow-legged Gull and a possible Wilson’s Petrel. (M Elliot)

Goss Moor: 20 Whimbrel NE over the Goss Moor trail at SW960609, calling in foggy conditions​. (J Rance)

Land’s End: 3 Whitethroat, 1 f Blackcap, 90 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, hybrid Hooded Crow. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Davidstow Airfield & Crowdy: 31 Ringed Plover, 15+ Dunlin, 30+ Linnets, 2 Wheatears, 2 Buzzards, 1 Sparrowhawk, 10 Pied Wagtails. Good numbers of Black Darters and Common Darters and a few Common Hawkers. (H Kendall & B Bryne)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Osprey at 14:30 this afternoon. (C Hughes)

Porthkidney: 2 Little Tern and 26 Sandwich Tern feeding until 15:15 then flew off as tide rose. (R Veal)

Marazion beach: 83 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling & 6 Turnstone. Offshore 6 Common Scoter, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern (D Flumm)

Longrock Pool RSPB: 1 Garganey, 2 Gadwall, 4 Little Grebe (D Flumm, DK Parker)

Marazion: c300 Swallow on wires off Green Lane West this evening. (DK Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 7 Glossy Ibis, 5 Cattle Egret,1 Osprey, 1 Ruff, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper and 1 Peregrine. (P Roseveare)

Kynance: 1 Wryneck feeding on access track behind Kynance cafe. (T Blunden)

Penzance: 1 male Peacock off Chyandour. (DK Parker)

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