Wednesday 4th July 2018

Late news, 30/6, Tresemple Pool: 1 Greenshank, with a significant number of Redshank. (W Holmes)

Late news, 3/7, Gulland Island, Trevone: 1 Mediterranean Gull in full summer plumage feeding amongst large flock of Kittiwakes and Herring Gulls. (D Trevelyan)

Late news, 3/7, Delabole Quarry: Ad male Cuckoo. (C Selway)

Bude: 300+ Manx Shearwaters of off Bude headland this morning 09:30. (N Bastin)

Siblyback Lake: Great White Egret with Cormorants on island at the northern end. (J Rance)

Great White Egret – John Rance

Trevose Head: 1 Rosy Starling on wires opposite entrance to Mother Ivey’s caravan park at 08:50. (R Hughes) Later reported on wires below the coastguard cottages at 14:20.

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 6 Fulmar, 30+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Gannet, 6 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 2 Buzzard, 1 Merlin, 9 Oystercatcher, 25 Black-headed Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 75 Herring Gull, 35 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 9 Puffin, 7 Wood Pigeon, 4 Swift, 8 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 5 Meadow Pipit, 6 Rock Pipit, 3 Dunnock, 4 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 25 Jackdaw, 20 Rook, 4 Carrion Crow, 35 Starling, 11 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch, 80+ Linnet, 1 Grey Seal, 5 Rabbit, 3 Small Skipper, 22 Small White, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 5 Gatekeeper, 37 Meadow Brown, 2 Small Heath, 7 Six-spot Burnet, 1 Five-spot Burnet (M Scawen et al.).

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: At least 53 Mediterranean Gull at low tide. (T Elm)

Clapper Pools, Wadebridge: 2 Greenshank and an adult (grey) Cuckoo this afternoon. (C Selway)

Newquay: 1 Sparrowhawk past former Kittiwake colony at Huer’s hut, 3 juv. Meadow Pipit, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Mousehole: 3 Sandwich Tern, 3 Med Gull & 200+ Manx Shearwater feeding off St Clements/Penlee. Also 2 2s-3w Yellow-legged Gull on St Clements Island at 20:00. (M Elliott) 

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 56 Med Gull, 4 Redshank on Ryan’s Field and 23 Dunlin and a Grey Plover at Griggs Quay on the high tide this evening. (P St Pierre)

Coverack: 77 Med Gull this morning. (J Foster)

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