Saturday 7th July 2018

Late news, 5/7, Praa Sands: 10 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, Raven, 2 Whitethroat, Common Scoter, 9 Fulmar, 2 Ringlet Butterfly, Painted Lady Butterfly, 4 Small Skipper butterfly, 10+ Small Heath Butterfly. (J Evans)

Late news, 6/7, Pentire: Osprey pm sitting on a fence post not far from the farmhouse. Seen by me and three others at the same moment. (I Day)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Iberian Chiffchaff heard singing briefly near railway, Reed Bunting (m), 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Stonechat, 3 Sedge Warbler, Comma Butterfly, 5 Ringlet Butterfly, Nuthatch, Blackcap (m), Chiffchaff. (J Evans)

Mermaid II Pelagic ex Penzance: 4 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, c12 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 100+ Common Dolphin, 2+ Blue-fin Tuna, 2 Harbour Porpoise and 3 Ocean Sunfish. (M Ahmad, M Elliott, MJ Spicer et al)

Stithians: 10 Lapwing, 1 adult and 2 juv. Grasshopper Warbler, Little Grebe nest on 5 eggs, Linnet on 4 eggs, Linnet nest with 5 young, 8 days old. At Golden Lion, 2 Red Deer hinds with 2 calves, still with spots on. (D Eva)

Newquay, Towan Head: 2 Mediterranean Gull & 1 Ocean Sunfish. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 156 Black-headed Gull (5 juv) & 1 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 5 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Grasshopper Warbler and 14 Sedge Warbler. 6 Crossbill flying around. (K Wilson)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, Tree Pipit, Crossbill this evening. (D Julian)

Fowey Harbour: 5 Mute Swan (2 adults and 3 young). (R Barlow)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper & 3+ broods of Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Siblyback Lake: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, Tree Pipit, Crossbill. (DI Julian)

Newquay, Morrisons supermarket: 2 Barn Owl, 17 Swift. (S Grose)

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