Sunday 15th July 2018

Marazion: 2s Med Gull. (S Williams)

Med Gull, Sam Williams

St Just: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling. (R Bowers)

Penzance: 6 Mediterranean Gull on Wherrytown Rocks. Eastern Green: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 drake Eider on rocks opposite Halcyon B&B. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant saltings: 16 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. Ryan’s Field: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Redshank, 2 Greenshank. ( B. Toms) Hayle Harbour: 5 Oystercatcher including 2 juv, also 2 Hummingbird Hawk moth on buddleia. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 1280 Canada Goose, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron,1 Great White Egret (in eastern arm since 6th July), 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 21 Carrion Crow, 9 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Stock Dove, 6 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 37 Meadow Pipit, 6 Pied Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 8 Chaffinch, 4 Wren, 14 Goldfinch, 4 Linnet, 12 Swallow, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Redstart, 4 Black-tailed Skimmer, 1 Small Skipper, 1 Large Skipper, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Peacock, 5 Wall, 11 Small Copper, 46 Ringlet, 68 Small White, 100+ Gatekeeper, 115+ Meadow Brown and 150+ Green-veined White.  (DAConway)

North Cliffs: 4 Raven from Basset’s Cove. (S Grose)

St Clement, Tresemple Pool: 5 Little Grebe, 39 Redshank. Tresillian River: 69 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 3 Shelduck, further 19 Redshank. (S Grose)

At sea, c20 miles SSE of Lizard: 6 Storm Petrel feeding in association with 100 Common Dolphin and Gannets (AK Wildlife Cruises).

Storm Petrel, David Collins

Nanjizal: A total of 104 new birds ringed; early migrants included 7 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 19 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat and 14 Willow Warbler. (P Roseveare) Also 1 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail. (B Bosisto)

Bude Marshes (WeBS): 5 Grey Heron, 5 Wood Pigeon. 5 Magpie, 6 Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1m Blackbird, 13 Crow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Robin, 2 Swallow, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Swift, 77 Mallard and 6 duckling, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Fox. (R Mudge)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: 32 House Sparrow (two thirds of which were juveniles from nest boxes in ours and our next door neighbours gardens), 1 male Brimstone, 1 Silver Y moth, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Hummingbird Hawk moth, 1 Holly Blue and numerous Gatekeepers and Ringlets all in our garden (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: moving west this morning before 07:20 were 27 Mediterranean Gulls, 6 Common Scoters and at least 24 Manx Shearwaters, also 2 Whimbrel on the beach. (A Payne)

Mount Hawke: Wren singing its head off at noon. (RB Girling)

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Sunday 15th July 2018

Marazion: 2s Med Gull. (S Williams)

Med Gull, Sam Williams

St Just: 1 ad Rose-coloured Starling.

Penzance: 6 Mediterranean Gull on Wherrytown Rocks. Eastern Green: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 drake Eider on rocks opposite halcyon B&B. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant saltings: 16 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. Ryan’s Field: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Redshank, 2 Greenshank. ( B. Toms) Hayle Harbour: 5 Oystercatcher including 2 juv, also 2 Hummingbird Hawk moth on buddleia. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 1280 Canada Goose, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant, 7 Grey Heron,1 Great White Egret (in eastern arm since 6th July), 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Coot, 1 Buzzard, 21 Carrion Crow, 9 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Stock Dove, 6 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 37 Meadow Pipit, 6 Pied Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 8 Chaffinch, 4 Wren, 14 Goldfinch, 4 Linnet, 12 Swallow, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Redstart, 4 Black-tailed Skimmer, 1 Small Skipper, 1 Large Skipper, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Peacock, 5 Wall, 11 Small Copper, 46 Ringlet, 68 Small White, 100+ Gatekeeper, 115+ Meadow Brown and 150+ Green-veined White.  (DAConway)

North Cliffs: 4 Raven from Basset’s Cove. (S Grose)

St Clement, Tresemple Pool: 5 Little Grebe, 39 Redshank. Tresillian River: 69 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 3 Shelduck, further 19 Redshank. (S Grose)

At sea, c20 miles SSE of Lizard: 6 Storm Petrel feeding in association with 100 Common Dolphin and Gannets (AK Wildlife Cruises).

Storm Petrel, David Collins

Nanjizal: A total of 104 new birds ringed; early migrants included 7 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 19 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat and 14 Willow Warbler. (P Roseveare)

Bude Marshes (WeBS): 5 Grey Heron, 5 Wood Pigeon. 5 Magpie, 6 Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1m Blackbird, 13 Crow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Robin, 2 Swallow, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Swift, 77 Mallard and 6 duckling, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Fox. (R Mudge)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: 32 House Sparrow (two thirds of which were juveniles from nest boxes in ours and our next door neighbours gardens), 1 male Brimstone, 1 Silver Y moth, 1 Red Admiral, 1 Hummingbird Hawk moth, 1 Holly Blue and numerous Gatekeepers and Ringlets all in our garden (C&J Duffy)

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