Tuesday 17th July 2018

Late news, 15/7, Roskruge, Manaccan: Pair of Turtle Dove with one fledged young, latter still present today. (S Potter)

Late news, 16/7, Walmsley Sanctuary: 33 Little Egret including 7 juvs also 6 Grey Heron including 1 juv, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper and 6 Lapwing. (C Selway)

Tresillian: 6 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Purple Hairstreak. (B Bosisto)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 117 Med Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 1 (prob islandica) Black-tailed Godwit. (R Veal)

West Pentire: Sooty Shearwater past west at 09:32. (J Spinks)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Sooty Shearwater flew west at 12:45. (P Clement)

Downderry: Possible Bee-eater reported from the coastal path between Downderry and Crafthole. (D Carney-haworth)

Maer Lake: 1 Red Knot (summer plumage),  2 Redshank, 9 Dunlin, 4 Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover, Sand Martins. (B Craven)

Penzance: 50+ Swift over town this evening, (more that I have seen together for years). Great Tits fledged from box on July 10th, (very late). (R Phillips) Station area: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull. (M Elliot) Lidden area: 2 Tawny Owl calling back and forth, one flew over my garden, suspect juvenile, 11.30pm. (T Mills)

Penwithick: 1 Jay. (K Bowers)

Jay, Kevin Bowers

Goss Moor: Total new birds ringed at CES was 114. Highlights included 4 Chiffchaff, 18 Willow Warbler, 28 Blackcap, 12 Garden Warbler, 1 Willow Tit and 2 Marsh Tit. (P Roseveare)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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