Monday 23rd July 2018

Late news, 22/7, Camel Estuary: 20+ Mediterranean Gulls & 1 Sandwich Tern at the mouth of the estuary. (D Trevelyan)

Porthgwarra: 17 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwaters passing west at c1000ph, 62 Med Gull and 3 Puffin between 06:30 & 10:30, also c25 Common Dolphin and several distant Porpoises. (J Spinks, DK Parker)

Marazion: 24 Dunlin, 13 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on beach. 2 Common Scoter, 1 Sandwich Tern offshore. (R Veal)

St Merryn: 17 Bullfinch on budliea, 2 Buzzard with 2 young & 4 Grey Partridge. (R Hughes)

Lizard Point: Risso’s Dolphin, Minke Whale, Common Porpoise (family group), Bottle-nosed Dolphin (pod of c20). 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 15 Common Scoter, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Heron (in off sea). (D Collins)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Snipe. (D Collins)

Gweek Creek (Australia Point): 5 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper, 9 Redshank, 3 Curlew. (D Collins)

Scribble Downs: 4 Mistle Thrush , 2 juvenile Wheatear , 1 Whinchat , 1 Grasshopper Warbler , 5 Lesser Redpoll , 4 Siskin ( B Bosisto )

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Lapwing, 1 female Gadwall with 6 ducklings, 3 Stock Dove (D Eva)

Park Head: 1 Corn Bunting (D Eva)

Dodman: 3 Balearic Shearwater between 07:00 & 08:00.

Mounts Bay, Mermaid II pelagic: 4 juv Yellow-legged Gull and many Mediterranean Gull. (M Elliot)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher.

Maer Lake: 1 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, 6 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Snipe, 50 Swallow.
(S. Gale)

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