Friday 6th July 2018

Late news, 5/7, Bodmin Priory Pond: 2 ad Moorhen and 1 full grown youngster, c37 Mallard and also 8+ other ornamental-type ducks, 19 Herring Gull. (R Hurrell)

Late news, 5/7, Sir John Moore House, Bodmin: 4 displaying Swifts and appear to be prospecting, 2 House Martin, male Brimstone. (R Hurrell)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Fulmar, 61 Manx Shearwater, 4 Kittiwake, 5 Gannet, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Guillemot, 3 Puffin, 1 Razorbill. Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 1 Fulmar, 33 Manx Shearwater, 5 Gannet, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Guillemot, 1 Shag, 1 Grey Seal, 3 Ocean Sunfish. St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 14 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 70 Manx Shearwater, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 7 Gannet, 3 Puffin, 1 Fulmar, 4 Common Dolphin, 2 Dolphin sp, 1 Grey Seal, 1 Minke Whale. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 982 Manx Shearwater, 10 Black-backed Gull, 23 Gannet, 8 Guillemot, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Ocean Sunfish. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, D Williams, K Williams)

Padstow, Trethillick Farm: 1 male Sparrowhawk, 3 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Newquay, Trenance Gardens: fem Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Black-tailed Godwit (1 sum plum, 1 win plum), 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 2 Shelduck with 7 young, 13 Little Egret and 1 juv Moorhen. (DK Parker) Carnsew Pool: 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel. (S Turner)

Black-tailed Godwits – Dave Parker

St Gothian Sands LNR: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Grebe with 2 young, 12 Tufted Duck with 10 & 5 young, 1 Shelduck with 1 young.

Little Grebes – Dave Parker

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, Reed Bunting with young, 3 Grey Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 9 Grey Heron, Black-headed Gulls, Barn Swallows, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 1 Linnet juv, 1 Common Buzzard. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Nanjizal: 120 Sand Martin this evening. (K Wilson)

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