Monday 14th August 2017

Porthgwarra Cove seawatch (10:45-11:45): 2 Great Shearwater west, 4 Cory’s Shearwater west & 6 east, 3 Sooty Shearwater west & 1 east, 1 Storm Petrel west & 1 Bonxie east. (D Flumm) Porthgwarra (10:50-15:45): 26 Cory’s Shearwater, 44 Great Shearwater, 52 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Storm Petrel, 4 Bonxie, 4 Common Scoter, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Greenshank over. (M Wallace) Also 5 Cory’s Shearwater, 13 Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater and 15 Sooty Shearwater between 18:13 & 18:57.

Scillonian III crossing: 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater from this morning’s crossing.

Moushole: 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 13 Great Shearwater, 13 Balearic Shearwater, 23 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Storm Petrel between 19:10 & 20:55.

St John’s Lake: 2 Curlew, 4 Shelduck, c10 Oystercatcher, c50 Black-headed Gull, 2 Blackcap. (R Napp)

Blackcap – Rick Napp

Mount Hawke: 65 Starling perched on wires in pouring rain at 17:00. (RB & PC Girling)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Gull, 29 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel. Ryan’s Field: 31 Med Gull. (B Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 19 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 juv Garganey, 1 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot and 16 Moorhen on Longrock Pool. 2 juv Wheatear on the main marsh. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 8 Little Egret (7adult 1 juv), 1 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 43 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Sladesbridge: Green Sandpiper calling at dusk flying toward Wadebridge. (P Spong)

djc, dkp

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