Tuesday 30th June 2015

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Wadebridge: 3 1s Mediterranean Gull and 1 Common Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Mousehole: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (S Maycock)

SMaycock_MedGull_300615Mediterranean Gull, Simon Maycock

Penzance: 3 Weasels ran across A30 at Castle Horneck this morning. (T Mills)


Monday 29th June 2015

Late News, 28/6, Kingsmill Lake: 1 1st and 2 2nd sum Mediterranean Gull with 30+ Black-headed Gull, c30 Redshank and c50 Curlew. (M Beer)

St Gothian Sands: Sand Martin. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_SandMartin_290615Sand Martin, Rod Farnes

Hells Mouth: Guillemots and Linnets. (R Farnes)

RFarnes_Guillemots_290615Guillemots, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Linnet_290615male Linnet, Rod Farnes

Stithians Reservoir, from the Golden Lion:  2 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan & 3 Coot. From Stuart Hutching’s Hide: 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, c30 Herring Gull, c4 Coot, several Mallard with young, 2 Great Crested Grebe with 1 young & a Blackcap singing near hide. Southern cut-off hide: 6 Grey Heron on remaining areas of water plus  2 Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Coal Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch and a Great Spotted Woodpecker (male) on feeders. (D King)

Marazion: 1 Great White Egret over Plain an Gwarry at 1800 north. 

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Ring-billed Gull again.


Sunday 28th June 2015

Late news, 27/6, Prussia Cove: 4 Kestrel hunting close together. (S Maycock)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 1 Wheatear. (T McGowan)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl from 20:15. (MJ Spicer)

Porthgwarra (Seawatching 7.30am – 12.15pm): 1 Pomarine Skua, 3 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 8 Puffin , 8 Common Tern , 54 Common Scoter, 1500 Manx (approx), 2 Risso’s Dolphin, 3 Ocean Sunfish. (R Wilkins, B Mellow, R Augard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)


Saturday 27th June 2015

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 ad Mute Swan and 2 juv, f Mallard and 2 juv, 8 Greylag and c30 Canada Goose on island.Sand Martins feeding young at nesting colony at beach. Heard and saw Reed Warbler on riverbank near ex Sandsifter bar. Raven over. (D Jenkins)

Hell’s Mouth: 1 Kestrel (D Jenkins)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 20:25. (MJ Spicer)

Bosigran: c12 Swift, c15 Razorbill, Herring Gulls with chicks, Greater Black-backed Gulls, Fulmar, adult and immature Gannets, 2 Ravens and a pair of Stonechat. (S Cossey)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Wood Sandpiper over.


Friday 26th June 2015

Late news 24/6 The Rumps and Pentire: 15 Fulmar, 5 Manx Shearwater, 2 Gannet, 25 Cormorant, 21 Shag, 1 Kestrel,1 Pheasant, 5 oystercatcher, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 39 Guillemot, 40 Razorbill, 7 Puffin, 6 Wood Pigeon, 2 Swift, 12 Skylark, 26 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 5 Stonechat, 7 Whitethroat, 3 Magpie, 12 Jackdaw, 24 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 22 House Sparrow and 15 Linnet. (Mike Scawen, Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Green Sandpiper. (L Proctor)

Marazion Beach: 1 Sandwich Tern. (MJ Spicer)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 20:20 and 21:55. (MJ Spicer)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 93 Manx Shearwater, 29 Gannet,17 Fulmar, 4 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot and 1 Puffin. (Wolf Rock to Scilly): 194 Gannet, 39 Manx Shearwater, 21 Fulmar, 3 Guillemot, 2 Great Skua, 2 Dolphin sp. and 8 Ocean Sunfish. (J Parker, DA Conway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1s Ring-billed Gull.


Thursday 25th June 2015

Late news, 24/6, Helston Loe Pool: 10 Great Crested Grebe. (P McKeogh)

Late news 24/6, Rosudgeon: 1 ad Barn Owl plus 3 young hissing from nest site and 2 Tawny Owl branchlings. (I Webster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull again. (N Paul)

Marazion: 1 ad Mediterranean Gull on Great Hogus and 2 Sandwich Tern in bay. (P Fraser)


Wednesday 24th June 2015

Late news, 23/6, Drift Reservoir – members only: :  2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Garden Warbler and 1 Cuckoo (calling). (C Moore)

CMoore_GreenSand_230615Green Sandpipers, Colin Moore

Late news, 23/6, Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Sedge Warbler family. (R Farnes)

Sancreed: Spotted Flycatcher and nestlings. (R Farnes)

Stithians Reservoir: 13 Greylag Geese flew in close to Stuart Hutchings hide at 8.10am, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 4+ Whitethroat, 6+ Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male) and 1 Skylark. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Whitethroat2_240615Whitethroat, John St Ledger JStLedger_Whitethroat1_240615Whitethroat, John St Ledger
JStLedger_Greylag2_240615  JStLedger_Greylag1_240615Greylag Geese, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 2cy Ring-billed Gull still.

Scillonian III, return Wolf Rock to Penzance: 56 Manx Shearwater, 20 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise and 15 Sunfish. (P St Pierre)

Penzance, my roof: Rag, Tag and Bobtail are growing fast. (T Mills)