Tuesday 7th July 2020

Late news, 6/7, Downderry: 1 Great Northern Diver, 12 Balearic Shearwaters, at least 65 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Arctic Skua, 8 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Kittiwakes, and 7 Sandwich Terns. (A Payne)

Downderry: moving west 0600-0730, numbers included over 400 Manx Shearwaters, 16 Balearic Shearwaters, 6 Sandwich Terns and 12 Mediterranean Gulls. Later, 1755-1920, over 1000 Manx Shearwaters, 11 Balearic Shearwaters, 6 Mediterranean Gulls and 6 Razorbills west. Also 10 Common Scoters east. (A Payne)

Liskeard: 2 Crossbills over at 08:55, heading south. (D Julian)

Traboe area: 1 Green Sandpiper on farm pond (A Williams)

Green Sandpiper- A Williams

Gweek: 6 Common Sandpiper, 23 Shelduck (in two groups 2 adults + 13 juv, 2 adults + 6 juv), 3 Redshank, 4 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

juvenile Shelduck- J St Ledger

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Lapwing. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir: 12 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

Porthgwarra (1540-1710): 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin (G Lawlor, N R Rogers)

Minions Hurlers: 3 Skylark,1 Stonechat,1 Meadow Pipit ( D Hastilow)

Mount Hawke: 2 recently fledged Blackcap at 15.00. 4 Jay (2 adults with 2 recently fledged young) at 15.30. (PC Girling)

Coverack: 22 Mediterranean Gull on the rocks at mid-tide. Single Ocean Sunfish close-in off the Paris Hotel (M Grantham)

Loe Pool: 5 Great Crested Grebe plus 1 juvenile,1 Coot plus 2 juvenile, 12 Reed Warbler plus 3 juvenile, 1 Kingfisher. (G Adams)

St Keverne: 25 + mixed group of Swallows and House Martins (The most I’ve seen together this year). Including 5 Swallows with 3 fledglings being feed by parents. (H Norton)

Towan Head: Steady passage of Manx shearwater, Mother and calf Porpoise feeding off point from 8:15am -9:00 a m. (M Lammas I Boreham)

Rock:  1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Hummingbird hawk Moth from private garden. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Treecreeper, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Mistle Thrush, 7 Tufted Duck, 4 Great crested Grebe, 10 Crossbill, 11 Siskin, 5 Buzzard,4 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 17 Crossbill, 3 Mistle Thrush, 7 Raven over. (S Grose)