Wednesday 8th July 2020

Late news, 7/7, Devoran: 5 Whimbrel, 80 Curlew, 40 Redshank, 2 Dunlin. (M Buckley)

Curlew – Max Buckley

Porthgwarra 05:45 – 09:00: 9 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Storm Petrel, 6 Arctic Tern, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Pom Skua and 1 Puffin before the fog closed in. Also 4 Risso’s Dolphin. (B Mellow et al) (1545-1715): 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel (N R Rogers)

Lizard Point: 1 Great Northern Diver, 40 Common Scoter, 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sooty Shearwater (06.30-09.45). (D Collins) 1 adult Rosy Starling at 17.15 at NT car park. (RB & PC Girling)

Towan Head:  Manx Shearwater passage 100 per min. Gannets 20 per min 7 Guillemots, few Fulmars all close in 08:15 to 09:00. (M Lammas)

Illogan: 3 adult, 5 juvenile Goldfinch, 1 adult, 1 juvenile Robin, 4 adult 3 juvenile House Sparrow on garden feeders. (J Baker)

Freathy: 10 Balearic Shearwater sat on sea and feeding 100 yds east of Sharrow Point. (M Jordan)

Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver off Castle Beach. (J St Ledger)

Downderry: birds moving west, 0605-0750, included  13 Common Scoters, 146 Gannets, 96 Manx Shearwaters, 10 Balearic Shearwaters, 1 Pomarine Skua and 13 Mediterranean Gulls. Later, 1825-1945, c220 Manx Shearwaters, 8 Balearic Shearwaters, a Storm Petrel, 3 Arctic Skuas and 2 Puffins. (A Payne)

Camel Estuary: 154 Curlew, 10 Whimbrel, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, Common Sandpiper and 7 Mediterranean Gull including juv. (D Julian)

Golant Church: c20 Mistle Thush. (S Marshall)

Mistle Thrush – Steve Marshall

Kingsmill: 2 Mediterranean Gull (1 a juvenile) also 4 Greenshank and1 Whimbrel with Curlew and this evening. (M Beer)

Porth Reservoir: 13 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, Moorhen nesting, 1 Reed Warbler. (S.Finch)

Great Crestd Grebe – Sam Finch

Great Crested Grebe – Sam Finch