Wednesday 21st July 2021

Porthgwarra: Melodious Warbler at Stonewall pool this morning. (M Wallace)

Marazion Beach: c80 Sanderling, 10 Dunlin. (P Fraser)

St Mawgan (private garden): 5 Spotted Flycatchers, of which at least 3 were juveniles. (C Taylor)

Nanjizal: 151 trapped and ringed, including: 45 Sedge Warbler, 17 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 12 Whitethroat, 9 Blackcap, 14 Willow Warbler, 19 Chiffchaff. (K Wilson, J Overfield, R Veal)

Whitsand Bay to Rame Head: Pod of 8+ Common Dolphin feeding in the bay, with a further pod towards Rame Head, 10 Linnet, 1 Peregrine, 4 Common Whitethroat, Marbled Whites, Small Copper, Wall, Red Admiral, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Large White and Gatekeeper butterflies.  (D Sharp).

Newquay: Flock of 250+ Starlings on the golf course this morning. (D Kendle)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 (6 ad, 2 juv) Common Sandpiper, ad Black-tailed Godwit, c15 ad Dunlin, 3 ad Ringed Plover, 6 Whimbrel this evening. (R Veal)

Rumps and Pentire: 3 Wood pigeon, 3 Oystercatcher, 11 Black-headed gull, 14 Great black-backed gull, 35 Herring gull, 3 Fulmar, 5 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 5 Jackdaw, 40+ Rook, 5 Carrion crow, 2 Skylark, 8 Swallow, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Stonechat, 4 House sparrow, 1 Pied wagtail, 4 Rock pipit, 40+ Linnet, 13 Goldfinch, 2 Small skipper, 15 Large white, 4 Small copper, 4 Common blue, 1 Red admiral, 1 Peacock, 4 Dark green fritillary, 3 Wall brown, 25 Gatekeeper, 30 Meadow brown, 12 Six-spot burnet, 1 Ruby tail wasp, 10 Cinnabar moth caterpillar (M Scawen et al).

Late submission, 20/7, Penzance, Wherrytown beach: 10 Sandwich Tern feeding close offshore this evening (C.Beazley, S. Nicholls)

Late submission, 20/7, Bugle: 1 m Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Late submission, 20/7, Luxulyan: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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