Monday 26th July 2021

College Reservoir: 1f Ruddy Shelduck. (L Langley) In addition, 30 Coot including 3 chicks, 8 Great crested Grebe including 2 chicks (D Eva)

Pendeen: (06.15 to 09.45) 5 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Common Scoter, 3 Dunlin, 7 Mediterranean Gull. Also, 1 Reed Warbler in nearby bushes. (P Combridge)

Bartinney: 1 Green Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Nanjizal Valley: 114 ringed on private site. Migrants included, 45 Sedge Warbler, 11 Grasshopper Warbler, 8 Reed Warbler, 20 Willow Warbler, 10 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff. Also, a retrap Lesser Whitethroat. (K Wilson)

Loe Pool: 1 Osprey mostly using pine trees on the Degibna site for resting, but also fishing from time to time. Also 2 Kingfisher, 1 Yellow-legged Gull. (I Maclean)

Loe Bar: 2 pale-phase Arctic Skua. (I Maclean)

Argal Reservoir: 2 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 13 Great crested Grebe including 2 chicks (D Eva)

Tallack’s Creek, Devoran: 9 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. At high tide. (J St Ledger)

Whimbrel – John St Ledger

Bar-tailed Godwit – John St Ledger

St Agnes Head: (06.30 to 10.00) 2 Balearic Shearwater, 4 juvenile Mediterranean Gull, 3 Common Scoter, 2 Sandwich Tern, 5 Juvenile Wheatear. (G Lawlor)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadows /Polbrock: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 109 Black-headed Gull, 2 ad Oystercatcher, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank, 9 Little Egret, 5 Grey Wagtail, 5 Buzzard, 3 Great spotted Woodpecker, 1 Mistle Thrush, 3 Song Thrush, 1m Bullfinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 9 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Nuthatch, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 Jay. (S Grose)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Marsh Harrier, c. 65 Mallard, 23 Dunlin, 8 Moorhen, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Wren, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Gadwall, 6 Greenshank, 7 Mute Swan, 2 Buzzard, 3 Redshank, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1f Teal, 2 Pied Wagtail, 8 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Swift, 2 Wood Pigeon, 1 Pheasant, 3 Swallow. (J Goodair)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Bar-headed Goose, 2 Wheatear, 6 Lapwing. (L Birtwistle)

Bar-headed Goose – Linda Birtwistle

Kingsmill Lake: 6 Common Sandpiper, 24+ Redshank, 10 Greenshank, 3 Ringed Plover, 10 adult Dunlin, 5 Whimbrel, 85+ Curlew, 8 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 80+ Herring Gull, 400+ Black-headed Gull & 2 Greater Black-backed Gull (P Kemp)

Downderry: a few rafts of Manx Shearwater noted in the bay and plenty moving east and west; an estimated 300+ involved. Among them 17 Balearic Shearwater. Also 17 Mediterranean Gull and 8 Common Scoter west. (A Payne)

Late News, 25/7, Looe Island: 14 Wood Pigeon, 1 Common Sandpiper, 39 Cormorant, 1 Sanderling, 65 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Wren, 4 Crow, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1m Eider, 3 Blackbird, 2 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 1 Mallard, 45 Oystercatcher, 3 Pheasant, 2 Rock Pipit, 31 Shag. (J Goodair)

Late submission, 25/7, St Ives: 1 ringed adult Mediterranean Gull on Porthmeor beach. (A Storrs)

Mediterranean Gull, Andy Storrs

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