Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3s American Royal Tern (metal ringed, form maximus) on Lelant Saltings from 08:35 to 09:00, before it flew out into the bay. (M Halliday – finder et al.) Relocated later on Carnsew Pool at c10:37 before again flying back into the bay at 10:43. (M Elliott, P Taylor et al.)
Carbis Bay: American Royal Tern relocated c9:20 before heading back toward Carnsew Pool 10:10. (M Elliott, S Rogers et al.)
Porthkidney: American Royal Tern relocated at West end, before flying out into the bay c11:40. (R Menari et al.)
Marazion Marsh: Glossy Ibis prior to 07:00 when it flew up St Erth valley. (S Rogers)
Lizard Point: 1 Cory’s Shearwater reported flew past this am, also probable imm Pomarine Skua.
Cot Valley: juv. Iceland Gull still in field to South of valley.
Newquay, Towan Head: c100 Manx Shearwater per minute, also a few Gannet. (M Lammas)
Mount Hawke: 1 Hummingbird Hawk Moth 09:30. (P Roberts)
Lower Tamar Lake: 1 juv Willow Tit demanding food, shaking its wings etc, the adult was gathering food in the same tree, also 1 Willow Tit on the feeder. Also 4 Tufted Duck 3m 1f, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Goldfinch, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)
Tywardreath: 2 Chaffinch (Male and Female in courtship display and 4 instances of mating); 4 Blackbirds (Male and Female ground feeding 2 young from feeder spill). (R. Barlow)
Paul: A Hummingbird Hawk Moth was trapped in our kitchen briefly this afternoon. (R Butts)
Lamorna: 6 Hummingbird Hawk Moths. (M McKee)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 female Shelduck and 6 ducklings, 1 Mediterranean Gull 1s, 7 Mallard 11.00 – 12.00. (M Webb)
Padstow, Stepper Hole: 2 Wheatear m&f. (S Grose)
Hawkers Cove: 1 m Grey Partridge in field behind the old lifeboat stations. Lellizzick : 2 Juv Raven. Gunver Head / Fox Hole: 2 Peregrine Falcon m&f feeding on wood pigeon, remains of 4 other birds littering the cliffs. (S Grose)
Higher Bosistow: Corn Bunting this evening. (M Wallace)