Monday 12th July 2021

Penzance: 2 Honey Buzzard flew over Mount Misery Roundabout this afternoon. (A Harris)

Maer Lake: 1 Ruddy Shelduck still this afternoon. (Birdguides)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Little Ringed Plover. (P St Pierre) Also juv Dipper in flight twice, c15 Redshank (including first 4 juveniles), 3 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Whimbrel, 2+ Sandwich Tern, 1 Kingfisher this evening. (P St Pierre, R Veal)

Nanjizal: Cuckoo, 3 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Flumm)

Polgigga: Green Sandpiper over this evening. (M Wallace)

Roskilly Ponds: 1 pair of spotted flycatchers. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Spotted Flycatcher – Kate Dalziel

Rock: 1m Sparrowhawk with prey through a private garden, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 9 Swift. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 76 Black headed Gull (inc 21 juv), 6 Mediterranean Gull behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

St Columb Minor: 1 m Yellowhammer opposite Fair Park cemetery. (S Grose)

Liskeard: 1 Leucistic Jackdaw this morning. (S Johnson)

Leucistic Jackdaw – Suzie Johnson

Late Submission, 8/7, Mexico Towans: 4 – 5 Kestrel and 6 Skylark. (M Vetch)

Skylark, Mike Vetch

Late News, 09/07, Scillonian Crossing: Between the Isles of Scilly and Penzance a very extensive bait ball about two miles in length, with 500+ Common Dolphin, 5 Bottlenose Dolphin, 36 Harbour Porpoise, 3 Minke Whale and 2 Fin Whale, all feeding together in a frenzy. Also, Basking Shark and Risso’s Dolphin on the journey. (V Stratton)

tdm&plr

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