Monday 27th July 2020

Polperro: 1 Fea’s type Petrel, steady passage of Manx Shearwater, Gannet and Fulmar. Also a few Kittiwake and a Mediterranean Gull. (N Machin)

Porthgwarra (0530-1645): 48 Cory’s Shearwater, 45 Great Shearwater, 6 large Shearwater sp., 25 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 18 Puffin, 2 Pomarine Skua (one chasing a Cory’s 12:15), Arctic Skua, 6 Great Skua, 40 Storm Petrel, 3 ad Arctic Tern, 3 Common Tern, 4+ juv Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Little Egret, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear. (R Veal, M Wallace, S Rowe, C Smith, N Rogers et al)

Great Shearwater, Nigel Rogers

Chapel Point: 7 Great Shearwater, 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 2413 Manx Shearwater, Roseate Tern, 3 Pomarine Skua, 5 Great Skua, 65 Storm Petrel, 27 Puffin, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 15 Common Tern, 6 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull early am. (B Bosisto)

Lizard Point (0645-1045): 10 Great Shearwater, 24 Cory’s Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 22 Puffin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Common Tern, 5 Storm-Petrel, 1 Swift. (I Maclean et al). Bumble Rock (0715-1700): 40+ Great Shearwater, 20+ Cory’s Shearwater, 20+ Sooty Shearwater, 15+ Balearic Shearwater, 30+ Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Tern, 30+ Puffin, 1 Pom Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1+ juv Yellow-legged Gull. (L Langley, S Bearhop, S Votier et al)

Yellow-legged Gull, Stu Bearhop

Coverack: 4 Roseate Tern, 1 Great Skua. (D Eva) 1 Balearic Shearwater, 14 Mediterranean Gulls (8 juveniles – 1 with white leg ring 38KK). (D Wright, G Adams) 2 Common Tern. (J St Ledger)

Common Tern, John St Ledger

Rame Head (0730-1030): 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 15 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 200+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 5 Common Tern, 1 Roseate Tern (still with pink hue), 2 “Commic” Tern. (G Lewis)

Mousehole: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Storm Petrel before 10am. (M Elliott)

Pendeen (1530-1630): 3 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel. (B Mellow, P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Cape Cornwall (1525-1715): 3 Cory’s Shearwater, light southerly movement Manx Shearwater, also 3 “Comic” Tern. (P Clarke)

St Ives: 1 Great Shearwater reported tho distant.

Maer Lake: 1 Cattle Egret this morning. (N Bastin)

Cattle Egret – Nigel Bastin

Bude Marshes: 1 Great White Egret still present and showing well along the river. Also, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Moorhen with well-grown young. (H kendall)

Wadebridge: 300+ Rook, 9 Mediterranean Gull with large Gull flock in field next to lay your at West park farm. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 14 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Kingfisher, 1 m Tufted Duck, 3 Common Sandpiper, 9 Coot, 3 Grey Heron, 14 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Whipsiderry: 7 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Downderry: total count from two watches this morning, 0600-0850 and 1005-1155; 19 Common Scoter, 406 Gannet, 21 Fulmar, 760 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Kittiwake and 2 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

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