Saturday 20th July 2019

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Copperhouse Creek: 19 Mediterranean Gull. Carnsew Pool: 71 Dunlin, 9 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank. (S Grose) Ryan’s Field: 70+ Mediterranean Gull, 12 Canada Geese, 12 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1f Mallard + 6 ducklings, 3 (2m 1f) Greenfinch, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Wren. (M Webb)

Greenfinch, Little Egret and Curlews – Martin Webb

Penzance: 4 Eider off railway station. (S Grose)

Pendeen Watch: 19200 Manx Shearwater between 06:30 & 10:00 but numbers dropped off after 09:30. (P Combridge)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 2 Med Gull between 06:30 & 13:20. (G Lawlor) 10:15-16:45: 3 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Ocean Sunfish. (C Smith)

Godolphin: Red Kite over West Godolphin engine house heading toward Hayle/Gwithian. One ‘fawn’ adult and one ‘silver’ juvenile Jackdaw amongst a flock of 80 that regularly visits the engine house. (S Yandall)

Cotehele Quay: 1 Reed Warbler. (R Smaldon)

Cotehele Woods: Treecreeper (adult with young). Butterflies: 3 Silver-washed Fritillary, ‘many’ Peacock, 4 Red Admiral, 1 Comma, 6 Ringlet, 1 Painted Lady. (R Smaldon)

Loe Pool: 7 Great Crested Grebe plus 1 juv, 1 Grey Heron plus 1 juv, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Sand Martin, 2 Linnet plus 3 juv, 7 Black-headed Gull plus 2 juv, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 223 Herring Gull, 2 Willow Warbler plus 3+ juv, 4 Chiffchaff plus 4+ juv. Also 2 Stoat. ( G Adams)

Tywardreath: female Sparrowhawk in private garden. (R Barlow)

Lizard Point: 3 juv Yellow-legged Gull this morning. 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Puffin west. (T Phelps)

Downderry: moving west 05:55-08:05 were 511 Gannet, 17 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Manx Shearwater, 6 Fulmar, a Whimbrel and a Grey Heron. (A Payne)

Trewollack: 3 Yellowhammer west of Porth Reservoir. (S Grose)

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