Sunday 12th July 2020

Late news, 11/7, Hensbarrow Downs: 2 Tawny Owl, 1 Barn Owl quartering, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Curlew call overhead and clear views of Jupiter and Comet Neowise. (R Hollis)

Late news, 11/7, Windmill Farm Nature Reserve: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grasshopper Warbler reeling. 1 female Lesser Emperor and 5 Red Veined Darter.

Long Rock: 1 Black-throated Diver, 22 Med Gull, 6 Sandwich Tern, 1 Eider. (P St Pierre) Also 6 Common Scoter. (P Fraser)

Mounts Bay: 3+ Balearic Shearwater, juv Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Minke Whale. (M Elliott)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: full summer plumage Curlew Sandpiper (Lelant Saltings 9:30am), ad Knot, 8 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 3 ad Black-tailed Godwin, 1 Ringed Plover, 14 (3 juv) Redshank, 2 ad Greenshank, 1 Teal, 26 (4 juv) Mediterranean Gull. (R Veal, T McGowan, S Rogers)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Common Sandpiper, 20 Mallard including 3 ducklings, Tufted Duck, 63 Canada Geese, 5 hybrids and Red-veined Darter. (D Flumm) Also, 1 Osprey. (G Lawlor)

Sancreed: 5 Crossbill low over. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: 45 Swift, 250 Starling, 9 Curlew. (P St Pierre)

Godolphin: Spotted Flycatcher Godolphin House (The Slips). (C Richards)

Downderry: (moving west, 0600-0800) 7 Common Scoters, 22 Gannets, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 108 Black-headed Gulls, 40 Mediterranean Gulls, 7 Sandwich Terns and a Sand Martin. (A Payne)

Penhale Sands: 1 Cuckoo (I Benallick, D Thomas, B Bosisto, L Payne)

Maer Lake: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Lapwing, 1 juvenile Heron. (T Nicholson)

Feock: 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Raven over, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Grey Wagtail over, 2 Siskin, 9 Long-tailed Tit, charm of 14 Goldfinch from Punch Bowl & Ladle. (S Grose)

Hellescott: c.10 Crossbill over (L Sampson)



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