Sunday 1st August 2021

Penzance: 1 Wilsons Storm Petrel, 2 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater seen on pelagic. (Birdguides)

Scillonian Crossing: Great Shearwater, European Storm Petrel and Ocean Sunfish this evening on the crossing. (Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: (06.00-15.00) 1 Cory’s Shearwater (08.35), 12 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 17 Common Scoter, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Puffin, 1 Green Woodpecker over. Also, Risso’s and many Common Dolphin. (R Augarde, B Mellow, R Wilkins) Additional report of 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Storm Petrel. (G Lawlor and N Rogers)

Pendeen: (06.30 – 10.00) 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Turnstone, 3 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper. (P Combridge)

Nanjizal: 161 trapped and ringed this morning including: 67 Sedge Warbler, 8 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Reed Warbler, 24 Willow Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 1 Coal Tit. (K Wilson, J Ryan, R Veal, R Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 Dunlin (including 3 juvenile), c.12 Ringed Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern. (R Veal)

Swanpool: 5 Buzzard circling in same thermal. (David Peers)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 15 Mediterranean Gull, 20 House Martin. (C Benton)

Falmouth Bay: 10 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull, Gannet (David Peers)

Devoran: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 117 Curlew, 8 Whimbrel, 21 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Grebe (D Eva)

Walmsley Reserve: juvenile Marsh Harrier, 3 Gadwall, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Sand Martin with Swallows, Swifts and House Martins. Also, 1 Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler (heard only), 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Black-tailed Godwit. (N Woods)

Marsh Harrier – Nigel Woods

Black-tailed Godwit – Nigel Woods

Marsh Harrier – Nigel Woods

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Dunlin. (L Birtwistle)

Kingsmill Lake: 9 adult Dunlin, 2 adult Ringed Plover, 6 Greenshank, 15 Redshank, 5 adult Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 47 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Little Egret & 2 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

Downderry: moving west, 0600-0800, were 5 Common Scoter, 310 Gannet, 12 Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Fulmar and 4 Mediterranean Gull. (A Payne)

Late News, 31/07, between Falmouth and The Lizard: 1 Cory’s Shearwater and 1 Balearic Shearwater from aboard AK Wildlife boat trip. (Birdguides)

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