Sunday 22nd July 2018

Late news, 22/7, Sandplace, Looe: A Kingfisher flew into our living room this pm! It flew safely out again. (R Bishop)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 1 Great Shearwater, 8 Puffin, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 50 Common Scoter, 10 Porpoise, 50 Common Dolphin, 2 Sunfish this morning. (R Wilkins and B Mellow)

Newquay, Towan Head: 100s of Manx Shearwater fishing off point. Also Sooty Shearwater past, 4 Common Scoter and a few Gannet, 08:30. (M Lammas)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 6 Lapwing, 17 Little Egret over, 9 Grey Heron, 1 f Gadwall with 6 ducklings, 1 Snipe. (A Langdon)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Snipe, 50+ Curlew. (B Toms, M Curtis) 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 7 Lapwing. (J St Ledger)

The Lizard: 4 Raven, 1 Common Sandpiper. Old Lizard Head: 3 Kestrel, 2 Yellow Wagtail in field with cattle and five bar gate. Caerthillian: 7 Whitethroat, 3 Greenfinch, Stonechats, Linnets. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Siskin over, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Swift. (D Wright)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 35 Mediterranean Gull on rocks at low tide, including 9 juveniles. (J St Ledger)

Goss Moor: A total of 97 new birds ringed. Highlights included 5 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 30 Willow Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Chiffchaff and 6 Blackcap. (P Roseveare)

Devoran Quay: 39 Mediterranean Gull. (S Grose)

Malpas: 7 Mediterranean Gull from Sunny Corner. (S Grose)

Maer Lake: 2 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck, 1 Knot, 11 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. 1 Green Sandpiper flew over at 22:05, calling. (S Gale)

Siblyback Reservoir: Pair of Spotted Flycatcher with 2 young. (C Buckland)

Porthgwarra: Southern Migrant Hawker by the Stonewall Pool. (M Wallace)

Southern Migrant Hawker – Mashuq Ahmad

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