Sunday 23rd May 2021

Late News, 22/05, Pendeen 06.15-10.00am: 8 Puffin, 10 Storm Petrel, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Great Skua, large movement up to 500 Manx Shearwater per minute. (S Rogers, P Combridge, A Bayley)

Late News, 22/05, Bartinney Downs: 2 Cuckoo, 1 Greenfinch and 1 Kestrel. (R Chiffers)

Cuckoo – Robin Chiffers

Kestrel – Robin Chiffers

Greenfinch – Robin Chiffers

Levant Mine: 750 Manx Shearwater between 10:00 and 11:00. (P Fraser)

Mount’s Bay: 2 Common Scoter, 2 Arctic Skua chasing Kittiwake and 700 Manx Shearwater early evening. (P Fraser)

Porthgwarra, Gwennap Head: 6-10am. 2 Ad. Pomarine Skua (7.36, 8.12 am) , 37 Puffin, 2 Roseate Tern (8.39am), 1 Great Skua, 27 Storm Petrel, 7 Great Northern Diver. A few hundred Manx Shearwater. (S Rogers, B Mellow)

Mousehole: 40+ Storm Petrel, 1 Roseate Tern, 20+ Comic Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Artic Skua, 1 Skua sp, 1000’s Manx Shearwater. (R Wilkins) In addition, 1 Adult Summer plumage Sabines Gull west past at 15.53, 8 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great Skua. (R Augarde & B Mellow)

Newlyn Combe: 1 juv Dipper and 1m Grey Wagtail. (MJ Spicer)

Dipper – Mike Spicer

Argal Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe (including 1 incubating nest). 200 Swallow and 20 House Martin feeding low over the water. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 16 Great Crested Grebe (including broods of 1 and 3) (D Eva) In addition, 9 (6 ad) Great Crested Grebe, 1 drake Tufted Duck, 50 Swallow, 1+ House Martin, 1+ Swift. Also 150 Jackdaw and 20 Rook flew in to roost. (C Benton)

Kenwyn: 1 Tawny Owl chick branching (D Eva)

St Erth: At least 3 Herring Gull nests and 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull nest observed around Industrial Estate and railway yard. (D King)

Portloe: 1 Great Northern Diver. (R Taylor)

St Austell Bay: 1 adult dark phase Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 1 2nd cal Common Gull, 4 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Scoter, 7 Great Northern Diver and 2 Black-throated Diver. (B Bosisto)

Newquay, Towan Head: 1 pr nesting Carrion Crow, 1 m Wheatear, 1 m Stonechat, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 m Kestrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Meadow Pipit. 1pr nesting Shag and 3 abandoned Fulmar eggs at the former Kittiwake colony. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: Great Crested Grebes at or visiting 3 potential nest sites (S Grose)

Camel Estuary: pair Shelduck with 8 young, 2 Black-headed Gull, drake Gadwall, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 13 Little Egret, 3 Otter. (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Sanctuary: male Channel Wagtail, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, Greylag Goose, 4 drake Gadwall, 5 singing Reed Warbler, juvenile Pied Wagtail, 3 juvenile Greenfinch, Spotted Flycatcher, 190 Swallow, 50 House Martin, 40 Sand Martin. (B Bosisto)

Downderry (7-11.30): 466 Manx Shearwater, 76 Auk’s, 70+ Gannet, 18 Fulmar, 16 Kittiwake, 17 Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel & 1 Storm Petrel (P Kemp)

Penlee Point: (11.55-14.30): 2 Puffin, Arctic Skua, Great Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver (summer plumage) & 223 Manx Shearwater. (P Aley)

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