Sunday 29th July 2018

Porthgwarra: Trindade Petrel (intermediate morph) through west at 12:10. 24 Cory’s Shearwater, 86 Great Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 37 Sooty Shearwater, c50 Storm Petrel and 2 Puffin by 15:00. (R Archer, M Elliot, B Bosisto, P Marshall et al.) 05.30 – 17.00 Seawatch: 92 Great Shearwater, 36 Cory’s Shearwater, 42 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 56 Storm Petrel 9 Great Skua 2 Arctic Skua 2 Mediterranean Gull 2 Yellow-legged Gull as well as the Trindade Petrel. (G Lawlor)

Yellow-legged Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Yellow-legged Gull, Mashuq Ahmad

Lizard Point: 78 Great Shearwater, 17 Corys Shearwater, 5 large shearwater, 26 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 52 Storm Petrel, 2 Wilson’s Petrel (12:02, 15:21), 1 Long-tailed Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 8 Great Skua, 2 Med Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Puffin, 1 Common Scoter. (T Blunden et al.)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Adult Pectoral Sandpiper and Wood Sandpiper still in the NW arm.

Penzance, Wherrytown /Jubilee Pool: 1 Kittiwake, 5 Mediterranean Gull (4 Juv 1 adult), 1 Sandwich Tern, 6 Oystercatcher, 2 Turnstone, 1 Curlew. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Wheatear, 7 Common Sandpiper, 7 Ringed Plover, 13 Mediterranean Gull on Carnsew Pool. (S Grose) Ryan’s Field: 8 Black-tailed Godwit.

Trewavas: 20+ Kittiwake on cliffs (possible makings of a significant colony), 2 Raven, Kestrel, 3 Shag, 1 Fulmar. (J Evans)

Rinsey: 1 Raven, 2 Kestrel, 2 Painted Lady. (J Evans)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 7 Grey Heron from the Stuart Hutchings hide. Also 1 Hobby, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper (G Adams, B. Toms, M. Curtis)

Maer Lake: 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, 3 Mediterranean Gull (all Juvs), 1 Common Tern. (S Gale)

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