Saturday 7th September 2019

Late news, 6/9, Rocky Valley; Bossiney: 1 Dipper, 2 Goldcrest  (L Payne)

Late news, 06/09, Dobwalls: Female Sparrowhawk in the garden (photo attached), 1 Chiffchaff (C&J Duffy)

Sparrowhawk – Janet Duffy

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey early morning plus 3 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpiper and 4 Green Sandpiper. (P St Pierre) Osprey still present at 17:06. (D Flumm)

Land’s End: 1 probable Booted Warbler from footpath in hedge & bracken at SW corner of Swingates garden 09:35-09:40; 1 Hobby over. (H Mitchell, C Andrew, P Taylor) NB. Swingates is a private garden with no general access.

Kynance: Brown Booby flew behind Gull Rock at 16:25. (C Griffin)

Caerthillian: Wryneck at the SW end also 1 Wheatear, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 12 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Peregrine. (T Carson, S Rowe)

Lizard: 1 Wryneck, (Caerthillian, on stone wall in corner of field with 4 bee hives), 9 Wheatear, 2 Raven, 38 Cormorant, 11 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 9 Turnstone, 7 Stonechat, 3 Buzzard, 1 Yellow Wagtail (2nd field East of lighthouse) 90+Linnet, 60+ Goldfinch, 3 Moorhen, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Stoat. (S Grose)

Nanjizal: Aquatic Warbler trapped at the private ringing site, please keep to public rights of way also Turtle Dove and 2 Tree Pipit. (K Wilson)

Lizard: Pomarine Skua and 8 Sooty Shearwater past Kynance this morning. (J Chitty et al.)

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield late morning at least and again between 12:00 & 13:00 plus 5 Dunlin,15 Ringed Plover, 3 Wheatear, 10 Pied Wagtail. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear. (S Denny, S Windle) 22 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone, 1 Buff breasted Sandpiper, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail. ( B Bosisto, L Payne )

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Buff-breasted Sandpiper – Stevan Windle

Dunlin – Stevan Windle

Ringed Plover – Stevan Windle

St Ives: Grey Phalarope on the sea of the coastguard lookout.

Truro:  Raven over Rosedale Estate this morning. (K&J Mortimore)

Kings Mill Lake: 20 Greenshank, 1 juv Dunlin, 63 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 53 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher, 18 Little Egret, 7 Cormorant, 260 Black-headed Gull, 17 Herring Gull & 1 adult Lesser Black-backed Gull. (P Kemp) Also Osprey late afternnon. (K Baum)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Snipe, 32 Teal, 3 Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Lapwing,1 Gadwall, 1 Shoveler, and 2 colour-ringed Herring Gulls. (D Britton, D Eva, L Langley)

Porth Kidney: 1 adult Sabine’s Gull with 100 Kittiwake being harassed by 2 dark phase Arctic Skua, 10 Sandwich Tern. (D Eva) Sabine’s Gull still present 18:45, plus 5 Knot, 35 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit. (R Veal) 1 Grey Phalarope also reported.

Sandwich Tern – Kevin Bowers

St Ives: Adult Sabine’s Gull flew west past Clodgy Point early evening. (L Langley)

Windmill Farm: 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Skylark, 1 Whinchat, 5 Stonechat,1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 hen Pheasant, also the remains of a Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey again plus 8 Greenshank, 4 Knot and 67 Med Gulls. (S Lister) In addition 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 10 Black-headed Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Osprey, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret at Ryan’s Field and 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Redshank & 4 Oystercatcher on Carnsew Pool. (K. Bowers)

Osprey – Kevin Bowers

Kingfisher – Kevin Bowers

Little Egret – Kevin Bowers

Rame: 1 Wheatear, 12 Whitethroat, 3 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 8 Stonechat, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Skylark & 20+ Linnet. (C Buckland)

Prospidnick: 1 Green Woodpecker in nearest Sweet Chestnut tree to the road. (S Grose)

Par: 12 Ringed Plovers and 5 Turnstones on the beach this afternoon. (L Curry)

Whipsiderry: 2 Peregrine Falcon, 11 Oystercatcher, 5 Stonechat, 6 Corn Bunting, 1 Skylark, 4 Raven, 2 Kestrel. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 Juv Sanderling, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin & Kestrel  this evening. (B Craven)

Mawnan Church: 8 Med Gulls, 2 Little Egrets, 7 Oystercatchers, 1 Wheatear and 2 Turnstone. (A Witheywood)

Thursday 5th September 2019

Caerthillian, Lizard: Brown Booby fishing from 08:15 till 09:00 at least. (N. Foote) Still on small pyramidal rock at 17:00 after flying around the bay feeding. (T Wilson)

Brown Booby – Neil Foote

Davidstow: Buff-breasted Sandpiper still on the airfield. Please respect other users of the airfield and keep the runways clear. (D Dine)

Millbrook: Hoopoe again in gardens this morning for it’s 4th day. (B Taggart)

Wadebridge: 81 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Teal, behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Osprey, 3 Little Egret, 17 Cormorant, Gadwall, 7 Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Dunlin, 7 Sand Martin, 150 Goldfinch. (D Flumm) This afternoon the Osprey showing over various parts of the reservoir, ranging from north east right down to the dam and back up western shore, also 2 Kingfisher and 2 Buzzards in very different plumage. (R Chiffers)

Osprey – Robin Chiffers

Kingfisher – Robin Chiffers

Buzzard – Robin Chiffers

St Ives, Porthmeor: 5 Great Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, juv Sabine’s Gull, Grey Phalarope, only a few Manx Shearwater but large movement of birds taking a line beyond Godrevy Light. (J Hicks)

Godrevy Head: 1 juv Sabine’s Gull (18:20), 1 Dark phase Arctic Skua and 2 Grey Phalarope. (M Jones)

Tresillian River: Osprey around midday and 17:45. Also 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Curlew. (A.Hill)

Caerthillian: 3 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher; 2 Sand Martins; 1 Hobby; 1 Chaff Chaff; 9 Stonechat; 3 Whitethroat; 1 Kestrel. (J Hawkey, K Dalziel)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Osprey between 18:30- 18:45 at Carnsew Pool. (B&R Burgess) 7 Turnstone, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 35 Wigeon, c50 Teal. Plus Osprey over the garden centre at 17:10. (R Veal)

Cot Valley: Firecrest in pines at The Canyack, top of valley (N W Addey, N Bostock)

Pendeen Watch: Single Grey Phalaropes past at 08:15 & 09:32 from top viewpoint. (N W Addey)

Lands End: 2 Northern Wheatears. (N W Addey)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

East Pentire, Newquay: 3 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Siblyback Lake: 1  Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 40+ Pied Wagtails, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Greenshank, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 9 Dunlin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 C Buzzard, 15 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Teal, 100+ LBB Gulls, 20+ BH Gulls large numbers of Swallows 1 Sand Martin 40+ House Martins,1 Weasel. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Marazion beach: 1 Wheatear, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Knot, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin. ( S. Rogers)

Truro: 1 Grey Wagtail and 2 Dipper on the river in front of Victoria Park. (D Jenkins)

Portheras Cove: 1w Little Gull at 16:30. (M McKee)

Sunday 1st September 2019

Late news, 31/8, Land’s End: Hooded Crow reported (hybrid not excluded?).

Late news, 31/8, Downderry: Birds moving west 06:35-08:40 included 550+ Gannets, 240+ Manx Shearwaters, 2 Balearic Shearwaters, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Sandwich Terns, 1 Great Skua, 2 Common Scoters and 1 Whimbrel. (A Payne)

Trevescan: Western Bonelli’s Warbler again early this morning. (M Halliday) Still present at 16:45. (R Treeby) Please park considerately.

Western Bonelli’s Warbler – Mark Halliday

Western Bonelli’s Warbler – Mark Halliday

Western Bonelli’s Warbler – Richard Augarde

Ryan High Lanes: 1 Osprey sitting on a telegraph pole. (K McEndoo)

Kingsmill Lake: 17 Greenshank, 46 Redshank, c90 Curlew, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 11 Juv Dunlin, 1 juv Knot, 1 juv Spotted Redshank, 2 ad and 1 juv Sandwich Tern, 11 Little Egret and 6 Cormorant (P Kemp)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Osprey still present at 10.30 unsuccessfully hunting fish; 3 Swift; 60+ Swallow & House Martins (mixed), 1 Greenshank & 2 Common Sandpiper disturbed by lone fisherman. West bank covered in Devil Spit which had more Small Tortoiseshell & Painted Lady butterflies than I have seen anywhere else this year. Also single Comma & 3 Common Blue. (J Hawkey)

Godrevy (06:50-11:00): 1 Grey Phalarope, 8 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 28 Sandwich Tern, 50+ Kittiwake, 1 Common Scoter, 1 sp Great Northern Diver, 4 Knot, 15 Sanderling. (S Rogers, R Veal et al)

Porthkidney: 1+ Grey Phalarope lingering, flying short distances then landing, 65 Sandwich Tern. (S Rogers, R Veal) 4 Grey Phalaropes reported in the afternoon. (B Steel) Also Little Tern c16:15. (M Ahmad) Adult Sabine’s Gull landed in with the tern flock at 17:20 but flew at 17:40 past the Island, St Ives. (S Rogers)

St Ives: 65-70 Sandwich Terns off the station. (M Elliott)

Caerthillian: 1 Red-backed Shrike (I Bown)

Red-backed Shrike – Ian Bown

Red-backed Shrike – Ian Bown

Seaton Beach/River: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 10+ Black-headed Gulls. (D Symons)

Gwithian Towans: Lapland Bunting flew east.

Porthgwarra: Pied Flycatcher & Spotted Flycatcher early morning, south end of 60 ft cover. 5 Willow Warblers, 2 Marsh Tits, 5 Wheatears on the moor. Ringed Plover over and 3 Clouded Yellows. (G Wyatt)

Goonhilly Downs Nature Reserve: 1 Common Buzzard, 1Kestrel, 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and 2 Clouded Yellow Butterflies. (S Chandler)

Porthleven to Prussia Cove: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 6 Wheatear, 3 White Wagtail, 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly along cliff path. (D Flumm)

Whimbrel – Dave Flumm

Whimbrel – Dave Flumm

Carlyon Beach/Spit Beach: 66 Cormorant, 6 Eider, 1 Scoter sp. 45 Oystercatcher, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Wheatear, 13 Sanderling, 28 Turnstone, 2 Dunlin, 2 Knot, 19 Ringed Plover, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Clouded Yellow. (S Grose)

Tehidy Country Park: 1 Jay, 1 Cormorant, 4 Moorhen, 8 Mute Swan. (C Hooper)

Grampound Road: 1 Hobby pursuing a of group 15+ Hirundines over Village Hall at 13:30. (J St Ledger)

Par Beach: 4 Sandwich Tern, feeding. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 1 Osprey, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin. (V&S Rutherford)

Navax Point to Godrevy Point: 1 Chough, 7 (m, f, 5 juv) Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 juv Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel, 15 Fulmar, 12 Gannet, 20+ Oystercatcher 10.30-11.45. (M Webb)

Chough and Wheatear – Martin Webb

Nanjizal: 1 Wryneck on footpath on southern side of valley. Also 3+ Wheatear, 10 Gadwall over. (D Beadle, S Ellis)

Padstow: 2 Sandwich Tern, 4 Common Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Swallow, 2 House Martin. (I Toogood-Johnson)

Lizard Point: 27 Turnstone on rocks at 17:30. (RB & PC Girling)

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Monday 19th August 2019

Bude: Sabine’s Gull reported flying north past Northcott Mouth at 08:30.

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet in cemetery 08.20. (J Baker) Again at c10:00. (D Chadwick)

East Pentire, Newquay: 12000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 32 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern & 1 Guillemot between 07:15 and 09:15. Also 17 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern late afternoon. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Greenshank, 4 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 20 Curlew, 1 Marsh Tit. (D Eva)

Pendeen (06:00-15:30): 242 Whimbrel, 6 Knot, 23 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Common Tern, 5 Arctic Tern, 3 ‘Commic’ Tern, 45 Sandwich Tern, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 1 Common Scoter, 2 Chough, c60 Meadow Pipit West. (R Veal, R Wilkins, P Clement, P Brewster, P Combridge)

St Mawgan: Osprey by perimeter fence but flew off at 14:05.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank and far end of NW arm, also 1 Kingfisher and many fresh Painted Lady and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies. (R Chiffers, T Mills)

Black-tailed Godwit – Robin Chiffers

Black-tailed Godwit – Robin Chiffers

Botallack: 1 Chough and 2+ Kestrel around Crowns mines. (R Chiffers)

Kestrel – Robin Chiffers

Chough- Robin Chiffers

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Sunday 18th August 2019

Par Beach Pool: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 178 Black-headed Gull. (S Grose)

Par Spit Beach: 19 Ringed Plover, 16 Dunlin, 19 Turnstone, 1 Knot, 6 Eider, 40 Cormorant. (S Grose) Also 75 Oystercatcher & 15 Sanderling. (R Hampshire)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Shoveler, 3 Little Egret & 3 Great Crested Grebe. (C Moore, S Maycock)

Black-tailed Godwit – Alex MacKechnie

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Ding Dong Moors: 1 Whitethroat, 2 Raven, 1 European Bee-eater over, heard not seen. (J Evans)

Pendeen Watch: 1 adult Sabine’s Gull at 07:45, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 3 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua, 8 Common Scoter, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Sandwich Tern & 2 Arctic Tern up to 14:00. (S Rogers et al)

Camel Estuary: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 225 Mediterranean Gull and 54 Sandwich Tern off Padstow. (DI Julian)

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet at Valley Gardens 08:30. (J Baker)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 16 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Windmill Farm: Reed Bunting, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Stonechat, Sand Martin. Also Green Veined White, Common Blue, Painted Lady, Speckled Wood, Red Admiral, Peacock, Small Heath, Small White, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Emperor, Black Tailed Skimmer, Migrant Hawker, Common Darter, Emerald Damsel, Blue Tail Damselfly, Common Damsel, 9 Adders, 2 Slow Worm. (D Wright)

Par: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Knot, 6 Eider hiding amongst Cormorant. (S Grose)

Med Gull – Shaun Grose

Knot – Shaun Grose

Eider – Shaun Grose

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Green Sandpiper heard, 3 juv Knot, 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (R Veal)

Penwithick: 4 Jackdaw, 3 Blue Tit, 5 Goldfinch, 2 Collared Dove, 8 Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 2 Jay, 3 Woodpigeon, 21 House Sparrow, 1 Coal Tit. (K Bowers)

Wood Pigeon – Kevin Bowers

Jay – Kevin Bowers

Robin – Kevin Bowers

Great Tit – Kevin Bowers

Blue Tit – Kevin Bowers

East Pentire, Newquay: 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Storm Petrel late pm. (S Rowe)

Downderry: birds moving west 06:25-07:35 included 1 Great Skua, 80 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Balearic Shearwater and over 320 Gannet. (A Payne)

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Thursday 15th August 2019

Illogan: Ring-necked Parakeet over, towards churchyard 08:45. (J Baker)

Botallack: Adult Sabine’s Gull flew west past Botallack mines this morning at 09:10. (T Lee)

Pendeen Watch: 06:00-17:00 combined totals from multiple observers. 83 Fulmar, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1482 Gannet, 36 Kittiwake, 16 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 26 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Arctic Skua, 6 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 7+ Arctic Tern, 2+ Common Tern, 16 ‘Commic’ Tern, 6 Storm Petrel, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Common Scoter, juv Wheatear, 3 Chough; Manx Shearwater peaking at 370/minute, estimate of 70,000 for the day. 21,808 Manx Shearwater 06:05-09:00 (I Prentice, S Rogers, R Veal, R Wilkins, L Proctor, D Parker et al.)

East Pentire, Newquay: 15000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 ‘Comic’ Tern, 1 Wheatear between 06:30-09:00. (S Rowe)

St Ives: 600 Manx Shearwater past, 2 Great Skua, 1 juv Arctic Skua & 23 Kittiwakes 06:20-07:20. Also Sooty Shearwater, Arctic Skua and Red-throated Diver mid am. (J Tragen)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Grey Phalarope at 09:00 also 3 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua and 17 Kittiwake 06:00-09:00. (J O’Sullivan)

Penzance: 5 Eider off Chyandour early this morning. (D King) 12 Swift feeding over Sainsbury. ( B. Toms, M. Curtis)

Rock Beach: 11 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 9 Sandwich Tern, 40 + Meadow Pipit in the dunes area. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Common Sandpiper and 4 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer)

Windmill Farm: 1 Hobby hunting dragonflies over pond. (J Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 15 Little Egret, 27 Mallard, 30 Ringed Plover, 36 Dunlin, 3 Turnstone, 29 Med Gull on Lelant Water. 3 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel, 40 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm)

Trevose: Hooded Crow at Booby’s Bay. (M Buckley)

Maer Lake: 17 Black-tailed Godwit (P McVey, P Kent)

Porth Joke: 2 Common Swifts; 5 pairs Fulmar each with single almost fully grown chick. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Cubert Common: Butterflies include: Brown Argus; Silver Studded Blue; Common Blue; Painted Ladies; Red Admiral; Meadow Brown; Gatekeeper & Large White. Hummingbird Hawkmoth, Autumn Ladies Tresses already present (early?). (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Brown Argus – Kate Dalziel

Fulmar – Kate Dalziel

Penzance: 12 Swift feeding over Sainsbury. (B Toms, M Curtis)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 m Yellowhammer, 5 Snipe, 23 Linnet, 3 Bullfinch, 1 Tawney Owl, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Arden Sawah: Golden Plover. (M Wallace)

St Columb Major: 1 Barn Owl over Winnards Perch Roundabout at 22:45. (S Grose)

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Friday 19th July 2019

Walmsley Sanctuary: There will be some disturbance on the reserve this weekend when the Cornwall Mammal Group are going to do some small mammal surveys. This will help us identify what specific ones are using our reserve.
Timings will be :- Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July 2019, 7pm – 9pm (Saturday), 9am – 12am (Sunday).

Late news, 18/7, Devoran Creek: 50+ Swift. (M Smale)

Pendeen Watch: Caspian Tern from the bottom car park at c14:05 flying north. (P Combridge) 1 Cory’s Shearwater N at 16:06. Very light passage of Manx Shearwater, Gannets and Fulmar all west 15:00 – 16:45. (J Hawkey)

Zennor: Caspian Tern reported flying ENE mid afternoon.

Porthgwarra: 1 sub-adult Sabine’s Gull, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 2 ad Med Gull, 4 Puffin and 1 Sunfish. (L Proctor, M Elliott, DK Parker, T MacGowan, R Veal, R Augarde et al)

Lamorna: 1 Cory’s Shearwater at 10:35, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Puffin, 8 Kittiwake & 1 Swift. (M McKee)

Lizard: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin. (L Langley)

Walmsley Sanctuary (key holders only): 4 Greylag Geese, 2 with yellow rings on right legs, 9 Moorhen inc 5 juv, 6 Coot inc 2 juv, c100 House Martin. (A Langdon)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Little Egret, 1 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 105 Swift, 35 Swallow, 50 House Martin, 10 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: c200 Dunlin flew in at c11:30. (J Hicks) Also 1 Whimbrel, 15+ Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Turnstone in summer plumage, 100+ Dunlin on Ryan’s Field. (J St Ledger)

Whimbrel – John St Ledger

Sandwich Tern – John St Ledger

Turnstone – John St Ledger

Porth Kidney: 3 Sandwich Tern and 38 Dunlin. (DK Parker)

Padstow: 2 Sandwich Tern. (B Bosisto)

Mousehole: 5-7 juv Yellow-legged Gulls on St Clement’s Isle roost. (M Elliott)

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