Sunday 20th August 2017

Public Storm Petrel ringing, Southerly Point, Lizard: There will a public ringing session at the National Trust watchpoint at Southerly Point, Lizard tomorrow (Monday 21st August) night. Meet at the watchpoint by Polpeor cafe at 11pm.

Late News, 19/08, Bude: 2 Peregrine over cliffs just North of Bude beaches,14:30. (A Saunders)

Falmouth Bay: 1 Fea’s Petrel from Falmouth Pelagic, also 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 20 Great Shearwater, 1 Balearic Sheawater and 50 Storm Petrel. (C Smith/AK Wildlife Cruises, M Coller)

Chynhalls Point: 1 Fea’s Petrel (or Desertas/Zino’s) past at 2:15pm. Also 1:30-6:30pm: 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 7 Great Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 14 Sooty Shearwater, 71 Storm Petrel.

Porthgwarra:6.15-15.00: 27 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 86 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater, 63 Storm Petrel,  vast numbers of Manx Shearwater. (S Rogers et al) Also probable Wilson’s Petrel in morning. 13 Great Shearwater, 75 Sooty Shearwater, 25 Storm Petrel in evening.

Trevose Head: 48 Common Scoter, 13 Sandwich Tern, 2 Balearic Shearwater. (B Bosisto)

Fowey – Mevagissey – Fowey: 13 Storm Petrel from kayak trip this morning. (R Kirkwood)

Storm Petrel – R Kirkwood

Storm Petrel – R Kirkwood

Walmsley Sanctuary: 8 Glossy Ibis20 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 21 Black- tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper,1 Kingfisher, 4 Cattle Egret . (B Bosisto)

Marazion: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Black-tailed Godwit feeding with flock of Manx Shearwater in Mounts Bay. The godwit was picking something off the water and flying back up again on repeat for at least 3 minutes before I left. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: Juv Garganey still present. (DK Parker)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper,11 Little Egret inc 1 juv. (S Grose)

Newquay, Towan Head/Fistral Beach: 2 Sandwich Tern, 47 Oystercatcher, 2 Wheatear, 1 Curlew, 2 Harbour Porpoise with surfers off Fistral. (S Grose)

Padstow: 3 Barn Owl at Farm Shop/Hawker’s Cove. (S Grose)

Porthkidney: 50 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern, 31 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 10 Ringed Plover at midday. (D Eva) 58 Sandwich Tern, 12 Common Tern and 2 Little Tern at 14:30 until pushed off by the rising tide. (R Auguarde, B Mellow, M Pass, R Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Ringed Plover, 4 Turnstone, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper on Carnsew Pool. (DK Parker) c50 Dunlin, c5 Greenshank and 1 Grey Plover on Lelant Saltings. (M Pass) 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 42 Sandwich Tern (same as Porth Kidney), 12 Mediterranean Gull, 154 Canada Geese, 7 Greylag Geese and 2 hybrid geese. (DK Parker, M Pass)

Penzance: 2 Temminck’s Stint  and 20 Turnstone reported on Wherrytown Beach at 5pm. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

djc/pt

Saturday 12th August 2017

Late News, 11/08, Scillonian III day trip: Penzance – Wolf Rock: 1 Eider Duck, 4 Dunlin, 2,965 Manx Shearwaters (many huge rafts of Manx Shearwater, so actual numbers significant higher than this), 7 Storm Petrel, 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 9 Fulmar, 672 Gannet, 1 Grey Phalarope, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Skua, 1 Shag, 1 Kittiwake, 80+ Common Dolphin, 3 Bottle Nose Dolphin, 10 Harbour PorpoiseWolf Rock – Isles of Scilly: 158 Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 11 Storm Petrel, 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 1 Fulmar, 56 Gannet, 12 Shag, 22 Sandwich Terns, 1 Minke Whale. (V Stratton, B Craven, N Gardener)

Return, Isles of Scilly – Wolf Rock: 215 Manx Shearwater, 7 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Storm Petrel, 1 Leach’s Petrel (a very early record of Leach’s), 8 Fulmar, 81 Gannet, 4 Shag, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull Wolf Rock – Penzance: 534 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 3 Fulmar, flock of 50 Whimbrel, 5 Common Scoter, 17 Common Dolphin. (V Stratton)


Lamorna, MV Mermaid II pelagic am: 3 Wilson’s Petrel, 15+ Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 40 Storm Petrel, 5km south of Lamorna this morning. (Next pelagic tonight, 5pm – 8pm. Contact Adrian on 07901 731201)

Wilson’s Petrel, Mushaq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, (with Storm Petrels below), Mushaq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, Mushaq Ahmad

Lamorna, MV Mermaid II pelagic pm: 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 6 Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 juv Black Tern, 40 Storm Petrel, 5km south of Lamorna this evening.

Penlee Point, 05:45 – 08:45: 400+ Manx Shearwater, 32 Common Scoter, 5 Fulmar, 2 Turnstone,1 large Shearwater sp., 6 Sabine’s Gull (5 juv accompanied by summer plumaged adult) all heading towards Rame Head together very close inshore. Numbers of House Martins and Swallows heading south, and 3 small pods of Common Dolphin, two  pods heading towards the sound, one very close Sunfish. (C Buckland)

Hayle Estuary, Ryan’s Field: 17 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 64 Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Kingfisher. Carnsew Pool: 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear. (S Grose)

Penzance Promenade and Harbour: 5 Turnstone, 1 ad Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, (WeBS at high tide 08.00). Tolcarne Beach: 19 Turnstone, 1 moulting ad Dunlin, 2 Cormorant, 1 Shag. (T Mills)

Newquay Towan Head: Black-necked or Slavonian Grebe off point but too distant for positive id (unusual time of year for either). Male Common Scoter again close in. (M Lammas)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Greylag Goose, 24 Canada Goose, 1 hybrid goose, 1 Muscovy Duck, 1 Teal, 41 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 6 Great Crested Grebe (including 2 young), 3 Buzzard, 5 Moorhen (including 1 young), 3 Common Sandpiper, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 121 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Kingfisher. (WeBS) Also c20 Swift, c50 House Martin and c50 Swallow. (DK Parker)

Downderry: 133 Manx Shearwater, 26 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 4 Common Scoters flew west. Also at least two distant petrels between 07:00-08:30. (A Payne)

Helston, Loe Pool: 12 (2 juv) Great Crested Grebe, 14+ (3+juv) Willow Warbler, 13+ Goldcrest. Also 2 Wheatear and 10 Sand Martins going into nests just West of Loe bar. (R Veal)

St John’s Lake: 60+ Curlew, 50+ Oystercatcher,1 sum plum Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Med Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Whimbrel, 19 Redshank and a few Black-headed Gull. (C Buckland)

Marazion: 53 Ringed Plover, 12 Turnstone, 4 Dunlin and 3 Sanderling on the beach this evening. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: c250 Swallows at dusk. (DK Parker)

Lizard Point: 3+ Great Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Sooty Shearwater and 5 Storm Petrel between 06:45 & 10:30.

Porthgwarra: 3 Great Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Storm Petrel between 15:00 and 16:30.

djc & dkp

Friday 4th August 2017

Tomorrow, Saturday, there will be another pelagic on the Mermaid run out of Penzance harbour from 5pm – 8pm. To book please phone Adrian on 07901 731201.

Late news, 03/08, Hayle Estuary: 1 colour-ringed Mediterranean Gull HJR4 on Ryan’s Field. (L Langley)

Late News, 03/08, Scillonian crossing, Scilly to Penzance: 3 Wilson’s Petrel, 100 Cory’s Shearwater, 80 Great Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua and 60 Sooty Shearwater.

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 12 Balearic, 8 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 62 Storm Petrel past this morning.

Pendeen seawatch (08:45-11:15): c24,300 Manx Shearwater (based on random sample counts of 135, 170 & 200/minute), 10 Common Scoter, 18 Whimbrel, 6 Turnstone all west. Also 1 Ocean Sunfish. ( D Flumm, P Clement)

Lizard seawatch, 0730-0930: 1 Wilson’s Petrel, 150 Storm Petrel, 1 Long-tailed Skua chasing feeding Storm Petrels, 2 Cory’s Shearwater. 12 Sooty Shearwater, 35 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Puffin, 30 Common Dolphin and Minke Whale

RSPB Wildlife Cruise Scillonian III, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Fulmar, 117 Manx Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Storm Petrel, 8 Shag, 1 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 10 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Harbour Porpoise and 6 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, M Spicer) Wolf Rock to Hugh Town: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Great Shearwater, 489 Manx Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 134 Gannet, 3 Shag, 1 Grey Phalarope, 3 Great Skua, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Med Gull, c100 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 9 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, M Spicer) Hugh Town to Wolf Rock: 3 Fulmar, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 49 Great Shearwater, 175 Manx Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Storm Petrel, 1 probable Wilson’s Petrel, 97 Gannet, 6 Shag, 3 Great Skua, 2 Black-headed Gull, 8 Herring Gull, 15 Great Black-backed Gull, 29 Sandwich Tern, 1 Guillemot and 1 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, M Spicer) Wolf Rock to Penzance: 6 Fulmar, 2 large shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 405 Manx Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 290 Gannet, 2 Shag, 1 Great Skua, 17 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Kittiwake and 4 Common Dolphin. (DK Parker, M Spicer)

Pendeen: 1 Buzzzard, 1 Kestrel, 3 Raven,1 Chiffchaff, 4 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Botallack: 1 juv Wheatear, 2 Stonechat (A Hartley)

Geevor: 2 ad Wheatear (A Hartley)

Walmlsey Sanctuary: 7 Glossy Ibis, 2 Cattle Egret 1 Ruff. (D Eva)

Lower Tamar Lake: 5 Common Sandpiper, 4 Great Crested Grebe and 4 juv, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Robin, 3 Marsh Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 1 Willow Tit, 4 Great Tit, 10 Canada Geese, c50 Mallard, c10 Swallow, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Chaffinch, 2 House Martin. (R Mudge)

Padstow, Tregirls beach: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, (S grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Sparrowhawk. Plus 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 23 Ringed Plover, 24 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 eclipse drk Gadwall, 175 Curlew (including 4 probable juvs) on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Dunlin, Reuben Veal

Rame: 1 Green Sandpiper, dump field, flushed. (C Buckland)

Gannel Estuary, Penpol Creek: 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret at dusk. (S Grose)

djc + tdm

Tuesday 1st August 2017

Late news, 30/7, Sennen Cove: a juvenile Mediterranean Gull wearing ring no. R2AJ was ringed on Noirmoutier Island, west coast of France, on 1st July 2017. (J Hawkey)

Late news, 31/7, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Knot. (P St Pierre) Ryan’s Field: 1 Green Sandpiper, 3+ Common Sandpiper, 25+ Pied Wagtail at 20:00. (P O’Brien)

Late news, 31/7, Marazion Marsh RSPB: 120 Swallow going to roost. (P St Pierre)

Scillonian III Outward journey:1 Wilson’s Storm Petrel, 10 European Storm Petrel, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Corys Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Balearic shearwater, 3 Common Scoter. Return journey: 2 Wilsons Storm Petrel, 56 European Storm Petrel, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Bonxie. (D Stannard)

Porthgwarra (06:0008:00): 4 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 500 Manx Shearwater, 22 Storm Petrel, 94 Fulmar, 3 Common Scoter, 2 Med Gull, 21 Kittiwake all west; 12 Common Scoter east & 15 Common Dolphin. (D Flumm) 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 35 Storm Petrel past mid-afternoon.

Hot Point, Lizard: 101 Storm Petrel caught last night, including two French-ringed birds. (M Grantham)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 14 Glossy Ibis reported again this afternoon. This evening, 3 Cattle Egret, 7 Glossy Ibis, 1 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Shoveler, 7 juvenile Gadwall, 3 Common Teal, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Common Snipe. (B Bosistow, S Rogers, A Langdon)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Cattle Egret at 09:00 on fields above Gannel but flew off S. (M Lammas c/o L Webb)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 27 Mediterranean Gull on mussel cages. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Little Egret, 2 Kingfisher, 5 Swift and a small Canada Goose amongst the ‘Atlantic’ Greater Canada Geese, B.c.canadensis, resembling one of the Cackling Geese races B.h.hutchinsii/minima on smaller size, shorter neck and darker plumage but bill probably too large for either and breast too pale for minima so perhaps just a small dark nominate individual. (D Flumm)

‘Cackling-type’ Canada Goose – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Knot, 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 8 Redshank. Ryan’s Field: 22 Med Gull, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper. (P St Pierre)

Kelynack: 1 Buzzard. (K Bowers)

Buzzard – Kevin Bowers

Marazion: 1 Green Sandpiper flying around the marsh at 09:45. 60+ Sanderling, 15 Dunlin, 25 Ringed Plover, 3 Turnstone on the beach. (R Veal)

Eastern Green Beach: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull briefly 09:00. (R Veal)

Penzance and Newlyn: 4 Sandwich Tern, one juv. (J Evans)

Pendeen: 5 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 12 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

dkp/djc/cjb

Thursday 20th July 2017

Pendeen: 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel and 1 Great Skua this morning. Also 3 Bottle-nose Dolphin and good numbers of Whimbrel. (R & I Archer)

Porthgwarra: 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 2 Common Scoter between 13:45-15:30. (M Wallace) 12 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 1 storm petrel sp and 1 Great Skua from the cove between 19:00 & 20:45. Also 10+ Common Dolphin. (DK Parker)

Chapel Point: 544 Manx Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 15 European Storm Petrel, 1 Wilsons Storm Petrel (7:08pm), 1 subadult Arctic Skua, 17 Med Gull (15 Juvenile, 2 Adult) and 3 Kittiwake in a 2 hour seawatch this evening. (B Bosistow)

Gluvian: 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Bosistow)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 19 (7 ad, 12 imm) Mediterranean Gull west (including one consuming a small rodent (vole sp.) picked off the water’s surface c. 30 yards offshore), distant Manx Shearwaters and Gannets feeding, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Linnet, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 juv Stonechat, 2 House Martin, 2 Wall Brown butterfly. 07:00 – 08:00 hrs (D Chaney)

Swanpool Point, Falmouth: 2 (1ad 1 juv) Sandwich Tern, 14 (5 ad, 9 imm) Mediterranean Gull, 3 Kittiwake west 16:20 – 17:20. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 19 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 55 (54 ad, 1 juv) Black-headed Gull at evening high tide. (D Chaney)

Drift: 3 Little Grebe, 7 Great Crested Grebe (incl 2 juv), 2 Common Sandpiper, juv Peregrine. Also 130 Swift & 50 House Martin feeding over reservoir early morning before half departed west. (D Flumm)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 37 Mediterranean Gull on mussel cages this afternoon. (S Grose)

Siblyback Reservoir: Spotted Flycatcher, Song Thrush, Goldfinch, Blackbird (R Napp)

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djc/sgr

Sunday 16th July 2017

Late News, 14/07, Helston: 1 leucistic Great Tit. (per R Hooper)

   

Late News, 15/07, Walmsley: 4 Cattle Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 60+ Swallows, 30+ Sand Martin, 40+ House Martin, 70+ Swift flying low over the water, 2 Otters playing in front of tower hide.

Cattle Egret, Otter, Cetti’s Warbler – Dave Thomas

Lizard Point Seawatch: 1 Wilson’s Petrel and c10 Storm Petrel slowly west feeding on tide convergence line off the point. (T Blunden + J Foster) Also 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Mediterranean Gull and Yellow-legged Gulls plus 15 Common Dolphin. (T Blunden)

Walmsley: 3 Cattle Egret amongst the bullocks at Walmsley sanctuary this am. (A Langdon)

Falmouth Bay: 1000+ Manx Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 6 European Storm Petrel + 10 Harbour Porpoise in Falmouth Bay this morning. (R Wheeler/ AK Wildlife Cruises)

Tregonetha Downs: 3 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Scillonian Crossing: 6+ Storm Petrel from the crossing this morning.

Porthgwarra: 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 12 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater. 1000+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Puffin, 2 Common Scoter, 15 Storm Petrel, 25 Kittiwake this morning. (S Rogers, B Mellow) Also 1 Lime Hawkmoth. (G May)

Lime Hawkmoth, Graham May

Millpool/Trescowe vicinity: 4 Skylark, 3 Yellowhammer (all male, 2 singing), 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Reed Warbler. (J Evans)

Par beach pool: 175 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Water Rail. (S grose)

Port Quin Bay: 3 Puffin on water from “com head”. (S grose)

Padstow: 54 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Sandwich Tern a 1 2nd cal yr Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

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Saturday 15th July 2017

Late News, 14/07, The Lizard: Grey Phalarope seen from boat off Lankidden Cove nr Coverack around 8:00hrs, then flew inward towards the cliff.

Late News, 14/07, Poldhu Cove: 2 Ortolan Bunting (m and f) reported below Sand Martin cliffs briefly.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wilson’s Storm Petrel at 9:10 am feeding on and off for c3 minutes from the cove. Also 8 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, 4 Puffin, 1 Common Scoter, 3 Mediterranean Gull 0730-1100. (R Veal, R Augarde, R Wilkins) Later, c30 Common Scoter, 2 Great Shearwater (15:35 & 17:45), 1 Sooty Shearwater, Manx Shearwater passing 1,000-1,500 per hour and 2 Puffin between 15:00 & 18:00. (DK Parker)

Mousehole: Wilson’s Storm Petrel reported c2.5km to south from pelagic this morning, also c20 Storm Petrel and 1 ad Arctic Skua. (Mermaid III + M Elliot)

Loe Pool: 2 Kingfisher, 31+ Sand Martin, c16 Reed Warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 12 Great Crested Grebe plus one chick, 7 ad Mallard + 19 full-grown ducklings, 2  ad and 2 young hybrid Mallard, 4 Grey Heron (3 ad, 1 imm). Plus 1 Stoat at Lower Degibna and 1f Beautiful Demoiselle at Carminowe near the stream. (G Adams)

Stithians: 1 Lapwing, 8 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, Little Grebe with 2 chicks on Southern cut-off, 25 Canada Geese , 1 Garden Warbler (D Eva)

Goss Moor: 92 birds ringed this morning including 35 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 36 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (P Roseveare)

St Merryn: Gyr Falcon (unconfirmed, of unknown origin) hunting rabbits near St Merryn. (R Hughes)

Pentire Point, Padstow: Many 100’s Manx Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, plus Gannets, Guillemots, Kittiwakes. Also 10+ summer plumage Mediterranean Gulls feeding in the Camel estuary. (P Rowse)

Lamorna Cove: 1 fem Eider offshore. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 fem Tufted Duck with broods of 5&6 young, 2 Little Grebe, 1 pr Shelduck with 3 young, 12 Greylag Goose, 103 Canada Goose. 1 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Black-headed Gull, 1 Kestrel. (S Grose)

St Erth, BK Fisheries: 1 Kingfisher. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 9 Mediterranean Gull (inc.1 juv), 3 Common Sandpiper, 15 Little Egret, 1 Sandwich Tern, 3 Whimbrel, 5 Shelduck (inc.3 ducklings), 5 Oystercatcher (inc 3 juveniles). (J Hawkey)

Marazion: 14 Turnstone, 9 Sanderling (s/p), 4 Dunlin (s/p), 2 Mediterranean Gull (inc.1 juv). (J Hawkey)

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