Thursday 27th July 2017

Porthgwarra seawatch 05:45-12:00: 4 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 21 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 10 Puffin, 4 Razorbill, 8 Guillemot, 7 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 30 Storm Petrel, 9 Chough. Also 3+ Harbour Porpoise, Ocean Sunfish. (B Steel, DK Parker, LGR Evans et al) 15:00-19:40: 28 Cory’s Shearwater, 9 Great Shearwater, 12 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, Leatherback Turtle and 20 European Storm Petrel.

Cape Cornwall: 6 Sooty Shearwater past 09:00-11:00 with c5000 Manx and 7 Whimbrel. (N Wheatley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 12 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot and 12 Moorhen plus 2 recently fledged chicks on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker)

Marazion Beach (evening): 9 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover (1juv), 1 Turnstone, 2 Mediterranean Gull (ad & 2cy). (J Hawkey)

Penlee Point Seawatch 08:00-12:00: 1000+ Manx Shearwater west, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Kittiwake,Gannet in numbers, 11 Guillemot, 3m Scoter, 4 Mediterranean Gull. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Pentire: 7000 Manx Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Great Shearwater, 6 Storm Petrel,  37 Whimbrel, 16 Common Scoter, 2 Common Sandpiper plus two Sunfish in 3 hours am. (G Murray)

Mermaid Mini Pelagic from Penzance: 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, 30 Storm Petrel, Yellow-legged Gull and 1 Great Skua and 1 Arctic Skua. (M Elliot et al.)

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Great Shearwater, Steve Rogers

Storm Petrel, Steve Rogers

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Wilson’s Petrel, Mashuq Ahmad

Cory’s Shearwater, Mashuq Ahmad

Hayle Estuary RSPB, estuary: 2 Black Swan, 1 Little Egret. Ryan’s Field: 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 4 Common Sandpiper, 4 Swallow. (K.Bowers)  5 Australian Black Swan, 88 Eurasian Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 262 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull (first-summer). (L Evans)

Black Swan, Kevin Bowers

Little Egret, Kevin Bowers

Common Sandpiper, Kevin Bowers

Middle Amble nr Wadebridge:  3 Cattle Egret feeding with cattle off public footpath from bridge, before carpark.  Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Cattle Egret. (M Lammas)

Port Isaac, Treharrock Manor: 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 3 Coal Tit, 7 Siskin, 9 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S grose)

Roseland: 1 Hobby distressing Barn Swallows over Ruan Lanihorne church today 11.30 am. (D Hall)

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