Thursday 9th July 2020

Lizard Point, 06:10-08:22: 1 imm Pomarine Skua, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Storm Petrel, c6 commic Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern plus a steady trickle of Manx Shearwaters and Gannets. (L Langley et al.) 1 imm Pomarine Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 ad summer Mediterranean Gull (14.45-17.45) (D Collins) 1 Great Shearwater at 18.30 far out beyond where the Manx were passing, steady passage of Manx Shearwaters, a few <10 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua 15:30 to 18:30. (M Wilson)

Porthgwarra: 5 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Sooty Shearwater reported. 1 Long-tailed Skua, 1 Pom Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, 2 Puffin a 4 Med Gull between 06:00 & 12:30. (B Mellow) 1 Wheatear (recently fledged juvenile) (N R Rogers)

Wheatear (juv) – Nigel Rogers

Coverack: 46 Mediterranean Gulls, including 3 juvs and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls also Green Woodpecker bred in private garden (2 fledged juvs). (D. Wood)

North Country fields, Redruth: 1 Red Kite being chased by a gull at 15.20. (F Shortall)

St Agnes Head: Pair of Stonechat, Rock Pipits plus one lone Swallow on the goalpost barrier. (F Shortall)

Carnsew Pool: 1 Whimbrel. (R Veal)

Polbathic Creek: Green Sandpiper. (A Blonden)

Devoran: 100+ Curlew, 20+ Redshank, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Jays, 20+ Goldfinch, 3 Little Egrets and Grey Heron in tree opposite quay, c20 Canada Goose. (P Maddern)

Black Head, Coverack: 1 Porpoise and 1 Ocean Sunfish (P Bedford)

Towan Head: 1 Great Skua late pm (M Lammas, I Boreham) Also 2 groups of c.40 Common Scoter (I Boreham)

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