Tuesday 3rd August 2021

St Agnes Head: Great Shearwater briefly at 10.05, 200 Manx Shearwater and 40 Common Dolphin. (G Lawlor)

Nanjizal: 326 ringed including: 180 Sedge Warbler, 12 Grasshopper Warbler, 44 Willow Warbler, 14 Reed Warbler (including control), 2 Garden Warbler. Also Bluethroat and Tree Pipit over. (K Wilson)

Siblyback Res: 5 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper and 7 Greylag Geese. (J Mitchell)

Godolphin: Family party of 6 Spotted Flycatcher including 4 recently fledged young. (J Eaton)

Crowan Resrs/Beacon: 4 (2ad, 2 juv) Great Crested Grebe, 25 Canada Goose, 2 Cormorant, 1 Moorhen, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whitethroat, light northward passage of Swallow. (C Benton)

Porthgwarra: 10 Swift, 60 Swallow, c100 Linnet. Also 3 distant pods of Common Dolphin totalling 30+ individuals with attendant Manx Shearwaters. (D Flumm)

Wadebridge, Clapper Marshes: Wood Sandpiper, 7 Green Sandpipers. (D Julian)

Davidstow Airfield: 1m Kestrel, 11 Wheatear, 2 (m+f) Reed Bunting, 3 Raven, 5 Stonechat, 1 Meadow Pipit, 50+ Linnet, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Davidstow, Tresmarrow: 21 Mistle Thrush (in a flock loosely feeding in sheep field when flushed by overhead Ravens all flew to nearby spruce trees and were recounted), 3 Song Thrush, 7 Greenfinch, 2 Siskin, 40+ Goldfinch. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 9 Siskin, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 Treecreeper. (S Grose)

St Kew Highway: 1 Barn Owl, 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

Winnards Perch: 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 7 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant. 1 Common Sandpiper, 52 Pied Wagtail, 26 Meadow Pipit, 60+Linnet, 61 Lesser Black backed Gull. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: Great Black Backed Gull with colour ring D:BV  (ringed (Juv at nest) at Denny Island, Monmouthshire in the Bristol Channel on 8 June 2014.  In its first winter it was seen on the Camel Estuary in Jan and Mar and at Bude in Apr.  It was subsequently seen on the Camel Estuary in the winters of 2016 and 2017.  The last previous sighting before today was on 2nd Aug 2018 when it was again on the Camel Estuary). (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 2/8, Helston: Barn Owl over A49. (D Peers)

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