Wednesday 7th July 2021

Pendeen (0600-0840): 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, c500 Manx Shearwater, 3 Puffin. (S Rogers, P Combridge, T McGowan) 2 Balearic Shearwater reported.

Walmsley Sanctuary: 100+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, Mute Swan with cygnets, Mallard, 4 Teal, Moorhen with young, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Skylark, 1 Buzzard, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 20 Black-tailed Godwit. (A Tomkins)

Wood Sandpiper, Andrew Tomkins

Green Sandpiper, Andrew Tomkins

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Mute Swan, 1 drake Teal, 4m Tufted Duck 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Jay, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, c30 Mallard. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad islandica Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Redshank, ad Yellow-legged Gull, first 5 fledged juv Herring Gull. (R Veal)

St John’s Lake: 15 Mediterranean Gull, 36 Oystercatcher, 300+ Canada Geese, 6 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant, 5 Shelduck & 2 Greater Black-backed Gull (P Kemp)

Ashton: 1 Crossbill over. (G Healey)

Downderry: moving west, 0520-0730, 42 Gannet, 33 Manx Shearwater, 17 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Kittiwake. (A Payne)

Polbathic: 2 Common Sandpiper in creek; 2 Garden Warbler around garden pond. (A Blonden)

Drift Reservoir: Pair Great Crested Grebe have successfully nested after failed first attempt and raised 3 pulli. Also 2 other adults present plus 1 pair Little Grebe, 30 Canada Geese, 8 Swift. (D Flumm)

Great Crested Grebe, Dave Flumm

Great Crested Grebe, Dave Flumm

Rumps and Pentire: 4 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 4 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 1 Buzzard, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Kittiwake, 45 Herring gull, 9 Great black-backed gull, 2 Lesser black-backed gull, 8+ Guillemot, 22+ Razorbill, 4 Wood pigeon, 6 Skylark, 8 Swallow, 8 Rock pipit, 4 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 4 Wheatear, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 5 Carrion crow, 12 Goldfinch, 6 Linnet, 3 Grey seal, 4 Small skipper, 6 Large white, 3 Small copper, 2 Common blue, 1 Red admiral, 1 Small tortoiseshell, 2 Dark-green fritillary, 15 Meadow brown, 4 Small heath, 8 Six-spot burnet. (M Scawen et al)

Davidstow Airfield: 4 Wheatear, 1 Raven, 1 Sparrowhawk over with prey, 80+Linnet, 1 m Reed Bunting. (S Grose)

Davidstow, Wisley Down Forest: 3 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Hallworthy: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 10 Tufted Duck, 5 Great crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Cormorant, 5+ Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 3 Mistle Thrush, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Curlew over, 9 Siskin, 5 Raven, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Hendrawalls Farm: 500+ Herring Gull, 69 Lesser Black backed Gull, 19 Great Black backed Gull, 5 Linnet. (S Grose)

Late submission, 6/7, Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 33 Curlew, 22 Redshank, 8 Common Sandpiper (personal patch high count), 12 Shelduck (adult), one pair still with 6 ducklings, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant. (A Nicholson)

Late submission, 6/7, Lands End: Guillemots on the Armed Knight off the coast, plus 1 m Stonechat. (M Vetch)

Guillemots, Mike Vetch

Guillemots, Mike Vetch

tdm&rjv

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