Saturday 7th August 2021

Saturday 7th August 2021

Pendeen seawatch (06:00 -11:15): 7 Great Shearwater, 22 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Swift, 74 Fulmar, 10 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling. (S. Rogers, P. Clement, P. Combridge, R. Wilkins, I Prentice, T. McGowan, D. Flumm, N. Rogers, et al) Cory’s Shearwater (C Smith)

St Ives Island (11:00-16:10): 47 Kittiwake, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Gull (11:32), 2 Common Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 117 Fulmar, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Balearic Shearwater,  est peak passage of Manx Shearwater at c.220/minute between 11:00-12:30, 1 Swift, 1 Whimbrel, 14 Turnstone, 38 Oystercatcher, 2 fledgling Rock Pipits being fed by parent, 16 Ocean Sunfish, 2 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady (P.Nason).

Levant Mine: (8:00-12:00): 2 Great Skua , 1 Cory’s Shearwater  at 10:20,  4 Sooty Shearwater , 20,000 Manx Shearwater. (P Fraser)

Long Rock Pool: 1 Common Swift. (P Fraser)

Narabo; Devoran: 100+ Curlew. ( R Smith)

Downderry (0600-0800):  moving west 212 Gannet, 6 Manx Shearwater, 11 Fulmar, a Whimbrel and 4 Mediterranean Gull. Late afternoon, 9 Mediterranean Gull inshore. (A Payne)

Kingsmill lake: 23 Greenshank, 7 Redshank, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel, 4 adult Dunlin, 76 Curlew, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 7 young Shelduck & 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls. (P Kemp)

Late news, 03/08/21,Foxhole: 14 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Green Sandpiper sound recorded overrnight. (B Bosisto)

 

 

 

 

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