Friday 13th August 2021

Friday 13th August 2021

Stithians: 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 2 Scaup, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, 1 Gadwall. (D Eva)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Common Tern, 1 Teal, c20 Dunlin, c40 Ringed Plover, ad Turnstone and c40 Swift. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: 22 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Storm Petrel, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Sandwich Tern. (I Prentice). Also, 17.30-20.25: 2 Great Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 1+ Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Puffin, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Great Skua mobbing Great Black-backed Gull. (G Taylor, J Hawkey)

East Pentire, Newquay (07:40-10:00): 24 Balearic Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, c20000 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua. Also 2 Balearic Shearwater this evening. (S Rowe)

Cape Cornwall (09:15-11:15): 9 Sooty Shearwater, 18 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua and 23,000+ Manxies, at 190-200 per minute. (N & T Wheatley)

St Ives Island (07.45-09.15): 1 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, c. 10,000 Manx Shearwater. (G Jones)

Lizard Point: 2 Cattle Egret flew West inshore, also 10 Balearic Shearwater between 06.45 and 07.45. (Birdguides)

Rough Tor: Marsh Harrier at 18:15 over Rough Tor car park flying west, from direction of Crowdy Reservoir. (J Horsey)

Par Beach and Duck Pond: 1 Barnacle Goose, 50+ Canada Geese, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gulls, Moorhen, Mallards, 1 Little Egret, 5 Linnet, 1 f Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch, (A Tomkins)

Barnacle Goose – Andrew Tomkins

Little Egret – Andrew Tomkins

Linnet – Andrew Tomkins

Botallack: 3 Chough, 3 Kestrel (2 male 1 female)

Mountjoy: 2 Swift South over A392 at 10:48 am

Leswidden, St Just: Male Bullfinch at Semmens Fuels (site first). (M Bingham)

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