Friday 15th July 2016

Friday 15th July 2016

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Dalmatian Pelican on mud flats below Ardevora 2 pm. (C Hughes)

Bude: 1 Kingfisher, 3 Grey Heron, 20+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Fulmar, 1 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Goldfinch and  2  Linnet with 2 juveniles. (H Wilkins)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Green Sandpiper, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Sedge Warbler, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard and 3 Otter. (A Piper)

Downderry: Many Manx Shearwaters offshore this morning, forming large rafts and flying both east and west – for example at least 1050 flew east  between 0615 and 0745. Also 10 Common Scoters, 9 Mediterranean Gulls and a Whimbrel flew west. (A Payne)

Mousehole: 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull following a boat and 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver, plus several Mediterranean Gull. (M Elliott)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater. (R Archer et al.)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper.

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