Friday 23rd July 2021

Friday 23rd July 2021

Kenidjack Valley: Bonelli’s Warbler around paddocks and gardens at west end of valley. Found at c12:15 (P Clarke) and seen well but then lost from view. Relocated at c14:30 (S Rogers). Unfortunately no call was heard, so unable to identify to species. Also Lesser Whitethroat. (P Clarke, P Clement, S Rogers, N R Rogers)

The bird was later heard to call and identified as a Western Bonelli’s Warbler.

Western Bonelli’s Warbler – Nigel Rogers

Western Bonelli’s Warbler – Steve Rogers

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Adult (probably female) Little Ringed Plover on scrape this evening. Also juv Yellow-legged Gull, c200 Mediterranean Gull, drk Common Scoter offshore and c60 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin and 15 Ringed Plover on the beach. (R Veal)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, c20 Dunlin. (R Veal)

Kingsmill Lake: 10 Greenshank, 8 Redshank, 4 Whimbrel, 37 Curlew, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret & 9 young Shelduck. (P Kemp)

Marazion Beach: 40 Sanderling (P Fraser)

Porth Reservoir: 5 Common Sandpiper, 2m Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 14 Great Crested Grebe with 2+2+1juvs, 2 Raven over, 12 Coot, 1pr Grey Wagtail with 5 juv. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 pr Oystercatcher with 1 juv, 2 Common Sandpiper behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Porthilly: 66 Oystercatcher, 4 Common Sandpiper, 73 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Curlew. (S Grose)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 3 Dunlin at 10:30. (J Irvine)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 1 Common Sandpiper at the lake at 09:30. (J Irvine)

Common Sandpiper – Jon Irvine

Newquay: 72 Curlew on Golf Course this morning. (D Kendle)

Ruan Lanihorne Quay, 5:30pm – 6:00pm: 5 Cormorant, 66 Canada Geese, 7 Mallard, 52 Curlew, 16 Dunlin, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 12 Pied Wagtail, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 2 Common Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull. (D Hall)

Downderry: at least 125 Gannet, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 18 Manx Shearwater and 2 Kittiwake moved east 0530-0710. Also 2 Mediterranean Gull west. (A Payne)

Late Submission, 22/7, Coverack: c60 Mediterranean Gull, 9+ screaming Swift. (D Beadle)