Friday 29th June 2018

Friday 29th June 2018

Late news, 28/9, Dragon centre, Bodmin:  Screaming party of at least 15 Swifts (maybe all the local adults?), 3 swallow (fewer than usual), 1 House Martin. (R Hurrell)

Porthilly Point: 167 Black headed Gull, 18 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, all on the mussel crates & 102 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Bude: 250+ Manx Shearwaters in single raft off Bude this morning. (R Kirkwood)

Manx Shearwater – Rupert Kirkwood

St Gothian Sands LNR: Adult summer plumaged American Golden Plover briefly on the island, binocular views only. (D Lewis) Refound in the afternoon and appears to be a Pacific Golden Plover. (M Spicer)

Pacific Golden Plover – John Rowe

Golant, Fowey: 17 Little Egret, pair Shelduck with 5 ducklings. (D Flumm)

Tywardreath: 6 Rook (2 adults and 4 young). (R. Barlow)

Marazion Beach: 1 Common Gull (2cy): 6 Mediterranean Gulls (ad/s, 5 1cy) in the evening. (J Hawkey)

RSPB Scillonian III Wildlife Cruise sighting: Penzance to Wolf Rock – 2300 Manx Shearwater, 44 Gannet, 40 Guillemot, 12 Kittiwake.
Wolf Rock to Penzance – 28 Manx Shearwater, 5 Gannet, 2 Fulmar.  (M Ahmad & DA Conway)