Monday 17th July

Monday 17th July

St Buryan: 1 Amur Falcon this morning on post on minor road from St Buryan to Crows-an-Wra (J Lawman). Relocated in same area at 12:35 (P Taylor, H Mitchell, J Ryan, R Wilkins). Seen at Crean with 2 Hobby at 13:05 (J Ryan, K Wilson). Then back on St Buryan to Crows-an-Wra road near electric substation/mobile phone mast from 17:15 until dusk. The road is narrow, frequently used by heavy farm machinery and parking is very limited.


Amur Falcon, Steve Rowe

Amur Falcon, Steve Rowe

Marazion: 3 Ringed Plovers (juv’s), 19 Sanderling (s/p), 18 Dunlin (s/p) and 2 Mediteranean Gulls (2cy). (J Hawkey) Also 1 Ad Mediterranean Gull ringed right leg 3YER. (S Turner)

Penzance, off Eastern Green beach: 1 sum plum Sanderling, 2 Dunlin and 1 eclipse male Eider at noon. (T Mills)

Nancledra: 3 juv Barn Owls. (S Turner)

Rock. Porthilly Point: 20 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 juv Common Gull, 1 Curlew, 1 Knot. (S Grose)

Walmsley: 3 Cattle Egret still present this evening. (A Langdon)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point:  13 Common Scoter west, good numbers of Gannet and Manx Shearwater distantly, 3 Skua sp. west, 15+ Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise, with 6 Mediterranean Gull (4 ad 2 juv) on the rocks, Whimbrel, Kestrel, Whitethroat singing, 1 Green Woodpecker flying around the point calling before flying back inland, seawatch 08:00 – 09:00 hrs (D Chaney)

Drift Reservoir: 12 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 65 Swift, 1 Sand Martin, 6 House Martin (D Flumm, P St Pierre)

Goss Moor: 81 birds ringed at CES (Constant Effort Site) including 36 Blackcap, 6 Garden Warbler, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchiff and a juvenile Willow Tit, first 3 juv Bullfinch and Chaffinch, with Crossbill, Hobby and 8 Swift overhead. (P Roseveare)

Nanjizal: 102 birds ringed including 25 Sedge Warbler (8 ad), 6 Reed Warbler, 5 Willow, Warbler, Garden Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler. (K Wilson)

St. Germans: 1f Reed Bunting has been visiting garden feeders regularly for a month. Today, she brought and fed 2 youngsters. Also Large Elephant Hawk Moth 6th larva/egg found on fuschia. (A Blonden)

Dobwalls: Silver-washed fritillary in private garden. (C&J Duffy)