Monday 2nd July 2018

Monday 2nd July 2018

Late news, 1/7, Marazion Beach: 15 Mediterranean Gulls (3 ad; 12 1s). (J Hawkey)

Late photos, 1/7, Carnsew Pool: Pacific Golden Plover (M Ahmad)

Pacific Golden Plover, Mashuq Ahmad
Pacific Golden Plover, Mashuq Ahmad

West Pentire, Newquay: Rosy Starling on wires in the village this evening, also roaming around nearby fields. (S Rowe)

Rosy Starling, Steve Rowe

Porthilly Point: 1 Sandwich Tern, 15 Mediterranean Gull, plus 54 Curlew at Porthilly Farm. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ryan’s Field – 2 Whimbrel, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (2 summer plum.), 6 Sandwich Tern, 1 Barnacle Goose (asleep in front of the Old Quay House an hour later), 1 Common Sandpiper and 8 Mediterranean Gulls among c200 Black-headed Gulls. (R Butts) Also immature Gannet fishing in Lelant Saltings over high tide. (S Turner, P Fraser)

Sennen Cove: 8 Mediterranean Gulls (2 ad/s : 6 1st/s). 7 House Martins (2 adults appearing to teach their 5 juveniles lessons in clinging to Lifeboat Station window surround – adults reared them at nearby terraced cottage). (J Hawkey)

St. Gothian Sands LNR: Wood Sandpiper briefly at 10:30, flew off high west. (S Kolodziejski)

Downderry: 1 Great Northern Diver flew east early this morning, followed by two moving west. Also 2 Mediterranean Gulls in area. (A Payne)

Cape Cornwall: Small passage of 9 Med Gulls north past Cape Cornwall in a fresh northeasterly 09:30-11:00 this morning including six superb adults. (N Wheatley)

Rock: 4 Sandwich Terns and 3 Adult Med Gulls. (R Kirkwood)

Sandwich Tern with Mediterranean Gull, Rupert Kirkwood

Padstow, Trethillick Farm: 2 male Yellowhammer, 2 Corn Bunting, 2 released Grey Partridge with young. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 5 Great crested Grebe (1 inexperienced pr have made a 4th nest on the open water, the previous 3 have been destroyed by Catfish).1 Kingfisher , 8 Bullfinch, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Tywardreath: 15 Swift over village. (R. Barlow)