Tuesday 13th July 2021

Tuesday 13th July 2021

Hayle, Carnsew Pool: 4 Common Sandpipers together late morning. (J Eaton)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Ruddy Shelduck, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Greylag Goose. Also numbers of Swift and House Martin. (J St Ledger, S Williams & D Eva)

Ruddy Shelduck and Greylag Goose – John St Ledger

Malpas:  Road 5 Swifts over our house. (M Costa)

Pendeen: (seawatch 0700-0900): c9,600 Manx Shearwater, 6 Common Scoter, 2 Curlew, Common Sandpiper, 54 Kittiwake, 2 Med Gull, juv Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Puffin. (D Flumm)

Trolver: This morning we saw/heard a female cuckoo flying overhead. (M Derrick)

Newquay Golf Course: 12 Curlew. (D Kendle)

Sennen: Turtle Dove at Brew Farm. (M Wallace)

Stenalees: Leucistic House Sparrow in private garden. (R Hollis)

Kingsmill lake: 57 Curlew, 6 Whimbrel, 14 adult Greenshank, 30 Redshank (inc 4 juv), 4 adult Black-tailed Godwit, 1 adult Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, c.15 juvenile in amongst c.900 Black-headed Gull & 2 Common Tern. (P Kemp)

Porth Reservoir: 2 prs of Great Crested Grebe with 3 and 2 juvs , a further 7 adult birds idling on the water, 10 ad Coot, 1 m Tufted Duck, 86 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 4 Common Sandpiper, 7 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Downderry: before 0710,  77 Manx Shearwater east and 16 west. Also 41 Gannet west. (A Payne)

Helston, Carnmeal Downs: Red Kite over at lunchtime.  Also, family of Jays with 6 – 8 young in orchard. (J Graver)

Looe: 17 Mistle Thrushes on the golf club practice area. (R Bishop)

Later submission, 12/7, Penhallow: While travelling along the A3075 just after the large solar farm between Penhallow and the B3284 I spotted an Osprey on a telegraph pole, at around 14:25. (P Morris)

Late submission, 12/7, Cotehele Quay: singing Reed Warbler, Stock Dove and 5 Marbled White. (R Smaldon)

Late submission, 12/7, Scillonian III, Penzance to Wolf Rock: c50 Manx Shearwater, 10 Gannet, 10 Guillemot, 1 Fin Whale (near Wolf Rock), 2 Ocean Sunfish, 3 pods of Common Dolphin and 1 of Risso’s Dolphin. (M Elliot, T Mills) Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Sooty Shearwater. (M Elliot), 15 Manx Shearwater, 5 Guillemot, and 1 pod of Common Dolphin. (N Watmough, T Mills).