Tuesday 21st July 2020

Tuesday 21st July 2020

Late news, 20/7, St John’s Lake, Torpoint: 73 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern, 4 Whimbrel, 5 Great Crested Grebe. (A Pearson)

Mawgan Porth: 2 Green Sandpiper and a Dunlin on small pool behind car park , Corn Bunting singing jon coastal footpath. (C.Auld)

Nanjizal: adult Blyth’s Reed Warbler trapped this morning. 137 ringed including 34 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 10 Whitethroat, 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat. Also, 7th Green Sandpiper in last two days. (K Wilson)

Adult Blyth’s reed Warbler – Kester Wilson

Cardinham Woods: 72 new birds ringed including 19 Siskin, 16 Chaffinch and 3 Marsh Tit. Also 6+ Crossbill over. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto and C Mason)

Bodmin: Red Kite over the A30 heading west. (P Roseveare)

Davidstow Airfield: 3 Wheatear, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 8 Great crested Grebe, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 3f Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 1 m Common Redstart, 4 Stonechat, 2 Jay, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,19 Lesser Black backed Gull (inc juv’s) in fields with sheep, also observed but not counted, Coal Tit, Goldcrest, Chaffinch, Carrion Crow. (S Grose)

St Kew Highway: 4 ad Mediterranean Gull in field with large Gull flock in ploughed field behind “Nice Baps” cafe. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Shoveler, 1 Teal, 1 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 18 Cormorant, Moorhen with 2 chicks. Little Grebe with 2 newly hatched chicks and Mallard with 3 ducklings in bay south of Watersports Centre. (D Eva)

Marazion: c.40 Sanderling, c.10 Dunlin, 6 (1 juv) Ringed Plover, drk Common Scoter. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 3+ Green Sandpiper. (R Veal)

Sandy Cove: 1 Cuckoo over, 18 Swift. (L Proctor)

Sennen: 2cy Yellow-legged Gull. (K Wilson)

Mount’s Bay: 65+ Mediterranean Gull, 7 juv Yellow-legged Gull between porthcurno and Mousehole from Mermaid II. (M Elliott)