Tuesday 30th July 2019

Tuesday 30th July 2019

Late news, 28/7, Rame: 2 Wheatear on hay bales viewable from Military Road. (A Pearson)

Late news, 29/7, Par: 6 Turnstone, approx 50 Black-headed Gulls at Spit Beach and c8 Scoters offshore. (N Best)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 50,000+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 3 dark phase Arctic Skua, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, c46 Common Scoter, 12 Swift in with the Manx Shearwaters and 4 recently fledged Wheatear. (L Langley et al.)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 juv Little Ringed Plover still, 2 ad Ringed Plover, 6 Common Sandpiper, 34 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron,1 Little Egret, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, c30 Swift, c50 Swallow, c60 House Martin and 2 Sand Martin. (DK Parker) Also Wood Sandpiper and Dunlin late afternoon. (A McKechnie)

Wood Sandpiper – Alex McKechnie

Trevose: Hooded Crow again at Booby’s Bay.

Padstow: 1 f Sparrowhawk at Lellizzick, 6 Sandwich Tern feeding off Hawkers Cove, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Whimbrel, 60 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 juv Med Gull, 42 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe) Also 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin. (M Lammas)

Gannel Estuary / Penpol Creek: 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Marazion: Tawny Owl calling late evening. (DK Parker)