Wednesday 15th July 2020

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Downderry: birds moving west, 0540-0800, included 3 Common Scoters, 211 Gannets, at least 18 Manx Shearwaters, 15 Balearic Shearwaters, 87 Black-headed Gulls, 67 Mediterranean Gulls and 3 Kittiwakes. (A Payne)

Pendeen, 07:00-09:30: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 9 Med Gull. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Flock of 19 Med Gulls west over Heamoor. (P St Pierre)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Lapwing, 4 Common Sandpiper, 24 Cormorant, Pied wagtail feeding 2 recently fledged young. (D Eva)

Padstow: 82 Med Gull off Padstow this afternoon, 1 Sandwich Tern and 2 Ringed Plover flew towards estuary mouth. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: Little Ringed Plover and 4 Green Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Lizrard: 8 mobile Cattle Egret around south Lizard today. Point and Windmill area. (T Blunden)

Gyllyngvase beach: 2 ad Mediterranean Gull. (N Pebody)

St. Gothian: 3 Little Grebe, Numerous Canada Geese, Tufted Duck, Sand Martins, Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Greylag Geese. (D Sharp)

Hayle Estuary: 1 summer plumage Black-tailed Godwit, numerous Curlew, Redshank, Shelduck (including juveniles), 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Med Gull. Ryan’s Field: 3 adult Little Egret plus 2 juveniles, 2 Whimbrel. (D Sharp)

Whimbrel – Deena Sharp