Friday 21st July 2023

Friday 21st July 2023

St Gothian: 10+ Swallow, 30+ Sand Martin, 8 Linnet, 6 Goldfinch, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 prs Stonechat with chicks. (A Lea)

Rosudgeon:  Sparrowhawk failed to make lunch from flock of a dozen House Sparrows also Humming-bird Hawk-moth.  (P K Bray)

Mevagissey to Gorran Haven via Coast Path (11.00-1.00): 6 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 2 Wren, 4 Wood Pigeon, 7 Skylark, 8 Rock Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 25 Goldfinch, 7 Pied Wagtail (1 juvenile), 13 Swallow, 50+ Rook, 4 Cormorant (1 juvenile), 3 Oystercatcher, 12 Black-headed Gull, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 75+ Herring Gull (adult & juvenile). Also 1 Grey Seal and 2 Painted Lady butterflies. (I & C Sowerby)

Retyn, Private Garden: 2 ad Spotted Flycatcher & 3 recently fledged chicks. (S Ashby)

Trevose: Regular flow of small mixed flocks of hirundines and Swifts c. 20 birds. Swifts flying very low at about 20-30 ft. (S Ashby)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Little Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk (over). (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Par beach: 20:45 c.60 Swallow ground feeding on the upper beach. (R Hampshire)

 

Late submission, 20/07, Dean Quarry: juv. Cuckoo, 5 Swift, 30 House Martin, 30 Swallow. (D Collins)

Late submission, 18/07, Porthgwarra, 23.00-01.00: Approx a dozen Storm Petrels netted, ringed and released

 

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Wood Sandpiper – Adrian Lea
Sand Martin – Adrian Lea
Goldfinch – Adrian Lea
juv Stonechat – Adrian Lea
Pied Wagtail – Adrian Lea
juv Stonechat – Adrian Lea
1st w. Herring Gull – Ian Sowerby
Rock Pipit – Ian Sowerby
Oystercatcher – Ian Sowerby
Goldfinch – Ian Sowerby
Wood Sandpiper – John St Ledger
Storm Petrel – Davey Clayton
Storm Petrel – Davey Clayton