Thursday 27th July 2023

Thursday 27th July 2023

Mousehole: (06.40-08.40) Cory’s shearwater, 40+ Manx shearwater, Arctic Skua, Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, Common Sandpiper (P St Pierre)

Par beach pool: 2 Teal, 2 Mediterranean Gull, c.40 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2+ Swift, 4+ Swallow, 1 Barnacle Goose, c.30 Canada Goose,
2 Mute Swan with 1 cygnet. (R Hampshire)

Pendennis Point: 30+ Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua (dark adult), 1 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sandwich Tern, 10 Common Scoter. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, D Nesbit, F Hutchinson, E Cornelius)

Falmouth: 20+ Storm Petrel feeding in Falmouth Bay. (per Birdguides)

Cape Cornwall: Wilson’s Petrel, 2 Great Shearwater. (per Birdguides

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 13 Curlew, 5 Snipe, 2 Shoveler, 8 Little Egret, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 1 Whitethroat, pair Blackcap, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Swift, 1 Sparrowhawk, numbers of Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. Also 2 Roe Deer, 1 Fox. (J St Ledger, A Lea, S Van Hear)

St Ives: 14 Storm Petrel past St Ives Head. (per Birdguides)

Porthgwarra: (06.00-16.00) 190 Cory’s Shearwater, 5 Great Shearwater, 17 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 50+ Storm Petrel, dk phase Pomarine Skua, 4 Arctic Skua, 1 (sub-ad) Long-tailed Skua, 15 Med Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern, 10 Common Scoter, 9 Puffin. (R Irvine, M McKee, S Rowe, N Rogers, M Wallace, P Fraser, R Archer, J Hawkey) combined totals from all observers

Porthgwarra:(19.15 – 20.13 hrs) 42 Cory Shearwaters (many inside Runnel Stone buoy after mizzle patch); 1 Balearic Shearwater & 1 Sooty Shearwater, c109+ juvenile Swallows on wires at Roskestal Farm this evening. (J Hawkey)

Hayle Ryan’s Field RSPB: 7 Common Sandpiper, 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Buzzard over (S Chandler, S Murnan)

Hannafore, Looe: 15+ Mediterranean Gulls, including juveniles. (D Sharp).

Penlee Point (7-11.30): 2 Balearic Shearwater, 46 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 3 juv Yellow-legged Gulls, 2 ad Sandwich Tern, 23 juv Mediterranean Gull, 595 Gannet, 11 Common Scoter, 9 Guillemot, 41 Razorbill, 3 Fulmar & 8 Kittiwake (P Kemp)

Walmsley:  1 Kingfisher, 1 Sedge Warbler  2 male Wigeon in eclipse, Teal, Common Sandpiper, 3 Fox cubs roaming edge of reserve . (B Rankine)

Wadebridge: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Barnacle Goose and four Greylag Geese. (B Rankine)

Late submission  26/07 Downderry: a Common Scoter, 140+ Gannet, 15 Mediterranean Gull west, 0545-0715. Also c18 Common Dolphin in two pods. (A Payne)

Late submission 25/07, Penzance: 2nd summer Ring-billed Gull at Battery Rocks. (per Birdguides)


Kingfisher. Barry Rankine
Greylag Goose. Barry Rankine
Barnacle Goose. Barry Rankine
Mediterranean Gull. Deena Sharp
Mediterranean Gull. Deena Sharp
Common Sandpiper. Sheila Chandler
Whimbrel. Steve Murnan
Shoveler. John St Ledger
Willow Warbler. Adrian Lea
Coal Tit. Adrian Lea
Dunnock. Adrian Lea
Jay. Adrian Lea
Great Spotted Woodpecker (juvenile) Adrian Lea