Thursday 28th July 2022

Thursday 28th July 2022

Drift Reservoir: adult Least Sandpiper still (in front of hide on opposite shore), 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Little Egret, 30 Swift, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm, J St Ledger, A Lea)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: Golden Plover sp. presumed European this evening. (per Twitter)

Stithians reservoir: 8 Curlew, Whimbrel, 10 Grey Heron, 11 Common Sandpiper, 22 Cormorant, 18 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 100+ Swift, Sand Martin, House Martin, 20+ Swallow, Chiffchaff, 20+ Herring Gull, Buzzard, Goldfinch, Clouded Yellow butterfly (C Foote, T Weston)

River Fowey – St. Winnow to West Wood: 9 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 12 Little Egret, 16 Mute Swan, 4 Shelduck, 31 Mallard, 36 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 10 Redshank,  7 Greenshank,  144+ Herring Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 56+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Swallow; 1 Magpie, Crows; Woodpigeon, 2 Robin, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Linnet, 3 Goldfinch ( A. Parker )

Walmsley  Reserve:  Marsh Harrier, Cattle Egret x3, Green Sandpiper x2, Lapwing, Sedge Warbler. (R Griffiths)

Polbathic Creek: 4 Common Sandpiper, being chased and hassled by Swallows. (A Blonden)

Downderry: 58 Gannet, 5 Balearic Shearwater west, whilst 3 Common Scoter and a Mediterranean Gull east, 0555-0705.  This afternoon 7 Clouded Yellow along coast. (A Payne)

St Agnes Head: 3 Stonechat, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Gannet, 4 Shag,  immature Kestrel. (R Bunt)

Rosewall Hill: 1 juv. Cuckoo being fed by Meadow Pipit ( D Eva )

Dobwalls: 16 Swift flying west (C&J Duffy)

Kingsmill Lake: 8 Whimbrel, 10 Dunlin (9ad + 1 juv), 3 Ringed Plover (1ad + 2 juv), 40+ Curlew, 19 Greenshank, 81 Redshank, 2 ad Black-tailed Godwit, 19 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 500+ Black-headed Gulls & 700+ Herring Gulls (P Kemp)

Penzance: 3 Turnstone in harbour car park, 22+ Swift over Wharfside. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Late submission, 27/7, St Ives: 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater reported 0645-1315.

Late submission, 27/7, Nanjizal: 205 trapped and ringed, including 129 Sedge Warbler, 15 Reed Warbler, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 9 Whitethroat, 31 Willow Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 6 Swallow, 1 Green Sandpiper. Also c150 Swallow and c100 Sand Martin roosted. Please keep to public rights of way. (K Wilson, R Veal)

Late submission, 27/7, Porthgwarra: 28 Storm Petrel trapped and ringed overnight into 28th. Also 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Snipe heard over at 0200. (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Late submission 27/07, Scillonian III, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 22 Gannet, 131 Manx Shearwater, 2 Guillemot, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, & Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 10 Common Dolphin, 8 Harbour Porpoise, 5 dolphin sp, 1 Minke Whale (just east of Wolf Rock). (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Late submission 27/07, Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 237 Manx Shearwater, 14 Gannet, 9 Guillemot, 1 Great Skua, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Common Dolphin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Late submission 27/07, St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 50 Shag, 68 Gannet, 9 Manx Shearwater, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Fulmar, 3+ Bluefin Tuna, 4 Common Dolphin, 4 Risso’s Dolphin. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Late submission 27/07, Wolf Rock to Penzance: 35 Gannet, 96 Manx Shearwater, 1 Cormorant, 4 Kittiwake, 3 Guillemot, 1 Fulmar, 6 Common Dolphin, 3 Harbour Porpoise, 2 Bottlenose Dolphin, 1 Ocean Sunfish. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

 

 

dc&plr

Least Sandpiper – Dave Flumm
Kingfisher – Dave Flumm
Kestrel. Roger Bunt
Least Sandpiper. John St Ledger
Least Sandpiper. Nick Watmough
Least Sandpiper. Nick Watmough
Least Sandpiper. Nigel Rogers
Least Sandpiper. Nigel Rogers
Cattle Egret. Regina Griffiths
Cattle Egret. Regina Griffiths
Marsh Harrier. Regina Griffiths
Marsh Harrier. Regina Griffiths