Thursday 4th August 2022

Thursday 4th August 2022

**Stithians Reservoir Reserve Notice: Please note that a work party will be at the feeder hide (situated across the road from the Stuart Hutchings Hide) on Friday 5th August from 9am till approximately 11am. Please expect disturbance and if possible plan your visit to avoid this time. (J St Ledger – Warden). **

Hayle RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Curlew, 1 juv. Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 62 Canada Goose, 30+ Black-headed Gull 15.20 – 16.15. (M Webb)

Rame Head, Polhawn, Penlee: 3 Gannet; 10  Cormorant; 1 Shag; 40+ Herring Gull; 2 Great Black-backed Gull; 2 Buzzard;  50+ House Martin; 20+ Swallow; Woodpigeon; Crows; 4 Magpie; 1 Robin; 2 Wren; 8 Stonechat; 1 Blue Tit; 1 Whitethroat; 3 Goldfinch; 15+ Linnet;  ( A. Parker et al )

Pendeen: (06.00-09.45) several thousand Manx Shearwater, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Auks and 2 Choughs

Drift Reservoir: 2 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, Shoveler, 2 Coot, 15 Moorhen, Peregrine made unsuccessful chase of ad fem Mallard which escaped by diving into water, 25 Swift, 45 Swallow, 30 House Martin, Sand Martin, 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Late Submission 03/08 Drift Reservoir: Least Sandpiper and Wood Sandpiper present still at 21.00hrs, 2 Foxes. (B Craven)

Late submission 03/08: Penzance to the Wolf Rock Lighthouse: 398, Manx Shearwaters, 264, Gannets, 1, Eider Ducks, 15, Great black-backed Gulls, 21, Herring Gulls, 3, Cormorants, 1, Black-headed Gull, 5, Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 1, Arctic Skua (dark phase), 2, Guillemots, 3, Kittiwakes, 1, Sandwich Tern, 1, Swift, 3, Storm Petrel, 20, Common Dolphins, 1, Harbour Porpoise.

Wolf Rock Lighthouse to the Isles of Scilly: 18, Manx Shearwaters, 9, Storm Petrels, 18, Gannets, 1, Arctic Skua (pale phase), 1, Great Shearwater, 2, Herring Gulls, 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2, Fulmar, 17, Shag, 2, Cormorant. 4, Common Dolphins, 1, Risso’s Dolphin, 9, Harbour Porpoise.

Isles of Scilly to the Wolf Rock Lighthouse: 1, Sandwich Tern, 4, Shag, 171, Gannets, 82, Manx Shearwaters, 7, Lesser black-backed Gulls, 4, Great Black-backed Gulls, 3, Fulmars, 1, Herring Gull, 1, Fulmar 11, Harbour Porpoise, 10 Blue-finned Tuna.

Wolf Rock Lighthouse to Penzance:159, Gannets, 57, Manx Shearwaters,2, Sooty Shearwaters, 2, Fulmars, 7, Herring Gulls, 2, Kittiwakes, 2, Mediterranean Black headed Gulls (Juvenile and adult) 3, Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 7, Black-headed Gulls. 1, Harbour Porpoise. (V Stratton, B Craven.)

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Wood Sandpiper. Dave Flumm
Wood Sandpiper. Dave Flumm
Grey Heron. Martin Webb
Curlew. Martin Webb
Common Sandpiper. Martin Webb
Common Sandpiper. Martin Webb