Tuesday 18th July 2023

Tuesday 18th July 2023

Porthgwarra: 1 Barolo Shearwater again at 18.35.  Also, 1 Wilson’s Petrel. (R Archer)

Pendeen, Higher Bojewyan: 1 Hooded Crow feeding on grain on the ground. (R Gore)

St Loy: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater past Merthen Point. (RBA)

St Ives: 33 Storm Petrel. (RBA)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 ad & 1 imm Little Grebe, 2 m Stonechat, 11 Goldfinch, pr Bullfinch.  Hundreds of Cinnabar caterpillars feeding on Ragwort. (P K Bray)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpipers flushed from dam end of the reservoir. Flew high West. (R Jones)

Stithians Reservoir: Feeder Hide 13.15 – 13.40, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Dunnock, 1 Magpie, 2juv Moorhen, 1 Mallard. Stuart Hutchins Hide 13.45 – 14.05, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 20+ Mallard, 16 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 8 Cormorant with one having Orange Tag TBY on right leg and metal tag on left leg. (M Webb)

Par, Spit beach: 6 Eider (still), 8+ Mediterranean Gull, 2 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, several Gannet feeding offshore. (R Hampshire).  Also, on nearby on rooftops: 60+ juv. Herring Gull now fledged and trying their wings, 4 downy chicks still. and few 6? juv. Lesser Black-backed Gull.

Gorran Haven to Lamledra, via Coast Path (10.30 to 1.00): 4 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 1 Great Tit, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Jackdaw, 1 Rook, 12 Swallow, 1 Skylark, 1 Magpie, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat, 2 Linnet, c50 Herring Gull, plus 14 species of butterfly. (I & C Sowerby)

Wadebridge: 37 Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew (J5) 1 Little Egret, 1 Greylag Goose behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Egyptian Goose, 10 Great crested Grebe (1ad carrying 2 or 3 juv), 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 2 Emden (Domestic) Geese (both with blue eyes), 178 Canada Geese, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 2 Siskin, 1 m Wheatear, 11 Meadow Pipit, 6 Linnet, 17 Goldfinch. (S Grose)

Davidstow Woods: 12 Crossbill, 2 Common Redstart, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tawny Owl, 3 Siskin, 1f Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Coal Tit, 20+ Goldcrest, 2 Great spotted Woodpecker, 5 Stonechat, 200+ Starling over. (S Grose)

Ryans Field; 6 Goldfinch, 1 Juv Redshank, 1 male Blackcap, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret. (A Lea)

Late submission, 17/7, Porthgwarra: 1 Barolo Shearwater (flew west, following Manx at 1815), 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (1445-1820). (N R Rogers)

TJW

Barolo Shearwater (17/7) – Nigel Rogers
Dunnock – Martin Webb
Cormorant – Martin Webb
Little Grebe – Martin Webb
Egyptian Goose – Shaun Grose
Goldfinch – Adrian Lea
Redshank – Adrian Lea
Redshank – Adrian Lea