Tuesday 4th July 2023

Tuesday 4th July 2023

Porthgwarra: (05:00-12:00) 6 Wilson’s Petrel, 75 European Storm Petrel, 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 5 Arctic Skua, 17 Common Scoter and 5 Sandwich Tern.  (N Rogers, G Lawlor, S Rogers, K Wilson, T McGowan)

Pendeen: 1 Wilson’s Petrel at about 13:15 (P Combridge)

St Loy: 2 Wilson’s Petrel between 05:05 and 08:05. Also, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater and 27 European Storm Petrel. (Birdguides)

Pendennis Point: Wilson’s Petrel past at 15:35, 11 European Storm Petrel, Manx Shearwater past at 23/min, 9 Kittiwake, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 7 Risso’s Dolphin with 2 calfs. (J Drage Hubert)

Swanpool: Black Guillemot still offshore. (J Drage Hubert)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Black-tailed Godwits (N R Rogers)

Par/Polkerris: Group of 4 Kestrel (1+ juv.) over cliffs. (R Hampshire)

Newquay: 1m Sparrowhawk with prey into pine tree near Zoo entrance. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 1f Mandarin, 1m Tufted Duck, 2 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 5 Grey Wagtail, 2 Kingfisher, 19 Coot, 9 Great-crested Grebe +6 juv, 1 more Grebe nest destroyed since last week, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Raven over, 5 Canada Geese. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 47 Redshank behind Bridge bike hire. (S Grose)

Late submission, 03/07, Pendennis Point: Pale morph 2cy Arctic Skua, 2 Puffin, c200 Manx Shearwater, 42 Auk sp and 2 Kittiwake. (J Drage Hubert)


Mandarin – Shaun Grose