Tuesday 8th August 2023

Tuesday 8th August 2023

Pendennis Point 11:00-14:00: 1 Wilson’s Petrel past at 13:38, 114+ Storm petrel in the bay in a 10 minute count, 1 Balearic Shearwater, Manx Shearwater west at 46/minute, 3 Sandwich Tern, 16 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Harbour Porpoise and c8 Common Dolphin. (J Drage Hubert)

Trevose Head: 1 Wilson’s Petrel at 12.05pm. (RBA)

Pendeen: 1 Wilson’s Petrel at 13.40. (P Combridge)

Lizard Point (8am – 12pm): 4 Wilson’s Petrel, 250+ Storm Petrels, 300+ Cory Shearwater, 20 Sooty Shearwater, 25 Great Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 3 Artic Skua, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Minke Whale and 3 Risso’s Dolphin. (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra, by 10.30: 2 Wilson’s Petrel, 206 Storm Petrel, 66 Cory’s Shearwater, 9 Great Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skua, 9 Sandwich Tern and 1 Puffin. (M. McKee, I Prentice, R. Irvine, S Rogers, P. Fraser, T McGowan, P. St. Pierre).  Also, 10.30-12.30: 3 Wilson’s Petrel, 154 Cory’s Shearwater, 30 Great Shearwater, 15 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua. (P Fraser, M. McKee et al)

Penlee Point, (06.30 – 13.55): 1 ad Sabine’s Gull, 57 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua and 97 Storm Petrel. (RBA)

Devoran: 1 Ruff, 120+ Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 6 Curlew, 3 Whimbrel, 9 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret. (A Lea)

Par, beach pool: 1 eclipse Shelduck, 1 Barnacle Goose still, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c.60 Black-headed Gull. (R Hampshire)

Tresillian to St Clement (low tide): 31 Curlew, 26 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Shelduck (1 adult female with 4 almost adult sized ducklings), 2 Teal, 1 Bullfinch, 10 Swallow, 3 House Martin. (A Nicholson)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Lapwing, 8 Snipe, 4 Teal, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 4 Grey Heron. (J St Ledger, J St.Ledger-Renfree)

Blackwater A3047:  1 Common Swift. (J Savage)

Warmsley Sanctuary: 1 Sanderling with small flock of waders. (S Lilley)

Godolphin Cross: Private garden – Breeding records for summer 2023: 2 juvenile Tawny Owls; 2 juvenile Great Spotted Woodpeckers; 1 juvenile Green Woodpecker; 1 juvenile Song Thrush; 2 juvenile Blackbirds; 2 juvenile Robins; 4 juvenile Goldfinches; 1 juvenile Bullfinch; 1 juvenile Greenfinch; 3 juvenile Wrens; 4 juvenile Great Tits; 3 juvenile Blue Tits; 1 juvenile Coal Tit. (W Smith)

TJW

Little Egret – Adrian Lea
Redshank – Adrian Lea
Greenshank – Adrian Lea
Snipe – John St Ledger
Snipe – Adrian Lea
Wilson’s Petrel – Nigel Rogers
Wilson’s Petrel – Nigel Rogers