Tuesday 9th July 2024

Tuesday 9th July 2024

Porthgwarra: 1 Long-tailed Skua at c12.45 (M Wallace).  Also, 6 – 10am, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 3 Puffin. (S Rogers).  In addition, 1 ad Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 26 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Sooty Shearwater in the afternoon. (M Wallace)

Marazion: 1 Pomarine Skua W at midday. (RBA)

Falmouth: 1 Humpback Whale moved east at 1.30pm. (RBA)

Downderry: 21 Common Scoter west mid-morning. (A Payne)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 26 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 18 Oystercatcher, 2 Greenshank, 30 Redshank, 105 Black-headed Gull, 8 Mediterranean Gull. (D Eva).  Also, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Little Egret. (M Webb). Ryan’s Field: 1f Shelduck + 6 ducklings, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Black-headed Gull. (16.00 – 16.45 M Webb)

Truro, Sunny Corner/Boscowan Park: 1 Greenshank, 13 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin (sp), 23 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher. (T Wilson)

Devoran Quay: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 26 Redshank, 48 Curlew, 9 Oystercatcher, 6 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger)

Par Sands Pool: 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Bool)

Par, beach pool: c.60 Black-headed Gull, one with metal ring POL.  (R Hampshire)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Common Sandpiper (on muddy spit at far end), 2 Treecreeper (in woods below dam wall). (S Grose)

Goonhilly4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Siskin, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Robin, 3 Blackbird, Chiffchaff, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Wren. (J Marshall)

Hustyns Leisure and Spa, Wadebridge: 3 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 4 Robin, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Woodpigeon, 4 Blackbird,  1 Magpie, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Jay, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Carrion Crow, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Common Buzzard. (G Horsely)

Rosenannon Down: 1 Raven, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Common Buzzard, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Bullfinch, 4 Carrion Crow, 13 Linnet, 4 Skylark, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Wren, 4 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Robin, 1 Hobby, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Sing Thrush, 2 Common Redstart, Meadow brown, Gatekeeper, Small Heath and 1 Stoat. (G Horsley)

Trebetherick: 3 Mistle Thrush, 3 Skylark, 12 Linnet, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Hayle, private garden: 2 Greenfinch m & juv, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Blackbird (pr), 1 Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch fem, 10 Goldfinch 3 ad, 7 young, 2 Bullfinch (pr). (M Rouncefield)

Tywardreath: 1 Juvenile Collared Dove (no neck collar) in private garden. (R Barlow)

Dobwalls, private garden: 9 Swift over, 1f Sparrowhawk on the hunt for House Sparrows. (C&J Duffy)

TJW

Mediterranean Gull – John St Ledger
Black-tailed Godwit – Simon Bool
Curlew – Martin Webb
Mediterranean Gull – Martin Webb
Black-tailed Godwit – Martin Webb
Bullfinch and Goldfinch – Marlene Rouncefield