Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Wednesday 2nd August 2023

Porthgwarra: 1 Fea’s-type Petrel, 5536 Cory’s Shearwater, 131 Great Shearwater, 68 Sooty Shearwater, 10560 Manx Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Pomarine Skua, 526 Gannet, 11 Fulmar, 19 Storm Petrel, 3 Kittiwake, 15 Guillemot. (R Irvine) 200+ Great Shearwater, Wilson’s Petrel, 3 Pomarine Skua. (S King) Another Fea’s-type Petrel reported at 1302.

Pendeen (0530-1930): 1 probable Scopoli’s Shearwater (seen from both the lighthouse and lower car park 0958), 1004 Cory’s Shearwater, 49 Great Shearwater, 52 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 6 Wilson’s Petrel, c150 Storm Petrel, 4 Arctic Skua. (S Rogers, P Marshall, B Bosisto et al) Also (0530-1130): Another presumed Scopoli’s Shearwater (0718), 1 Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 Whimbrel. (B Bosisto) Additionally, 1 Wilson’s Petrel at 1301. (R Wilkins) 49,300 Manx Shearwater. (L Evans)

St Ives Island (11:40-18:30). 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Whimbrel, 14 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Skua, 6 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 4 Kittiwake, 2 Sooty Shearwater, c.20,000 Manx Shearwater, 21 Cory’s Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 47 Fulmar, 2 Wilson’s Petrel (15:33, 17:23), 51 European Storm Petrel, 17 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Black-backed Gull, 428 Gannet, 12 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 2 Barn Swallow. (P Nason)

Pendeen, Higher Bojewyan: 1 Hooded Crow present again feeding in woodland garden. (R Gore)

Crowdy Reservoir: 11 Great crested Grebe +2 juv, 1 Egyptian Goose (on eastern shoreline away from Canada Geese), 2 Little Grebe, 4 Tufted Duck.(S Grose)

Mousehole (0630-0910): 850+ Cory’s Shearwater, 30+ Great Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 3000 Manx Shearwater, 4 Storm Petrel, 250+ Gannet, 3 Kittiwake. (P St Pierre)

Rame Head (0900-1330): 1793 Manx Shearwater, 13+ Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 11 Fulmar. (K Pellow)

Penlee: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 13 Storm Petrel. (T Blackburn)

Marazion beach (evening): 9 Mediterranean Gulls (inc.2 juv’s); 15 Sanderling; 10 Ringed Plover & 1 Dunlin. (J Hawkey)

Chapel Amble: 1 fledged Tawney Owl.(S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 26 Great crested Grebe (18 adult & 8 juv), 1 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 1 Mandarin, 21 Coot (inc 1 pr with 5 juv and 1pr with 4 juv), 3 Kingfisher, 7 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 32 Canada Geese,1 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret,1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail opp boating lake at high tide this eve (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Teal, 10+ Swift. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Lake (Feeder Hide): 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 2 Coal Tit, 4+ Great Tit, 12+ Blue Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 4+ Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler. (A Lea)

Millpool (private garden): 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker probing in lawn for ants for 20 mins, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Great Tit inc 2 juv, 1 juv Blue Tit, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 5 Pond Skater, 4 Red Admiral, 3 Large White (M Claughton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1m Kingfisher, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 juv Shelduck, 100+ Canada Goose, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 40+ Black-headed Gull. (M Webb)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 14 Canada goose, 7 Mute swan (2 ad + 5 juv), 10 Gadwall, 14 Mallard, 1 Swift, 3 Wood pigeon, 2 Stock dove, 2 Moorhen, 1 Green sandpiper, 2 Herring gull, 1 Cattle egret, 3 Grey heron, 1 Little egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion crow, 12 Sand martin, 3 House martin, 15 Swallow, 1 Sedge warbler (B Ide, M Scawen, A Taylor)

Penwithick: 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Jay 2 Magpie 3 Carrion Crow 11 Chaffinch 4 Greenfinch 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Collared Dove 2 Woodpigeon 1 Stock Dove 2 Jackdaw 7 Goldfinch 2 Siskin 4 Greenfinch 9 Blue Tit 4 Great Tit 3 Coal Tit 2 Marsh Tit 1 Willow Tit 3 Dunnock 3 Robin 4 Blackbird 15 House Sparrow 6 Swallows over 1 Buzzard over 1 Wren 2 Nuthatch. (V Booth)

Dodman Point: 2 Cory’s Shearwater reported.

Portreath: 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel reported.

Marazion: 2 Cory’s Shearwater reported.

Kingfisher, Martin Webb
Shelduck, Martin Webb
Common Sandpiper, Martin Webb
Lapwing, John St Ledger
Nuthatch, Vic Booth
Blackbird, Vic Booth
Sparrowhawk, Vic Booth
Jay, Adrian Lea
Willow Warbler, Adrian Lea
Long-tailed Tit, Adrian Lea