Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Hannafore:  1 male Eider in eclipse plumage, 2 Mediterranean Gull in summer plumage, 1 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret (D Sharp).

Porth Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe ( 2 pair with young on back, 2 pair with older juveniles), 1 Chiff chaff, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Blackcap (heard), 2 Swallow, 1 Grass snake swimming in shallows.  (D Sharp, L & A Birtwistle).

Cape Cornwall: 5 Rock Pipit, 15+ Gannets with young (P Crumpler)

Porthgwarra: 4 Cory’s Shearwaters, 3 Great Shearwaters, 4 Sooty Shearwaters, 1 Puffin, 8 Common Scoter (14:35-16:50). (N R Rogers)

Stithians Reservoir: 18 Curlew, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Little Grebe, 30+ Swift, 10+ Swallow. (J St Ledger)

Swanpool: 2 Siskin. (D Peers)

Carbis Moor4 Jays (2 adult 2 juvenile), 4 Blackbird (2 adult 2 juvenile), 3 Robin (1 juv), 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Stock Dove, 4 Woodpigeon, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (pair + 1 Juv.), 2 Male Bullfinch, 10+ Siskin, 10+ Goldfinch, 10+ Chaffinch, 1 Male Sparrowhawk, many Blue, Great and Coal Tits, 1 cock Pheasant, 2 Nuthatch. (V Booth)

Par, Spit beach: 8 Eider 1 duckling, 6+ Curlew, 8 Turnstone, 3 Sandwich Tern, 12 Oystercatcher. (R Hampshire)

Seal Sanctuary near Gweek1 Greenshank along channel (11:00), 2 Common Sandpiper also along channel. (F Matthews)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 5 Sandwich Tern, 6 Med Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 40 Kittiwake, 4 Fulmar, 420 Manx Shearwater, 120 Gannet, 10 Guillemot and 45 Auk sp. Also 6 Common Dolphin. (M Eliott, DK Parker)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Wolf Rock to Hugh Town:13 Gannet, 36 Manx Shearwater, 3 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 4 Shag, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull,3 Herring Gull and 6 Kittiwake. (M Eliott, DK Parker)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Hugh Town to Wolf Rock: 26 Gannet,1 Kittiwake, 15 Shag, 3 Med Gull, 3 Guillemot, 6 Razorbill, 3 Auk sp, 74 Manx Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Fulmar, 4  Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Herring Gull. Also 3+ Common Dolphin. (M Eliott, DK Parker)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: Wolf Rock to Penzance: 146 Gannet, 2048 Manx Shearwater, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 1 Puffin, 26 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 18 Kittiwake and 2 Med Gull. Also 4 Common Dolphin and 1 Porpoise. (M Eliott, DK Parker)

Porthilly Point: 1 ad Sandwich Tern, 19 Black headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 4 Goldfinch (sifting through seaweed), 2 Linnet. (S Grose)

Rock: 1 Sparrowhawk (through private garden). (S Grose)

Late submission 02/07, Par, Fishing Point: f. Eider and 1 duckling still, 3 Great Northern Diver (one 1st yr.) (R Hampshire, D Sharp)

Great Crested Grebe – D Sharp, L & A Birtwistle
Rock Pipit – P Crumpler
Gannet and juvenile – P Crumpler
Great Shearwater – N R Rogers
Cory’s Shearwater – N R Rogers
Jays – V Booth
Blackbird – V Booth
Blackbird – V Booth
Herring Gull – V Booth
Jay – V Booth
Common Sandpiper – F Matthews
Common Sandpiper – F Matthews
Greenshank – F Matthews
Greenshank – F Matthews
Eiders – R Hampshire
Eiders – R Hampshire
Eiders – R Hampshire