Thursday 24 May 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 3 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 5 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, Swallows, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: Just 1 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Sancreed Beacon: Red-legged Partridge this morning the first there in 18 years. (D Flumm)

Eastern Green: 5 Dunlin and 15 Sanderling. (D Flumm)

Wanson Mouth: 3 Whimbrel, 8 Oystercatcher, 3 Dunlin and 4 Common Sandpiper at 08:00. (R Mudge)

Tamar Lakes: 2 Green Sandpiper, 8 Great Crested Grebe (no evidence of breeding), 6 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 10+ Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs in moderate numbers, 2 male Reed Bunting, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Raven over, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Jay, 30+ Swallows and 1 Swift. (H Kendall)

Tremaine: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Grasshopper Warbler heard, 1 Garden Warbler, 5 Yellowhammer, 2 Linnet, 3 Skylark, 2 Canada Geese and 1 Mallard. (L Sampson)

Wadebridge: A Red Kite high over Wadebridge at 11:30. (C Selway)

Bartinney Downs: 1s male Montagu’s Harrier still present this morning. Also 4+ Cuckoo, 2 Stonechat and 1 Mallard. (D Parker & B Field)

Kennal Vale, Ponsanooth: 1 Dipper feeding young near river, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Jay and 4 Buzzard. (J St Ledger)

Gwithian Green: Red Kite over at 08:30 and 08:55.

Godrevy Towans: Red Kite over, probably same as above.

Chapel Carn Brea: Red Kite over at 11:45.