Saturday 30 June 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 3 Mallard, 4 Moorhen plus 1+ chick, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Penryn Cemetery: 4 Green Woodpecker (2 adults and 2 juvenile), 5 Greenfinch and 1 black phase Pheasant. (J St Ledger)

Penryn River: 7 Curlew, 9 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mute Swans plus 2 cygnets and 5 Mallard. (J St Ledger)Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Common Sandpiper and 2 Oystercatcher on Ryan’s Field in the morning and in the afternoon over high tide 13 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret and 1 Black-headed Gull. (D Jenkins)

Friday 29 June 2012

 

Late News Aug 2011: News of 2 ringing recoveries of Sedge Warblers trapped in the county. The first was trapped at Gunwalloe on 14/8 and retrapped on 15/8 at Loc’h Coziou, Tregunc, Finistere, France. An impressive overnight hop of 269Km! The second bird was trapped at Marazion on 17/8 and retrapped on 27/8 at ENS des Ponts d’Ouve, Saint-Come-du-Mont, Manche, France. (per M Grantham)

Late News 26/6 Bodmin: 3 Mistle Thrush in field in Little Kirland, south of the town. (J Macadam)

Late News 27/6 Newlyn: Immature drake Eider. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 28/6 Looe: Immature drake Eider. (JP Lefin)

Late News 28/6 Porthgwarra: 2 Common Terns 3 Whimbrel 20 Common Scoter and a Bottle-nosed Dolphin past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 5 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 2 Linnet, 2 recently fledged Stonechat, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Camborne: 2 Siskin visiting a garden in Camborne along with 5 Bullfinch, 5 Greenfinch (3 juveniles) and about 10 Goldfinch including juveniles. (P Dinning)

Hell’s Mouth: At least 1 Razorbill chick at the colony. (P Dinning)

 

Devoran: 19 Redshanks, 93 Curlew, 100+ Black-headed Gull, 6 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron. (J & J St Ledger)

Rumps Point: 50+ Gannet some shallow diving for Sea Bass, 70+ Manx Shearwater, 4 Puffin, Razorbill, Guillemot, Fulmar, Shag, Cormorant, Rock and Meadow Pipit, 6 Linnet including 4 young, also several dead chicks on the coastal path, presumed Red-legged Partridge this morning. (C Selway)

Wadebridge; 2 Siskin at Dunveth Road. (D. Julian)

Thursday 28 June 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 11 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Linnet, 3 recently fledged Stonechat, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Falmouth, Rosemullion Head: 10 Sandwich Tern very close to shore flying SW towards Helford (in two groups; one of 7 and the other 3), 4 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Oystercatcher, 7 Gannet, 2 Skylark and pair Kestrel with 2 young. (J St Ledger)

Wadebridge: 2 Common Sandpipers opposite the sewerage works on the Camel this morning and Peregrine hunting ducklings at Guineaport this afternoon. (W Delacour)

Rumps Point: 9+ Puffins and 2 Ocean Sunfish this afternoon, also a steady flow of Gannets, Guillemots, a few Razorbill and a Seal. (W Delacour)

Wednesday 27 June 2012

Late News 26/6 Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Fulmar,1 Black-headed Gull and good passage of Gannet including one group of 22. (J St Ledger)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5+ Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 16 Mallard, 4 Moorhen, 2 Linnet, 1 Stonechat, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 5 Black-headed Gulls on the beach. (D Parker)

Looe: Immature drake Eider off the beach this evening. (J-P Lefin)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Immature Spoonbill, female Gadwall, pale mallard duckling still, 40+ Common Swift, 4 Sand Martin, 8 House Martin, 1 Stonechat and a probable Water Rail. (C Selway)

 

Tuesday 26 June 2012

Late News 23/6 Bowithick, Bodmin Moor: Redpoll showing signs of xanthochromism or perhaps just feeding on plants with yellow pollen? More details here. (N Kerwin)

Late News 25/6 nr Davidstow: 1 Nightjar churring at 21:30 plus 1 Grasshopper Warbler and a possible distant Cuckoo. (H Kendall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 2 Greylag, 15 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):5 Mute Swan, 134 Canada Geese (plus 10 goslings), 11 Greylag, 13 hybrids, 14 Mallard (plus 2 broods of 2 and 3), 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 15 Herring Gull, 2 GBB Gull, 1 LBB Gull, c12 Swift, 6 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5+ Chiffchaff and 1 singing Reed Warbler. (D Parker)

Monday 25 June 2012

Penryn, Gorrangorras: 3 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Wagtail also 2 Green Woodpecker (male and female), 2 Bullfinch (male and female) in ash tree nearby. (J St Ledger)

(J St Ledger)

Truro: Siskin in garden this evening. (D Jenkins)

Sunday 24 June 2012

Penzance: Eider m still off the station. (L Proctor)

Argal Res: 2 Mute Swan with 2 cygnets, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 50 Swift. (D Eva)

College Res: 2 Mute Swan with 9 cygnets, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

Sancreed: Hobby, Peregrine and a Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: European Storm Petrel past this morning, also 3 Puffin, 100s Manx Shearwater, 50 Gannet. (S Rogers)

Hayle Est RSPB: 6 Mediterranean Gull, 15 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel. (S Rogers)

Kenidjack: Iberian Chiffchaff still present. (P Clarke)

Downderry: 85 Manx Shearwater, 36 Common Scoter, 15 Fulmar all west.