Tuesday 05 June 2012

Late News 04/6 Godrevy Point: 2 Linnets, Rock Pipit and shag also 4+ Seals including 2 pups. (P & L Teagle)Late News 04/6 Truro: 1 m Siskin in a private garden this morning. (D Jenkins)Late News 04/6 Plain an Gwarry: Yellowhammer and m Blackcap (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mount’s Bay: 1 pale phase Arctic Skua, 3 Great Northern Divers and 18 Manx Shearwaters off Sandy Cove, Newlyn. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 2 adult and 1 recently fledged Goldfinch. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 17 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan (looks like 5 cygnets now), 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 15 Mallard, drake Shoveler, 3 Moorhen, 2 Reed Bunting, c20 Swift, 7 Swallow, 2 House Martin, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: (05:50 – 08:20, but with substantial ‘rain’ breaks) 90+ Gannet, 220+ Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Skua all flying east, 3 Guillemot flying west plus 2 Fulmar, 1 Whimbrel and 3 Linnet. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth: 105+ Herring Gull and 1 GBB Gull. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Pair of Mute Swans with 1 cygnet still. (D Chaney)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 97 Canada Geese, 17 Greylag, 4 hybrid geese, 41 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 1 Moorhen, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Buzzard, c100 Swift, c30 House Martin, c15 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler and a recently fledged family of 3 Long-tailed Tit. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Female Gadwall with 7 ducklings, drake Garganey, female Common Pochard and 2 Lapwing. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Magpie, 28 Mallard, 1 male Wigeon, 1 Blue Tit, 14 Jackdaw, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Dunnock, 10 Rook, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Heron, 3 Swallow, 4 Goldfinch, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Carrion Crow and 2 Woodpigeon. (D. Julian)

Wadebridge: 11 Mallard, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan and 1 Whimbrel. (D. Julian)

Kenidjack:Iberian Chiffchaff still in the copse by the engine shed. (T Mills)

Botallack: Honey Buzzard over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: Great Reed Warbler still singing in the reed bed this morning but elusive, visible from the stone footbridge at SW 66092067. Please note this is a sensitive ringing site and area, park only in the NT car park at SW 659208 and view from here or the beach road. DO NOT enter the golf course or the surrounding farmland.