Tuesday 12 June 2012

Late News 11/6 Carharrack: 2m & 2f Bullfinches, 3 Siskins and 9 Goldfinches 3 with young, all on feeders in a private garden. (W Chegwidden)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan plus 5 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 10 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Swift, 7 Swallow, 2 Chiffchaff with 4 newly fledged young, 1 Siskin, Reed Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 singing Reed Warblers seen, 1 each side of The Sandsifter Bar on Red River and 3 Sand Martins seen entering holes in cliff at nest site near beach. (D Jenkins)

Truro: A male Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Camborne: A pair of Siskins in a private garden. (P Dinning)

The Rumps: c40 Manx Shearwaters moving westward along the coast. Lots of Guillemots, Razorbills, 6-8 Puffins, Fulmars, Gannets, Herring Gulls, Great Black-backed Gulls, 1 Peregrine, several Rock Pipits and a few Common Whitethroats. Also c20 Common Dolphin in Lundy Bay, 8+ Ocean Sunfish and 1 Grey Seal. (E Imber)