Thursday 05 July 2012

Late News 04/07 Argal Reservoir: 7 Canada Goose, 10 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe plus 2 young, 2 Mute Swan plus 2 cygnets, 20 Swallow, 1 House Martin, Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers, Bullfinches and Jays. (D Chaney)

Late News 04/07 College Reservoir: 1 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan plus 9 cygnets, 20 Herring Gull, 14 Cormorant at roost and 1 Grey Heron. (D Chaney)

Late News 04/07 Siblyback Lake: c20 juv Willow Warbler, c15 Sedge Warbler including 3 pairs feeding young, 1+ singing Reed Warbler and 1 singing Reed Bunting. (D Cleal)

Late News 04/07 Hayle Estuary: Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (B Toms)

Late News 04/07 Pentire/Rumps: 15 Swallow, 20 House Sparrow, 8 Jackdaw, 9 Carrion Crow, 4 Magpie, 3 Raven, 7 Starling, 8 Wood pigeon, 5 Skylark, 2 Stonechat, 6 Whitethroat including a family party, 3 Dunnock, 4 Blackbird, 3 Wren, 10 Rock Pipit, c35 Linnet, 1 Corn Bunting, 2 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Pheasant, 4 Fulmar, 12 Guillemot, c25 Razorbill, 5 Puffin, 1 Manx Shearwater, c30 Herring Gull, 2 LBB Gull, c20 GBB Gull, c25 Cormorant, c15 Shag, 5 Oystercatcher and 6 Gannet. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per J Humphreys)

Late News 04/07 Penzance: 3 Turnstones adjacent Jubilee Pool (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 04/07 Falmouth: Osprey fishing on the Fal Estuary near Smugglers Cottage, north of the King Harry Ferry, seen from a charter boat. (Birdforum)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 21 Mallard, 6 Moorhen plus 2 chicks, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 ad male Stonechat, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 10 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 Little Egret, 9 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 11 Shelduck plus 4 ducklings, 1 Mallard, 91 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Oystercatcher, 9 Med Gulls (7 moulting adults & 2 1s) and 2 ad Sandwich Tern on Lelant water. 11 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper,2 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Shelduck on Ryan’s Field. 2 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck plus 2 ducklings, 3 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Med Gull (ad & 1s) and 1 Cormorant on Copperhouse. (D Parker)

Clapper Pools: 2 Common Sandpiper and 49 Canada Geese this morning. (C Selway)

St Mabyn: Hobby near St Mabyn at lunchtime. (P Spong)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): A colour-ringed Great White Egret this evening, left leg orange over green, right leg orange over metal, also female Gadwall with 8 ducklings still, 2 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 26 Common Swift and a Stonechat. (D Julian & C Selway)

Golant: Osprey on the Fowey Estuary again at 05:00.