Wednesday 11 July 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese, 23 Mallard, 4 Moorhen, Carrion Crow feeding 3 youngsters, 1 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 128 Curlew, 10 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Canada Geese, 11 Shelduck plus 4 young and 21 Black-headed Gulls plus 6 juveniles on Lelant Water. 1 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Redshank on Ryan’s Field. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):2 Common Sandpipers and 2 Great Crested Grebes. (B Dodd)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 4 Eurasian Teal, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, juv Black-headed Gull and a Hobby (probable first summer) hawking dragonflies. (C Selway)

          

Dinham Flats: 5 Common Sandpiper, 7 Greenshank, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Common Redshank, 2 Stock Pigeon, 6 juv Black-headed Gull with 250+ Black-headed Gull flock, 2 Mediterranean Gull (adult and 2w) 2 Skylark and unusually in summer 4 Rock Pipit this morning. (C Selway) Also 280 Curlew and 21 Dunlin. (D Julian)

Truro River: Adult Mediterranean Gull, 54 Curlews and 2 Whimbrels this afternoon. (D Julian)

Pendeen Watch: Puffin, Common Tern and Great Skua past. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)