Thursday 26 July 2012

Late News 21/07 Falmouth Bay: 2 Med Gulls and a Curlew coming out of St. Mawes. 1 Manx Shearwater in the bay 1 mile South of Nare Head. (G Adams) Late News 24/07 Maenporth Beach: 2 Med Gulls. (G Adams)

Late News 25/07 Torpoint: Female Common Scoter and 40+ Med Gulls at St John’s Lake. (A Pearson)

Late News 25/07 Wadebridge: 1 Common Sandpiper and 78+ Redshank at Old Town bridge. (W Delacour)

Late News 25/07 Rumps Point to Pentire Head: 15 Black-headed Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 20 Cormorant, 6+ Fulmar, 10 Gannet, 8 Goldfinch, 20+ Great Black-backed Gull, 40+ Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 1 juv Kittiwake, 25 Linnet, 45 Manx Shearwater, 3+ Med Gull, 8 Oystercatcher, 15 Shag, 8 Starling, 3 juv Stonechat, 10 Swallow, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Whitethroat, 7 Wood Pigeon and 3 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per C Travis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret, 3 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 4 Moorhen plus 3 full grown and 1 downy young and Reed Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 65 Sanderling, 24 Dunlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 8 Turnstone and 1 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 27 Curlew, 22 Oystercatcher, 21 Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 12 Mallard, 3 Shelduck plus 4 well grown young, 2 Canada Geese and 4 Cormorant on Lelant water. 71 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 7 Canada Geese and 3 hybrid geese on Ryan’s Field. 18 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover 3 Turnstone and 1 Common Sandpiper in Carnsew Basin. 2 Med Gull (ad & juv), LBB Gull feeding 2 juvs, 1 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher in Copperhouse Creek. (D Parker)

Coronation Park, Wadebridge: 1 adult Hobby and 12+ Common Swift including one partially leucistic (white patches on upper-tail coverts) unusually moulting secondaries this morning. (C Selway)

Pendeen: 1 Lesser Redpoll and the 2 Chough again this evening. (A Hartley)

Men an Tol: 1 Lesser Redpoll and 1 Raven. (A Hartley)

Penryn, Gorrangorras: 1 Green Sandpiper feeding in stream early morning at low tide. (J St Ledger)