Monday 30 July 2012

Late News 19/07 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Colour-ringed Curlew seen in 19/07 and 26/07 was ringed as a breeding male in Steinfurt, Germany on 12/05/2008 and has returned to that area every year up to 2012. (D Parker)

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

Marazion: 33 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker)

Camel Estuary: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Black Swan, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Heron, 2 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover and 2 Black-tailed Godwit on Dinham Flats in the afternoon. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Little Ringed Plover and eclipse drake Garganey. (D Julian) 4 Little Egret (including 1 juvenile), 7 Lapwing, 2 Snipe, 1 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 1s Hobby, 8 juv Gadwall, 4+ Sedge Warbler and the elusive presumed Reed Warbler. (C Selway) 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher. (W Delacour)

Dozmary Pool: 224 Canada Geese, 3 Mallard, 4 Curlew, 5 Lapwing and 3 juv Stonechat. (D Parker)

Colliford Lake: 29 Mallard, 7 Canada Geese, 8 Cormorant and 3 Raven. (D Parker)

Roughtor Plantation: 4 Lesser Redpolls and 3 Crossbills. (D Eva)

Porthgwarra: Balearic Shearwater past at 08:45.

Swanpool: 6 Crossbill.