Wednesday 01 August 2012

Late News Nanquidno: Pair of Tawny Owls successfully fledged 4 young. (per D Horton) Also successful breeding confirmed for Moorhen and Pheasant. (C Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 3 Moorhen plus 3 full grown young, 1 Reed Bunting, Reed Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 1 Whimbrel and 2 Med Gulls (ad & 2w) on the beach. Also Tawny Owl calling in the early hours in Green Lane. (D Parker)

St Clement: Adult Pectoral Sandpiper with Dunlin. (I Griffiths)

Porthgwarra: Cory’s Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Velvet Scoter, 19 Common Scoter, Storm Petrel, Great Skua and Puffin between 06:00 & 11:00. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: Storm Petrel between 07:50 & 10:30.

Mousehole: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, 10 Pom Skua and 1 Storm Petrel between 13:30 and 16:00.

Tuesday 31 July 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 3 Moorhen plus 3 full grown and 1 downy  young, 1 Reed Bunting and Reed Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 1 Whimbrel and 2 Curlew on the beach. (D Parker)

Roseland Peninsula: Alpine Swift reported in the afternoon, ranging between Philleigh and Lanhay, Portscatho. (S Gay, per S Rogers)

Percuil River: 1 Spotted Redshank. (S Gay, per S Rogers)

Penzance: Hobby high over Mount Misery (Mount Lidden) in the afternoon. (T Mills)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 11 Gadwall (1 adult female colour ringed with loose fitting narrow orange ring and 10 juveniles) 1 Teal,1 juv Little Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Snipe, 3 Lapwing, 16 Greenshank (including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed individual) 6 Little Egret including 1 juvenile, immature Peregrine stooping at Lapwing, 6 Common Swift, 2 Sand Martin, 20 Swallow, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Sedge Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. (C Selway)

         

St Ives: 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Storm Petrel.