Thursday 02 August 2012

Late News 01/08 Clapper Marshes: 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull early evening. (D Julian)
Late News 01/08 Egloshayle: An adult Mediterranean Gull was on the River Camel. (D Julian)

Late News 01/08 Rumps Point: 2 adult Puffin, 60+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 100+ Gannet, 4 Ocean Sunfish and a female Grey Seal. (C Selway)

Late News 01/08 St Ives: 1 Pom Skua.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 3 Moorhen plus 4 full grown young, 1 ad Dunlin and Reed Warblers. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 5 Cory’s Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Storm Petrel and 3 Sandwich Tern between 07:00 & 10:45. (D Parker) A further 4 Cory’s Shearwaters and a Wilson’s Petrel (close in) reported by 12:00. (R Archer)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 adult Pectoral Sandpiper (flew towards the estuary with returning Greenshank, later returning to the reserve just before dusk) 1 Summer plumage Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 21 Greenshank (including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed) 2 Common Snipe, 3 Green Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 7 Little Egret (including 2 juv), 20 Swift and 2 Sand Martin. (C Selway)

St Ives: Balearic Shearwater, Mediterranean Gull, 15 Storm Petrel and 898 Manx Shearwater between 07:30 & 11:30. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)