Friday 03 August 2012

Late News 01/08 Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 Blackbird, 3 Buzzard, 4 Coot, 1 Gadwall, 8 Goldfinch, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Hobby, 20+ House Martin, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Kingfisher (male), 4 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 12 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Robin, 4 Sand Martin, 3 Sedge Warbler, 20+Swallow and 10 Swift. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per C Travis)

Late News 02/08 Clapper Marshes: 80 Swift, 90 House Martin and 6 Green Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)

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

Porthgwarra: A minimum of 60 Cory’s Shearwater, 12 Great Shearwater, 10 Balearic Shearwater, 10 Sooty Shearwater, 22 Storm Petrel, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua and 2 Basking Shark between 07:00 & 14:00. (D Parker, M Elliot et al.) Also Pom Skua. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Camel Estuary: 68 Mediterranean Gull off Padstow with another 6 on Tregirls Beach. 10 Sandwich Tern were also noted. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Curlew Sandpiper with 20 Greenshank in the morning. (C Selway)

Dinham Flats: 1 adult Common Shelduck with 10 juveniles, 12 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 600+ Curlew, 400+ Canada Geese, 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Med Gull (ad, 1s and juv) 1 immature Peregrine and 22 Little Egret including at least one juv. (C Selway)

Treraven Meadow: 5 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Green Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Green sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)