Saturday 04 August 2012

Late News 03/08 Porthgwarra: Final totals between 07:00 & 18:40 were 115 Cory’s Shearwater, 22 Great Shearwater, 19 Balearic Shearwater, 29 Sooty Shearwater, 30 Storm Petrel, 1 Long-tailed Skua, 7 Great Skua, 1 Pom Skua and 1 Arctic Skua.

Late News 03/08 Mousehole: Cory’s Shearwater, Arctic Skua, Great Skua and Blue Fulmar between 19:30 and 20:40.

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

Marazion: 7 ad Ringed Plovers on the beach. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 2 Great Shearwater, 15 Cory’s Shearwater, 23 Balearic Shearwater, 19 Sooty Shearwater, 13 Storm Petrel, 1 ad Sabine’s Gull, 17 Kittiwake, 2 Pom Skua, 2 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Sandwich and 3 commic terns between 05:45 & 13:00. Also 2 Red-veined Darters with Common Darter, Emperor and Black-tailed Skimmers at the pond. (D Flumm, S Rogers et al.)

Treraven Meadows: 5 Black-tailed Godwits still, but very unsettled. (P Floyd-Spong)

Clapper Marshes: 9 Green Sandpiper and 10 Common Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)
Camel Estuary: 1 Grey Partridge at Dinham Shore in the evening. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Dunlin, 17 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Black-tailed Godwit over, 3 Snipe, 11 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, the Gadwall family, Moorhen, Coot, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Reed Bunting, Pied Wagtail, Swift, House Martin, Sand Martin, 3 Buzzard, Raven and a large flock of Goldfinches. (W Delacour) Also Kingfisher. (R Farnes)

Polzeath Beach: 1 adult med gull on the strandline in the afternoon. (W Delacour)

Lizard Point: 1 Balearic, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Great Skua between 06:30 & 08:00.