Sunday 05 August 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 6 Little Egret, 9 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 4 Moorhen plus 4 full grown and 1 downy young, 1 Black-tailed Godwit over, 1 Green Sandpiper, pair Stonechat, 4+ Reed Bunting, 5+ Pied Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker & M Grantham)

Marazion: 21 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 4 ad Ringed Plovers and 8 Turnstone on the beach. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 5 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Balearic Shearwater, 300+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Puffin, 2 Great Skua, 3 Sandwich Tern, 4 Common Tern, 1 Dunlin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 12 Oystercatcher between 07:00 & 11:30. (S Rogers)

Treraven Meadows: 8 Black-tailed Godwit (colour tagged bird with red over white on the right and green over white on the left), 2 Dunlin, 76+ Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe over, 1 Linnet, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker on the trail and Mallard including some newly hatched young. (W Delacour)

Windmill Farm: 2 Green Sandpiper, 10 Ringed Plover, 1 Hobby and a Great Spotted Woodpecker in the afternoon. (D Wright) Also 4+ Red-veined Darters. (K Jones)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 15 Greenshank, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Curlew, 1 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 4 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 male Shoveler, 5 Teal, 7 Gadwall (including ad fem with colour ring), 8 Little Egret (including 2 juv’s) and 1 ad male Great-spotted Woodpecker. (C Selway)

         

Lanreath: 1 Green Sandpiper at Lethytep. (P Hambly)

Mousehole: 1 Wheatear. (W Renshaw)

Carharrack: Pair Bullfinches feeding 1 young and 2 Greenfinches in a private garden. (W Chegwidden)

Sennen Cove: 1 Common Sandpiper in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)