Monday 06 August 2012

Late News 04/08 Porthgwarra: 25 Fulmar, 387 Manx Shearwater, 17 Balearic Shearwater, 27 Sooty Shearwater, 9 Cory’s Shearwater, 2 Great Shearwater (west at 09:00), 18 Storm Petrel, 3 Arctic Skua, 2 Pom Skua (1s flew west at 06:55 & 08:20), 2 Great Skua, 85 Kittiwake (including a surprising number of juveniles), Sabine’s Gull (adult summer flew west at 09:12), 2 Sandwich Tern, 5 Common Tern, 1 Ocean Sunfish and 1 Basking Shark between 05:45 & 12:00. (LGR Evans)

Late News 05/08 Clapper Marshes: 5 Green Sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)
Late News 05/08 Treraven Meadows: 2 Green Sandpiper and 2 Swifts in the evening. (D Julian)
Late News 05/08 Wadebridge: 1 Swift over the town in the afternoon. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Little Egret, 4 Mallard plus 2 well grown duckling, 3 Moorhen plus 7 full grown young, 1 Redshank and 5 Curlew over from the beach, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, pair Stonechat, 2+ Reed Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 1 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plovers and 2 Redshank on the beach and 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 6 Mute Swan, 40 Canada Geese, 24 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 52 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Raven. and 20+ Swallow (D Parker)

Camel Estuary: 6 Med Gull and 5 Sandwich Tern off Padstow in the morning. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Green Sandpiper in theĀ  evening. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: 6 Common Sandpiper and a 2w Mediterranean Gull at the Old Bridge and a Whimbrel flew over Dunveth Road at 20:05. (D Julian)

Crugmeer: 5+ Corn Bunting present including some juveniles. (C Selway & D Julian)