Thursday 09 August 2012

Late News 06/08 Truro: 1 Dipper on the Kenwyn River. (B Dodd)

Late News 07/08 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Water Rail in the evening. (per D Parker)

Late News 08/08 Polmorla: 3 Tawny Owls. (C Selway)

Late News 08/08 Camel Estuary: 64 Mediterranean Gull at Old Town Cove and 39 off Padstow. Increase in Oystercatcher numbers in the evening with 132 at Old Town Cove and 25 off Padstow. (D Julian)
Late News 08/08 Clapper Marshes: 5 Green Sandpiper in the evening. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 4+ Little Egret, 8 Mallard, 3 Moorhen plus 8 full grown and 3 downy young, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker & B Dodd)

Eastern Green: Juv Black Tern flew west (J Hawkey)

Long Rock: 3 Sandwich Tern, 48 Sanderling, 16 Ringed Plover, 21 Dunlin, 5 Turnstone and a Common Gull. (B Dodd)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 6 Mute Swan, 38 Canada Geese, 26 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 67 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Raven and 15+ Swallow. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Pectoral Sandpiper still on Carnsew Pool till 18:50 at least with 150 mixed Dunlin, Sanderling and Ringed plover. (S Rogers) Also Ruff, 2 Greenshank and 4 Whimbrel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pectoral Sandpiper, Steve Rogers (more photos here)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 9 Green Sandpiper, 53 Snipe, 1 Lapwing, 3 Teal, 6 Gadwall (including adult male) 60+ Goldfinches, 6+ Sedge Warbler, 50+ Swallow and a Sparrowhawk. (C Selway)

Plain an Gwarry: c700 Swifts in the afternoon. Sennen Cove Birdwatching)