Friday 10 August 2012

Late News 09/08 Carbis Bay: 1 Balearic Shearwater flew past in the morning.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 7 Mallard, 4 Moorhen plus 7 full grown young, 1+ Snipe, 2 Dunlin, 5 Curlew over, 1 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker & P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Whimbrel and 1 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and a flock of mainly Dunlin with 6+ Ringed Plover, 4+ Sanderling and an ad Med Gull on the main estuary. Another/same ad Med Gull plus a flock of mainly Ringed Plover with Sanderling and Dunlin on Carnsew Pool all early afternoon. (D Jenkins) Wheatear on Carnsew Pool in the evening. (W Chegwidden) Pectoral Sandpiper again reported on Carnsew Pool.

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 2 Mediterranean Gull and 14 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Devoran: 4 Black-tailed Godwit feeding close to the quay. (J St Ledger)

Wadebridge: Great Spotted Woodpecker along the electricity poles on Glen Road in the evening and 6 Common Swift over Coronation Park. (C Selway)