Tuesday 14 August 2012

Late News 08/08 Hayle Estuary RSPB: The colour-ringed Med Gull reported was first ringed as a pullus on 05/06/2011 at Szeged, Csongrád, Hungary. It was also reported on the Hayle Estuary by Phil Rutter on 03/11/2011. (D Parker)

Late News 12/08 Manaccan: Hoopoe flew past Roskruge Beacon at 19:00.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Juv Spotted Crake trapped and ringed at 06:50. Also 8 Grey Heron, 3 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mallard, 3 ad Moorhen plus 12 full grown young, 1 Water Rail, 7 Curlew over, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, c20 Swallow, 1 ad female Peregrine, 1 female Sparrowhawk, 2 Stonechat, 4+ Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker)

          

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Kingfisher, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Med Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2 Spotted Flycatchers on Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir:Female Hen Harrier hunting over Higher Polighey Farm at 09:10 then flew towards Porkellis Moor at 09:20 also 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven and 28 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Towan Beach, Roseland: 116 Med Gulls. (S Croft)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):1 Osprey still in the morning when it flew into the north east arm. Also again in the afternoon.