Thursday 23 August 2012

Late News 22/08 Rumps Point to Pentire Point: 20 + Black-headed Gull, 3 Buzzard, 1 Common Scoter, 20+ Cormorant, 20+ Fulmar, 200+ Gannet, 8 Goldfinch, 20+ Great Black-backed Gull, 100+ Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 4 Kestrel, 12 Linnet, 4 Magpie, 45 Manx Shearwater, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 20+ Rock pipit, 15 Shag, 6 Stonechat, 10 Swallow, 6 Whitethroat and 7 Wood Pigeon. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per C Travis)

Late News 22/08 Lizard: 2 mobile Dotterel on Predannack Airfield, which is a military airfield and has no public access, trespass at your peril!

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Unringed (new) Spotted Crake showing very well from the standing stone from 06:55-07:05 at least. (L Proctor) 6 Grey Heron, 7+ Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 1 Cormorant, 7+ Mallard, 10 ad Moorhen plus 12 full grown young, 1 Water Rail, 1 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker, D Flumm & L Proctor)

Marazion: 11 Dunlin, 9 Turnstone, 8 Ringed Plover and 1 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Gunwalloe: Aquatic Warbler trapped and ringed at 10:15. (M Grantham)

Porthgwarra: Wryneck on the walls around Arden-Sawah Farm. (M Wallace) Dotterel in 2nd ploughed field on the left, down the track from Arden-Sawah Farm at 19:18.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Juvenile Ruff and 1 Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (B Toms)

Sancreed: Pied Flycatcher still in a private garden, also present yesterday. (D Flumm)

Dinham Flats: 1 Green and 2 Common Sandpiper, 16 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 16 Greenshank, 100+ Curlew, 4 juv Shelduck, 1 Sandwich Tern and 49 Little Egret. (C Selway)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Little Ringed Plover still, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Common Snipe, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff and 13 Greenshank including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed bird. (C Selway)

Kenidjack: Goshawk flew over the valley.

Lizard: Wryneck at Housel Bay at 13:00.

Lower Bosistow: 1 Turtle Dove.