Sunday 26 August 2012

Late News 25/08 St Levan: Hooded Crow on the playing field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Spotted Crakes (ad & ringed juv) from the standing stone on and off through out the day. Also 3 Grey Heron, 3+ Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan and 4 cygnets, 1 Cormorant, 2 Mallard, 2 ad Moorhen plus 6 full grown young, 1 Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker & H Wright)

Porthgwarra: 2 Wheatears on the moor and 1 Ocean Sunfish in the cove. (D Flumm) Wryneck in willows beyond halfway wall, Wryneck on the roof of Roskestal Farm and Wryneck again around Arden-Sawah. Also 5 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater and 2 Arctic Skua past between 15:30 & 19:00. Finally 2 Choughs at Gwennap Head. (M Curtis)

Treraven Meadow: 4+ Ruff in the afternoon. (S Cox & H Greaves)

Camel Estuary: 47 Little Egrets and 28 Sandwich Terns. (S Cox)

Windmill Farm: 4 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear, 1 juvenile Stonechat, 1 Greenshank, 7 Green Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Snipe, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler and 42 Mallard. (D Wright)

Padstow: Drake Common Scoter off Gentle Jane. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 28 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, 9 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 12 Common Snipe, 1 Shoveler, 21 Teal, 1 Sedge Warbler and 60+ Swallow. (C Selway)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Kingfisher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Boswednack: 2 Green Sandpipers in off the sea and over east at 17:30. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen: 5 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 12 Arctic Skua and 4 Great Skua in the morning.

Sennen Cove: Osprey over at 14:25.

Golant: 2 Ospreys on the River Fowey.