Thursday 25 April 2013

Late News 24/04 Ruan Lanihorne: 3 Common Cranes at Roseland flew down the River Fal towards the saltmarsh at Ruan Lanihorne at dusk.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 6 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Mallard (plus 8 & 2 ducklings), 2 Gadwall, 1 f Teal, 1+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 17 Moorhen, 1 Peregrine, 2 Common Sandpipier, c120 Swallow, c80 Sand Martin, 6 House Martin, 8+ White Wagtail, 4 Wheatear, 1 Blackcap, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, Willow Warblers, Reed warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, C Barnard and D Flumm)

Marazion: 26 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8+ Turnstone, 35 Dunlin, 30 Ringed Plover and 15+ White Wagtail on the beach and 7 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker, C Barnard and D Flumm)

Land’s End: 2 m Yellow Wagtail, 7+ Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Wheatear, c30 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 4 Sand Martin and a Peregrine from the cycle track plus 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff and 5 Willow Warbler below Swingates. (D Parker, P Taylor, H Mitchell & C Barnard)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 28 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 10 Mallard, 2 Teal, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, c20 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Raven. (D Parker)

Mount’s Bay: Drake Eider and 4 Sandwich Terns off Chyandour. (D Flumm)

Porth Kidney beach: 15 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 100 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 8 Sand Martin, 1 Wheatear, 1 Stonechat and 4 Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Canada Goose and 2 hybrid geese on Ryan’s Field. (D Flumm)

Duckpool: 2 Whimbrel and 1 Oystercatcher on the water line. 2 Long-tailed Tits, c25 Swallows, 12 House Martins, 2 Buzzards, 3 Fulmars, 1 Raven, 7 Chaffinch and 1 Chiffchaff. (R Mudge)

Bartinney Down pasture: 68 Wheatear(including many Greenland race) in the morning. (F Currie)

Camel Estuary: Lesser Whitethroat singing at Tregunna bridge. (D Julian)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Whitethroat and a Grasshopper Warbler. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Yellow Wagtail in the evening. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: 2 Swift over the town in the evening. (D Julian)

Swanpool: Female Marsh Harrier flying high towards the rugby club today at 17:30. (per S Perfect)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 69 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, Blackcap, Sedge Warbler, 100+ Swallow, 40+ Sand Martin, 5 House Martin and 4 Common Swift. (C Selway)

Wood Sandpiper Walmsley Sanctuary Cornwall 250413 C Selway

Camborne: Ring Ouzel by A3047 Commercial Street at Tyacks Hotel car park for a second day.

Pendower: 8 Black-throated Divers and 4 Great Northern Divers.