Thursday 09 May 2013

Late News 08/05 Falmouth: 3rd cal year Yellow-legged Gull on the roofs at Falmouth Docks. Also  1 Wheatear on Pendennis Point plus 25-30 Manx Shearwaters west. (S Perfect & D Chaney)

Yellow-legged Gull Falmouth Cornwall 8513 S PerfectYellow-legged Gull, S Perfect.

Late News 08/05 Argal Reservoir: 45 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin and 3 Swift. (D Chaney)

Late News 08/05 Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 1 Redshank, 1 Greenshank and 3 Whimbrel. (D Chaney)

Late News 08/05 Undisclosed site: 2 Tawny Owl chicks.

Tawny Owl chicks Falmouth Cornwall 8513 S PerfectLate News 08/05 Helston: Whooper Swan still at the boating pool.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 4 Canada Geese (plus at least 5 goslings), 3 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 10 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Falmouth, Pendennis: 90 Manx Shearwater, c300/hour Gannet, c50 auks, 5 & 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 4 Commic Tern, 9 & 6 Kittiwake, 13 Whimbrel, 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver flew in and landed off the point also Fulmars, Shags and Cormorants, prob local birds plus Linnet on the point. (D Chaney)

Saltash: Great Northern Diver on the River Tamar off the China Fleet Club hide.

Newlyn: Woodchat still west of Penlee Quarry.