Saturday 18 May 2013

Late news 17/05 College Reservoir: Drake Scaup, Kingfisher and Treecreeper. (S Perfect)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings, 9 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 10 Mallard plus 3 broods of ducklings, 3 Gadwall (1m, 2f), 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, c10 Swallow, c15 Swift, 2 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 2 fem Wheatear, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion:  9 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover and 1 Turnstone on the beach. (D Parker)

Skewjack: Marsh harrier hunting over fields east of Skewjack. (P St Pierre)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Ringed Plover, 7 sum plum Dunlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Reed Warbler heard in reeds next to the golfing range and 1 Raven heard. (C Ellis)

Bude Marsh: c10 Swift, 8 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, Sedge Warblers, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler singing, 2 Reed Bunting, Grey Heron and Kestrel. 2 Grey Wagtails on the lock gates at Rodds Bridge and a pair of Canada Geese with 5 Goslings on the canal at 07:45. (R Maye)

Porthgwarra: Redstart and Spotted Flycatcher at Trevean Pool, Spotted Flycatcher in the car park and a Whinchat by Halfway Wall. (P St Pierre & M Wallace)

Crantock: North-easterly passage of Swallow (200/hour), House Martin (50/hour) and Swift (10/hour) this morning. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Red Kite soaring over village 15:45 before flying north, also Cuckoo and Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 4 Swallow, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Mute Swan, Osprey flew over, 1 Cormorant, 3 Moorhen, 2 Coot, m & f Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Buzzard, 5 Mallard and 1 Jay plus Marsh Tits, Great Tits, Coal Tits and Blue Tits at 10:00. (R Mudge)

Windmill Farm: 5 Whimbrel, 1 Redshank and an immature male Marsh Harrier. (A Pay)

Blackpool Clay Trail: 5 Pairs of Wheatears, one pair carrying food , also 1 Red Kite arrived from east , flew off to west at 10:00. (S Cole)

St Gothian Sands LNR: Drake Garganey at 10:30 but then flew east.

Stithians Reservoir: 1s drake Long-tailed Duck still at the southern end.