Monday 20 May 2013

Late News April 2013 East Looe: Report of a Squacco Heron in Looe harbour. (M Winterton)

Late News 17/05 Penzance: Male Eider near to docked Scillonian at 09:00. (B Craven)

Late News 17/05 Mousehole: Basking Shark off Mousehole at 18:40 from Scillonian III. (B Craven)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings, 5 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 2 Bar-headed Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 8 Mallard plus 2 broods of ducklings, 2 Gadwall (1m, 1f), 2+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Purple Heron mostly in flight (at 07:55, 08:45, 09:20, 10:30, 13:40 & 20:45 at least), 12 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 4 Whimbrel, c10 Swallow, c25 Swift, 1 House Martin, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Bullfinch, 1 fem Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker et al.)

Purple Heron Marazion Cornwall 20513 R Farnes Purple Heron 1 Marazion Cornwall 20513 S Rogers Purple Heron 2 Marazion Cornwall 20513 S Rogers

Purple Heron, photo 1 Rod Farnes, photos 2 & 3 Steve Rogers.

Bar-headed Geese 1 Marazion Cornwall 20513 R Farnes Bar-headed Geese 2 Marazion Cornwall 20513 R Farnes
Bar-headed Geese 3 Marazion Cornwall 20513 R Farnes Bar-headed Geese 4 Marazion Cornwall 20513 R Farnes

Bar-headed Goose, Rod Farnes.

Marazion: 22 Sanderling on the beach plus 14 Whimbrel and 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Land’s End: 2 Wheatears from the cycle track and 2 Dunlin on Trinity Pool. (P St Pierre)

Bartinney Downs: 2 Cuckoos at 11:30. (B Toms)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Kestrel, 4+ Sedge Warbler, 2+ Whitethroat, 2 Skylark, 2 Swift, 2 Swallow. Also 3 Fox cubs still. (J St Ledger)

Fox cubs Windmill Farm Cornwall 20th May 2013 J St Ledger Little Grebe chicks Croft Pascoe Cornwall 20th May 2013 J St Ledger

Croft Pascoe: 1 Little Grebe with 3 chicks, 2 Stonechat, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Longrock: Great Northern Diver offshore.

Ruan Lanihorne: Alpine Swift viewed from gate opposite Demain Farm entrance on Tregony Road cSW905427 at 16:00.