Thursday 23 May 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag plus 9 goslings, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 13 Mallard plus 3 broods of ducklings, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, c5 Swallow, 3 Swift, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. Purple Heron flew from the boardwalk towards the main marsh at c08:40. (D Parker & R Farnes)

Marazion: 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Lower Tamar Lake: 8 Swifts (seen at the car park end), 30+ Swallows and House Martins, 1 Grey Heron, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Mallard (3m 1f), Cormorant, 2 Moorhen and 2 Great Crested Grebe at 10:00 in very windy and cold conditions. (R Mudge)

Rumps Point: 12+ Manx Shearwater, 60+ Kittiwake, 8 Fulmar, 40+ Gannet, 2 Common Tern (photo with Kittiwake) 1 1s Mediterranean Gull, Guillemot including a leucistic individual, Razorbill, Shag, Cormorant, 6 Meadow Pipit, 9 Rock Pipit, 4 Wheatear and a Kestrel. (C Selway)

Manx Shearwater Rumps Point Cornwall 23513 C Selway Common Tern Rumps Point Cornwall 23513 C Selway
Med Gull Rumps Point Cornwall 23513 C Selway Meadow Pipit Rumps Point Cornwall 23513 C Selway