Wednesday 29 May 2013

Late News 26/05 Bude: Water Rail in the pond by Truscott Bridge. (per R Mudge)

Late News 28/05 Trevose Head and Booby Bay: 2 pairs of Fulmar, 2 Kestrel, Wheatear, Stonechat, Linnet, Rock Pipit, Meadow Pipit and a mixed flock of Dunlin and Sanderling on the seaweed/rocks in the bay also 1 Red-legged Partridge on the approach road. (T Willetts)

Late News 28/05 Levant: Male Wheatear. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag plus 9 goslings, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 8 Mallard plus 1 brood of ducklings, 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c10 Swallow, 2 Swift, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker) 1s Purple Heron reported in flight at 14:30 and then in trees at the rear of the reserve and again at 20:15.

Bodmin Moor: 3 pairs of Redstarts,1 Cuckoo,1 Green Woodpecker and a pair of Stock Doves but only 1 Willow Warbler heard. (B Mellow)

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The Rumps and Pentire Head: 2 Blackbird, 10 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 6 Fulmar, 20 Gannet, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Guillemot, c100 Herring Gull, 10 House Martin, 12 House Sparrow, c50 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, 6 Kittiwake, 10 Linnet, 6 Magpie, 2 Mallard, 20 Manx Shearwater, 1 Meadow Pipit, 10 Oystercatcher, 3 Puffin, c20 Razorbill, 25 Rock Pipit, 12 Rook, 10 Shag, 6 Skylark, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Stonechat, c100 Swallow, 1 Swift, 4 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 6 Whitethroat, 10 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Swanpool: Drake Garganey at the north end of the pool at 16:00 and still present at 21:05.