Thursday 30 May 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag plus 9 goslings, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 13 Mallard plus 3 broods of ducklings, 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 6 Moorhen, 3 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker) Purple Heron reported again mostly in flight between 09:00 & 11:00 and again at 18:55 north of the railway. (T Fegan et al.) Also 5 Whimbrel.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black Swan still on Lelant Water and 1 Greenshank on Ryan’s Field. (M Spicer)

Bude Marsh: 4 Moorhen, 8 Mallard plus 2 broods one with c10 duckling, 2  Stonechat, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Goldfinch and 1 Buzzard at 08:00. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake: c20 Swifts, 1 Mallard plus 1 duckling, 2 Moorhen, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Swallow and 2 Dunnock at 10:45. (R Mudge)

Windmill Farm: 4 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Wright)

Black-tailed Godwit Windmill Farm Cornwall 30513 D WrightHayle Kimbro: 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Spotted Flycatcher and 10 Siskin. (D Eva)

Wadebridge: A pair of Shelduck on the main river at Egloshayle with 5 ducklings. (A Langdon)

Shelduck Wadebridge Cornwall 30513 A LangdonPraa Sands: c40 Gannets feeding offshore. (A Woodhams)

Marazion: Great Northern Diver offshore.