Friday 31 May 2013

Late News 30/05 St Minver: 2 Grey Partridge near the village. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag plus 8 goslings, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 8 Mallard plus 2 broods of ducklings, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen including one carrying nesting material, 6 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 4+ sum plum Dunlin, 5 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker & R Farnes) 1s Purple Heron again this afternoon.

Black-tailed Godwits Marazion Cornwall 31513 R FarnesDrift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 86 Canada Geese with 2 & 1 goslings, 2 Greylag, 4 hybrid geese, 18 Mallard, 3 Call Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen,1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 sum plum Dunlin, 2 Swift, 5 Swallow, 4 Reed Warbler, 5 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat and 1 Blackcap. (D Parker)

North Petherwin village: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Mistle Thrush,  Long-tailed Tits with fledglings and 1 Tawny Owl. (L Sampson)

Roughtor Woods: 8 Lesser Redpolls, 1 Cuckoo and 4 Siskins. (D Eva)

Bude Marsh (Truscotts Bridge): 3 Reed Bunting, 6 Sedge Warbler, 5 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Swallows, 3 Dunnock and 2 Canada Geese between 07:00 & 09:00. (R Mudge)

Windmill Farm: 2 Cuckoo, 1 Dunlin. 1 Whimrel and 1 Male Marsh Harrier. (D Wright)

Bodmin Moor: 1 male Redstart, 2 Cuckoo, 8 Wheatear, 10+ Skylark, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Kestrel and 4 Buzzard. Also numerous Meadow Pipit and Linnet, near De Lank Waterworks. (J St Ledger)

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Rosennanon Downs: 3 male Cuckoo, 1 Hobby, 1 immature female Peregrine Falcon (watched this evening power up to a great height to kill an adult rook from below!) Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Grasshopper Warbler and an unidentified large Pipit. (C Selway)

Pipit sp Rosenannon Downs Cornwall 31513 C SelwayClapper Marshes: 1 Greenshank. (D Julian)

Dinham area: 25 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 20 Canada Goose, 72 Shelduck, 28 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, 5 Cormorant, 12 Herring Gull, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Heron, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Whimbrel and 2 Red-legged Partridge. (D Julian)