Wednesday 05 June 2013

Late News 02/06 Zennor Hills: 7 Wheatears and a female Ring Ouzel. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag gosling, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 9 Mallard plus 3 broods of ducklings, 2 Gadwall, 1+ Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, 1 Peregrine, c15 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, c15 Swift, 3 Buzzard, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers, plus Otter at Longrock Pool in the evening. (D Parker)

Marazion: 50 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 2 Whimbrel on the beach and 8 Sandwich Terns fishing offshore. (D Parker)

Tregiffian: A maximum count of 24 Red Kites circling on the thermals over the cliffs this afternoon. (S Oliver)

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 Coombe Valley, Nr Bude: 1m Pied Flycatcher, 1 Hobby, 3 Chiffchaffs, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Whitethroats and 8+ Swallows. (H Kendall)

The Rumps & Pentire Head:  3 Blackbird, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Buzzard, 20 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Collared Dove, 20 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 6 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Guillemot, c100 Herring Gull, 6 House Martin, 10 House Sparrow, 10 Jackdaw, 4 Kestrel, 1 Kittiwake, 2 Linnet, 3 Magpie, 1 Meadow Pipit, 12 Oystercatcher, 2 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Puffin, c25 Razorbill, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 20 Rock Pipit, 50 Rook, 6 Shag, 6 Skylark, 20 Stonechat, 10 Swallow, 2 Swift, 2 Wheatear, 10 Whitethroat, 20 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Plain an Gwarry, Friendship Woods: Singing Treecreeper. (R Menari)

Crowdy: 1 Iceland Gull at 09:00. (P St Pierre)

Cot Valley: 1 Hobby this morning. (F Hull, B Dodd)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, many Swallows, 1 Sedge Warbler, pair of Common Buzzards, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 22 Canada Geese in field, 1 Mallard + 6 large young, 2 Coot, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Chiffchaff (heard) and 2 Red Kites over about 11:15. (M & J Hall)

Nanquidno Valley: 18 Red Kites over this afternoon.