Monday 24 June 2013

Late News 20/03 Hayle: A Long-eared Owl picked up injured in Hayle Town centre on 12/02 was released back into the wild after five weeks care and rehabilitation at the RSPCA Wildlife Centre at West Hatch. It was an adult female and weighed 286g. It was ringed with BTO ring number GR74525. (P Oaten per D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 14 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen plus broods of 3,3,3 & 1, c15 Swift, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Reed Bunting, 6 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Looe Island: 68 Great Black-backed Gulls, 30 Herring Gulls and 3 Oystercatcher ringed today. A Great Black-backed Gull was seen to catch and swallow whole a fledgling Blackbird. Also 1 male Eider on the sea. (B Taggart)

Men-an-Tol: 3 Cuckoo and a singing Grasshopper Warbler. (P & H Taylor)

Chykembro Common: 1 male Yellowhammer. (D Jenkins)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper at Amble Marshes (D Julian)