Tuesday 25 June 2013

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Whimbrel, 17 Curlew and 4 Oystercatcher on Lelant Water plus 14 Greylag over. 3 Mediterranean Gull on Carnsew Basin (1s & 2 2s). 1 pair of Oystercatcher on Ryan’s Field with well grown chick – the only breeding pair reported in the county. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 1 hybrid goose, 17 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen plus 3 chicks, c15 Swift, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker) 

Marazion: 4 Oystercatchers on the beach and 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Plain-an-Gwarry: One Red-legged Partridge running along the middle of the road. (D Parker)

Holman Moor / Eagles Nest: 2 Cuckoo – one calling, 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Stonechat and 1 Buzzard. (B Toms & M Curtis)

Men-an-Tol: 2 Cuckoo including a recently fledged young, 1 Dunnock, 1 Wren and 2 Skylark. (R Farnes)

Cuckoo juv.