Monday 08 July 2013

The Lizard: 80 Storm Petrel trapped overnight, including the recapture of an Irish bird. (M Grantham)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 7 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron plus young still in the nest, 7 Moorhen plus 3 young, juv Sparrowhawk, 2 ad & 4 juv Swallow, 1 Green Woodpecker, 9 ad & 3 juv Goldfinch, 2 juv Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Carn Brea, Redruth: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Whitethroat and a juv Sparrowhawk. (D Eva)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Polgigga: 10 Sand Martin east. (P St Pierre)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Gadwall + 7 Ducklings still, 4 Teal, 2 Shoveler, Mallard (some of which are now flightless), 4 Lapwing, 5 Green Sandpiper, 200+ Black-headed Gull with 32 juveniles and 10 Mediterranean Gull ( 4 ad. 3 2nd summer, 1 1st summer, 2 juveniles) at Amble Marshes this evening. (C Selway)

Pendennis: Several flocks of Gannet, 2 Fulmar, 3 Auk spp, 5+ Med Gull (3+ad, 1 1s & 1 2s) and c20 Common Scoter all west early morning. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 2 Mute Swan plus 4 young, 65+ Mallard including young, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Coot, 3+ Black-headed Gull and 40+ Herring Gull. (D Chaney)

Penryn River: 38 Black-headed Gull including 2 juvs, 16 Curlew and 6 Redshank. (D Chaney)

MJS