Tuesday 09 July 2013

Late news 07/07 Looe: c30 Scoter west across Talland Bay. (E Mayhew)

Sancreed: 1 Black Kite over at 10:35 and again 19:00 – 19:10 (per M Ahmad & D Flumm)

Camelford: 1 Black Kite over at 11:55

The Lizard: 1 Black Kite over Lizard village at 15:00, drifting north. (T Blunden)

Maer Lake: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper, for second day.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1s Grey Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher, c40 Curlew and 1 ad Med Gull on Ryan’s Field. (B Pascoe, M & J Spicer). c50 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 11 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher and c50 Black-headed Gull including 6 juvs on Lelant Saltings. (M & J Spicer)

Falmouth: 8 Med Gulls and 14 Sandwich Terns on the rocks at Gyllyngvase Beach this morning. (J St  Ledger)

Med Gull and Sandwich Trens at Gylly Beach 9th July 2013

Triskillard: 1 pr Swift nesting at mine engine house plus 2 Stock Dove. (D Eva)

Lizard Downs: 1 Blue-headed Wagtail. (I Maclean)

Loveney:  100+ Canada Geese including two groups of goslings, several Mallards including one female with 4 ducklings,1  Greater Black-back Gull, 1 Coot, 2 young Swallow, 3 Great-crested Grebe and 1 Skylark. (L Small)

Warleggan: Family of 7 Yellowhammer, family of 6 Siskin plus 1 Sparrowhawk in the area.  (L Small)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  1 pr great-crested Grebe plus 4 young, 1 Green Sandpiper and many Willow warbler. (R Farnes)

Great Crested Grebe, Drift, Cornwall, 09-07-2013, R Farnes Great Crested Grebe young, Drift, Cornwall, 09-07-2013, R Farnes Willow Warbler, Drift, Cornwall, 09-07-2013, R Farnes

Wadebridge: 2 2s Med Gulls over this morning. (C Selway)

Chyandour, Penzance: 3 Sandwich Tern. (D Flumm)

MJS