Friday 12 July 2013

Late News 12/07 Penzance: 4 Mistle Thrush over Heamoor. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese and 1 gosling, 11 Mallard, 5 Moorhen and 3 young, 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Curlew over, 8 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, c10 Swift, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 14 Dunlin, 3 Sanderling, 2 ad and 2 2w Med Gull on the beach plus 3 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker)

Sancreed: Black Kite reported at 9.50am with 9 Crossbill over (Sennen Cove Birdwatching), then viewed looking west from Sancreed Beacon between 15:00 and 15:15. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Black Kite briefly in cut silage field to west of the reservoir bank at 15:30 before drifting off towards Newbridge, also 5 Green Sandpipers and a juv Grey Wagtail on the scrape. (B Dodd & I Webster)

The Mouls: 12 Puffin including 4 seen carrying fish into burrows, 1 pr Oystercatcher with one young about to fledge and 10 Common Dolphin offshore. (D Eva & S Taylor)

Falmouth Bay: 2+ 1s Little Gull, 21+ Med Gull, 2 ad Kittiwake, c100 Herring Gull,1 Sandwich Tern and 12 Manx Shearwater this morning. (D Chaney)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper this evening. (D Julian)

Treraven Farm: 4 Crossbill over this afternoon. (C Selway)

MJS