Wednesday 17 July 2013

Late news 16/07 Lostwithiel: Escaped African Silverbill in garden in Kings St. (E Mayhew)

African Silverbill Lostwithiel Cornwall 160713 E Mayhew

Late news 16/07 Marble Cliffs to Middle Merope Island: 2 Corn Bunting, singing males, 20 Fulmar, approx. 200 Kittiwake on Marble Cliffs, many with chicks, 37 Herring Gull, 1 Guillemot, 4 Rock Pipit, 12 Jackdaw and 8 Linnet (M Scawen)

Corn Bunting Longcarrow Cove Cornwall 170713 M Scawen

Croft Pascoe Wood: 30 – 40 Crossbill (D Jenkins & R Farnes photo)

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 Helston: 1 Whooper Swan still present on boating lake (D Jenkins)

River Inney, St Clether: 3 Green Sandpiper. (C Cox)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Buzzard, 25 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, c30 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 4 Fulmar, 6 Gannet, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Guillemot, c50 Herring Gull, 2 House Martin, 12 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, c50 Linnet, 4 Magpie, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Puffin, 2 Raven, 1 Razorbill, 6 Rock Pipit, 5 Rook, 25 Shag, 15 Skylark, 4 Stonechat, c30 Swallow, 12 Whitethroat and 6 Wood Pigeon (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 12 Moorhen and 5 young, 7 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 2 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 juv Stonechat, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 14 Dunlin on the beach. (D Parker)

North Cliffs: Wryneck feeding on the coastal path this afternoon. (DG Barnes)

Par Beach Pool: 6 Dunlin again and a juvenile Little Ringed Plover this evening. (N Climpson)

Little Ringed Plover 1 Par Cornwall 170713 N Climpson Little Ringed Plover 2 Par Cornwall 170713 N Climpson

Sennen Cove: 1 Bonaparte’s Gull reported on Cowloe this morning.

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