Thursday 25 July 2013

Late news 22/7, off Falmouth: Probable Wilson’s Petrel at sea (per P Bowerman, N Bleaken photo)

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Late news yesterday, Scillonian crossing: 2 Cory’s Shearwater (P Semmens photo)

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Drift Reservoir (members only): 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe and1 Kingfisher (C Moore)

Ladock Wood: 2 Crossbill, 6 Siskin, 2 Treecreeper and 1 Marsh Tit (D Eva)

Devoran Quay: 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 55+ Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 14 Dunlin, 32 Oystercatcher and100+ Curlew, at high tide this morning. (J St Ledger)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 13 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 8 Moorhen and 4 young, 9 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 3 Sum Plum Black-tailed Godwit, 3+ Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, c10 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 juv Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warblers plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. Also c20 Crossbills commuting between the pines by Cheshire Homes and the pines by the boardwalk over the railway, apparently coming down to drink by the benches along Red River. (D Parker, M & J Spicer, A McKechnie photo, R Farnes photos)

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Marazion: 6 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover and 3 Turnstone plus 2 2s Med Gull on the beach. (D Parker)

St. Ives: 1 Balearic Shearwater past this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River:  5 Greenshank and 22 Redshank at high tide c.6:30pm (D Chaney)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 238 Manx Shearwater 238, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Fulmar,1 Kittiwake, 5 Auk sp. and 1 Mediterranean Gull this evening -seawatch 6:50 -7:50pm, all west (D Chaney)

Pentire Point and The Rumps: 2 Blackbird, 2 Black Headed Gull, 3 Buzzard, 6 Carrion Crow, c30 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 2 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Guillemot, c25 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 4 Kestrel, c30 Linnet, 1 Magpie, 6 Oystercatcher , 2 Peregrine, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Puffin, 4 Raven, 1 Robin, 6 Rock Pipit, 10 Rook, 25 Shag, 4 Skylark, 1 Stonechat, c30 Swallow, 3 Whitethroat and 6 Woodpigeon (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

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