Wednesday 31 July 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 8 Moorhen and 3 young, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, c20 Swallow 5 Goldfinch inc 2 juvenile, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting  plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, L Proctor & T Mills)

Marazion: 21 Ringed Plover, 8 Turnstone, 7 Sanderling and 3 Dunlin on the beach and 1 Sandwich Tern  and 12 Black-headed Gull offshore. (D Parker & T Mills)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 5 Mute Swan, 152 Canada Geese plus 2 young, 5 Greylag, 11 hybrid geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 3 Call Duck, 51 Mallard plus 3 ducklings, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Great Crested Grebe plus 4 young, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant and 6 Green Sandpiper. (D Parker)

Cot Valley: juvenile Cuckoo feeding on caterpillars in fields near Little Hendra which appears to be radio tagged on its back. (J Hawkey & K Dalzeil)

Pentire Head and The Rumps: 5 Blackbird,1 Buzzard, c50 Carrion Crow, c30 Cormorant, 10 Fulmar, 12 Gannet, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, c50 Herring Gull, 20 House Sparrow, 5 Kestrel, 10 Linnet, 2 Magpie, 20 Manx Shearwater, 30 Oystercatcher, 1 Raven, 6 Rock Pipit, c50 Rook, 25 Shag, 6 Skylark, c100 Starling, c30 Swallow, 2 Whitethroat and 10 Wood Pigeon (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per C Travis)

Porthgwarra: 1 Fea’s Petrel, 20 Great Shearwater, 3 Cory’s Shearwater, 22 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater and 6 Storm Petrel (M Ahmad, M Elliott, C Moore et al.)

Lizard Point: 3 Balearic Shearwater

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