Friday 02 August 2013

Late news 31/07 Marazion RSPB: 650 Swallow and Marazion Beach: 1 Common Gull, ad  (P St Pierre)

Late news 01/08 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Little Tern and 3 Mediterranean Gull (P St Pierre)

Late news 01/08 Porthgwarra: Fea’s Petrel reported west past Gwennap Head at 15:50.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 9 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 7 Moorhen and 2 young, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 3 Curlew over, 7 Swallow, 3 Swift, 1 juv Stonechat and 3 Reed Bunting  plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Marazion: 7 Ringed Plover, 9 Sanderling and 2 Dunlin on the beach. (D Parker)

Whitecross, Newquay: 7 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 2 Buzzard, 6 Blue Tit, 1 Blackbird feeding 3 young and 2 Yellowhammer. (D Thomas)

Park Head: 150+ Oystercatchers (chasing a young Peregrine, the most I’ve seen for years, they must have had a very successful breeding year), 1pr Stonechat with 3 young, 4 Goldfinch with 6 young, 3 Corn Bunting, 2 Kestrel and 12 Gannet. (D Thomas)

Truro: 1 juv Siskin and 3 ad Goldfinch on nyger feeder in private garden (D Jenkins)

St. Johns Lake, Torpoint: 10 Mediterranean Gull, mostly ad, but at least 1 1S and 1 2S, 18 Sandwich term (M Beer)

Devoran: 3 Mediterranean Gull, 10 Sandwich Tern (inc 3 juv), 9 Whimbrel, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 100+ Redshank, 23 Dunlin, 100+ Curlew, 15 Oystercatcher, 150+ Black-headed Gull, 4 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 12 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron and 25 Canada Goose. (J StLedger photos)

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Clapper Marshes: 1 Wood Sandpiper and 4 Green Sandpiper (D Julian)

Porthgwarra: 1 Black Kite over this morning, 2 Great Shearwater, 4 Cory’s Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater and 8 Balearic Shearwater

Bass Point: 1 Great Shearwater, 2 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Great Skua

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