Monday 12 August 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 10 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Green Sandpiper, c25 Swallow, 1 Swift, 1 Whitethroat, 3+ Reed Bunting and 2 juv Stonechat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Colliford/Loveny Reserve: 9 Canada Geese, 2 Moorhens, 1 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Herons, 2 Cormorants, c25 Swallows and Mallards including 3 sets of ducklings. (L Small photo)

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Stithians Reservoir, Stuart Hutchings hide: 2 Common Sandpiper, 7 Curlew, 2 Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv, 5 Raven (over) plus 2 more Common Sandpiper feeding below the dam wall. (J St Ledger)

Porthgwarra: 4 Balearic Shearwater and 3 Sooty Shearwater past this morning (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gorrangorras: c30 Redshank, 1 Turnstone, 6 Greenshank, 29 Curlew and 3 Oystercatcher (D Chaney)

St Ives, Carn Naun Point: 4+ Raven, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kestrel, 1 Curlew and 15 Shag including 1 very white juvenile of possibly the Mediterranean (desmerestii) subspecies, but distant. (R Phillips & T Mills photos)

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