Wednesday 14 August 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 1+ Cormorant, 11 Moorhen, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine over, c10 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 juv Stonechat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: c45 Ringed Plover, c20 Dunlin, 6 Sanderling and 8 Turnstone on the beach. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 1 Fea’s Petrel, 2 Cory’s Shearwater, 6 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Balearic Shearwater, 7 Storm Petrel, 7 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua (pale phase ad) and 2 Chough, also at least 3 Basking Shark (P Woollen & L Harman)

Fowey Estuary north of Golant:  c30-40 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron and 2 Kingfisher. (L Small)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, c325 Canada Geese, c50 Carrion Crow, 2 Chaffinch, 6 Collared Dove, 4 Gadwall, 1 Garganey(f), 2 Grey Heron, 12 Goldfinch, 1 Great Tit, c25 Herring Gull, c20 House Martin, 4 Jackdaw, 12 Linnet, 1 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe, c50 Mallard, 3 Magpie, 6 Moorhen, 1 Peregrine, 1 Pheasant (m), 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Rook, 12 Sand Martin,1 Sedge Warbler,6 Stock Dove, c50 Swallow, 4 Teal and c30 Wood Pigeon. (Martin Cutland Walk, but due to poor weather today on the Rumps we decided to go to Walmsley Bird Hide instead, C Travis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 7 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and1  Clouded Yellow Butterfly (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Sennen: 3 Whimbrel in fields behind Mayon Farm (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

 tdm