Monday 26th August 2013

Possible disturbance at Walmsley Sanctuary on Wednesday 28 August.
EA contractors will be fitting a safety barrier to the main sluice below the tower hide from 09:00. This should not take too long but there may be disturbance until lunchtime.

Late news 25/08 Portlooe: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff singing in a private garden but not seen or heard today. (R Parslow) 

Late news 25/08 Falmouth: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 20 Manx Shearwater from AK Wildlife Cruise. (R Hollis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 13 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, c25 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Whitethroat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, R Farnes – photo)DC7E7239

Drift Reservoir (members only): 6 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 61 Mallard plus brood of 6 ducklings, 3 Call Duck, 3 Great Crested Grebe plus 3 young, 2 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen plus 3 young, 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 12 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 4 Common Sandpiper, 31 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, c30 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 2 Raven, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 adult Spoonbill till 20:00 at least, 24 Wigeon, 46 Teal and 5 Ringed Plover on Lelant Water late pm. (B Toms, M Spicer, D Parker)

Predannack Head: 1 Wryneck, 2 Spotted Flycatcher and a female Clouded Yellow of the race helice. (S Bury)

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Maer Lake: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. 

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 30 Ringed Plover and 100+ Pied Wagtail. (L Sampson – photo)

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Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper this morning plus 1 Marsh Harrier, 4 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin and many Snipe. (A Langdon)

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Windmill Farm: 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear, 7 Snipe, 9 Bullfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, a flock of over a 100 Swallows, House and Sand Martins this morning. (D Wright)

Gannel Estuary: 14 Dunlin, 4 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Greenshank. (M Lammas)

Falmouth: 1 Great Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 30 Manx Shearwaater, 6 Fulmar, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 10 Little Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern and 1c Med Gull from AK Wildlife Cruise. (R Hollis)

Porthgwarra:  2 Green Sandpiper at Trevean Pool, 1 Barn Owl, 3 Whinchat, 1 male Stonechat plus three young, 1 Kestrel and 1 Whitethroat. (H Bradshaw, S Maycock – photo)

sc1Stithians Reservoir: 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 5 Snipe, 7 Curlew, 4 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine Falcon and 1 Ruff over. (S Rogers, C Benton and J St Ledger) 

Upton Towans: 1 Spotted Flycatcher this afternoon. (P Smale)

Two Tree Estate: 1 Spotted Redshank over at 10:05. (C Selway)

Polgigga: Female Pheasant with 6 chicks. (D & M Parker)

Pendeen Watch: 12 Sooty Shearwater and 4 Balearic Shearwater past by 08:30.

Rame Head: 1 adult Sabine’s Gull past at 16:20.

Treraven Meadow: 1 Spotted Redshank and 2 Curlew Sandpiper. 

MJS