Tuesday 27th 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 26/08 Marazion Marsh: juv Citrine Wagtail reported 11:10 – 11:20 and again 15:25 – 15:30. (B Rankine)

Late news 26/08 Fowey: 1 Golden Oriole near Tywardreath in trees by entrance to Trenython Manor Hotel.

Late news 26/08 Mousehole: 5 Balearic Shearwater and 1 1w Yellow-legged Gull past.

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper, c35 Ringed Plover, 4 Golden Plover including one colour-ringed individual, c15 Dunlin, 1 Curlew, 1 Peregrine, c60 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Wheatear. (A Langdon – photos BBS, T Mills – photo BBS in flight, P Stidwill – others, M Spicer)

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Predannack: 9+ Ringed Plover, 1 Wryneck (thought to be a different bird to yesterdays at Predannack Head), 1 Redstart and 3 Whinchat. (A Pay)

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Marazion: 1 Osprey north over Hogus Rocks at 12:15. (P Fraser)

Carnsew Basin: 1 Osprey at 13:40. (S Maycock)

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Dinham Flats: 1 Osprey this afternoon.

Devoran: 100+ Curlew, 23 Greenshank, 60+ Redshank, 7 Dunlin, 9 Black-tailed Godwit and 19 Mute Swan from the quay this morning. (B Toms)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 3 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 6 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, c15 Swallow, 2 juv Stonechat, 1 Wheatear and 1 Whitethroat plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Med Gulls (3 ad & 2 juv), 22 Oystercatcher, 19 Redshank, 17 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Sandpiper over the high tide. (D Parker)

Mount’s Bay: 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Med Gull and 2 Ringed plover from Chyandour Cliff. (D Flumm)

Tresemple Pool: 12 Greenshank, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Common Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher and 60 Redshank. (D Eva)

Padstow: 52 Sandwich Tern and 65 Med Gull. (D Julian)

Tregirls Beach: 1 Common Tern and 5 Sandwich Tern. (D Julian)

Rame: 3 Wheatear and 6 Yellow Wagtail near the coastguard station. (M Beer)

Penlee Battery: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Redstart, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wheatear and 6 Whitethroat. (M Beer)

Porthgwarra: 2+ Whinchat on the moor plus 1 Golden plover and 1 Whinchat over. (P Taylor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 800 Canada Goose and 1 Garganey. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 12 Swallow, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 13 Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Cormorant, 2 Snipe, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Blue Tit, 10 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Robin, 2 Siskin, 8 Woodpigeon, 3 Wren, 2 Magpie, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Jackdaw, 5 Collared Dove, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Carrion Crow.

Dennis Cove: 1 Herring Gull, 64 Mallard, 12 Mallard hybrid, 4 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 20 House Sparrow, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Swallow and 2 Robin. (D Julian)

Dinham area: 9 Greenshank, 22 Little Egret, 16 Mute Swan, 294 Curlew, 29 Oystercatcher, 31 Herring Gull, 240 Black-headed Gull, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Cormorant, 4 Canada Goose, 3 Redshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 6 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Egloshayle area: 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mallard, 2 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3 Canada Goose. (D Julian)

Hals’ Grave: 1 Yellowhammer and 1 Raven. (D Julian)

Hawker’s Cove: 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Magpie, 10 Swallow, 4 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Dunnock, 18 Starling, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Whitethroat, 16 House Sparrow, 2 Blue Tit and 4 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Little Petherick: 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 6 Woodpigeon, 12 Jackdaw and 4 Swallow. (D Julian)

Little Petherick Creek: 84 Black-headed Gull, 12 Little Egret, 32 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Carrion Crow, 6 Curlew, 1 Mute Swan and10 Mediterranean Gull. (D Julian)

Old Town Cove: 26 Little Egret, 9 Heron, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Herring Gull, 30 Black-headed Gull, 217 Oystercatcher, 13 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 37 Curlew, 2 Cormorant, 1 Sandwich Tern, 10 Carrion Crow, 3 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 1 Kestrel, 2 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 60 Rook and 1 Bullfinch. (D Julian)

Padstow area: 414 Herring Gull, 24 Great Black-backed Gull, 110 Black-headed Gull, 52 Sandwich Tern, 65 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Cormorant, 4 Heron, 4 Shag, 26 Oystercatcher, 4 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 2 carrion Crow, 5 Goldfinch, 4 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw. (D Julian)

Pinkson Creek: 10 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 20 Rook, 7 Carrion Crow and 1 Wren. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Whinchat. (C Selway)

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Trebetherick area: 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 14 Shag and 4 Oystercatcher. (D Julian)

Tregonce: 5 Swallow, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Woodpigeon, 280 Rook, 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Wren and 8 House Sparrow. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadow: 287 Black-headed Gull, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Redshank, 42 Mallard, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Canada Goose, 30 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Swallow, 22 House Sparrow, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 2 Starling, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Wren, 2 Goldfinch and 2 Siskin. (D Julian)

Trevelver area: 6 Cormorant, 2 Heron, 13 Little Egret, 1 Osprey, 35 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 44 Oystercatcher, 31 Curlew, 114 Herring Gull, 345 Black-headed Gull and 4 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Wadebridge area: 39 Redshank, 6 Mute Swan, 14 Mallard, 2 Common Sandpiper, 181 Black-headed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 182 Herring Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 6 Carrion Crow. (D Julian)

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