Saturday 31st August 2013

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mute Swan + 2 young, 194 Canada Geese, 13 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Teal, 2 Dabchick + 2 young, 1 Sparrowhawk and 3 Dunlin. (M Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Mallard,1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 7 Grey Heron, 2 Sparrowhawk, c15 Swallow and 5 Long-tailed Tit. (D Parker)

Marazion: 14 Whimbrel on the beach. (M Jones)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 6 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 6 Teal, 64 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 2 Muscovy Duck, 3 Call Duck, 4 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Greenshank, 12 Green Sandpiper, 45 Curlew, c20 Swallow, c10 House Martin, 2 Raven and 3 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Black Tern still. (A McKechnie)

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Cape Cornwall: Many Gannets past plus 1 Kestrel and 3 Chough. (S Maycock)

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Sancreed:  4 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Clouded Yellow. (D Flumm)

Gulval: 1 Tawny Owl heard calling this pm, also 1 Green Woodpecker, both at top of Tremenheere Sculpture Garden (T Mills)

Stithians Reservoir: 26 Teal, 25 Mallard, 4 Shoveler, 5 Tufted Duck, 14 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 20 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 12 Moorhen, 28 Coot, 6 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 3 Magpie, 1 Raven, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 5 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 1 Robin and 1 Chaffinch. (S Taylor)

Polzeath: 1 Wryneck again, plus 2 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 1 Whinchat, Goldfinch, Linnet, Kestrel and Robin. (W Delacour)

 

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Little Stint still at Copperhouse Creek plus 1 Osprey again.

MJS