Monday 26th May 2014

Late news, 25/5, Saltash: 1 Osprey over R Tamar being mobbed by gulls. (C Richards)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20 Dunlin. (S Turner)

St Erth:Barn Owl out hunting at 09:30 this morning – caught a rodent

Nansidwell Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver (photographed ‘foot shipping’ and was also heard calling), 2 Razorbill, also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Great Northern Diver Nansidwell 26th May 2014

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

Windmill Farm: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Swift, 1 Reed Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

The Mouls: 2 Oystercatcher on nests, 5 pairs of Cormorant nesting. (D Eva)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Gadwall and 1 Peregrine. (D Eva)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 13 Mallard with 3 young, 1 drake Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron plus at least 1 recently fledged young, 4 Moorhen, c15 Swallow, c20 House Martin, c40 Swift, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat with 3+ young, 1 Whitethroat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Bodmin Moor: 1 singing Tree Pipit, 1 Redstart, 10 Stock Dove, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Wheatear and 10 Linnet on western edge of the moor. (L Sampson)

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Tree Pipit, Lawrence Sampson

Longrock: 1 Roe Deer and Fox with 2 cubs. (A James)

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Photos, Alan James

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Marazion: 2 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Black-tailed Godwit on the beach and 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

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