Wednesday 9th July 2014

Apologies from the News page team, we all had internet access problems last night; one, no access as on a business trip to New York; second, no access as camping in North Norfolk and the third, no access because the internet provider failed. So we have two days worth today.

Late news, 8/7, Drift Reservoir: 1 Bar-headed Goose, 18 Greylag plus many Canada Geese. (R Farnes)

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Bar-headed Goose

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by Rod Farnes

Late news, 8/7, Falmouth: 2 pairs of Swifts feeding young under eaves of house opposite Gyllyngvase Beach. (J St Ledger)

Late news, 8/7, Gwennap Sewage Works: 9 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 ad Green Sandpiper all ringed. (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20+ Mediterranean Gull, 4 ad s/p Dunlin, 1 juv Ringed Plover and 1 ad Greenshank. (J Hawkey)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 1 Blackbird, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Chiffchaff, 25   Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 10 Fulmar, c50 Gannet, 12 Goldfinch, 30 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 50 Guillemot, c100 Herring Gull, 2 House Martin, 12 House Sparrow, 3 Jackdaw, 4 Kestrel, 35 Kittiwake, 30 Linnet, 2 Magpie, 25 Manx Shearwater, 8 Oystercatcher, 5 Pied Wagtail, 3 Puffin, 30 Razorbill, 10 Rock Pipit, c100 Rook, 1 Sand Martin, 25 Shag, 12 Skylark, 10 Starling, 5 Stonechat, c100 Swallow, 10 Whitethroat, 4 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

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