Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Late news, 21/7, Wadebridge: 1 Wood Sandpiper flew over late evening. (D Julian)

Sancreed: 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary, Rock beach: 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull. (P Rowse)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 7 Mallard, 1 Teal, 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 ad Moorhen with 8 young, 6 Buzzard, c15 Swallow, c30 Swift (drifting west), 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Stonechat, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker & DS Flumm)

The Lizard, village: 1 m Siskin in private garden. (S Pilbeam)

Maer Lake: 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin and 1 juv Stonechat. (R Doble)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper and 3 Snipe. (R Doble)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: distant manx sheatwaters and gannets west. Castle Beach: 1 Grey Heron, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Kingfisher. Swanpool Point: 52 Mediterranean Gull including c.25% juvs, 60 Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Redshank including 1 juv and 2 Whimbrel, plus c10 Bottlenose Dolphins out in the bay. (D Chaney & J St Ledger)

Marazion: Pair of Bullfinch. (DK Parker)
 
Penzance: African Grey Parrot on lamp post by Tescos roundabout. (DK Parker)

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