Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Drift Reservoir (members only): c300 Canada Goose, 16 Greylag, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper, Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff. (M & T Hasdell)

Sancreed: Flock of 350 Swift and 250 Swallow  feeding on flying ants for >1hour west of Beacon before slowly drifting south west. (D Flumm)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 1 Buzzard, c50 Carrion Crow, 25 Cormorant, 6 Fulmar, 5 Gannet, 25 Goldfinch, 10 Great Black-backed Gull, c70 Herring Gull, 10 House Martin, 20 House Sparrow, 12 Jackdaw, 4 Kestrel, 50 Linnet, 1 Magpie, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 1 Razorbill, 20 Rock Pipit, c30 Rook, 20 Shag, 10 Skylark, 20 Starling, 15 Stonechat, c100 Swallow, 7 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 20 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The ‘Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk’, per C Travis)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher. (R Farnes)

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Kingfisher pictures

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by Rod Farnes

Windmill Farm: 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Snipe. (A Pay)

Rosudgeon: 1 Barn Owl carrying prey this evening. (I Webster)

Gillan Creek: 11 Common Sandpiper today, “since 10th of July I have regularly been having counts of between 5 and 8 common sandpiper in Gillan Creek”. (J Selby)

Marazion: 5 juv & 1 2w Med Gull offshore. (DK Parker)

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