Friday 7th August 2015

Late news 2/8 Stithians Reservoir: 1 juv Wood Sandpiper still. (B Dallas)

Late news 6/8 Marazion Marsh: 300 Swallow at dusk to roost. (P St Pierre)

Late news 6/8 Buttermilk Hill: 2 Wheatear, 25+ Whitethroat, 11 Willow Warbler, 5 Buzzard and 8 Raven. (V Stratton)

Late news 6/8 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Wood Sandpiper off the Old Quay House car park in the morning. (M Halliday)

Long Rock: 2 Med Gull, 1 ‘Commic’ Tern, c70 Ringed Plover, c50 Sanderling, c10 Dunlin and 3 Turnstone. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 47 Reed Warbler, 20 Sedge Warbler, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff and 6 Blue Tit ringed this morning. Also 5 Little Egret, 5 Stonechat (pr with three young), 1 Wheatear and 1f Adder seen. (DS Flumm)

Marazion Beach: 16 Ringed Plover, 15 Sanderling and 18 Dunlin. (DS Flumm)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 07:45. (JPR Spicer)

Hayle Estuary: 11 Med Gull (inc.6 on Ryan’s Field), 11 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin and 2 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey) Also 1 1s Ring-billed Gull still.

Porthkidney Beach: 26 Sanderling and 11 Ringed Plover. (J Hawkey)

Drift Reservoir (members only):  2 Mute Swan, 141 Canada Geese, 7 Greylag, 8 hybrid geese, 2 Muscovy Duck, 1 Shoveler, 48 Mallard, 1 ‘Call’ Duck, 3 Cormorant, 7 Great Crested Grebe (including 2 young), 4 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 10 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 1 Kingfisher and 1+ Wren, Comma and Fox. (DK Parker R Farnes – photos)

Thinks it's at the dentist, but where are the teath! Kingfisher!! Shoveler

 

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RSPB Wildlife Cruise, Penzance-Wolf: 4 Sandwich Tern, c600 Gannet, c350 Manx Shearwater, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Storm Petrel, 16 Fulmar, 3 Guillemot, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Kittiwake, 2 GBBG, 2 Common Swift, 1 Razorbill, 3 Bonxie, 3 Med Gull, 12 Common Dolphin, 8 Porpoise, 2+ Bottlenosed Dolphin. (P & H Taylor)

RSPB Wildlife Cruise, Wolf-St Mary’s: 3 Fulmar, 18 Gannet, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 13 Manx Shearwater, 15 GBBG, 4 Storm Petrel, 2 Bonxie, c10 Common Dolphin. (P & H Taylor)

St Ives: 1 Honey Buzzard over pursued by c35 Herring Gull. (V Stratton – photos)

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Siblyback Lake: 1 Black-necked Grebe and 1 White Wagtail. (D Julian)

MJS & DKP