Monday 25th July 2016

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Saltings: 1s Spoonbill, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank and 13 Redshank. Ryan’s Field: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Kingfisher, 10 (8 ad, 2 imm) Mediterranean Gull and 4 juv Oystercatcher. (R Veal) Also 1 Little Egret eating a rat. (P Maddern) Copperhouse Creek: 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin and 3 ad Mediterranean Gull. (M Bishop)

PMaddern_LEgret_250716Little Egret, Peter Maddern

Pendeen, 08.45 – 10.00: 4 Whimbrel, 2 Arctic Skua, 2 Razorbill, 1,000+ Manx Shearwater, Fulmars and Kittiwake, also 1 Ocean Sunfish. ( B Toms + M Curtis)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Marsh Tit (one on the car park feeders), 3 Great Crested Grebe and one just fledged, 3 Greenfinch, 2 Nuthatch and 2 Tufted Duck. (R Mudge)

Marazion Beach: 19 Sanderling (2 sum plum), 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew and 6 Mediterranean Gull (4ad, 2 2s) on the beach and 3 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker,R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan plus 2+ cygnets, 3 Canada Geese, 23 Mallard, 6 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 3 Buzzard, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 3 Sand Martin, c100 Swallow, 2 Stonechat plus 2 newly fledged young, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker)

Penzance, Promenade: 2 Mute Swan on the sea. Off Tolcarne Beach: 1 Mute Swan with 3 cygnets. (T Mills)

Nanjizal: 64 Sedge Warbler, 24 Willow Warbler, 6 Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler and 1 adult Marsh Warbler all ringed. (KA Wilson)

Falmouth town: 2 Jay in my garden. (E Tackley)

Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican still present.

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