Wednesday 06 June 2012

Late News 05/6 Lizard: Turtle Dove just north of the village in the afternoon. (T Blunden)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 8 Mallard (plus 2 well developed ducklings), drake Shoveler, 4 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, 1 Swallow, 5 Goldfinch, 4 Linnet, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warbler and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: Several Reed Warblers this afternoon. Please note this is a sensitive ringing site and area, park only in the NT car park at SW 659208 and view from here or the beach road. DO NOT enter the golf course or the surrounding farmland. (R Farnes) Great Reed Warbler still singing intermittently in the reed bed, showed briefly but well at 19:00. (D Eva)

Reed Warbler, R Farnes.

Truro: A Hobby over Truro at 20:30. (D Eva)

Devoran: Gannet fishing in Devoran Creek at high tide. (M Dunford)

Penzance: 4 Purple Sandpipers at Battery Rocks today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack:Iberian Chiffchaff still in the copse by the engine shed.

Iberian Chiffchaff, Tony Mills.

Tuesday 05 June 2012

Late News 04/6 Godrevy Point: 2 Linnets, Rock Pipit and shag also 4+ Seals including 2 pups. (P & L Teagle)Late News 04/6 Truro: 1 m Siskin in a private garden this morning. (D Jenkins)Late News 04/6 Plain an Gwarry: Yellowhammer and m Blackcap (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Mount’s Bay: 1 pale phase Arctic Skua, 3 Great Northern Divers and 18 Manx Shearwaters off Sandy Cove, Newlyn. (L Proctor)

Marazion: 2 adult and 1 recently fledged Goldfinch. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 17 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan (looks like 5 cygnets now), 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling, 15 Mallard, drake Shoveler, 3 Moorhen, 2 Reed Bunting, c20 Swift, 7 Swallow, 2 House Martin, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: (05:50 – 08:20, but with substantial ‘rain’ breaks) 90+ Gannet, 220+ Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Skua all flying east, 3 Guillemot flying west plus 2 Fulmar, 1 Whimbrel and 3 Linnet. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth: 105+ Herring Gull and 1 GBB Gull. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Pair of Mute Swans with 1 cygnet still. (D Chaney)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 97 Canada Geese, 17 Greylag, 4 hybrid geese, 41 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 1 Moorhen, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Buzzard, c100 Swift, c30 House Martin, c15 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler and a recently fledged family of 3 Long-tailed Tit. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Female Gadwall with 7 ducklings, drake Garganey, female Common Pochard and 2 Lapwing. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Magpie, 28 Mallard, 1 male Wigeon, 1 Blue Tit, 14 Jackdaw, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Dunnock, 10 Rook, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Heron, 3 Swallow, 4 Goldfinch, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Carrion Crow and 2 Woodpigeon. (D. Julian)

Wadebridge: 11 Mallard, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan and 1 Whimbrel. (D. Julian)

Kenidjack:Iberian Chiffchaff still in the copse by the engine shed. (T Mills)

Botallack: Honey Buzzard over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: Great Reed Warbler still singing in the reed bed this morning but elusive, visible from the stone footbridge at SW 66092067. Please note this is a sensitive ringing site and area, park only in the NT car park at SW 659208 and view from here or the beach road. DO NOT enter the golf course or the surrounding farmland.

Monday 04 June 2012

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: Great Reed Warbler singing in the reed bed at 06:15 seen well but elusive, visible from the stone footbridge at SW 66092067. Also 2+ Cetti’s Warbler, 3+ Reed bunting, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 2 Mallard, 1 Sedge Warbler and 6+ Reed Warbler. Please note this is a sensitive ringing site and area, park only in the NT car park at SW 659208 and view from here or the beach road. DO NOT enter the golf course or the surrounding farmland. (S Kolodziejski, D Parker & S Bury) Seen briefly from the car park on a few occasions late afternoon. (D Julian)

Great Reed Warbler singing deep in cover. S Bury

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese plus 1 gosling (also 10 flew over heading west), 2 Greylag, 9 Mallard, drake Shoveler, 4 Moorhen (plus 1 young), 5 Reed Bunting, c30 Swift, 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 5 Cetti’s Warbler. Otter again on Long Rock Pool, watched eating eels. (D Parker, M Curtis & M Halliday)

Marazion: 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker, M Curtis & M Halliday)

Kenidjack:Iberian Chiffchaff still by the engine shed. (M Curtis & M Halliday)

Treskilling Downs: 1 Cuckoo calling today. (A Tonry)

St Jidgey: A Red Kite nearby this morning. (C Selway)

Wadebridge: A Red Kite over Coronation Park early evening. (C Selway)

Sunday 03 June 2012

Late News 02/6 Treraven Meadow: 1 male Lesser Whitethroat singing near the bird hide early evening. (D. Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 9 Mallard, drake Shoveler, 3 Moorhen, 1 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, c20 Swift, 2 Swallow, 3 House Martin, Reed Warblers and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Kenidjack:Iberian Chiffchaff still by the engine shed also 1 Tawny Owl flew into the copse. (L Proctor)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: Possible Great Reed Warbler reported singing in the reed bed this morning, it has been searched for since but not seen in deteriorating weather. Please note this is a sensitive ringing site and area, park only in the NT car park at SW 659208 and view from here or the beach road. DO NOT enter the golf course or the surrounding farmland. (T Griffiths)

Swanpool: 5 pairs Fulmars nesting, also 1 Kestrel over. (J St Ledger)

Truro: 1 m and 1 f Siskin in a private garden this morning. (D Jenkins)

Wadebridge: A singing Reed Warbler at NRA Pools, early this afternoon. (D Julian)