Thursday 24 May 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 3 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 5 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, Swallows, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: Just 1 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Sancreed Beacon: Red-legged Partridge this morning the first there in 18 years. (D Flumm)

Eastern Green: 5 Dunlin and 15 Sanderling. (D Flumm)

Wanson Mouth: 3 Whimbrel, 8 Oystercatcher, 3 Dunlin and 4 Common Sandpiper at 08:00. (R Mudge)

Tamar Lakes: 2 Green Sandpiper, 8 Great Crested Grebe (no evidence of breeding), 6 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 10+ Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs in moderate numbers, 2 male Reed Bunting, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Raven over, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Jay, 30+ Swallows and 1 Swift. (H Kendall)

Tremaine: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Grasshopper Warbler heard, 1 Garden Warbler, 5 Yellowhammer, 2 Linnet, 3 Skylark, 2 Canada Geese and 1 Mallard. (L Sampson)

Wadebridge: A Red Kite high over Wadebridge at 11:30. (C Selway)

Bartinney Downs: 1s male Montagu’s Harrier still present this morning. Also 4+ Cuckoo, 2 Stonechat and 1 Mallard. (D Parker & B Field)

Kennal Vale, Ponsanooth: 1 Dipper feeding young near river, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Jay and 4 Buzzard. (J St Ledger)

Gwithian Green: Red Kite over at 08:30 and 08:55.

Godrevy Towans: Red Kite over, probably same as above.

Chapel Carn Brea: Red Kite over at 11:45.

Wednesday 23 May 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan, Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 9 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 3 Moorhen (1 new brood of 4), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch, Swallows, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 6+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & W Renshaw) Also Otter again on Long Rock Pool 08:30-10:30 at least. (D Parker & A Mckechnie)

Marazion: 2 Grey Plover and 6 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 2 immature Spoonbill still, 2 Teal, 3 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Dunlin and 4 Grey Heron including one in breeding condition. (C Selway)

Dinham Flats: 10 Whimbrel, 9 Curlew, 3 Greenshank, 8 Dunlin and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: An immature male Montagu’s Harrier circled Trevean Pool at 13:00.

Bartinney: 2nd cal Montagu’s Harrier, 2 Cuckoos and 1 Wheatear this evening. (C Moore)

Rumps and Pentire Head: 4 Blackbird, 19 Carrion Crow, 22 Cormorant, 1 Cuckoo, 4 Dunnock, 11 Fulmar, 11 Gannet, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 27 Guillemot, 24 Herring Gull, 3 House Martin, 6 House Sparrow, 17 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, 2 Kittiwake, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Linnet, 6 Magpie, 1 Manx Shearwater, 13 Oystercatcher, 3 m Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Puffin, 2 Raven, 24 Razorbill, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 11 Rock Pipit, 3 Rook, 1 Sand Martin, 29 Shag, 11 Skylark, 15 Stonechat, 29 Swallow, 14 Wheatear, 12 Whitethroat, 17 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Redshank on Ryan’s Field. (J St Ledger)