Monday 7th July 2014

Late news, 16/6, Porthgwarra: 1 Shorelark photos submitted to support previous report. (P Dale)

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Shorelark, Peter Dale

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Late news, 6/7, Beach Cove: 1 Red Kite and 1 Kestrel. (C & B Travis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20 Mediterranean Gull (inc 9 summer ad; 11 – 1st summers moultng 2nd winters inc. one with green colour ring), 4 Common Sandpiper,  1 s/p Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey) Plus Copperhouse: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 10+ Redshank. Lelant Saltings: 15+ Mediterranean Gull, 1 sp Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, and 2 Greenshank. Ryan’s Field: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Reed Bunting and a Swallow nesting in the hide. (D Mays & S Turner)

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Swallow, D Mays

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Common Samndpipers, D Mays

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 7 Mediterranean Gull (6 adults, 1 juv),  3 Sandwich Tern and 1 Kestrel (female). (J St Ledger) Gorrangorras: 13 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 2 Herring Gull and 4 Redshank. (D Chaney)

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Mediterranean Gulls, John St. Ledger

 

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 17 Mallard, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Reed Bunting plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker) plus 1 Peacock butterfly and 1 pr Five-spot Burnet Moth. Longrock Pool: 1 Otter. (A James)

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Otter

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Peacock butterfly

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Five-spot Burnet Moth

Rosudgeon: 1 m Blackcap in garden, Trevean Lane. (E James)

Lower Tamar Lake: 23 Common Scoter, 3 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (R Mudge)

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Bude Marsh: 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen + 4 fledglings, 2 Linnet, 8 Swallow, 2 Swift and 1 Sedge Warbler. (R Mudge)

Walmsley Sanctuary: A second brood of Gadwall this summer with 3 small ducklings this morning.  (C Selway)

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Monday 16 June 2014

Late news 15/6 Towednack: 9 Red Kites hunting the fields including one wing tagged bird with a yellow flag with black no 43. (B Mellows – photos)

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Late news 15/6 Ventonleague: 1 Spoonbill over at 16:00

Late news 15/6 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field at 19:45. (per DS Flumm)

Redruth: 1 Red Kite at 10:30. (R Phillips)

Hayle: 1 Barn Owl on wires on A30. (D Mays)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1pr Oystercatcher plus 3 young, 22 Curlew and 1 Whimbrel on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer, D Mays)

Whimbrel                  Whimbrel – D Mays

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 2 Greylag with 3 goslings, 8 Mallard, 14 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Buzzard, 5 Moorhen, 1 Curlew (over calling), 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Raven over, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff and 5 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker, D Mays)

Marazion: 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 16 Sanderling and a 1s Med Gull on the beach plus 2 sum plum Great Northern Divers offshore. (DK Parker, D Mays) 

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Porthgwarra: 1 Shorelark reported.

MJS