Tuesday 17th June 2014

Late news 13/6 RSPB Scillonian Crossing, Penzance to Wolf: 38 Manx Shearwater, 39 Gannet, 5 Whimbrel, 5 Fulmar, 9 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 3 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 45 Herring Gull, 30 Great backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Swallow, 3+ Harbour Porpoise plus big numbers of large Barrel Jellyfish between Penzance and Mousehole. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news 13/6 RSPB Scillonian Crossing, Wolf to Penzance: 11 Manx Shearwater, 109 Gannet, 8 Fulmar, 50 Herring Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Guillemot, 8 Kittiwake plus Barrel Jellyfish again. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news 15/6 Land’s End: 5 Red Kite and 50 Common Swift. (P St Pierre)

Late news 16/6 Helston Sewage Works to Lower Nansloe Farm: 4 young Chiffchaff being fed by two adults, 2 young Robin, 3 singing Blackcap, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Jay and 3 more young Robins with adult by sewage works. (D King)

Late news 16/6 St Erth Railway Station: Male & female Bullfinch, 1 Blackcap, 1 Greenfinch & several Swallow. At least one recently hatched Herring Gull chick on railway building near signalbox & other Herring Gull nests nearby. (D King)

Sancreed: 1 Cuckoo. (DS Flumm)

Marazion Beach: 14 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher on the beach and 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker, DS Flumm)

Porth Kidney Sand Dunes RSPB: 1 Nuthatch flew over – the first record. (DS Flumm)

Porthgwarra: Red-veined Darter at pool by dividing wall.(DS Flumm) 

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 11 Mallard, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Moorhen, 1  Green Woodpecker, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. Also 3 Otters on Longrock Pool at dusk. (DK Parker)


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