Friday 25th July 2014

Friday 25th July 2014

Late news, 24/7, Portscatho: 15 Swift feeding. (B Toms)
Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 16 Mediterranean Gull (7 ad, 9 juv) and 2 Sandwich Tern (1 ad, 1 juv). (J St Ledger)


Sandwich Terns


by John St Ledger

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 5 cygnets, 8 Mallard, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Coot, 16 Moorhen, c20 Swallow, 1 Stonechat, 1 Mediterranean Gull over, plus Reed and Sedge Warblers. Also 2 Clouded Yellow butterflies. (D Flumm & DK Parker)
Porthgwarra: 1 leucistic Starling on wires at Roskestral Farm. 13 species of butterfly including 3 Clouded Yellows in off the sea. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel) Also 1 Cory’s Shearwater reported past.
The Lizard, Hot Point: 25 Storm Petrel caught. (West Cornwall Ringing Group, per M Grantham)
Bedruthan Steps: 1 Wheatear. (B Toms)
Breage, Wheal Fortune: 1 singing male Yellowhammer. (G Adams)
Scillonian Crossing: 2 Balearic Shearwater.
St Austell: 1 pair Roe Deer. (D Hastilow)

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