Monday 13 August 2012

Monday 13 August 2012

Late News 2/01/12 Devoran: A colour-ringed Black-tailed Godwit reported at this site was originally trapped as an adult female at Siglufjordur, N Iceland on 15/07/10 and then reported from Killingholme, Lincolnshire from 31/07/10 to 12/10/10. (B Mellow)

Late News 31/07 Black Head, Lizard: 1 Balearic Shearwater in the morning and 1 Sooty Shearwater in the afternoon. (C Auld)

Late News 1/08 St Ives: 4 Med Gulls. (C Auld)

Late News 1/08 Black Head, Lizard: 1 Sooty Shearwater. (C Auld)

Late News 2/08 Lizard: 2-3 Nightjar heard. Also an unfamiliar call, possibly Long-eared Owl? (C Auld)

Late News 3/08 Coverack: 1 Med Gull. (C Auld)

Late News 4/08 Lizard Point: 5 Chough, c200 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Bonxie between 06:30 & 08:00. (C Auld)

Late News 5/08 Black Head, Lizard: c175 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Bonxie between 06:20 & 07:50. (C Auld)

Late News 5/08 Sennen Cove: 1+ Common Sandpiper heard, 2 Chough over and 1 Med Gull. (C Auld)

Late News 9/08 Kynance Cove: 3 Chough Kynance Cove. (C Auld)

Late News 10/08 Port Isaac: 1s dark morph Eleanora’s Falcon. (Bird Forum)

Late News 11/08 Porthgwarra: 1s dark morph Eleanora’s Falcon photographed at Gwennap Head, further details here. (J Irvine & D Rogers)

Late News 12/08 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Spotted Crake also seen at c19:30, also 2 Snipe and 6 Little Egrets. (P St Pierre)

Late News 12/08 Porthgwarra: 1 Hobby over the dried up pool. (B Mellow)


Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 6 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 3 Mallard, 4 ad Moorhen plus 10 full grown young and 1 downy young, 1+ Water Rail, 18 Whimbrel over, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 57 Swallow going to roost, 1 Kingfisher, 2+ Reed Bunting, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker & P St Pierre)

Another photo of yesterdays Aquatic Warbler, per Mark Grantham.

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):1 Osprey still from 17:10 to 17:30 at least, also Peregrine and Common Sandpiper. (D Flumm & T Mills)

Osprey 12/8, Brian Mellow.

Penzance: 1 Eider off Chyandour still. (P St Pierre)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 16 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall, 3 Green Sandpiper, at least 4 Sedge Warbler and 4 Swift. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 3 Green Sandpiper and 1 Swift in the evening. (D Julian)

Carlyon Bay: Fin Whale beached at 14:30, more here. (N Climpson)

Truro: Possible Eleanora’s Falcon reported at midday. (A Griffin)

Nanquidno: 1 Pied Flycatcher still between Nanjulian Farm and the Mill.