Monday 20 August 2012

Monday 20 August 2012

Penzance: Eider again off Chyandour at 06:50. (L Proctor)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: Honey Buzzard drifted east over Marazion and settled in the pines behind the marsh at 07:15. (D Flumm) 7 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 1+ Cormorant, 11 Mallard, 4 ad Moorhen plus 8 full grown young and 1 downy young, 2 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, Sedge Warblers and Reed Warblers. (D Parker) Wood Sandpiper reported again.
Marazion: 9 Turnstone, 6 Ringed Plover and Redshank on the beach. (D Flumm)
Tresvennack: 2 Honey Buzzards just south east of Drift at 10:55 over heading south west. (B Field)
Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 2 Ruff, 15 Greenshank, 8 Green Sandpiper, 1 Lapwing, 29 Snipe, 13 Little Egret, 3 Gadwall and 41 Teal.
Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):Osprey in the north east arm again.

Osprey at Drift taken on 19/08, Bob Sharples.

Camel Estuary: 100+ Mediterranean Gull and Ringed Plover plus a Whinchat, 22 Sandwich Tern and 2 Common Tern. (C Selway)


Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 9+ Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 5 Ruff, 8+ Green Sandpiper, a juv Kingfisher and a Buzzard. (A Langdon)


Sennen Cove: Common Sandpiper in the cove plus 22 Curlew and a Whimbrel off the beach. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Lands End: 1 juv Red Backed Shrike again east of the dump, also 1 Pied Flycatcher.
Davidstow: 1 Wood Sandpiper again on the airfield by the control tower.
Maer Lake, Bude: 2 Little Stints.