Monday 7th July 2014

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


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)


Swallow, D Mays


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)


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)




Peacock butterfly


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)

RMudge_Scoter1_070714 Common Scoter RMudge_Scoter2_070714 by Rod Mudge

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)