Monday 9th July 2012

Monday 9th July 2012

Late News 04/07 Par: 2 Black-tailed Godwit on the beach pool. (St Austell Baywatch)

Late News 05/07 Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): The Great White Egret photographed by Colin Selway had been ringed as a nestling on 6/5/2009 at Besn’e, Loire Atlantique, France. Also observed 2-4/7/2011 at ria de Villaviciosa Spain, and from 6-8/6/2012 (at least) at Shapwick Heath NNR Somerset. (per C Selway)

Late News 07/07 Camel Estuary: 165 Curlew, 5 Whimbrel, 64 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit (possibly failed breeders due to the floods?), 10 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 5 Redshank, 5 Knot, 1 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 5 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern and Med Gull all from the CBWPS Burniere Hide. (B Mellow)


Late News 08/07 Porthgwarra: 1 Great Skua, 3 Puffin, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Common Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern, 20 Common Dolphin and 1 Sun Fish. (B Mellow)

Late News 08/07 St Agnes Head: Puffin seen from a kayak. (per R Hooper)

Late News 08/07 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 sum plum Knot on Ryan’s Field still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 08/07 South Treveneague: Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Siskin. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 2 Canada Geese, 13 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, pair Bullfinch, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 2 Med Gull (ad & 1s) flew west, 9 Turnstone, 1 sum plum Sanderling, ad Carrion Crow plus 2 young and 3 Pied Wagtail plus 3 young on the beach, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 20+ Common Dolphin offshore. (D Parker)

Truro: M Siskin in a private garden again. (D Jenkins)

Penzance: 7 Med Gulls and 15+ Black-headed Gulls on Eastern Green beach. (P St Pierre)

Long Rock: 15 Curlew and 2 Sandwich Terns. (P St Pierre)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 20 Redshank, 16 Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 1 Oystercatcher and 2 Linnet. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Eurasian Teal, 2 Lapwing, fem Gadwall, 4 Grey Heron and 1 Water Rail, all despite heavy disturbance from dogs. (C Selway)

Par: Sum plum Black-tailed Godwit on the beach pool. (St Austell Baywatch)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): Female Honey Buzzard flew over at 09:00.

Bude: Green Sandpiper on the river by the rugby club.

Torpoint: 12 Med Gulls (9ad, 2s & 2 1s) from Chapeldown Road early afternoon.