Saturday 13 April 2013

Saturday 13 April 2013

Late News 02/04 Camel Estuary: For further information on the Osprey photographed by Dave Thomas, click here.
Osprey Camel Cornwall 2413 DaveThomas
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 1 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 18 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, c50 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Stonechat, 1 Willow Warbler, c8 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 2 Otters. (D Parker & P St Pierre)
Newlyn: 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 sum plum Slavonian Grebe, 100+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Common Scoter, 5 Sandwich Tern and c20 commic tern (possibly Arctic). (L Proctor)
Newlyn Coombe: Collared Dove fledgling in a private garden. (B Dodd)
Helston: Female Mallard with 13 ducklings on the boating lake. (B Dodd)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 23 Mallard, 3 Call Duck, 1 Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, c140 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c20 Swallow, c8 Sand Martin, 1 Willow Warbler and c6 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)
St Ives: 30+ Swallows, at least 1 Sand Martin, 1 Wheatear and 2 probable Arctic Terns feeding in the bay. (C Ellis)
Penzance: 1 m Eider W of Jubilee Pool and 6 Purple Sandpiper E of the pool. (D Jenkins)