Saturday 5th April 2014

Saturday 5th April 2014

Ringing result: A colour-ringed Mediterranean Gull photographed by Simon Maycock at Marazion on April 2nd was ringed 16/6/2012 as a pullus (nestling) in Germany (Pionierinsel Lühe / Landkreis Stade / Niedersachsen / Germany).

AKZN medgull ringSimon Maycock

Late news, 4/4 Connor Downs: 1 Cattle Egret
Windmill Farm: 1 m Marsh Harrier and 10 Willow Warbler. (D Wright)
Stithians Reservoir: 3 Goldeneye, 20 Tufted Duck and 5 Willow Warbler. (D Eva)
Mousehole: 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Maycock)

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Sandwich Terns, Simon Maycock

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Red-necked Grebe, 11 Sandwich Tern and 4 Linnet. (J St Ledger)
Penzance: 1 imm dr Surf Scoter again offshore today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Newmill valley: 2 Willow Warbler and 6 Chiffchaff. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Rosemullion Head: 1 Glaucous Gull.
Helford River: 1 Glossy Ibis.
Dinham Flats: 1 Iceland Gull, 1 Glaucous Gull and 1 Whooper Swan.
Zennor, Foage Valley:16 plus Chiffchaffs a large fall of these this morning and 4 Blackcaps singing. (Viv Stratton)
Ludgvan: flock of 70 plus Linnet.  (Viv Stratton)
Penbeagle Hill between St. Ives and Halsetown: 1 m Ring Ouzel. (Viv Stratton)