Saturday 6th August 2016

Saturday 6th August 2016

Late news, 5/8, Millpool/Trescowe Vicinity:  1 Yellowhammer (m singing), 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler (Full Sum Plum), 1 Chiffchaff (imm), 1 Silver-Washed Fritillary, 2 Peacock Butterfly, 1 Holly Blue Butterfly, 1 Magpie Moth(Typical Form), 1 Speckled Wood. (J Evans).

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Glossy Ibis this morning. (M Peacock)

MPeacock_GIbis_060816Glossy Ibis, Mark Peacock

Mount’s Bay (from Marazion at 8.30): 1 European Storm-petrel feeding about 1km south of the Mount, 100 Manx Shearwater circulating between Mount and Lamorna, 3 Sandwich Tern, at least 20 Common Dolphin in scattered groups and 1 Harbour Porpoise. (P Fraser)

Upper Tamar Lake: 1 Lapwing. (A Rowland)

Charlestown: 2 immature Blackcap and 1 juv Robin in garden also 1 Peregrine Falcon. (D Hastilow)

DHastilow_Robin_060816Juvenile Robin, David Hastilow

The Lizard, Hot Point: 60 Storm Petrel caught last night, including birds from Portland, Co Kerry and Channel Islands. More info on the West Cornwall Ringing Group blog: (M Grantham)

Mousehole:  c.10 Common Dolphin with calf, 2 Harbour Porpoise, c. 50 Shearwater (not sure of species,sorry), c. 70 Gannets (many imm) and 1 Blackcap (m). (J Evans).

Lamorna, Tater-du, seawatch 15.55 – 19.15: 1 Great Shearwater (18.58), 10 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater,  3 Storm Petrel, 1 Puffin, 14 Kittiwake and 1 Mediterranean Gull. (M.McKee & M.Walford)

Porthgwarra: 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 32 Balearic Shearwater, 16 Sooty Shearwater and c 20 Storm-petrel past.

Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel again at Boat Cove.

Devoran, Restronguet Creek: 1 Dalmatian Pelican back off Point Quay.

Nanjizal: 210 birds ringed this morning including 94 Sedge Warbler, 35 Whitethroat and 26 Willow Warbler. (K Wilson)

Longrock: 1 Roe Deer kid rushing to reunite with its twin.  (A James)

AJames_RoeDeer_060816Roe Deer, Alan James