Sunday 13 May 2012

Sunday 13 May 2012

Late News Ringing recoveries from France: Storm Petrel trapped at Porthgwarra on 3/7/11, retrapped at Banneg, Le Conquet, Finisterre on 6/8/11. (34 days later and 199Km away)
Storm Petrel trapped at Porthgwarra on 4/7/11, retrapped at Banneg, Le Conquet, Finisterre on 6/8/11, and then killed by a cat on 26/8/11 at Ile Molene, Finisterre.
Sedge Warbler trapped at Marazion on 1/8/11, retrapped at Sandouville, Seine Maritime on 16/8/11 (15 days later and 422Km away)
Sedge Warbler trapped at Marazion on 19/8/11, retrapped at St Philbert de Grand Lieu, Loire Atlantique on 5/9/11. (17 days later and 446Km away)
Late News 12/5 Bosistow Lane: Spotted Flycatcher. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Late News 12/5 Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Firecrest, 9 Whimbrel and 40+ Wheatear. (T Durie)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 11 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese (plus 3 goslings), 3 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, drake Shoveler, 1 Coot, 8 Moorhen, 10+ Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 20+ Swift, c50 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 4 male & 1 fem Wheatear, 1 Chiffchaff, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)
Marazion: 12 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 21 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher and 1 fem Wheatear. (D Parker) Also 2 Great Northern Divers offshore.
Land’s End: Male Woodchat east of the cycle track by Trinity Loop at 08:30. (L Proctor et al.) 14 Red Kites over the coastguard cottages at 12:15. (L Proctor)

Woodchat at Land’s End, B Mellow.

Cot Valley: 3 Red Kites circling at 11:30. (per C De Ruyck)
Clapper Marshes: Male Pintail, Gadwall and Wigeon this morning. (D Julian)
Wadebridge: A Red Kite high over Wadebridge towards Padstow at 11:10. (C Selway)
Truro: 1 Red Kite flying West over Bosvean Gardens, harassed by a Herring Gull and a Crow. (D Jenkins)
Sennen: c20 Red kites over Brew Pool. (B Mellow)

Colliford Lake: 1 Whitethroat and 1 Cuckoo from the dam. 1 Barnacle Goose, 3 Stonechats, 1 Cuckoo and 4 Great Crested Grebe in the Loveny Reserve. (R Mudge)
Maer Lake, Bude: 1 Greylag Goose and 1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)
Windmill Farm:2 Cuckoo, 7 Wheatear, 3 Grasshopper Warbler (2 seen together), 8+ Blackcap, 11 singing Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed warbler and 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Wright)
Victoria, Roche: 1 Red Kite over. (Derek Dennis)

Falmouth, Swanpool NR: 4 Reed Warbler, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Jay. (J St Ledger)

Hayle: 8 Red Kites over Ventonleague today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Porthgwarra: 9 Red Kites over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
St Just: 5 Red Kites over at 12:00.
Trevilley: Woodchat in gorse on NE side of farm access track in field with owl box.
Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill this evening.