Thursday 08 August 2013

Thursday 08 August 2013

Late news yesterday, Hell’s Mouth: 1 Kestrel, seemed to be catching moths (R Farnes photo)

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Late news yesterday, Wadebridge: 2 Whimbrel over Royal Showground (D Parker)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Woodpecker, 40 Goldfinches and 1 Clouded Yellow butterfly. 16 birds ringed this morning (all new): 6 Reed, 5 Sedge & 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Flumm)
Gulval, Penzance: 40 Swift (D Flumm)
Gunwalloe: 500-700 Swallows left roost this morning, also 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel (M Grantham)
Devoran and River Kennall: 10 Common Sandpiper, 7 Whimbrel, 100+ Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 100+ Redshank, 8 Dunlin, 49 Oystercatcher and 1 Kingfisher. (J StLedger)
Gorrangorras: 3 Little Egret c35 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Turnstone, 1 Common Sandpiper (D Chaney)
Pendennis Point: c300/hr Manx Shearwater, 3 Oystercatcher and 1 Grey Seal (D Chaney)
Walmsley Sanctuary: 196 Canada Geese, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, c30 Swallow, 2 House Martin and 6 Stock Dove (D Parker)
Lizard Point: 2 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Sooty Shearwater
Porthgwarra: 2 Balearic Shearwater.
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