Thursday 27 September 2012

Thursday 27 September 2012

Late News 26/09 Camel Trail:  1 Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew, 4 Teal, 8 Mallard and 1 Little Egret. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)
Late News 26/09 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Yellow Wagtails roosting. (D Hallam)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 2+ Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 8 Mallard, 5 Teal, 7 ad Moorhen plus 3 juv, 1 Kestrel, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2  Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. Also Otter on Longrock Pool. (D Parker & S Maycock) Also Water Rail, ninth Belgian-ringed Water Rail in UK. There have been six previous foreign-ringed birds in Cornwall, all dead. Four from Germany and two from Netherlands. (Per M Grantham) 2 Spotted Crakes reported at 07:50.

Marazion: 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Turnstone, 5 Dunlin and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker)
Polgigga: Hooded Crow along Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace) Also Turtle Dove. (M Hallam)
St Levan: Firecrest and Spotted Flycatcher by the church. (I Webster)
Colliford Lake: Great White Egret seen at about 16:30. (P McKeogh)
Davidstow Airfield: 2 Curlew Sandpiper on main scrape near tower 07:50 and 1 Buff Breasted Sandpiper beside taxiway opposite entrance to tower at 09:30. (R Taylor) Also American Golden Plover flew over in the morning.


Treraven Meadow: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper 50m from hide along Camel Trail away from Wadebridge between 11:00 & 11:30. (R Taylor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Ruff and 12 Greenshank at high tide, 16:00. (R Taylor)
Coverack: Ringed adult winter Med Gull around the harbour area. (B Hawker)

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler by the engine shed.
Kingsmill: Lesser Yellowlegs from the 2nd hide at the China Fleet Country Club, Old Ferry Road at SX 427608.
St Ives: 2 Balearic Shearwaters, 4 Great Skuas and 1 Great Northern Diver.