Tuesday 19th July 2016

Tuesday 19th July 2016

Late news, 18/7, Probus: 1 Barn Owl in garden. (B Field)

The Lizard: Several Yellow-legged Gull including a couple of adults and 2-3 juveniles on the Point. There’s been a steady passage of YLG over the last couple of days. (T Blunden)

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Yellow-legged Gulls

TBlunden_YLG4_190716Tony Blunden

Rosudgeon: 1 Common Sandpiper, an unusual garden bird. (I Webster)

IWebster_ComSandpiper_190716Common Sandpiper, Ian Webster

St Erth: 1m Temminck’sTragopan, (an even more unusual garden bird, apparently it escaped from Paradise Park last week!) (MJ Spicer)

Siblyback Lake: 1 adult and 1 juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Shoveler. (M Beer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 pr Great Crested Grebe with 2 young, 3 further eggs had been predated by a Fox. (A James)

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Trelissick woodland walk: 2 Spotted Flycatcher, possibly feeding a second brood. Also 2 Nuthatch and 2 Bullfinch. (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 2 sum plum Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel and 2 Common Sandpiper. (P Freestone) Also 1 Spoonbill on the estuary again.

Bude: 21 Black-headed Gull, 1 Fulmar, 6+ Oystercatcher, 7 Wheatear, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Swallow, 1 Skylark and 1 Buzzard (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_Skylark_190716Skylark, Helen Wilkins PipitRock Pipit, Helen Wilkins

Helston, Boating Lake: 1 ringed Herring Gull, (left – green W:047, right – metal). (B Dodd)