Tuesday 29 May 2012

Tuesday 29 May 2012

Late News 25/5 Tregirls beach, Padstow: 6 Sanderling in summer plumage feeding on the strandline. (D Thomas)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan (brood of 6 cygnets), 2 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 11 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 9 Mallard (plus 4 well grown ducklings), drake Shoveler, 4 Moorhen (plus a brood of 5), 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, 1 Whitethroat, Swallows, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 5 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & W Renshaw)

Marazion: 2 Whimbrel, 19 Sanderling, 35 Dunlin and 3 Turnstone on the beach also 6 Razorbill offshore. (D Parker)
Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Sedge Warbler bearing BTO ring ending 68, moulting drake Garganey, female Common Pochard and 2 Lapwing. (C Selway)

Kenidjack: Iberian Chiffchaff still in the tree tops by the engine shed. (R Menari) Also Hawfinch briefly.
Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 79 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag Goose, 6 hybrid geese, 28 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 2 Moorhen, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 8 Willow Warbler and a recently fledged family of Wren. (D Parker)

Bowithick, near Davidstow: 2 male Redstarts, 3 Spotted Flycatchers and 1 Cuckoo calling in the distance. (H Kendall)
Padstow: Spotted Flycatcher on fence of park and ride next to Tesco at 08:00. (P Barlow)
Boskednan: 2 Cuckoos together this afternoon at Ding Dong. (R Farnes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Redshank and 5 Shelduck ducklings (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Porth Reservoir: Osprey still this morning.