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December 17th 2012

Clapper Marshes; 6 Black-headed Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 38 Mallard, 7 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 5 Snipe, 3 Moorhen, 40 Canada Goose, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 4 Wigeon, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Buzzard, 1 Meadow Pipit, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Blackbird, 2 Magpie, 4 Blue Tit, 24 Jackdaw, 1 Great Tit, 4 Carrion Crow, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 20 Rook, 25 Starling, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Redwing, 4 Goldfinch. (D Julian)

Crugmeer; 220 Woodpigeon, 260 Rook, 180 Jackdaw, 55 Chaffinch, 30 Linnet, 2 Magpie, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 10 Skylark. (D Julian)

Dennis Cove; 10 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Jackdaw, 15 Woodpigeon, 3 Blackbird, 8 Goldfinch, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 15 House Sparrow, 2 Rook, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Dunnock. (D Julian)

Hawker’s Cove; 24 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Robin, 16 Starling, 1 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Lellizzick; 80 Linnet. (D Julian)

Little Petherick; 40 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 1 Robin, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Rook, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 1 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Little Petherick Creek; 5 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 5 Black-headed Gull, 6 Carrion Crow, 4 Moorhen, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Shelduck. (D Julian)

Padstow area; 165 Great Black-backed Gull, 77 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 191 Herring gull, 12 Turnstone, 2 Little Egret, 82 Cormorant, 6 Curlew, 10 Oystercatcher, 14 Shag, 10 mallard, 1 Redshank, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Heron, 15 Carrion Crow, 1 Greenshank, 2 Woodpigeon, 10 House Sparrow, 1 Robin, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Pied Wagtail. (D Julian)

Trebetherick area; 64 Great Black-backed Gull, 6 Cormorant, 17 Black-headed Gull, 2 Raven, 1 Common Gull, 109 Herring Gull, 4 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 26 Shag, 2 adult Mediterranean Gull  22 Oystercatcher. (D Julian)

Trevisker; 70 Woodpigeon. (D Julian)

Trevone Bay; 25 Herring Gull, 10 Oystercatcher, 1 Stonechat, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake. (D Julian)

Trewince; 2 Mallard flew northwest, 2 Stock Dove. (D Julian)

 

Large numbers of Herring along the north coast appears to be the reason for high numbers of Cormorants in the estuary at the moment with over 100 birds noted on Nov 30th (118) and Dec 9th (124).

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