The Cormorant was ringed as a nestling by G Debout at Ile de Terre, Iles Saint-Marcouf, Normandy, France on 24-5-15 and seen by C Selway on 2-12-15 in the mouth of the Camel Estuary. This is apparently only the second none British ringed Cormorant recorded in Cornwall.
A breeding resident, passage migrant and winter visitor. Small colonies can be found on Gulland and Mouls Islands. Colour ringed Great Cormorant from France on the Camel Estuary.
Amble Marshes; 1 Short-eared Owl over Middle Amble. Clapper Marshes; 27 Wigeon, 16 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Goldeneye, 2 Little Egret, 10 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 4 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 6 Black-headed Gull, 62 Herring Gull flew north, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 32 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow,… Continue reading 4th December 2015 Sightings