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    St Ives UK Kestrel

    Female Kestrel with a fair sized Rat - usual prey is voles
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    Bluefin Tuna St Ives bay UK

    A month ago we had an explosion of Tuna in the bay after the mackerel shoals
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    St Ives UK Whale

    what looks like a Humpback Whale in St Ives Bay - getting popular here we had a long staying Minke in December last year and in March another Humpback for a week
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    Puffin at St Ives

    Puffin from St Ives Island - the only live one I've ever seen here.
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    St Ives Cornwall UK Dolphins

    Resident Bottle-nose were out yesterday batting Flatfish in the air
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    St Ives Bay Baby Bottle-nose.

    Our pod of Bottle-nose Dolphins have been producing Calves and they are being shown around the Bay.
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    Humpback St Ives Cornwall

    Two Humpbacks in the bay Jan 2,3,4 & 5th January. No sightings for 3 days - 100's folk looking. Sat 9th (1:30pm) Whale seen blowing on the East side of the bay near a Mackerel boat - later appeared off Smeatons pier at St Ives (1:50pm) and tracked towards the NCI Lookout at the Island. No...
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    Dunlin invasion at St Ives

    I've been seeing a flock of 50 Dunlin at Bamaluz beach for a week, I assumed they were the Hayle birds on a day out as I'd seen them lift off to the east but they were actually relocating to Lambeth walk where the Turnstones are fed by Capn' Phil during the winter. Today another 262 are reported...
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    Mounts Bay Cornwall UK

    Common Dolphins present in large numbers as are Porpoises - the Rissos and Bottlenose are elusive. Minke Whales a weekly visitor. Humpack Whale again this week. Also many Pilot Whales. The pic is from the Mermaid II - a bit of Dolphin friskiness.
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    Risso Dolphins Cornwall

    Last years the Risso were off Penzance all summer - this year they have come around Lands End to St Ives - they are close offshore gorging on Cuttlefish tearing off the tentacles leaving the bodies to the Gulls. Boatmen say it's chaos out there.
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    Dickies waterproof coverall

    Dickies waterproof coverall - not heard of these before but they popped up in an Amazon recomendation so I 'googled' them. I saw rallysport watchers, shooters, farmers etc swear by them so for £55 I thought...not much to lose. I bought a medium in green - I'm 5'8", 12 stone 36"waist 30"leg and...
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    Winter divers back

    Off Tolcarne at Newlyn a Red Throated Diver at the tide line chasing bait fish.
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    The Mouls Puffins

    Jubilee Queen has started trips to the Mouls - the website is unfortunately not showing departure times as the charming lady who ran the website and sold tickets on the boat has sadly died. The mobile number for the boat does work. Went out today and there were fair numbers of Guillemot...
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    UK Devon water bird

    At Topsham closely associating with Red breasted mergansers.
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    UK Tern

    Sewage works at Penzance Railway Station - a young Arctic ??
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    UK BOP River Dart

    Buzzard sized over the river Dart, Osprey has been reported.
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    Cornwall goose

    Sandy cove Newlyn - I can only think Pink footed or Bean - it was not large.
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    UK Wagtail

    Today at Marazion perching on wire - seems very white ??
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    UK River Dart

    River Dart near Totnes ranges - Egyptian geese ??
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    UK wader

    Probably nothing...looked like a Dunlin but seems to lack beak length and droop...
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