Tuesday 03 January 2012

Late News 01/01 Beagles Point, Lizard: 175 Lapwing. (P Fraser)

Late News 01/01 Kennack: 1 Black Redstart. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 8 Mute Swan, 24 Teal, 27 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. 23 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker) Also 1 Bittern. (D Flumm)

Penzance, Chyandour: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 3 Eider, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Razorbill. (D Parker)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 2 Great Northern Diver and c15 Common Scoter offshore plus 24 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Turnstone on the rocks. (D Parker)

Mousehole: Juv Iceland Gull on the rocks to the west of the harbour this afternoon, also 5 Purple Sandpipers and a Pom Skua going west. (P Semmens et al.)

Juv Iceland Gull, Mousehole. Paul Semmens

Sancreed: Ad Little Gull and 100+ Lapwing. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):Female type Bufflehead in the North west arm, also 23 Mute Swan, 121 Canada Geese, 55 Greylag, 12 hybrid geese, 103 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 3 Wigeon, c50 Teal, 44 Tufted Duck, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Goldcrest and 1 Firecrest. (D Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Manx Shearwater, 22 Balearic Shearwater, 45 Gannet, 55 Fulmar, 60 Kittiwake and 1500 auk sp between 11:50 & 13:30. (P Fraser)

St Clement: 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 12 Teal, 16 Little Grebe and 11 Little Egret with cattle in neighbouring field. (D Jenkins)

Tehidy Country Park : 1 Pochard, 2 Wigeon and 5 Little Grebe on main pool plus Bullfinch, Siskin, Goldcrest and 9 Redwing. (D King)

Falmouth, Pendennis: 1 Chiffchaff and 15+ Long-tailed Tit near leisure centre, 2 Whimbrel on the west side, 25 Dunlin flew past the point, good numbers of Gannet and Kittiwake out to sea. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Black Redstart (m), Common Buzzard and 17 Oystercatcher. (D Chaney)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: c25 Turnstone, 1 Dunlin, 10+ Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit and Rock Pipit. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Beach: 1 Stonechat. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail and 5+ Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Rumps Point: 30+ Guillemot, 20+ Razorbill, 200+ Great Black-backed Gull, 50+ Kittiwake, Fulmar, Shag, Gannet and one Purple Sandpiper. In the old setaside field near the farm 90+ Skylark, 1 Lapland Bunting, 2 Corn Bunting and 70+ Linnet. (C Selway)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):1 Chiffchaff, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 drake Common Pochard, 1 Gadwall, 3 Pintail, 9 Snipe and 49 Black-tailed Godwit. (C Selway)

Penryn River: 1 Greenshank, 12 Mute Swan and c50 Curlews in flight down on the Penryn River. (D Chaney)

Port Isaac: 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Adult Little Gull. (T Potterton)

Helston boating lake: 2W Iceland Gull this afternoon. (J Foster)

Helston, Nansloe Farm: Siberian Chiffchaff in the willow carr this afternoon.

Carbis Bay: 20 Balearic Shearwaters and a Great Skua.

St Ives: 94 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater, Blue Fulmar and a Great Northern Diver from the Island between 10:30 & 12:00.