Saturday 07 January 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 2+ Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 3 Shelduck, 12 Teal, 20 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 21 Moorhen, 2+ Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Snipe, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 1 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & L Proctor) Bittern again.

Penzance, Chyandour: Long-tailed Duck, 3 Eider and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 2 Great Northern Diver, c20 Common Scoter, 4 Purple Sandpiper and 2 Little Egret. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Penzance, Tolcarne: 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Parker)

Newlyn: 1 m Black Redstart above Sandy Cove again. (L Proctor)

Carrick Roads: 47 Black-necked Grebe and 8 Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: Bittern still present and showing very well also 7 Goldeneye, 2 Gadwall and 6 Shoveler. (D Eva)

Carbis Bay: 2 Iceland Gulls still present (1 near adult, 1 2W) and 5 Great Northern Divers. (D Eva)

Helston boating lake: Egyptian Goose today. Also Cettiā€™s Warbler by the nearby play park at Penrose. (D Wright)

Trebah Gardens: 3 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider (male), 1 Razorbill, 3 Shag and 4 Cormorant. (D Ricketts)

Lizard Point: 4 Balearic Shearwaters feeding with hundreds of auks, Kittiwakes and Gannets. (A Pay)

Sancreed: Adult Little Gull & 60 Lapwing. (D Flumm)

Falmouth, Swanvale NR: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (beside pumping station), 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Goldcrest, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay and 1 Blackcap (female. (J St Ledger)
Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 6 Purple Sandpiper, 20 Dunlin plus 1 Crow with brown back feathers and white/brown wings. (J St Ledger)

Loe Beach, Feock: 3 Black-throated Divers off Greatwood. (G Adams)

Devoran: 22 Shelduck, 50+ Teal, 22+ Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Spotted Redshank, 130+ Dunlin and 1 Little Egret. (D Chaney)

Wadebridge: 1 Merlin over. (C Selway)

Clapper Pools: Kingfisher and 12 Wigeon. (C Selway)

Loe Pool, Helston: Female type Bufflehead still.

Newquay: Rose-coloured Starling above the harbour by the Red Lion Pub. Also juv Iceland Gull in the harbour and 1 Balearic Shearwater in the bay.

Par Beach Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still at 14:09.

Marazion: Juv Iceland Gull on the beach plus Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Divers offshore.