Wednesday 18 January 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern (Longrock Pool), 5 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 13 Teal, 6 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 27 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 12 Snipe, 6 Redwing, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler also small patch of frogspawn. (D Parker)

Brew: 2 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, c20 Chiffchaff, 5+ Bullfinch, 1 Grey Wagtail and c100 Redwing at the sewerage works. (D Parker)

Newlyn: 1W drake Eider still in the harbour plus ad Little Gull and 2 Razorbill offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance: 2w Little Gull, Long-tailed Duck, female Eider and 3 Great Northern Diver off the station. (P St Pierre) 3 Little Gulls at 14:00.

Swanpool: 2 Bullfinch, 3 Goldcrest, Water Rail, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Nuthatch and Firecrest at Swanvale NR. (D King)

Pendennis Point: 4+ Bullfinch and 3 Blackcap. (D King)

Treraven Meadows: Buff-bellied Pipit showed (from the hide) for around 5 min feeding with Meadow Pipits at 13:05. It then flew towards rugby field in poor weather, and was not relocated despite searching. Other birds included 1 Water Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit and 40+ Meadow Pipit. (C Selway)

Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis showing well in field opposite village car park until 14:15 when it flew off to the east and came down in a small pond with no public access. (D Julian)

Camel Estuary: 13 Blackbird, 27 Black Headed Gull, 9 Blue Tit, 1 Bullfinch (m), 1 Buzzard, 64 Canada Geese, 7 Carrion Crow, 16 Chaffinch, 6 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Curlew, 6 Dunnock, 8 Goldcrest, 7 Goldfinch, 3 Great Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Herring Gull, 9 House Sparrow, 9 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 2 Kingfisher, 7 Lapwing, 29 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 16 Long Tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 47 Mallard, 14 Meadow Pipit, 1 Mistle Thrush, 6 Moorhen, 8 Mute Swan, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Peregrine Falcon, 18 Pied Wagtail, 18 Redwing, 11 Redshank, 10 Robin, 3 Song Thrush, 38 Starling, 68 Teal, 17 Wood Pigeon, 7 Wren. (Martin Cutland Nature Walk per D Julian)

Par Beach Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still.