Saturday 21 January 2012

Late News 20/01 Longrock: 10+ Ringed Plover and 10+ Sanderling on the beach. (S Maycock)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 8 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 22 Teal, 13 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 12 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Balearic Shearwater and 1 Great Northern Diver between 08:30 and 09:00. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 1W Iceland Gull in the harbour and 1 f Black Redstart and 3 Eider from Sandy Cove. (L Proctor) Also 3+ Dolphins. (D Jenkins)

Padstow: 9 Little Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 104 Cormorant, 3 Shag, 7 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 1 Muscovy Duck, 24 Shelduck, 37 Wigeon, 22 Mallard, 19 Mallard hybrid, 22 Teal, 1 female Eider, 6 (4 male) Goosander, 7 Moorhen, 71 Oystercatcher, 24 Ringed Plover, 85 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 17 Curlew, 5 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 10 Turnstone, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 717 Black-headed Gull, 79 Common Gull, 1130 Lesser Black-backed gull, 1423 Herring Gull, 1 2W Glaucous Gull, 1 adult Yellow-legged Gull, 380 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 1W Sandwich Tern, 1 Kingfisher. Also along the Camel Trail a minimum of 8 Blackcap. (D Julian)

St Clement: 2 Avocets and 1 Spotted Redshank still on Tresillian River. (D Eva)

Rock: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 female Eider, 5 Goosander, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 100+ Cormorant, 4 Shag, 200+ Golden Plover, 100+ Lesser Black-backed Gull, 100+ Great Black-backed Gull and 5 Mediterranean Gull (3 adult & 2 1st winter). (C Selway)

Longrock: 24+ Sanderling. (D Jenkins)

Penzance station: 3 f Eider and 2 (1m) Black Redstart on the rocks. (D Jenkins)

Carbis Bay: 2W Iceland Gull at 08:50 also 4 Great Northern Divers and 3 distant unidentified grebes. (D Jenkins)

Rumps Point: 210+ Great Black-backed Gull. (C Selway)

Helston: Swallow still at the sewerage works.

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead showing well.