Monday 23 January 2012

Late News 22/01 Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler still at Swanvale NR

Late News 22/01 Feock: 30+ Black-necked Grebe off Loe beach.

Late News 22/01 St Ives: Little Auk, Little Gull, Bonxie and Black-throated Diver past between 08:00 and 10:30. Black Guillemot offshore.

Late News 22/01 Carbis Bay: 4+ Balearic Shearwaters, 3 Black-throated Divers and 5 Great Northern divers.

Late News 22/01 Newlyn: Black Redstart in fore Street.

Late News 22/01 Penzance: 33 Purple Sandpipers and 25 Turnstones. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 22/01 Marazion: 50 Ringed Plover and 45 Dunlin. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 22/01 Helston Loe Pool: 4 Goosander, 6 Great Crested Grebe and 4 Gadwall. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 13 Teal, 9 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 23 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 6 Snipe, 6 Chiffchaff and 3+ Cetti’s Warbler. Also 49 Sanderling, c40 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher and 1 Dunlin on the beach. (D Parker)

Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis still present and 1 Snipe in same field by the village car park. (D Jenkins & C Selway)

Lower Amble: 5 Red Legged Partridge. (D Jenkins)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):1 male Goldeneye from old hide, plus 4 male (3ad, juv ) and c6 female Pintail, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 150 Lapwing over. (D Jenkins)

Dinham Flats: c200 Lapwing and c3000 Golden Plover from Burniere Hide and 41 Mute Swan in field behind hide. (D Jenkins)

Loe Beach: 3 Red Breasted Merganser, c15 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Greenshank. (D Jenkins)

College Reservoir: Drake Ring-necked Duck again, no public access to the site at the moment, but distant viewing possible from the public bridleway that runs towards Argal Manor. (I Maclean)

Treraven Meadow: 3 Green Sandpiper and 1 Water Pipit this morning. (C Selway)

Sennen Cove: Ad and juv Iceland Gulls on Gwenver Beach. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Housel Bay: Water Pipit on Housel Bay Lane. (D Wright)

Helston sewerage works: Juv Swallow still present. (D Wright)

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still.

Cot Valley: Firecrest at the top of the valley.

Hannafore Point: Black Redstart on the rocks at far end.

Dozmary Pool: Probable Lesser Scaup again.