Friday 27 January 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 21 Teal, 9 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 6 Snipe and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 5+ Bottle-nosed Dolphin offshore. (D Parker, R Menari, T Mills & D Flumm)

Newlyn, Tolcarne: 1 ad Med Gull, 2 ad Common Gull, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew and 2 Grey Wagtail plus a Great Crested Grebe offshore. (D Parker)

Sennen: 2 juv Iceland Gulls in ploughed field behind Sennen School. (P St Pierre)

Hannafore: 1 Black Redstart still, also 1 Chiffchaff, 20 Med Gull, 1 Razorbill and 1 Great Crested Grebe close inshore. (M Beer)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Water Pipit, 4 Meadow Pipit, 80+ Teal, 26 Wigeon, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 3 Common Snipe and 1 Green Sandpiper. (C Selway)

Helston: Little Gull still at the boating lake also 1W Med Gull. Swallow still at the sewage works. (S Bury)

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still.

Dozmary Pool: Probable Lesser Scaup still present.

Porth Ledden: 2W Iceland Gull on the beach, NW of St Just.

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach pool.