Monday 30 January 2012

Late News 27/01 Portreath: 2 Black Redstarts (M & F) seen just up the coast from Basset Cove at SW 642447. (P Baker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 21 Teal, 5 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 25 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 2 Buzzard, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 4 Snipe, 5 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 9 Sanderling and 1 Dunlin on the beach plus 3 Slav Grebe, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider and 5 Common Scoter offshore. (D Parker & A Mckechnie) Bittern reported again.

Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth, plus 2 Stonechat and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker & R Menari)

Longrock: c20 Sanderling plus 2 Slav Grebe and 1 f Eider offshore. (R Menari)

Stithians Reservoir: 55+ Common Snipe, 100+ Lapwing, 34 Teal, 23 Wigeon, 3 Little Grebe and 1 Kestrel from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (J St Ledger)

Treraven Meadows: Buff-bellied Pipit showing well with 2 Water Pipit, from the hide at 11:50 near the post with the yellow danger sign, plus a Rock Pipit on the bank. (C Selway)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):10 Pintail. 13 Shoveler, 60+ Teal, 110+ Wigeon, 26 Black-tailed Godwit and a Chiffchaff. (C Selway)

Mount Hawke: Non-singing male Blackcap in a private garden. (R Girling)

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still.

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

Dozmary Pool: Probable drake Lesser Scaup still.

Cape Cornwall: 2 2W Iceland Gulls on the golf course.

Sennen Cove: Ad Iceland Gull still.