Wednesday 01 February 2012

Late News 29 & 31/01 Canonstown: Possible Pallas’s Warbler in a private garden. (R George)

Late News 31/01 Crowdy Reservoir: 2,000+ Golden Plover and 1,500+ Lapwing on fields South West of Crowdy Dam. (B Craven)

Late News 31/01 Trengwainton: 2 Mistle Thrushes collecting nesting material along Lesingey Lane. (B Dodd)

Late News 31/01 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Goosander again on Ryan’s Field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion, Green Lane: Tawny Owl calling in the early hours. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern (Longrock pool), 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 53 Teal, 9 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 15 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 2+ Water Rail, 2 Buzzard, 9 Snipe, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Redpoll, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 14 Turnstone, 30 Sanderling and 15 Dunlin on the beach. (D Parker)

Marazion, Red River: Water Pipit still, plus 5 Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 1 Purple Sandpiper and 4 Grey Plover. (D Parker) Adult Ring-billed Gull in the afternoon but flushed by dog walkers. Also adult Med Gull present. (J Hawkey & D Parker)

Marazion, Gwelva Landing: Water Pipit, 13 Rock Pipit, f Black Redstart, 51 Sanderling, 35 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover, 13 Oystercatcher, 13 Turnstone, 8 Grey Plover, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Curlew. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Juv Glaucous a and Iceland Gulls in the harbour. (J Hawkey & D Parker)

Longrock: 1W Med Gull on the beach. (J Hawkey)

Camel Estuary: 5 Barnacle Geese, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Blackbird, 12 Blackcap, 164 Black-headed Gull, 2 Black Swan, 39 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Buzzard, 232 Canada Geese, 8 Carrion Crow, 9 Chaffinch, 3 Collared Dove, 7 Common Snipe, 23 Cormorant, 91 Curlew, 224 Dunlin, 4 Dunnock, 4 Gadwall, 196 Golden Plover, 3 Goosander (2m, 1f), 54 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 7 Greenshank, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Grey Plover, 137 Herring Gull, 9 House Sparrow, 32 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Knot, 84 Lapwing, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Little Egret, 9 Little Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 7 Magpie, 54 Mallard, 4 Meadow Pipit, 2 Moorhen, 47 Mute Swan, 37 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 14 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 58 Redshank, 9 Redwing, 11 Ringed Plover, 7 Robin, 8 Rook, 24 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, 92 Starling, 33 Teal, 2 Water Pipit, 8 Wigeon, 17 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Dinham Flats: Barnacle/Canada Goose hybrids, 4 Knot, 1 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover, 300+ Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Spotted Redshank, 200+ Golden Plover, 8 Little Grebe and 40+ Teal. (C Selway)

Clapper Pools: 1 drake Shoveler, 37 Teal and a Common Snipe. (C Selway)

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still. Also 1 redhead Smew in Carminowe Creek this afternoon. (I Maclean)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach Pool, and redhead Goosander on St Andrews Pool. (D Julian)

Croft Pascoe: Female type Bufflehead on the pool in the afternoon.

Dozmary Pool: Probable drake Lesser Scaup still.

Camborne: Swallow at Carnhell Green.

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler still at Swanvale NR.