Thursday 02 February 2012

Late News 01/02 Boswednack: Ringtail Hen Harrier over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 01/02 Helston: 2 Dippers on the River Cobber. (S Cox)

Late News 01/02 Golitha Falls: 3 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper and 3 Goldcrest. More photos here. (A Hartley)

Late News 01/02 Dozmary Pool: Possible drake Lesser Scaup. Video clips here. (A Hartley)

Late News 01/02 Treraven Meadows: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Redshank and 1 Shelduck on the river behind the flood, about 50 Teal, 10 Dunlin and 30 Snipe, a couple of dozen Canada Geese, a few Pied Wagtails, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Curlew and a couple of Meadow Pipits. (A Hartley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Bittern (Longrock pool & main marsh), 4 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 79 Teal, 8 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 1 Coot, 19 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 1+ Water Rail, 2 Buzzard, 11 Snipe, 37 Curlew over, 2 Stonechat, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 42 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker & J Chapple)

Marazion, Red River: Water Pipit still, plus 6 Rock Pipit, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Stonechat. (D Parker, A Hartley & J Chapple)

Helston Loe Pool: 1 redhead Smew in Carminowe Creek still opposite Lower Pentire Barn this afternoon, also 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Snipe and 4 Great Crested Grebe. (D Parker, A Hartley, A Mckechnie & D Wright) Also Bufflehead reported back at the north end. (per A Hartley)


Video by A Hartley. More on blog here.

Degibna: 2 Med Gulls (ad & 1W) in fields following a slurry spreader. Also Firecrest at the chapel. (D Parker & D Wright)

Newlyn: 1W Glaucous Gull, 1W Kittiwake and 1 Mute Swan in the harbour. (D Parker, A Hartley & A Mckechnie)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2W Iceland Gull and 7 Med Gulls (3 ad, 2 2W & 2 1W). (J Chapple)

Tehidy Woods: 1 Green Woodpecker. (P Dinning)

Camborne: 3 female Blackcaps, 6 Bullfinches (3 male and 3 female) and a partially leucistic Greenfinch in a private garden. (P Dinning)


Carnon Downs: 1+ Yellow-browed Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest at the sewerage works along with 45 Chiffchaffs. (M Grantham & P Liddle)

Ponsanooth: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works. (M Grantham)

Penzance: 3+ Purple Sandpipers at Battery Rocks. (W Renshaw Secretcornwall)

Helston Sewage Works: 20+ Chiffchaff including a probable Siberian Chiffchaff (not heard to call) tristis and 1 Grey Wagtail, no sign of the Swallow. (A Hartley)

College Reservoir: 208 Wigeon, 67 Tufted Duck, 6 Goldeneye, 2 Mallard, 30+ Teal, 54 Coot, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 5+ Moorhen, 3+ Cormorant, 1 Common Gull and 30+ Redwing. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Tufted Duck, 5 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, c100 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Kestrel and 1 Nuthatch. (D Chaney)

Penryn River: 15+ Teal, 2 Greenshank, 2 Shoveler, 15 Little Grebe. Also Nuthatch 1 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret and 70+ Curlew. (D Chaney)

Dinham Flats: 44 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Black-tailed Godwit. 5 Knot, 1 Grey Plover, 27 Golden Plover, 15 Ringed Plover, 220+ Dunlin, 25 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 53 Mute Swan, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Goosander, and Barnacle/Canada hybrids still. (C Selway)

Wadebridge:Black Redstart still at Glen Road this morning. (C Selway)

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

Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis still in field opposite village car park.