Monday 06 February 2012

Late News 05/02 St Austell: Black Redstart in Charlestown Harbour. (D Flumm)

Late News 05/02 Saltash: Firecrest, male and female Blackcap and Chiffchaff in a private garden. (G Lewis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 27 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 19 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 3 Snipe, 1 Sanderling, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 39 Sanderling and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach, plus 4+ Bottle-nosed Dolphins offshore. (D Parker)

Marazion: Water Pipitopposite Folly Fields playground. (D Flumm)

St Clement: 3 Avocet, 72 Lapwing, 24 Dunlin; 4 Black-tailed Godwit on Tresillian River plus 5 Snipe and 1 Kingfisher on Tresemple Pool. (D Jenkins)Hannafore Point: 1 m Eider, 13 Great Northern Diver, 1 Gannet, 4 Knot, c30 Dunlin, 3 Shag, 5 Cormorant, 11 Med Gull, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Stonechat, c40 Meadow and Rock pipits. (J Humphreys & A Taylor)Wacker Quay: c35 Avocet, 12 Shelduck, 40 Teal, 5 Redshank and 4 Little Egret. (J Humphreys & A Taylor)

St John’s Creek: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 35 Teal, 10 Wigeon, 8 Curlew, 30 Black-headed Gull and 15 Herring Gull. (J Humphreys & A Taylor)

Camel Trail, Tregunna to Dinham Flats: Hybrid Barnacle Geese still, 1 Spotted Redshank, 13 Knot, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 300+ Dunlin, 200+ Golden Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Black Swan and a Green Woodpecker. (C Selway)

Falmouth: c18 Common Eider, 4 Med Gulls, 1 Razorbill and 5+ Purple Sandpipers, also 8 Greenfinch flying around, with 4 Meadow Pipits down on the rocks. Male Black Redstart at Castle Beach. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 3 Water Rails and a Kingfisher, plus Chiffchaff and Goldcrest at Swanvale. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: 47 Teal, 3 Knot and 100+ Chaffinch. (D Chaney)

Trefusis Point: 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 Razorbill, 2 Common Gull and 1 drake Eider. also 3 Whimbrel and 3 Knot further north. (D Chaney)

Mylor, Churchtown: c62 Black-necked Grebe in two main groups of 22 and 40+, 2 Great Northern Divers and 30+ Red-breasted Mergansers. In a nearby stubble field 3 Fieldfare and 2 Mistle Thrushes were feeding. Inland a field held c100 Lapwing. (D Chaney)

Loe Pool, Helston: Female type Bufflehead, 1 Little Gull, 1 Med Gull, Common Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gulls, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 redhead Goosander, 8 Tufted Duck, 4 Teal, Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Coot and Moorhen. (W Delacour)

Mousehole: Black Redstart still in a private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn: 2W Iceland Gull still in the harbour.

Carnon Downs: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrests.

Feock: 30+ Black-necked Grebes off Loe Beach.

Penzance: 45 Purple Sandpipers Penzance harbour.