Friday 10 February 2012

Late News 06/02 Par: Little Owl found moribund in the dunes, sadly it died later. (St Austell Baywatch)

Late News 09/02 Mousehole: Black Redstart in a private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 8 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 107 Teal, 11 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 1 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 17 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 10 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 9 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 21 Sanderling and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker)

Longrock: 2 Slavonian Grebes. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: 2 Firecrests in a private garden. (P St Pierre)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Barn Swallow, the putative Buff-bellied Pipit again (in both images the bird to the right of Meadow Pipits, poor distant images but they show base colour and size compared with Meadow Pipit) 4 Water Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 30+ Meadow Pipit, 50+ Pied Wagtail, 21 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper, 9 Common Snipe, 1 Common Redshank, 3 Lapwing, 70+ Teal, 1 Common Shelduck and 18 Wigeon. (C Selway)

Newlyn: Adult Glaucous Gull again, on the end of the middle pier, also 2W Iceland Gull still. (B Hibbert)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck on Par Beach Pool. (J St Ledger)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck still on the main pool.

Helston, Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still and 1 Firecrest.