Wednesday 15 February 2012

Late News 12/02 Gillan Creek: 5 Black-necked Grebes, 5 Med Gulls, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Sandpiper. (I Maclean)Late News 12/02 Men-aver beach, Lizard: 58 Med Gulls. (I Maclean)

Late News 13/02 Housel Bay, Lizard: 1 Black Redstart. (I Maclean)

Late News 14/02 Kennack Sands: 3 Sanderling. (I Maclean)

Late News 14/02 Carrick Roads: 3 Black-necked Grebes.

Longrock: 1W drake Surf Scoter, 4 Eider (1 1W drake, 3 female),2 Slav grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Shelduck. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern (Longrock Pool), 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 23 Teal, 9 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 14 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Snipe and 1 Chiffchaff. Also c45 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker & A Hartley)

Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull still in the harbour and Black Redstart by the Tolcarne Inn. (P Semmens & D Parker)

Helston, Loe Pool: Bufflehead and redhead Smew still plus 2 Firecrest, also c40 Pochard , 1 pair Gadwall, 3 Goosander, 1 m & 2 f. (E Mayhew)

Boscoppa: Firecrest on footpath from Boscoppa to Garker at SX 042541. (P Liddle)

Temple: 1 Jack Snipe. (D Eva)

Siblyback: Probable 1W drake Lesser Scaup still present. Also 5 Crossbill and 30 Siskins feeding on larch cones on west side. (D Eva, M Beer & P Crispin)

Lesser Scaup, Nigel Climpson.

Dozmary Pool: 10 Goldeneye. (D Eva)

Rumps Point: Male Black Redstart, 1W male (photo) and ad female Common Scoter still. (C Selway)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 2 female Eider. (A Hartley)

Par: 4 Goosanders at St. Andrews Road Pool. (N Climpson)

Men-an-Tol: Ringtail Hen Harrier at 16:40.