Thursday 16th February 2012

Late News 05/02 Porthpean: 3 Great Northern Divers and 3 Slav Grebes. (W Holmes)

Late News 15/02 Gannel Estuary: 88 Wigeon, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover, 9 Redshank, 180 Curlew, 10 Oystercatcher, 7 Sanderling, 3 Med Gull and 4 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 27 Teal, 7 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1 Shoveler, 19 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Merlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 7 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, 9 Meadow Pipit, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 ad Med Gulls offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 9 Common Scoter (1 drake), 4 Eider (1 drake), 3 Slav Grebe, 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Long-tailed Duck. Also 3 Purple Sandpipers, 5 Oystercatcher and a female Black Redstart on the rocks. (D Parker & D Eva)

Newlyn: Male Black Redstart, Ad Glaucous Gull and 2W Iceland Gull still in harbour. (D Parker & D Eva)

Longrock: Ad Med Gull, 1 Turnstone and 37 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker) Also Surf Scoter again. (D Eva)

Clapper Pools: 81 Wigeon, 1 female Pochard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 drake Gadwall, 21 Mallard, 12 Teal, 5 Little Grebe and 2 Green Sandpiper. (C Selway)

St Clements, Truro: 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 2 Spotted Redshank plus a further 2 Black-tailed Godwit on Tresemple Pool. (A Hartley)

Portscatho: 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Ringed Plover and 40+ Dunlin. (A Hartley)

Newbridge: Woodcock over the road between Newbridge and Pendeen at dusk. (A Hartley)

Veryan Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver, 9 Black throated Diver and 3 Shelduck. (W Holmes)

Gerrans Bay: 6 Great Northern Diver and 2 Slavonian Grebe. (W Holmes)

Siblyback: Probable 1W drake Lesser Scaup still present. (N Climpson)

Porthgwarra: Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion: Water Pipit plus 3 Black-tailed Godwit in at dusk. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 35 Purple Sandpipers on lighthouse pier. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hannafore Point: Black Redstart plus Great Northern Diver offshore.