Friday 17th February 2012


Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 1+ Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 29 Teal, 5 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 15 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Oystercatcher, 4 Snipe, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. 37 Curlew and 9 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Black Redstart and ad Glaucous Gull still in harbour. (D Parker, T Mills & A Mckechnie)

Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth this evening. (D Parker)

Longrock: 15 Sanderling on beach. (D Jenkins) Also 2 Great Northern Divers and a distant skua species harrying the gulls. (A Hartley)

Botallack: 2 Raven, 1 m Kestrel feeding on small mammal and 2 Choughs (ringed, yellow on right and red on left; red on right and orange on left). (D Jenkins)

Chykembro Common: 1 m Yellowhammer singing in roadside bushes near road Junction (grid ref SW 452361). (D Jenkins)

Carnon Downs: 1 Yellow-browed still plus three Siberian Chiffchaff, Firecrest, 20 Chiffchaff and three Blackcap. (M Grantham)

Pendeen: A juv or 2W Iceland Gull flew along North Road before landing in a field by the roadside. (A Hartley)

Tolcarne: 1W Kittiwake. (A Hartley)

Wherry Town: Juv Glaucous Gull on the rocks. (A Hartley & G Hobin)

Otterham: American Golden Plover with 350+ Golden Plover at Otterham Station this afternoon. (C Selway & D Julian)

Foxhole Point, Bude: 38+ Red-throated Diver. (C Selway & D Julian)

Lower Tamar Lake: 16 Goosander and 1 Goldeneye. (C Selway & D Julian)

Helston, Loe Pool: Bufflehead still.

Gannel Estuary: 3W Iceland Gull at midday.

Par: Ad drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach Pool.

Siblyback: 1W drake Lesser Scaup still present.