Thursday 01 March 2012

Late News, 29/2 St Gothian Sands LNR: 18 Common Teal, 24 Pochard, 17 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 4 Mute Swan, 15 Canada Goose, 1 hybrid goose, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 4 Shelduck, 2 Sky Lark, 1 Water Pipit and 10 Dunlin. (T Twiggs)

Late News, 29/2 Camel Estuary:

Selection of photos from the Martin Cutland Walk, P Whittick & J Bonsor.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Shelduck, 15 Teal, 5 Mallard, 1 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Snipe, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 1 2W Iceland Gull, 1 Water Pipit and 1 ad Med Gull at Red River mouth (C Barnard & P St Pierre)

Golitha Falls: 2 Green Woodpecker, 5 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper and 2 Mistle Thrush. (D Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 4 Mute Swan, 10 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 20 Pochard, 11 Tufted Duck, 4 Shelduck, 18 Common Teal, 14 Mallard, 1 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Skylark, 2 Stonechat, 1 Water Pipit and 1 Common Snipe, also 35+ Pied Wagtail in cattle fields inland of reserve. (T Twiggs)Rosewarne: 1 Firecrest, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Green Woodpecker on the footpath to Reskadinnick. (T Twiggs)Sennen Cove: 2W Iceland Gull on Cowloe. (M Elliot) Also 2 juv Iceland Gulls reported this afternoon.

Rumps Point: Male Black Redstart and male Common Scoter still, plus Shag. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Kumlien`s Gull again today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Par: Ring Necked Duck still at Par Beach pool. Also the Bittern again, a couple of Teal, a male Shoveler, a number of Tufted Duck, and a Little Grebe. (St Austell Baywatch)

Gannel Estuary: Juv Iceland Gull again at 09:30.

Helston: Loe Pool: 1 Bufflehead still.

Penzance: 1W drake Surf Scoter again but distant also Long-tailed Duck still.

Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull still in the harbour.

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, also1 Spotted Redshank. View from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608, best looked for on the dropping tide.