Wednesday 07 March 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, 15 Teal, 2 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 13 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 female Merlin, 1 male Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 9 Snipe, 2 Bullfinch and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Bittern flew from Longrock Pool to below Cheshire Homes at 16:00. (C Barnard)

Rosevidney: 7 Med Gulls (3 ad, 2 2w, 2 1w) and 1 Common Gull in freshly ploughed fields. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Yellow-legged Gull and 14 Med Gulls. (M Elliot & C Moore) Also 57 Wigeon, 14 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 46 Curlew, 21 Oystercatcher, 23 Redshank, 1 Greenshank and 20 Bar-tailed Godwit over high tide. (D Parker)

Marazion: Juv Glaucous Gull on the beach early morning. (C Barnard)

Rumps Point: 1 male Black Redstart, 1 female Merlin and 20+ European Shag. (C Selway)

Camel Trail: 22 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, 28 Black-headed Gull, 2 Black Swan, 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard, 42 Canada Geese, 8 Carrion Crow, 3 Chaffinch, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Common Snipe, 2 Cormorant, 279 Curlew, 43 Dunlin, 3 Dunnock, 9 Goldfinch, 70 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 9 Greenfinch, 5 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 37 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, 57 Herring Gull, 13 House Sparrow, 17 Jackdaw, 1 Kestrel (m), 32 Knot, 2 Lapwing, 55 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 22 Linnet, 8 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 7 Magpie, 68 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Moorhen, 48 Mute Swan, 92 Oystercatcher, 1 Pheasant (m), 13 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 11 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Robin, 41 Rook, 27 Shelduck, 24 Starling, 15 Teal, 2 Water Pipit, 44 Wigeon, 29 Wood Pigeon and 3 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608.

Gannel Estuary: 3W Iceland Gull again.

Penzance: 1w drake Surf Scoter again but distant also 1 Slav Grebe and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull in the harbour still.

Sennen: Juv Iceland Gull in field by A30 east of Friends Burial Ground at 14:00.