Monday 12 March 2012

Late News, 11/03 Devoran: Spotted Redshank and 8 Greenshank. (A Nicholson)

Late News, 11/03 Kingsmill Lake: 1 Spotted Redshank in with the Redshanks. (C Marcol)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1+ Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 8 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid geese, 17 Teal, 4 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 21 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, c30 Goldfinch, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff and 5 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 6 Turnstone on the beach. (D Parker & C Barnard)

Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth also 2 Stonechat this morning. (D Parker & C Barnard) Also 5 (3 Ad, 2 2w) Mediterranean Gull on the beach and 1 2w Iceland Gull on Little Hogus late afternoon. (C Barnard)

Kenidjack: Ad Night Heron in stream 100m below the pool at 12:00. (P Clarke) Flew off at 14:30 but relocated on the beach at 16:15.

Night Heron, T Mills, B Field & A Mckechnie

Ladock Wood: 1 Green Woodpecker heard and seen N of car park, 2-4 Siskins in trees by car park, 4 Buzzard over head and 2 Raven. (D Jenkins)

Longdowns: 1 Swallow on wire by the speed camera on the A 394. (W Chegwidden)

College Reservoir: 2 Bittern showing very well 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers drumming. (W Chegwidden)

Stithians Reservoir:4 Great Crested Grebe (2 pairing up), 5 Goldeneye and 17 Snipe. (W Chegwidden)

Nanquidno: Female Merlin chasing Snipe, Jay, Green Woodpecker and Green Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608. Best looked for on the dropping tide, but always distant. Also 12 Greenshank and 2 Knot. (P Stidwill)

Helston, Lowertown: 2 Green Woodpeckers and a Dipper this morning by the River Cober. (D Wright)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):Pintail, Shoveler, Wigeon, Gadwall and 4+ Ruff still, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Lapwing, 1 Bar-headed Goose and 2 Chiffchaff. (C Selway)

Clapper Pools: 1 Ruff, 1 Wigeon, 1 Water Pipit, 10 Meadow Pipit, 4 Common Snipe, 6 Curlew, 8 Teal and 10 Buzzard viewed from the rugby field. (C Selway)

Egloshayle Ponds: A pair of Little Grebe, loads of Canada Geese, Mute Swans, Wigeon, Mallards, Moorhens and Grey Heron. (Tinbum)

Penzance: Long-tailed Duck off Jubilee Pool, then flew to Newlyn. Also 14 Purple Sandpipers and 3+ Dolphins. 4 Eider, 4 Common Scoter and 2W Iceland Gull on Battery Rocks. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Par: Ring-necked Duck still at Par Beach pool, also drake Shoveler. (A Nicholson)

Pendeen: Juv Glaucous Gull flew past Pendeen Watch at 14:40.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Water Pipit still on the west side.