Thursday 22 March 2012

Late News, 19/03 Coverack:Black Redstart at Little Treleaver. (J Foster)

Late News, 20/03 Coverack:Juv Iceland Gull went NW over Little Treleaver in the morning. (J Foster)

Late News, 20/03 Treraven Meadows:124 Pied Wagtail flew from Treraven towards Sladesbridge at 18:30 in the evening. (P Spong)

Late News, 21/03 Tresillian:Common Sandpiper and Greenshank by Audi garage in Tresillian in the evening. (A Nicholson)

Late News, 21/03 Marazion Marsh RSPB:Report of possible Night Heron at 17:30 beyond the benches along Red River, but no sign this morning or evening. (W Renshaw)

Late News, 21/03 Vugga Cove: 5 Oystercatchers on the rocks. (E Schneider)

Late News, 21/03 Bedruthan Steps:Male Merlin, east of Bedruthan Steps late afternoon. (B Craven)

Late News, 21/03 Camel Trail:61 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, 124 Black-headed Gull, 2 Black Swan, 65 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Blue Tit, 7 Buzzard, 6 Canada Geese 11 Carrion Crow, 7 Chaffinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Collared Dove, 7 Cormorant, 49 Curlew, 6 Dunnock, 3 Goldfinch, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 5 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 137 Herring Gull, 11 House Sparrow, 13 Jackdaw, 14 Knot, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Magpie, 32 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 28 Mute Swan, 77 Oystercatcher, 17 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, 5 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Redshank, 3 Robin, 23 Rook, 69 Shelduck, 1 Spotted Redshank, 7 Starling, 2 Water Pipit, 38 Wigeon, 21 Wood Pigeon and 5 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Late News, 21/03 Porthleven: 2 Wheatears. (J Garratt)

Late News, 21/03 College Reservoir: 2 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Goose, 10 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 7 Tufted Duck, 15 Coot and 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Late News, 21/03 Argal Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Late News, 21/03 Gorrangorras, Penryn river: 3 Little Egret, 5 Mute Swan, 3 Greenshank and 6 Redshank. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern (Longrock Pool), 1+ Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 7 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 12 Teal, 5 Mallard, 23 Moorhen, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Buzzard 1 hunting low over the marsh, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 9 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker & W Renshaw)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): Drake Scaup still, also 3 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Gunnislake: A pair of Goosanders at Gunnislake weir. (C Dibble)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Female Blue-winged Teal still, 21 Shoveler, 7 Pintail, 6 Wigeon and 1 Bar-headed Goose. (C Selway) Also 1 Greylag, 2 Knot, 2 Ruff, a mixed flock of Bar-tailed and Black-tailed Godwits and Sand Martins moving through in groups of 3-4. (W Delacour)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1w drake Surf Scoter, 5 Common Scoter, Great Northern Diver and drake Eider. (D Parker)

Pendennis: 4 Gannet fishing just off the point, 4 Linnet, 1 Peregrine and 2 Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Water Rail, c20 Coot, 9 Tufted Duck, c30 Herring Gull, 11 LBB Gull and 1 GBB Gull. (D Chaney)

Plain-an-Gwarry: 2 Red Kites over at 11:30. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth.

Sennen Cove: Juv Iceland Gull offshore on Cowloe.