Tuesday 27 March 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, 8 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 21 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 6 Oystercatcher, 5 Sanderling, 2 Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin on the beach and 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Little Ringed Plover, Water Pipit and White Wagtail at lunchtime. (D Julian) Little Ringed Plover still present mid afternoon, on the scrape next to the river bank plus Brimstone and a male Orange-Tip Butterflies on the Camel Trail. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Merlin. (D Julian)

Kingsmill Lake: Lesser Yellowlegs still showing 14:00-15:00. Look far left from beach in front of 2nd hide, elusive, as it hides in creeks. Also 7 Greenshank, 6 Redshank and 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. (M Beer)

College Reservoir: 2 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Goose, 2+ Mallard, 2+ Coot, 7+ Moorhen, 1 Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 3+ Cormorant, 50+ Herring Gull, 5+ LBB Gull, 5+ Chiffchaff, 7 Raven 7 over, 3+ Bullfinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming and 1 Nuthatch. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 4 Buzzard. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):Blue-winged-Teal still, plus Pintail, Shoveler, Gadwall, Teal (photo), 12 Ruff, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Water Rail, pair Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Mistle Thrush and Great Spotted Woodpecker. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Greylag from the causeway. (W Chegwidden)

Geevor: 7+ Wheatear and 1 Black Redstart (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Camborne: Hoopoe still in private garden in Bolenowe.

Kenidjack: Night Heron again along the stream at seaward end, downstream of the donkey paddock.

St Keverne: Hoopoe at Trevallack, SW 782212.

Lizard: Hoopoe still present in the point car park but mobile.