Wednesday 28 March 2012

Late News 27/03 Godrevy: c12 Sandwich Terns. (B Sharples)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron (plus 2+ young in the nest), 6 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 7 Mallard, 9 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 24 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 2 Cormorant, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Water Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Cetti’s Warbler. Also drake Eider offshore. (D Parker, C Barnard, T Hasdell, A Hartley & R Menari))

Little Ringed Plover, A Hartley (blog here).

Porthgwarra: 5 Manx Shearwater and 1 Common Scoter offshore. Also 1 Peregrine, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk, 6 Buzzard, 1 Swallow, 4 Wheatear and 20+ Chiffchaff in the valley. (D Parker)

Kenidjack: 2 Night Herons, 1 ad & 1 1s at the seaward end below the pool. (A Hartley et al.)

Land’s End: 1 Hoopoe, m Common Redstart, f Black Redstart, 2 Blackcap, Nuthatch (in pines at Swingates House) and 15+ Chiffchaff. (C Barnard)

Sennen: 2 Hoopoes between Brew Pool and the sewerage works this afternoon. (C Barnard)

Hoopoe at Brew sewerage works, A Hartley (blog here).

Gannel Estuary: Juv Glaucous Gull. (Chris)

The Lizard: 1 Hoopoe in rough field below NT car park 10:00 to 10:30, 2 Swallows in from the sea, plus a Skylark singing at Carn Goon. (D Jenkins) Also Lapland Bunting in stubble field north of car park.

Bodmin Moor: A mobile flock of 43 Golden Plover in Bearah Tor area this afternoon. (P Crispin)

Nanquidno: 15 Wheatears and 1 Black Redstart in fields above Nanjulian cliff. (C Moore)

Kelynack field: 1 Water Rail. (C Moore)

Pendeen: 1 Willow Warbler. (A Hartley)

Pendennis, Falmouth: Peregrine flew to Black Rock buoy, 3 Linnet, 5+ Greenfinch (including fledged young), 5+ Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest up near the swimming pool car park, 1 Med Gull distantly beyond Swanpool and Rock Pipits with nesting material. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe and 4 Tufted Duck. Also 1 Razorbill just off the beach, Fulmars on cliffs, 2+ Chiffchaff and a Water Rail showing well in its usual place about halfway along the west side at less than 10yards. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 2 Greenshank, 5 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret and 1 Redshank. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):Little Ringed Plover this morning, plus Pintail, Shoveler, Gadwall, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Snipe, Water Rail and Ruff. (C Selway) Also Blue-winged Teal again from Tower Hide and Osprey over at 10:30.

Treraven Meadows: 1 Merlin, 1 Wigeon, 34 Pied Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail (photo) and 6 Meadow Pipit. (C Selway)

Camel Trail: 46 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Blackbird, 39 Black-headed Gull, 2 Black Swan, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Blue Tit, 5 Buzzard, 4 Canada Geese, 57 Carrion Crow, 7 Chaffinch, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Collared Dove, 2 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Cormorant, 17 Curlew, 5 Dunnock, 4 Goldfinch, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 6 Greenfinch, 7 Greenshank, 2 Grey Heron, 84 Herring Gull, 13 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 13 Knot, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 7 Magpie, 37 Mallard, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Meadow Pipit, 24 Mute Swan, 58 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 11 Pied Wagtail, 1 Pheasant (f), 2 Raven, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 19 Redshank, 4 Robin, 9 Rook, 62 Shelduck, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Starling, 2 Water Pipit, 27 Wigeon, 17 Wood Pigeon, 4 Wren and 2 Yellow-legged Gull. Also 1 Lizard, 8 Palmated Newts and 1 Toad. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608. Best looked for on the dropping tide, but normally distant.

Par: Ring-necked Duck still at Par Beach pool.