Thursday 29 March 2012

Late News 28/03 Botallack: f Wheatear and 3 f Black Redstart. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 28/03 Hayle: Swallow at Paradise Park. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 28/03 Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):: Yesterdays Osprey. (B Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron (plus 2+ young in the nest), 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 4 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 2 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 5 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Cormorant, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Sand Martin, 1 sum plum Water Pipit, Reed Bunting, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & C Barnard)

Little Ringed Plover, Richard Menari.

Lizard: 1 Hobby over east this morning. (M Grantham) Hoopoe again in the point car park but elusive and mobile.

Falmouth: 8 Turnstone and 2 Oystercatchers on the rocks by Gyllyngvase beach. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Winter-plumage Razorbill still offshore and a male Stonechat nearby, Fulmars and slightly bizarrely, a Little Egret halfway up the cliffs, with 2+ Chiffchaffs and female Blackcap, Great Crested and Little Grebe around the pool. Swanvale had further singing Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler singing and Blackcap alarming. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 6 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret and Kestrel. (D Chaney)

Clapper Marshes: 2 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin and a Green Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Truro: Hoopoe near Kea church flew into Killiow Golf Club. (per B Toms)

Hayle: Ad Night Heron flew over the A30 bypass this evening appearing to head for Ryan’s Field. (B Field, J Ryan & D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):Blue-winged Teal again at 12:30 but elusive, also 6 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Ruff. (A Hartley)

Rosewall Hill: 1 Wheatear. (A Hartley)

Land’s End: Hoopoe at Treve Common and the male Redstart still on the cycle track north of Trinity Loop also Willow Warbler and White Wagtail. (C Barnard & R Wilkins)

Brew Pool: Hoopoe and Willow Warbler. (C Barnard & R Wilkins)

Treraven Meadow: 1 Common Snipe, 2 White Wagtail, 30+ Pied Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit and 2 Red-legged Partridge. (C Selway)

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

Poldowrian: Osprey over towards Kennack Sands at 16:35.

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.