Saturday 31 March 2012

Late News 28/03 Penhale: 3 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, Sand Martin, Redpoll, reed Bunting, 3 pairs of Stonechat, 2 pairs of Song Thrush, 5 pairs of Skylark and 2 pairs of Kestrel. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 3 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Cormorant, c60 Sand Martin, 3+ Swallow, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Chiffchaff and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & C Barnard)

Egloshayle: c100 Sand Martins and 2+ Swallows. (D Julian)

Par: Ring-necked Duck still at Par Beach pool and singing Willow Warbler at St Andrews Pool. (D Julian)

Porthgwarra: 1 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin, 1 Redwing, 2 Willow Warbler and 2 Golden Plover. (P St Pierre)

Brew Pool: 1 Hoopoe and 2 Swallow, access off A30 via track just north of Seaview Holiday Park. (C Barnard)

Land’s End: 5 Sand Martin and 1 Swallow. (C Barnard) Ring Ouzel in field by Trinity Loop.

St Just: 1 female Merlin. (B Dodd)

Porth Joke: 1 male Ring Ouzel, 5 Willow Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow, 4 Stonechat, 34 Linnet and 4 Blackcap. (S Rowe)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):: Female Blue-winged Teal still present, 14 Ruff, 52 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Lapwing, 5 Pintail, 21 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 3 Wigeon, brood of 5 Mallard, female Merlin, male Sparrowhawk, 30+ Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 120 Wood Pigeon and 4 Stock Dove. (D Eva & C Selway)

Merlin & Sparrowhawk, Colin Selway.

Clapper Pools: c100 Sand Martins. (D Eva)

Longrock: 1 Dunlin, 10+Ringed Plover and 10+ Sanderling. (W Renshaw)

Kea: Hoopoe still in a private garden in Kea this evening. (M Grantham)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again at 10:00, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608. Best looked for on the dropping tide, but normally distant.

Marazion: Ad & 2w Iceland Gull on the beach at Red River mouth, also 2 Water Pipits.

Polperro: 2w Iceland Gull on rocks near the harbour.

Lizard Point: 2 male Black Redstarts by the lighthouse.

Kennack Sands: 4 Black-throated Divers offshore.

St Ives: 7 Ring Ouzels at Buttermilk Hill.

Botallack: 1 male Ring Ouzel.

Sennen Cove: Juv Iceland Gull again on Cowloe.