Wednesday 04 April 2012

Late News 03/04 Mousehole: Juv Iceland Gull offshore on St Clement’s Island in the evening.

Late News 03/04 Lower Tamar Lake, nr Bude: 4 Swallow, c6 House Martin, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 6+ Chiffchaff, 1 Marsh Tit and 9 Tufted Ducks. (H Kendall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 4 Teal, 11 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant, c80 Sand Martin, c20 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Stonechat, 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 White Wagtails on the beach. (D Parker)

more on Steve Rogers blog here.

Boscoppa: 12 House Martins this morning. (A Tonry)

Camel Estuary: 1 Puffin, 16 Razorbill, 20 Guillemot, Fulmar, Shag, Cormorant, Kittiwake, Gannet (photo) and Peregrine Falcon on the outer estuary. (C Selway)

College Reservoir: 6+ Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 2+ Mallard, 6 Teal, 1 Coot, 10+ Moorhen, 12 Swallow flew north, 15 Sand Martin, 1 Willow Warbler singing, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 2 Mute Swan, 7+ Mallard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Sparrowhawk (2 circling high up, whilst one circled the car park), 10 Sand Martin, 1 Nuthatch, 5+ Chiffchaff and 2 Goldcrest. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: Hobby over heading north. (D Chaney)

St Ives: 5 Ring Ouzels (2m & 3f) on Buttermilk Hill. Park at approx SW486394 and walk east to search. (V Stratton)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 5 Mute Swan, 3 Little Egret, 4 Teal, 3m Mallard, 1 Redshank and 1 Greenshank. (D Chaney)

Par: Adult drake Ring-necked Duck still at Par Beach pool along with c12 Sand Martins, also 2+ Sandwich Terns off the beach. (St Austell Baywatch)

Sennen: Hoopoe still on the track to Brew sewerage works access off A30 via track just north of Seaview Holiday Park.

Stithians Reservoir: Drake Ring-necked Duck.

Kennack Sands, Lizard: Hoopoe reported late afternoon.

Sennen Cove: Black Redstart this afternoon.