Wednesday 11 April 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Greenshank, 12 Grey Heron, 8 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 2 Teal, 12 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 2 Black-headed Gull, c60 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker, F Hull & B Dodd)

Longrock: 1w drake Eider offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: Ad & 1w Little Gull off Jubilee Pool early morning. (P Rainsden) 43 Turnstone on Battery Rocks. (D Parker)

Penzance, Tolcarne: 1w Little Gull, 10+ Sandwich Tern and 1 Razorbill midday. (D Parker)

Penzance, Eastern Green: Ad Little Gull, 2 f Eider and 5 Common Scoter offshore. (D Parker)

South Treveneague: 2 pairs of Yellowhammers. (B Dodd & F Hull)

Caerthillian: 3 Wheatear, Stonechat feeding 6 young in nest and 10 Willow Warblers. (D Eva)

North Petherwin: 2 Dipper, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Mallard, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush and 2 Buzzard on the River Ottery. (L Sampson)

Treraven Meadow: Pair of “normal” Mallard with a single pale yellow duckling (sometimes referred to as a ‘natural sport’) also 80+ Sand Martin. (C Selway)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 female Garganey, 1 female Blue-winged Teal, 1 1w Iceland Gull, 2 Greylag Geese 3 Pintail, 1 Wigeon, 12 Shoveler, 9 Gadwall, 1 Lapwing, 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 200+ Sand Martin. (C Selway)

Trevose Head: 4 Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 40 Sand Martin, 15 Swallow. Also from 09:00 to 09:30, 70 Manx Shearwater, 45 Gannet, 26 Kittiwake, 6 Sandwich Tern, 15 auk sp moving SW. (S Roper)

Camel Trail: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, 113 Black-headed Gull, 25 Black-tail Godwit, 2 Black Swans, 4 Blue Tit, 5 Buzzard, 10 Canada Geese, 4 Carrion Crow, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Collared Dove, 2 Cormorant 37 Curlew, 4 Dunnock, 2 Goldfinch, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Tit, 3 Greenfinch, 5 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, 59 Herring Gull, 5 House Sparrow, 11 Jackdaw, 1 Kestrel, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Little Egret, 4 Long Tailed Tit, 7 Magpie, 41 Mallard, 38 Mute Swan, 68 Oystercatcher, 5 Pheasant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 32 Redshank, 2 Robin, 2 Rook, 6 Sand Martin, 34 Shelduck, 2 Skylark, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4 Starling, 15 Swallow, 9 Teal, 7 Wigeon, 27 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

St Clements: 4 Greenshank and 1 sum plum Blacktailed Godwit this evening. (S Rogers)

More on Steve’s blog here.

Sennen Cove: c40 Sandwich Terns today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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