Thursday 12 April 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 1 Shelduck, 6 Mallard (including brood of 5+ ducklings), 2 Teal, 11 Moorhen, 1 Cormorant, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance: Ad Little Gull on sea off Jubilee Pool at 06:30. (L Proctor)

Hayle: Dead Tawny Owl on the Hayle by-pass this morning. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 female Blue-winged Teal, 2 Shoveler, 3 Pintail (1 drake), 9 Gadwall, 1 drake Wigeon, 21 Eurasian Teal, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Lapwing, female Merlin, tiny male Sparrowhawk taking Sand Martin in mid air (photo) 150+ Sand Martin, 5 House Martin, 100+ Swallow, 1 Common Swift (photo), 3 Stock Dove, 5 Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap. (D Parker & C Selway)

Sparrowhawk and Swift, Colin Selway.

Loveny Reserve, Colliford: 17 Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle Goose, 5 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 3 Sand Martin and 1 Swallow. (D Parker)Port Isaac: 150+ Manx Shearwater feeding in Port Isaac Bay at 09:00. (T Potterton)

Stithians Reservoir:1 Long-tailed Tit on nest, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 3 Swallow near the Southern Causeway. (S Taylor)

Falmouth: Hobby over at c08:00. (M Silk)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Mallard, 8 Shelduck, 4 Canada Geese, 4 GBB Gull, 7 Herring gull and 2 Little Egret. (Carol)

Nanquidno: Iceland Gull in field by Wesley Cottages.

Porth Reservoir: 3W Iceland Gull for its 2nd day.