Sunday 15 April 2012

Late News 14/04 Gunwalloe:14 Swallow, 3 Sedge warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and 1 Water Rail at Church Cove in the afternoon. (D Wright)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 5 Mallard, 2 Teal, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 2 Cormorant, 1 Swift, c50 Sand Martin, c 20 House Martin, c10 Swallow, 2 Reed Bunting, 2+ Wheatear, 1 Stonechat, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Warbler and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 Wheatear, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Whimbrel and 3 Dunlin on the beach and a Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker, R Wilkins, B Mellow & P St Pierre)

Wheatear, B Mellow.

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: Purple Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel and 25 Turnstone. (P St Pierre)

Sennen: Male Pied Flycatcher (more photos here) at the Quarry pool north of the school to the east of the A30. (S Rogers)

Pied Flycatcher, Steve Rogers above & Brian Mellow below.

Windmill Farm:Male Marsh Harrier, 1 Wheatear (5 others seen in field adjacent to reserve), 2 Blackcaps, 3 Swallows and 1 Green Sandpiper. (D Wright)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Sedge Warblers, 4 Blackcaps and 20 Sand Martins. (D Wright)

Stithians Reservoir:Drake Ring-necked Duck still with 20+ Tufted Duck near the Southern Causeway. (G Adams)

Rosemullion Head: Whimbrel still; feeding on rocks with 4 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Female Blue-winged Teal and Cattle Egret both still present. Also 1 Barnacle Goose (photo) 3 Sparrow Hawk, 1 1st winter male (photo) 1 adult male and 1 female (photo) 6 White Wagtail, (photo) 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Lapwing, 80+ Barn Swallow, 3 Pintail, 4 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 9 Gadwall and 20 Eurasian Teal. (C Selway)

Chapel Carn Brea: 2w Iceland Gull to the SW at Kerrow Farm. (B Mellow & R Wilkins)

Bodmin: Ringtail Montagu’s Harrier flew north over Cooksland at 08:45.

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):Iceland Gull in the morning.

Polgigga: Night Heron flew west over Bosistow Lane at 13:10.