Wednesday 05 December 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (inc 4 juv), 10 Mallard, 34 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 2+ Water Rail, 5 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Oystercatcher, 12 Snipe, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Stonechat, 3 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: Pacific Diver offshore with 5 Great Northern Divers. (M Ahmad) Also 3 Common Scoter and c30 Curlew plus 22 Sanderling on the beach. Black Redstart below the Godolphin Hotel. (D Parker & I Webster)

Trenow Cove: Female type Merlin along the beach and 4 Black-throated Divers offshore. (R Menari)

Port Isaac: Juv Rose Coloured Starling again in private gardens. (T Potterton)

Stithians Reservoir: 16 Coot, 2 Herring Gulls and 2 Cormorant from the Stuart Hutchings hide and 6 Coot, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 10 Chaffinch, 15+ Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 12+ House Sparrow, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Marsh Tit and 2 Great Tit from the southern cut off hide. (W Chegwidden)

College Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe ,1 Firecrest, 6+ Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 15+ Long-tailed Tits, 1 Jay, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Fieldfare, 4 Robin, Wrens  and Canada Geese plus plenty of Wigeon and Tufted Duck. (W Chegwidden) Also 2 Bittern. (L Sampson)

Black-necked Grebe at College Reservoir, Warren Chegwidden.

Gannel Estuary, Newquay: 1 female Goosander, c50 Wigeon, 6 Redshank, 1 Little Egret and a suspected Little Grebe – although like on many occasions this could not be confirmed due to disturbance from dog walkers! (R Wheeler)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 2 Black Redstart, 2 Whimbrel and a Great Northern Diver a little further west. Also 20+ Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone and 4+ Rock Pipit. (D Chaney)

Swanvale: 3 Waxwings flew over in a NW direction, 2+ Water Rail, 2+ Firecrest, 5+ Bullfinch and a couple of Chiffchaffs plus the potential Siberian Chiffchaff. (D Chaney & S Perfect) Dusky Warbler also reported again.

Gorangorras, Penryn River: 50+ Curlew, 2+ Greenshank, c40 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 5+ Turnstone, 3 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 70+ Black-headed Gull, 3 GBB Gull, 1 LBB Gull and a few Herring Gulls. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: 20+ Bar-tailed Godwit, 30  Blackbird, 250+ Black-headed Gull, 30  Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Buzzard, 100+ Canada Goose, 50 Carrion Crow, 15  Chaffinch, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Collared Dove, 5 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Cormorant, 100+ Curlew, 100+  Dunlin, 10  Dunnock, 2000+ Golden Plover, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Goosander, 200+ Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, 100+ Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 20 Jackdaw, 3 Jay, 150+ Lapwing, 20 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 2 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Magpie, 10 Mallard, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Mistle Thrush, 20 Mute Swan, 150+ Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Pintail, 2 Raven, 20+ Red-legged Partridge, 150+ Redshank, 2  Redwing, 30 Ringed Plover, 6 Robin, 20 Rook, 3 Shelduck, 1 Shoveler, 5 Snipe, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, 500+ Starling, 4 Teal, 20 Wigeon, 30 Wood Pigeon, 1 Wren, 1 Waxwing seen in tree by the Public WC’s on The Camel Trail. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis) 

St Just: 1w Waxwing still at West Place just east of the school at TR19 7JB. Also Waxwings in gardens at Princess Street. Please respect the privacy of the residents at both sites.

Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup.

Penzance: Black Redstart at Tolcarne.