Thursday 06 December 2012

Late News 05/12 United Downs: Pure white Magpie opposite the industrial estate in the afternoon. (K Gilbert)

Late News 05/12 St Breock Downs: Short-eared Owl in the afternoon. (C Selway)

Late News 05/12 Wadebridge: Siberian Chiffchaff in the gardens of Two Tree’s, around for at least 3 weeks, more often heard than seen. (C Selway)

Late News 05/12 Truro: 2 Black Redstarts (1 male) at Treliske Hospital.

Late News 05/12 St Just: Subalpine Warbler still in gardens on Princess Street. Please respect the residents privacy.

Late News 05/12 Rosenannon Downs: Short-eared Owl at 16:00.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (inc 4 juv), 10 Mallard, 34 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, 9 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Oystercatcher, 30 Snipe, 2 Stonechat, 2 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush and 2 Chiffchaff. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Marazion: Pacific Diver offshore with 4+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 9+ Common Scoter, 1 Wigeon and 2 Guillemot. Also 1 Stonechat, 40 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 10 Turnstone and 27 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker, D Flumm & T Mills) 15 Great Northern Divers between Marazion and Penzance.

NRA Pools, Wadebridge: Juv Rose Coloured Starling, leucistic Starling, Siberian Chiffchaff and Firecrest. (D Julian) Also 4 Blackcaps. (C Selway)

Sancreed: 1 Little Egret and 5 Snipe. (D Flumm)

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

Port Gaverne: Little Egret on rocks at Port Gaverne in the morning. (T Potterton)

Porthpean: 21 Common Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver, 16 Fulmar, 4 Cormorant, 2 Shag, 1 Black-necked Grebe and 1 Oystercatcher. (D Ricketts)

Falmouth: 5 Waxwings in Marlborough Road, Falmouth at 13.20 but flew off east. (P McCartney) 3 Waxwings on Lambs Way on telegraph pole and feeding on cotoneaster, in private garden but close to road. (J St Ledger) Also 6 Waxwings on Castle Drive/Bay View Crescent.

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Black Redstart (male), 1 Med Gull (adult), 4 Purple Sandpiper, 7 Oystercatcher, 5 Long-tailed Tit. (J St Ledger)

Wadebridge: Female Black Redstart on the wall along Town Quay. (C Selway)

Camel Estuary: Black-necked Grebe off Rock. (D Julian)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Black Swan. (P Mason)

College Reservoir: 1 Bittern still on the west side of the island. (S Perfect & S Rogers)

Trenow Cove: 3 Black-throated Divers. (C Moore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Goosander on Ryan`s Field (C Moore)

Lizard: 1+ Waxwing behind Cross Common Nursery early morning.

St Just: 1w Waxwing still at West Place just east of the school TR19 7JB. Subalpine Warbler still in gardens on Princess Street TR19 7JG. Please respect the residents privacy.

Stithians: 3 Waxwings flew south past Goonlaze.

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrests at Swanvale NR.