Wednesday 12 December 2012

Late News 11/12 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Image of Stoat predating a Rabbit. (B Sharples)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 21 Mallard, 22 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Kestrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 11 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 2 Redwing and 2 Song Thrush. (D Parker)

Marazion: Juv Iceland Gull at Red River mouth early morning and on the sea at 16:00, Great Northern Diver offshore. (C Barnard)

Penzance: 6 Purple Sandpipers, Turnstones and a Grey Plover. (S Maycock)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 male Hen Harrier, m & f Goldeneye, 4 Tufted Duck, 15 Goosander, 20 Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, 150+ Teal, 2 Heron, 1 Jay, Mallard and 2 Little Grebe 10:00 – 11:40. (R Mudge)

St Ives: 1 Balearic Shearwater (feeding in bay), 6 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver W, 1 Shoveler E, 3 Mediterranean Gulls (2w & 2 ads) and 8 Long-tailed Tit. Also 7 Bottlenose Dolphins spent most of the day within 1 km of the watchpoint. (R Wynn, S Butler-Cowdry & D Parker)

Camel Estuary: 35+ Bar-tailed Godwit, 30  Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, 250+ Black-headed Gull, 30+ Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Bullfinch, 10 Buzzard, 250+ Canada Goose, 50 + Carrion Crow, 7  Chaffinch, 1 Collared Dove, 4 Cormorant, 50+ Curlew, 300+ Dunlin, 3 Dunnock, 200+ Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 5 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 40+ Grey Plover, 3 Grey Wagtail, 100+ Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 30+ Jackdaw, 50+ Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Magpie, 10 Mallard, 1 Meadow Pipit, 20+ Mute Swan, 50+ Oystercatcher, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 20+ Red-legged Partridge, 50+ Redshank, 1 Redwing, 10+ Ringed Plover, 3 Robin, 20+ Rook, 30+ Shelduck, 2 Shoveler, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, 200+ Starling, 8 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 50+ Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis) 

College Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still, at top end by island.

Nanquidno: Red-breasted Flycatcher in trees by the parking area, morning only.

Penzance: Black Redstart at Chyandour by the water treatment works.

St Just: Subalpine Warbler still in gardens briefly on Princess Street TR19 7JG. Please respect the residents privacy. (P Clarke)

Drift Reservoir (Members Only): 1w Pink-footed Goose still with Greylag and Canada Geese.

Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup, 1w Scaup and Great Northern Diver still.