Thursday 13 December 2012

Late News 12/12 Truro: 3 Waxwings on the hedge outside the Council offices by the Sainsburys roundabout, with two Fieldfares. (B Powell per A Pay)

Late News 12/12 Truro: Male Black Redstart singing at Treliske Hospital.

Late News 12/12 Falmouth: Male Black Redstart at Castle Drive.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 22 Mallard, 28 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Oystercatcher, 8 Snipe and 2 Redwing. (D Parker)

Sancreed: Merlin. (D Flumm)

Penzance: Firecrest outside the front door of the RSPB Office. (D Flumm)

Marazion: Juv Iceland Gull off Red River from early afternoon to dusk, Pacific Diver, 6 Great Northern Diver and 1 ad Little Gull but distant (probably one of the Longrock birds). (C Barnard)

Long Rock: 2 ad Little Gull off Eastern Green, 3 Knot, 1 Black Redstart and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (C Barnard) Also 4 Black-throated Divers reported in the afternoon.

St Ives Bay: 2 Balearic Shearwaters feeding in bay, 8 Great Northern Divers, 1 Common Scoter W, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (2w & 1 ad) and 1 Little Egret from 08:30-12:00 and 14:30-16:00. (R Wynn)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Med Gull, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Rock Pipit, 8 Oystercatcher and 2 Buzzard. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 12 Ringed Plover flushed from rocks by a dog. (J St Ledger)

Plain an Gwarry: 2 Red Kites over in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Goosander on Ryan’s Field in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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

Nanquidno: Red-breasted Flycatcher in trees between the parking area and Nanjulian Farm.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

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