Monday 17 December 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 11 Mallard, 21 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Snipe and 1 Stonechat. (D Parker)

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck and Scaup plus 1 Kingfisher. (D Parker)

Bude Marsh: 1 Cetti’s Warbler (singing), 2 Water Rail, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c200 Snipe, c30 Curlew, c50 Lapwing, c25 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Greylag Goose, c200 Canada Geese, c30 Teal, 1 Kestrel and 2 Raven. (L Sampson)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still present in the morning. (M Jones)

St Austell Bay: 40+ Common Scoter, 15+ Black-throated Diver, 10+ Great Northern Diver, 4+ Red-throated Diver from Porthpean also  1+ Bottle Nose Dolphin. (M Jones)

Portscatho: Female Long-tailed Duck still, more photos here. (N Climpson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Med Gulls, Grey Plover and 10 Bar-tailed Godwits in Carnsew Basin. 2 Goosander in estuary behind Carnsew. (S Maycock)

Penzance: 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Dunlin at Jubilee Rocks. (S Maycock)

St John’s: Green-winged Teal in the afternoon at St John’s Creek, near to St John’s village. It was viewable from the bit of road that is covered by water at high tide. (S Waite)

College Reservoir: Bittern flew from lower part to top corner, into reeds close to island. (J St Ledger)

Camborne: 2 female and 1 male Blackcap in a private garden. (P Dinning)

St Just: Subalpine Warbler still at 10:15 in gardens briefly on Princess Street TR19 7JG. Please respect the residents privacy.

Drift Reservoir (Members Only): 1w Pink-footed Goose still.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe in Newlyn harbour.

Dozmary: Ad drake Lesser Scaup on Dozmary Pool again.

Penzance: Slavonian Grebe and 3 Great Northern Divers off Eastern Green beach.

Cape Cornwall: Grey Phalarope and Great Skua past between 09:15 & 10:45.