Tuesday 08 January 2013

Late News 07/01 Kenidjack: A Siberian Chiffchaff and a Firecrest at the sewerage works.

Late News 07/01 Carbis Bay: 3+ Balearic Shearwaters and 2 Great Northern Divers.

Late News 07/01 Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.

Late News 07/01 Dozmary: Adult drake Lesser Scaup still on Dozmary Pool.

Late News 07/01 Sennen: Hooded Crow at Gwenver. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 12 Mallard, 4 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 13 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c30 Snipe and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)
NB. Reed cutting and ongoing reserve management mean that there will be some disturbance throughout the week.

Marazion: 48 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin and 8 Oystercatchers on the beach. (D Parker)

Penzance: 25+ Turnstones on Battery Rocks with 8 Great Northern Divers, 5 female Common Scoters and 3 Razorbills offshore. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver in the harbour still. (D Parker) Slavonian Grebe, possible Siberian Chiffchaff and Black Redstart at Sandy Cove.

Stithians Reservoir: 2 possible Siberian Chiffchaff, 5 Reed Bunting, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Jay, 2 Gadwall (1 m &1 f), 1 Water Rail, 4 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 1 Moorhen and 4 Coot in the Southern cut-off. (J St Ledger) Long-tailed Duck still from the causeway.

College Reservoir: 4 Goldeneye, 3 Pochard, 8+ Mute Swan, 2 Med Gulls, 10+ Common Gulls, c.20 Black-headed Gulls, 120+ Herring Gulls and Chiffchaff. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: A pair of Red-breasted Mergansers again, 20+ Teal, 14 Mallard, 30+ Mute Swan and 2 Snipe at midday approaching high tide. (D Chaney)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck on Par beach pool again, also 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose. (P Barlow)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 162 Black-tailed Godwit, 1,000+ Lapwing, 400+ Snipe, 5 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 120+ Curlew, 1 Pintail, 29 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 43 Wigeon, 7 Gadwall and 160+ Teal. (C Selway)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose from the car park.

Newquay: 4 Balearic Shearwaters flew past Towan Head at 09:00.

Falmouth: Red-necked Grebe off Gyllyngvase beach at 13:55.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Slavonian Grebe still in Carnsew Basin.

Carbis Bay: 2+ Balearic Shearwaters still.

St Just: Subalpine Warbler still in gardens around Princess Street TR19 7JG. Please respect the residents privacy.