Sunday 27 January 2013

Late News 26/01 Falmouth: Male Black Redstart present in private garden, stayed for about an hour but not seen since. (M Blewett)

Late News 26/01 Falmouth: Male and female Brambling at Tremough campus. (S Perfect)

Late News 26/01 Bude: 20+ Red-throated Diver from Foxhole Point in the afternoon. (C Selway)

Late News 26/01 Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Report of Green-winged Teal on the reserve now withdrawn by observer.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 30 Mallard, 64 Teal, 1 female Shoveler, 1 female Wigeon, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1+ Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 20 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, c25 Snipe. Also Stoat being pursued by Moorhens! (D Parker, L Proctor, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Penzance: 1 Peacock crossing the A30 at Treneere, plus 215 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 24 Redwing and 1 Grey Wagtail in field north of the A30 opposite Macdonalds. (D Parker)

Newlyn: Slavonian Grebe still off Sandy Cove and Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour. (L Proctor)

St Ives:10:15  large flock of Gannet, 1-200 feeding off Porthmeor Beach and the Island. Possible 2 Common Scoter off the coastwatch headland  later in morning. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Tern, 4 Brownhead Goosander and 20 Linnets in Carnsew Basin plus 2 White Wagtails and 1 Common Sandpiper in Copperhouse Creek in the morning. (F Hull) 4 Goosander near Lelant Station and 15+ Grey Plover in Carnsew Basin in the afternoon.(D Jenkins) 1 Black Swan. (S Williams)

Devoran: 1 Sandwich Tern. (I Maclean)

Gwennap sewerage works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Green Sandpipers. (I Maclean)

Loveny Reserve, Colliford Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still. (D Julian)

Dozmary: 4 Goldeneye including 2 males. (D Julian)

Egloshayle: Siberian Chiffchaff again on Clapper Marshes. (D Julian)

Coverack: 6 Mediterranean Gull and Great Northern Diver near the harbour. (S Bury)

Med Gull 27113 S Bury

Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewage works. (S Bury)

Lizard: 1w Whooper Swan on Croft Pascoe Pool and male Hen Harrier close to Kynance garage in the afternoon. (J Selby)

Mylor Churchtown: 7+ Black-necked Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, Red-breasted Merganser and 1 Sandwich Tern sat on buoy near entrance to Restronguet Creek. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: c80 Wigeon, c50 Tufted Duck, 7 Goldeneye (2 males), 4 Teal, 15 Mallard, 9 Little Grebe, c60 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 3 Grey Heron, c20 Cormorant, 15 Herring Gull, 5 Black-headed Gull and 1 GBB Gull. (L Sampson)

Bude: 1w Glaucous Gull on the beach again and a Great Skua offshore and 1w Ring-billed Gull on the Bude canal.

Carbis Bay: 2+ Balearic Shearwaters.

Treen Common: 10 Lapland Buntings at 12:25 but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck again at 12:30.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck north of the southern causeway.

River Lynher: 3 Spoonbills off Wacker Quay.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.

Sennen: Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewerage works.