Saturday 02 February 2013

Late News 01/12 Ludgvan: 30+ Woodcock. (K Gilbert)

Late News 01/12 Falmouth: 3 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Guillemot, 21 Oystercatcher and 1 Black Redstart off Castle Beach. (J St Ledger)

Black Redstart Falmouth 1st Feb 2013 J St LedgerLate News 01/12 Falmouth: Male Fircrest and Dipper at Tremough Campus. (S Perfect)

Late News 01/12 Newlyn: 4 Great Northern Divers plus Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.

Late News 01/12 Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

Late News 01/12 Cape Cornwall: 10 Balearic Shearwaters by 14:30.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 12 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 42 Teal, 7 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1  Water Rail, 10 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 6 Oystercatcher, c10 Snipe, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 43 Dunlin, 28 Ringed Plover and 12 Sanderling on the beach.(D Parker)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour. (L Proctor)

St Buryan: 430 Golden Plover at Trembothick Farm. (P St Pierre)

Helston: Drake Ring-necked Duck, female Common Scoter and 2 Goosander (m & F) on Loe Pool and a Firecrest in Carminowe Creek. (J Selby)

Stithians Reservoir:76 Canada Geese, 42 Wigeon, 6 Gadwall, 33 Teal, 8 Mallard, 6 Shoveler, 10 Pochard, 34 Tufted Duck, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 8 Goldeneye, 5 Cormorant, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail, 3 Moorhen, 26 Coot, 100+ Lapwing, 109 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 6 Herring Gull, 3 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 52+ Starling, 6 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 30+ Redwing, 4 Robin, 1 Stonechat, 4 Dunnock, 5 House Sparrow, 70+ Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 6 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch and 4 Reed Bunting. (CBWPS walk led by S Taylor) Bittern in the Southern cut-off at 15:00

Devoran: 190 Redshank,100 Curlew, 4 Ringed Plover , 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 200 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, 250 Teal and 50 Wigeon. (D Eva)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Firecrest, 6 Siskin and 20 Chiffchaff. (D Eva)

Hell’s Mouth: 90 Gannet, 36 Shag, 1 Oystercatcher, 114 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull all in a feeding frenzy, plus 71 Fulmar, 73 Guillemot (back on the ledges), 500+ Razorbill, 1 Wren, 1 Stonechat and 1 Meadow Pipit. Also 4 Bottle-nosed Dolphin. (S Taylor)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Ad Common Tern around Carnsew Basin still. (S Williams & W F Rice) Also adult Yellow-legged Gull on Lelant Water.

Common Tern 2213 S Williams Common Tern 2213 W F Rice Common Tern 020213 W F Rice

Common Tern, photo 1 Sam Williams photos 2 & 3 Farleigh Rice.

Rosenannon Downs: 1 Peregrine, 20 Redwing, 50+ Reed Bunting and 20 Herring Gull. (C Selway)

Pendennis, Falmouth: Great-crested Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, 2 Razorbill and GN Diver in Falmouth Bay. 2 Purple Sandpipers on the point. Common Gull past and a single close-in Gannet. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 48+ Teal, 3 Greenshank and 30+ Redshank. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Carrick Roads: 11+ BN Grebe, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 9 Common Scoter (flocks of 5 and 4) and 10+ Red-breasted Merganser from Mylor Churchtown. A male Sparrowhawk over and Loe Beach. A couple of Common Gulls and Razorbill. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Devoran: 13+ Common Gull, 150 Dunlin, 15 Bar-tailed Godwit, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 5+ Shelduck and 1 Little Grebe. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Carnon Downs: 40 Chiffchaff, incl 1 probable Siberian Chiffchaff, Firecrest and 6+ Goldcrests at the sewerage works. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Falmouth: 2 Dippers at Tremough Campus. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Penzance: 3 Black Redstarts on coast path 200m east of the railway station.

Kenidjack: 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs by the sewerage works.

Bude: 1w Ring-billed Gull again on the Bude Canal.

Bude Marshes: Drake Green-winged Teal, 4 Pink-footed Geese, White-fronted Goose and Water Pipit.

St Austell: Drake Velvet Scoter off Porthpean beach. Firecrest at the sewerage works.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck at 13:00.

Saltash: 3 Spotted Redshanks.

Treen Common: 2 Lapland Buntings and 1 Snow Bunting but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Marazion: 4 Black-throated Diver and a Slavonian Grebe offshore.