Sunday 03 February 2013

Late News 02/02 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek. (P Smale)

Late News 02/02 Millbrook: Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Common Gull and 2 Med Gulls. (M Beer)

Late News 02/02 Par: Possible Baltic Gull at Par Beach pool 12:00 to 13:30 at least. NB. Date on photos is incorrect. (R Davey & P Barlow)

Possible Baltic Gull 1 R Davey Possible Baltic Gull 2 R Davey Possible Baltic Gull 3 R Davey

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 8 Mallard, 46 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1+  Water Rail, 12 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 3 Oystercatcher, c50 Snipe, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 7 Wigeon, 4 Gadwall, 29 Teal, 26 Mallard, 11 Shoveler, 12 Pochard, 50 Tufted Duck, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 9 Goldeneye, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 12 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe (in full summer plumage), 1 Buzzard, 3 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 31 Coot, 29 Lapwing, 3 Curlew, 6 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 50+ Starling, 4 Blackbird, 30+ Fieldfare, 2 Song Thrush, 20+ Redwing, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 2 House Sparrow, 66 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 3 Greenfinch, 16 Goldfinch and 4 Reed Bunting. (S Taylor)

Boskenna Cross: 300+ Golden Plovers and 150+ Lapwings in ploughed field north west of junction of Rectory Road and B3315, 1.5 miles south east of St Buryan. (M Bishop)

St Ives Bay: 1 Balearic Shearwater and female Eider off St Ives Island. (R Davey & M Jones)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Goosander (redheads) on Lelant Saltings at 11:00. (M Jones) 2 Water Pipits in Copperhouse Creek. (P Barlow) Fulmar sat on mud viewed from Lelant Station (appeared unwell), also apparent hybrid Gadwall x Wigeon with drake Gadwall Lelant Station. (P Smale)

Penryn River: 2 Red-breasted Merganser (1m,1f), 3 Greenshank, 37 Redshank, 12 Turnstone, 70+ Curlew, 1 Snipe, 5 Little Egret, 47 Teal, 1 Moorhen, 4 Oystercatcher, 9 Mute Swan, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher and 10+ Redwing. (J St Ledger)

Red-breasted Mergansers and Curlew at Penryn 3rd Feb 2013 J St Ledger Red-breasted Merganser Penryn 3rd Feb 2013 J St Ledger

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler still. (P Barlow)

Bude Marshes: 4 Pink-footed Geese and 1 Water Pipit still.

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

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart still around the railway station.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour, plus 3 Great Northern Divers.

St John’s Lake: Drake Green-winged Teal still by the sewerage outfall in the afternoon, also 1 Spotted Redshank.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck still.