Monday 04 February 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 1 hybrid goose, 7 Mallard, 34 Teal, 5 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1  Water Rail, 16 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 6 Oystercatcher, c20 Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Stoat seen 3 times today. (D Parker & B Sharples)

Helston, Loe Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck, 66 Pochard, 4 Tufted Duck, m and f Goosander, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Mallard, 15 Cormorant, 2 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen, 8 Coot, 7 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Firecrest, all at the north end from below Degibna car park. (D Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Brambling, 66 Chaffinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker at the feeding station, also Long-tailed Duck, 4 Goldeneye and 1 Little Egret north of the southern causeway. (D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit in the channel by Black Bridge, Copperhouse Creek. (D Parker)

Trenow Cove: 5 Black-throated Diver, 3 Red-throated Diver, Common Scoter, 1 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 20+ Turnstone, 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Egret, Kestrel and a Brambling in the Chaffinch flock. (R Menari)

Truro: Male Siskin in a private garden in the morning. (D Jenkins)

Rumps Point: 2w Iceland Gull again. (C Selway)

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St Minver: 900+ Golden Plover and 400+ Lapwing in fields. (C Selway)

Pentireglaze: 1 Brambling, 120+ Chaffinch, 3 Reed Buntings and 2 Yellowhammer. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 14 Mallard, 4 Moorhen, 1 male Gadwall, 12 Teal, 1 Green Sandpiper, 31 Canada Goose, 46 Herring flew over north west, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Mute Swan, 78 Wigeon  2 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 1 Magpie, 35 Jackdaw, 2 Great Tit, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Rook, 3 Redwing, 1 Collared Dove, 8 Woodpigeon, 800 Starling over north east, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chaffinch. (D Julian)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour, plus 2 Great Northern Divers.

Penzance: 2 Purple Sandpipers at Jubilee Pool and Black Redstart on coast path at Eastern Green.

Gannel Estuary: 1w Iceland Gull.