Thursday 07 February 2013

Late News 06/02 Sennen Cove: Immature Glaucous Gull off the lifeboat station.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 36 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2+ Bittern (poss 4 individuals from 5 sightings), 1+ Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 2+ Water Rail, 14 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c35 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Cetti’s Warbler.  Also Stoat again around mid day. (D Parker & B Sharples)

Bittern 7213 B Sharples Moorhen 7213 B Sharples Stoat 7213 B Sharples

More photos by Bob Sharples here and here.

Carbis Bay: 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Red-throated Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 8 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter (plus 9 south), 1 ad Med Gull, c200 Guillemot, c20 Razorbill and 2 Stonechat. (D Parker)

Truro: Firecrest plus male and female Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Connor Downs: Turtle Dove still in a private garden also a male Bullfinch. (L Spence)

Truro: Goldcrest in a private garden. (F Rice)

Goldcrest 7213 F RiceRestronguet, Weir Point: 14+ Black-necked Grebe, 2 Great Northern Diver, 23 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 3 Razorbill. Also 3 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 male Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger)

Red-breasted Merganser Carrick Roads 7th Feb 2013 J St Ledger Nuthatch Weir Point Restronguet 7th Feb 2013 J St Ledger

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 5 Coot, Mallard, 3 Pochard, 5 Snipe, 50 Canada Geese, 3 Shoveler, Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Heron, 2 Cormorant, 3 Goldeneye, 2 Teal and 1 Water Rail from the stuarthutchings hide. 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Brambling, 2 Shoveler, 1 Water Rail, 3 Coot, 1 Moorhen, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Robin, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Blue Tit and 1 Great Tit in the southern cut off. (W Chegwidden)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 2 Raven, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Whimbrel, with 2 Common Scoter and a Med Gull flying into the Carrick Roads. Also distant Gannets and 3 auks flying west. 1 Great Northern Diver in the Carrick Roads. Very few gulls at the docks but 1 Peregrine sat atop one of the cranes plus half a dozen Linnet flying about. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek in the morning. (P Freestone)

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in Newlyn Harbour and Great Northern Diver offshore.

Sennen Cove: Immature Glaucous Gull off the lifeboat station still.

Porthpean: Velvet Scoter still, with 30 Common Scoter.

Helston, Loe Pool: Common Scoter still.

Gwithian: Water Pipit at St Gothian Sands LNR, 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs at Gwithian sewerage works and 1 Firecrest at Gwithian Green LNR.

Marazion: 5 Black-throated Divers.