Friday 08 February 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, fem Shoveler, 23 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 10 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, c20 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Parker & S Maycock)

Sparrowhawk 8213 S MaycockSparrowhawk at Marazion, Simon Maycock.

Marazion: 12 Curlew and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker)

Pendeen: 6 Balearic Shearwater, 16 Fulmar, 242 Gannet and 175 Kittiwake between 09:30 & 10:30. (D Parker)

Penzance: 76 Lapwing and 27 Curlew in field north of the A30 opposite KFC. (D Parker)

Truro: 3 fem Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: Drake Long-tailed Duck, 2 Goldeneye (female), several Pochard, 5m and 2f Shoveler north of the southern causeway plus m & f Reed bunting, f Brambling and Great Spotted Woodpecker on feeders with m & f Gadwall and m pochard on the water in the S cut off. Also c100 Lapwing flew over road , did not land and flew off SW. (D Jenkins & A Nicholson)

Carbis Bay: 4 Little Gull (2ad & 2 1w), 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Eider and 2 Black-throated Diver in the morning. (C Moore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Yellow-legged Gull on Lelant Water and 2 Water Pipits at Copperhouse Creek. (C Moore)

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck still, with 6 Tufted Duck in the afternoon. (M Beer)

Falmouth: Male Firecrest in Tremough campus. (S Perfect)