Sunday 10 February 2013

Late News 08/02 Carrick Roads from Roseland: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Black-necked Grebe and 2 Little Grebe also 8 Red-breasted Merganser at St Just Creek. (S Croft & N Tomalin)

Late News 08/02 Pendower: 1 Red-necked Grebe, Long-tailed Duck female, 10 Great Northern Diver, 7 Black-throated Diver and 16 Common Scoter. (S Croft & N Tomalin)

Late News 08/02 Portscatho: 2 Slavonian Grebe, 6 Med Gull, c80 Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwit and male Black Redstart. (S Croft & N Tomalin)

Late News 09/02 St John’s: Photos of the Green-winged Teal here and here. (P Edmonds)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 3 Greylag, 1 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard, fem Shoveler, 27 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 13 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c15 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Stonechat. (D Parker) Bittern reported again.

Treen Common: 14 Lapland Buntings, 7 Snow Buntings and 69 Reed Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. (P St Pierre)

Trendrine Hill: Ad male Hen Harrier hunting in the morning. (P St Pierre)

Helford River: 1 Greenshank, 2 Common Gull (ad & 1w) and 2 Med Gull (ad & 2w) in Gillan Creek at 13:00. (J Selby)

Penzance: Waxwing in Treneere Estate near the play area in Colinsey Road. Present for its second day. (M Ahmad)

Truro: 1 f Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Windmill Farm: Short-eared Owl, 1000+ Golden Plover, Sparrowhawk, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Snipe, Bullfinch, 40 Blackbird and 35 Redwing. (D Wright)

Carbis Bay: 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe. (B Toms)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Goosander on Lelant Water and 1 Water Pipit from Black Bridge. (B Toms)

Helston boating lake: 43 Black-headed Gull, 34 Herring Gull, 34 Mallard, 28 Tufted Duck, 5 Shoveler, 10 Mute Swan, 8 Coot and 9 Moorhen. (S Bury)

Helston, Loe Pool: 1 Bittern, 1 Whooper Swan, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Goosander, 1 Common Scoter, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 12 Heron, 37 Cormorant, 19 Black-headed Gull, 61 Herring Gull, 26 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 46 Pochard, 18 Tufted Duck, 15 Mallard, 9 Teal, 9 Coot and 6 Moorhen. (S Bury)

Great Crested Grebe 10213 S BuryNear St Ives: 3 Lesser Redpolls present since early December 2012 also female White Wagtail. (R James)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 6 Pintail (3 pairs) 1 Barn Owl, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 63 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 400+ Lapwing and 470 Snipe. (C Selway)

River Lynher: 2 Spoonbills viewable from Jupiter point. (R Davey)

Torpoint: 10 Pale-bellied Brent Geese off Marine Drive. (R Davey)

Looe: 19 Med Gulls and 3 Slavonian Grebes off Hannafore Point. (R Davey)

Marazion: Glaucous Gull on the beach. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Portscatho: Long-tailed Duck, 12 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 15 Black-throated Diver and 6 Great Northern Diver.

Carrick Roads: 30 Black-necked Grebes off Turnaware Point.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe and Glaucous Gull still in the harbour, also 4 Great Northern Divers.

Trencrom: Ad male Hen Harrier in the afternoon.

Lizard: Ring tail Hen Harrier at Goonhilly Downs.

Porthpean: 10 Great Northern Divers.

Downderry: 3 Black-throated Divers.

St Ives: Balearic Shearwater, Manx Shearwater, 1w Little Gull and Great Northern Diver.