Monday 11 February 2013

Late News 08/02 Men-an-Tol: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Short-eared Owl, 50 Fieldfare, 1 Kestrel and 1 male Peregrine at south end of Coronation Lane. (M Rule)

Late News 10/02 Stithians Reservoir: 5 Wigeon,7 Gadwall, 20 Teal, 4 Mallard, 5 Shoveler, 23 Pochard, 27 Tufted Duck, 1 Long-tailed Duck,9 Goldeneye, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail, 4 Moorhen, 36 Coot, 61 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 136 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 2 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit,6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Wren, 52+ Starling,5 Blackbird, 45+ Fieldfare, 75+ Redwing, 2 Dunnock, 4 House Sparrow, 55 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling, 3 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch and 4 Reed Bunting. (S Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 3 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 23 Teal, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 4 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 2+ Water Rail, 16 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Sparrowhawk, c20 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Raven and 1 Stonechat. (D Parker & B Sharples)

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Carbis Bay: 2 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Little Gull (adult + 4w), 1 Red-throated Diver, 6 Black-throated Diver, 10 Great Northern Diver, 3 Common Scoter and a Great Crested Grebe. (C Barnard & D Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Greenshank and 2 Goosander from Lelant Station and Water Pipit at Copperhouse Creek. (D Parker)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Red-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver off Eastern Green. (C Barnard)

Marazion: 8 Red-throated Divers and 4 Black-throated Divers offshore east of St Michael’s Mount. (C Barnard)

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

Gwennap: Yellow-browed Warbler plus 6 Chiffchaff at the sewage works in the afternoon SW746407. (M Grantham)

Gunwalloe: 5 Firecrest at Gunwalloe marsh. (S Bury)

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Treen Common: c10 Lapland Buntings, c15 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. Also c12 Reed Buntings, 4 Skylarks, some Meadow Pipits, 2 Raven and 1 Jack Snipe. (S Cox)

Stithians Reservoir:  1 Canada Goose, 1 Mandarin, 2 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 8 Mallard, 6 Shoveler, 22 Pochard, 40 Tufted Duck, 10 Goldeneye, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 12 Coot, 2 Snipe, 140 Lapwing, 21 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 19 Herring Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 177 Starling, 10 Fieldfare, 25+ Redwing, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Brambling, 60+ Chaffinch, 6 Reed Bunting, 5 Greenfinch, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 Jay. (S Taylor & J St Ledger)

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Crugmeer: 1w Iceland Gull and 2 Lapland buntings NW of Padstow. (D Julian)

Padstow: 2w Yellow-legged Gull. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 6 Lapland Bunting and Short-eared Owl. (C Selway)

Sennen: Siberian Chiffchaff at Brew sewerage works.

Penzance: 1 Black Redstart. Also near adult Glaucous Gull on Tolcarne beach in the morning.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour and 2 Great Northern Divers offshore.