Wednesday 13 February 2013

Late News 12/02 Rinsey Head: Near ad Glaucous Gull flew east towards St Levan in the afternoon. (I Webster)

Late News 12/02 Ponsanooth Sewage Works: 10+ Chiffchaff and 2 Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Late News 12/02 Carnon Downs Sewage Works: 30+ Chiffchaff, 3+ Siberian Chiffchaff (including one ringed in January 2012) and 4+ Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Late News 12/02 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit near bridge over Black Road , Common Sandpiper Copperhouse Creek, White Wagtail among wagtails on Salt-marsh. (S Cox)

Late News 12/02 Hayle: A Long-eared Owl was picked up  in Hayle town centre andaken to the R.S.P.C.A. centre and examined by St. Coloumb vets. The verdict was a bruised wing with no apparent brake. The owl will be sent to the R.S.P.C.A.  wildlife centre at Taunton for convalescence and (hopefully) eventual release. (R Harper. M.B.E.)

Late News 12/02 Camborne: Black Redstart on New Connexion Street at 14:50.

Late News 12/02 Truro: Black Redstart at Truro Station yard at 10:00.

Late News 12/02 Treen Common: 5 Lapland Buntings and 3 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Late News 12/02 Siblyback: Female Ring-necked Duck again at Siblyback Lake in the afternoon.

Late News 12/02Loveny Arm, Colliford Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still at cSX185752 in the afternoon.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Mallard, 25 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 12 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 6 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 18 Ringed Plover and 33 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker) Near adult Glaucous Gull on the beach at c10:30 plus 2 ad. Mediterranean Gull. (C Barnard & P Fraser)

Carbis Bay: 2 Black-throated Divers, 3 Great Northern Divers and 4 Common Scoter. (C Barnard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit still in the saltmarsh by Black Bridge. 3w Yellow-legged Gull and 5 (4 ad & 1 2w.) Mediterranean Gull off the causeway on Lelant Water. (C Barnard)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Blackbird, 20  Black-headed Gull, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Buzzard, c150 Canada Geese, 5 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 10 Coot, c100 Curlew, 1 Dunnock, 1 Gadwall, 3 Grey Heron, 7 Herring Gull, 12 Jackdaw, c500 Lapwing, 3 Little Egret, 10 Little Grebe, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 7 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Moorhen, c20 Mute Swan, 5 Pintail, 4 Pochard, 2 Raven, 2 Robin, 10 Shoveler, c150 Snipe, c500 Starling, 1 Stonechat, 10 Teal, 20 Tufted Duck, 1 Water Rail, 6 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Falmouth: Male Stonechat and Little Egret at Castle Beach in the afternoon. (D Chaney)

Loveny Arm, Colliford Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still at cSX185752.

Penzance: Pacific Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slavonian Grebe off Eastern Green.

Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.

Treen Common: 3 Lapland Buntings and 3 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.