Tuesday 19 February 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB:¬† 5 Mute Swan,¬† 2 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid geese, 8 Mallard, 39 Teal, 3+ Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 18 Moorhen, 6 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, D Flumm, B Sharples, R Farnes, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Bittern 19213 R Farnes Bittern 19213 S Maycock & W Renshaw

Bitterns R Farnes, S Maycock & W Renshaw.

Marazion: 38 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Penzance: Black Redstart at Chyandour Cliff, plus Eider, Common Scoter and Med Gull offshore. (P St Pierre)

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

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck and 7 Shoveler (5 drakes) on Par Beach Pool, also drake Goosander on St Andrew’s Pool. (A Nicholson & S Rogers)

Heligan: 1 Marsh Tit, Nuthatch and 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker plus Peregrine over. (A Nicholson)

Lanyon Farm: A flock of c30 Fieldfare. (R Farnes)

Fieldfare 19213 R FarnesConnor Downs: Turtle Dove still in a private garden. (L Spence)

Newlyn: Goldcrest at Sandy Cove. (S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Goldcrest 19213 S Maycock & W Renshaw

Rosennanon Downs: Male Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl, 4 Tawny Owl, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Kestrel, 7 Woodcock, 10 Snipe, 43 Lapland Bunting, 1 male Snow Bunting, 40+ Reed Bunting, 20 Yellowhammer and 2 Stonechat in the evening. (C Selway)

Lapland Bunting 19213 C Selway

Loveny Arm, Colliford Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still at cSX185752 also 3 Tufted Duck, 2 fem Goldeneye, 10 Golden Plover and 2 Crossbill. (S Perfect)

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck still. (S Perfect)

St Cleer Downs: 2 male Yellowhammers (one of which was singing), Goldcrest, Redwings and flyover Ravens. (S Perfect)

Cot Valley: 2 Choughs. (L Holt)

St John’s: Drake Green-winged Teal still from St John’s ford.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Water Pipit on the saltmarsh by Black Road, Copperhouse.

Stithians Reservoir: Drake Long-tailed Duck still north of the southern causeway.