Thursday 21 February 2013

Late News 20/02 Wadebridge: 4 Blackcap in a private garden. (C Selway)

Blackcap 20213 C SelwayMarazion Marsh RSPB:  7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  7 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, drake Shelduck, 9 Mallard, fem Gadwall, 9 Teal, 1 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 10 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, c10,000 Starling (over east in the evening), c30 Linnet and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Charlestown harbour: 1 female and 1 male Blackcap still overwintering in a private garden. (D Hastilow)

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

Godrevy: 1 Chough on the NE side of Godrevy Head. (R Westland)

Helston, Loe Pool: 1 Firecrest, 5 Goldcrest, 2 Med Gull, 6 Goosander (4 male, 2 female), 1 Common Scoter (female), 10 Pochard, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Grey Heron and 5 Buzzard in ploughed field including a very white bird. (J St Ledger)

Buzzard Loe Pool 21st Feb 2013 J St LedgerPar: Drake Ring-necked Duck in the bushes at Par Beach Pool at c14:30. (P Fraser)

Rosennanon Downs: 2 Short-eared Owl, one Jack Snipe, 6 Common Snipe, Jay, 12 Reed Bunting, 4 Yellowhammer and 4 Lapland Bunting early morning. (C Selway)

Short-eared Owl 21213 C SelwayWalmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Spoonbill, 4 Whooper Swan, 1 adult Med Gull, 4 Little Egret, 125 Canada Goose, 6 Tufted Duck, 14 Herring Gull, 65 Black-headed Gull, 6 Shoveler, 1 Snipe, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 35 Mute Swan, 14 Mallard, 19 Teal, 2 Dunlin, 2 Moorhen, 4 Lapwing, 42 Wigeon and 1 Heron. Also 1 Water Pipit in field next to footpath, before new gate. (C Selway & D Julian)

Three Holes Cross: 1 Short-eared Owl. (D Julian)

Trevilling Marsh: 4 Mute Swan and 1 Black Swan. (D Julian)

Lizard: Juv Whooper Swan still on Croft Pascoe pool.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Long-tailed Duck still north of the southern causeway.

Treen Common: 6 Lapland Buntings and 8 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.