Tuesday 26 February 2013

Late News 25/02 Penzance: Firecrest in a private garden. Also 1 Ringed Plover, 42 Purple Sandpipers and 50 Turnstone at high tide on the lighthouse pier. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 25/02 Camborne: Video of garden birds. (P Dinning)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  2 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 9 Mallard, 25 Teal, 2 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 18 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 6 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Raven, 1 Firecrest by the railway bridge, 3 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. Stoat again, in the reed bed ride opposite the viewing area. (D Parker & B Sharples)

Grey Heron 26213 B Sharples Herring Gull 26213 B Sharples

Today at Marazion, Bob Sharples.

Marazion: 2 ad Med Gulls on the beach. (D Parker)

St Clements: 1 Spotted Redshank and 18 Black-tailed Godwits on the Tresillian River and 4 (2m & 2f) Siskins on feeders in the Old Vicarage garden. (B Dodd)

Connor Downs: Turtle Dove again on wires midway between Westwoods builders and Angarrack village at 16:40. (L Proctor)

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

Helston Loe Pool: Juv Whooper Swan, 3m and 1f Goosander, 2 Great Crested Grebe and f Common Scoter. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Helston boating lake: 3m and 1f Shoveler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Helston: Firecrest in gardens by the church.

Stithians Reservoir: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still from the southern causeway.

Croft Pascoe: Juvenile Whooper Swan still present.

Treen Common: 15 Lapland Buntings and 5 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

Carrick Roads: 25 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Slavonian Grebe from Mylor Churchtown.

St John’s: Drake Green-winged Teal still between the ford and the sewerage works.