Wednesday 27 February 2013

Late News 26/02 St Gothian Sands LNR: Water Pipit still.

Late News 26/02 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit still on the saltmarsh east of the Black Road.

Late News 26/02 Loveny Arm, Colliford Lake: Drake Ring-necked Duck still at cSX185752.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  3 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 8 Mallard, 29 Teal, 1+ Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 2+ Water Rail, c15 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Dunlin, 1 Goldcrest, 2+ Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Chyandour, Penzance: 2 Black Redstarts (m&F), 6 Rock Pipits and 5 Pied Wagtails. (D Flumm)

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

Marazion: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese by the Marazion Causeway. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Treen Common: 6 Snow Buntings still but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Camel Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna bridge: c50 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Blackbird, 1 Black Swan, 1 f Blackcap, c250  Black-headed Gull, c70  Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 8 Buzzard, c25 Canada Goose, 25 Carrion Crow, 10 Chaffinch, 4 Common Gull, c5 Cormorant, c300 Curlew, c250 Dunlin, 9 Dunnock, 30 Golden Plover, 6 Goldfinch, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 3 Greenfinch, 2 Grey Heron, 30 Grey Plover, c150 Herring Gull, 15 House Sparrow, 20 Jackdaw, c500 Lapwing, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Magpie, 8 Mallard, 42 Mute Swan, 30 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 5 Red-legged Partridge, c500 Redshank, c45 Ringed Plover, 6 Robin,12 Rook, c30 Shelduck, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Spoonbill, c500   Starling, 40 Wigeon, 30 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

St Buryan: Osprey flew north at 10:45.

Helston, Loe Pool: Juv Whooper Swan still at the northern end.

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