Saturday 02 March 2013

Late News 01/03 St Agnes: Robin putting finishing touches to a nest in a clump of New Zealand flax in a private garden. (W Thurgood)

Late News 01/03 Tressilian River: 2 Buzzards (dropped a rabbit!), Greenshank, 20+ Curlews, Oystercatchers, ? Godwits, Shelduck, 20+ Redshanks, 2 Little Egrets and 20+ Teal, also M and F Bullfinches and 4 Little Grebes on Tresemple Pool. (M & J Hall)

Late News 01/03 Par: Firecrest by the car park at St Andrews. (St Austell Baywatch)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, 33 Teal, m and f Gadwall, 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 5 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Fowey Valley: 2 Willow Tits and 2 Dippers plus 8 pairs of Rooks on nests. (D Parker)

Hayle: Tawny Owl found dead besides the A30. (T Mills)

Marazion: Juv Glaucous Gull on beach and then on Little Hogus from mid-morning until 13:00 when it flew off east behind the Mount. Also 3 Great Northern Diver,1 Red-throated Diver, 5 ad Mediterranean Gull and 1f Black Redstart. (C Barnard & P Smale)

Carbis Bay: 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Common Scoter and 1 ad Mediterranean Gull. (C Barnard)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 14 (12 ad & 2 2w) Mediterranean Gull. (C Barnard)

Penzance: Drake Eider off Jubilee Pool. (S Maycock)

Eider 2213 S Maycock Eider 20213 S Maycock

Towan Head: 5 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 8 Turnstone and 10 Oystercatcher. (S Rowe)

Pentire: 8+ Fulmar, Great Black Backed Gull, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 2 Goldcrest, Wren and Pied Wagtail. (M & J Hall)

Lower Tamar Lake 09:00: 15 Goosanders, 7 Tufted 5m, 23 Canada Geese, 3 Heron, 2 Teal, 2 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 2 Little Grebe and 1 Kestrel, also 4 Robins, 3 Nuthatch, 3 Dunnock, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit in the car park. (R Mudge)

Bude Marsh, above Rodds Bridge: 20 Curlew, 1 Bar-Tail-Godwit, 1 Snipe and 2 Teal female. (R Mudge)

Godrevy: Chough flying between Godrevy and National Trust car park at 12:30. (P Johns)

Truro: 2 f and1 m Brambling in a private garden and 1 Dipper on the river near Edward Street. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: 28 Canada Geese, 72 Wigeon, 11 Gadwall, 7 Teal, 6 Mallard, 55 Tufted Duck, 1 drake Long-tailed Duck displaying, 11 Goldeneye with several displaying, 3 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 10 Little Grebe, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 3 Moorhen, 23 Coot, 100+ Lapwing, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Carrion Crow (1 nest building), 1 Raven, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 320+ Starling, 6 Blackbird, 24+ Fieldfare, 30+ Redwing, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 4 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 70+ Chaffinch, 3 Brambling, 4 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch and 4 Reed Bunting. (S Taylor)

Hell’s Mouth: 49 Fulmar, 20 Shag, 1+ Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 85+ Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Magpie, 30+ Jackdaw, 5 Raven (1 nest building), 1 Wren, 1 Dunnock and 2 Rock Pipit. (S Taylor)

Treen Common: 14 Lapland Buntings and 4 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.

St Austell: 9 Black-throated Divers and 11 Great Northern Divers in the Bay.

Newquay: Black Redstart at Great Western Beach on cliff behind lifeguard hut.

Siblyback Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still in the north east corner at mid day.

Rosenannon: 32 Lapland Bunting. Also a probable American Golden Plover.

Ligger Point: Male Black Redstart by the old house cSW757581.