Sunday 03 March 2013

Late News 02/03 Gwennap sewerage works: Yellow-browed Warbler still present plus at least 4 Siberian Chiffchaffs and 25+ Chiffchaffs, one of which was ringed as a juvenile in southern Scotland last September. (M Grantham)

Late News 02/03 Carnon Downs sewerage works: 35+ Chiffchaffs and a Firecrest. (M Grantham)

Late News 02/03 Par: Ad winter Med Gull. (S Perfect)

Late News 02/03 Rosenannon: Ad male Hen Harrier, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Pergine, 3 Stonechat and 1 Tawny Owl. (S Perfect)

Late News 02/03 Roche: 2 Tawny Owls calling near the train station. (S Perfect)

Late News 02/03 St Ives: Firecrest in a private garden.

Late News 02/03 Porthpean: Velvet Scoter again offshore at 09:30.

Late News 02/03 Marazion: Photo of the Glaucous Gull. (M Ahmad)

Glaucous Gull 2CY Marazion 020313 M Ahmad

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, 27 Teal, 3 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 15 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 5 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Marazion: c30 Sanderling and 16 Turnstone at Red River mouth, plus male Firecrest along Green Lane by the side of the marsh. (D Parker) Also F Black Redstart. (B Toms)

Treen Common: 10 Lapland Buntings and 4 Snow Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364. Also 2 Yellowhammers on feeders at house on south end of Treen Common. (B Toms)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Med Gulls, 4 Ad & 2 2w and 14 Grey Plovers. (B Toms)

Windmill Farm: 180-200 Golden Plover and 3 Snipe. (D Wright & D King)

Helston Boating Lake: Adult Med Gull and Juv Whooper Swan. (D Wright)

Med Gull 3213 D Wright

Tresillian River: 1 Spotted Redshank, 9 Common Gull, 27 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 35+ Redshank, 40+ Curlew, 4 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, numbers of Teal and Shelduck and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Spotted Redshank Tresillian 3rd March 2013 J St Ledger Spotted and Common Redshank Tresillian River 3rd March 2013 J St Ledger

Bude Marsh 08:30: 1 Little Egret, 1 male Shoveler, 1 Water Rail, 20 Teal, 12 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 4 Pink-footed Goose and 1 White-fronted Goose. Also 12 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Jack Snipe above Rodds Bridge. (R Mudge)

Newquay: Black Redstart at South Fistral. (M and JM Hall)

Newquay Pentire: 6 Fulmar, 3 Great Black-backed Gulls and 4 Pied Wagtails. (M and JM Hall)

Siblyback Lake: Male Lesser Scaup still present in NE Arm. (S Cox)

Crowdy Reservoir: 100,000’s Starlings going into roost near Crowdy Reservoir in the evening. (S Cox)

Lizard: 2 Common Scoter off Megaliggar Rocks in the afternoon. (M Grantham)

Camel Estuary: Spoonbill still at the east end.

Looe: Adult Ring-billed Gull off Hannafore Point.

Helston sewerage works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

Carrick Roads: 5 Black-necked Grebes still.