Monday 04 March 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  4 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Mallard, 33 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 1+ Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 17 Moorhen, 1+ Water Rail, 1 Peregrine, 6 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, T Mills & B Sharples)

Bittern 4213 B Sharples Gadwall 4213 B Sharples

Marazion today, Bob Sharples.

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpipers and 41 Turnstones on Battery Rocks plus 3 female Common Scoter, fem Black Redstart, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3 Rock Pipits at Chyandour. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Truro: Female Brambling coming to a bird table in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Falmouth: Whimbrel and 13 Oystercatchers at Castle Beach in the morning. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: 5 Oystercatcher, 30 Curlew, 40 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 45+ Teal, 8 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe and a flock of 7 Goldfinch. (D Chaney)

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

Newquay: Black Redstart at Great Western Beach.

Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still present in NE Arm.

Helston: Juv Whooper Swan still on the boating lake.