Wednesday 06 March 2013

Late News 04/03 Swanpool: 2 Water Rails showing well. (S Perfect)

Late News 05/03 Treen Common: Snow Bunting but elusive.

Late News 05/03 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2w Yellow-legged Gull from the causeway.

Late News 05/03 Stithians Reservoir: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still from the southern causeway.

Late News 05/03 Helston: Juv Whooper Swan on the boating pool again, also 3 Firecrests, 3+ Siberian Chiffchaffs and a Swallow at the sewerage works.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature),  4 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 7 Mallard, 33 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 3 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 25 Moorhen, 1+ Water Rail, c10 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 2 Siskin, 1 Bullfinch, 3 Chiffchaff (one in full song) and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & R Farnes)

Marazion: 42 Sanderling, 16 Ringed Plover and 1 Turnstone on the beach plus 11 Curlew over. (D Parker)

Longrock: Male Wheatear and a Black Redstart west of the car park, also 2 ad summer Med Gull, 2 Great Northern Diver, drake Eider and 2 Common Scoter offshore. (P St Pierre)

Sancreed: Little Egret in ploughed field by the village. (D Flumm)

Chyandour, Penzance: 2 Black Redstarts (m&f) and 4 Rock Pipits. (D Flumm)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna bridge: c60 Bar-tailed Godwit, 15 Blackbird, c250  Black-headed Gull, c150 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Blue Tit, 4 Bullfinch, 7 Buzzard, 2 Canada Geese, c60 Carrion Crow, 30 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 5 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, c50 Cormorant, c300 Curlew, c500 Dunlin, 9 Dunnock, 8 Goldfinch, 1 fem Goosander, c50 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 2 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, 50 Grey Plover, c200 Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 15 Jackdaw, c150 Lapwing, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 6 Magpie, 8 Mallard, 1 Med Gull, 1 Merlin, 42 Mute Swan, c250 Oystercatcher, 6 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 2 Red-legged Partridge, c400 Redshank, 1 Redwing, 10 Ringed Plover, 10 Robin, c20 Rook, c40 Shelduck, 4 Snipe, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Spoonbill, 1 Spotted Redshank, c3,000 Starling, 4 Turnstone, 40 Wigeon, 20 Wood Pigeon and 5 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

St Breock: c150 Golden Plover still. (C Selway)

Golden Plover 6313 C SelwayPar: Drake Ring-necked Duck on Par Beach pool again at 08:55. (D Julian)

Porthpean: 2 Red-necked Grebes and a Velvet Scoter offshore mid day. (D Julian)

Carrick Roads: Sandwich Tern and 3 Black-necked Grebes. (D Julian)

Pendower: Red-necked Grebe and Long-tailed Duck. (D Julian)

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

Swanpool: 2 Water Rails. (S Perfect)

Tresillian River: 1 Spotted Redshank, 78 Teal, 25 Shelduck, 2 Greenshank, 8 Little Egret, 28 Black tailed Godwit, 63 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Heron, 30+ Redshank, Reed Bunting and Goldcrest, plus a Water Rail and a Snipe at Tresemple Pool with several Little Grebes. (A Nicholson)

Polgigga: Wheatear at the end of Bosistow Lane.