Monday 11 March 2013

Late News 09/3 Gurnards Head: Immature drake Eider. (K Dalziel)

Late News 10/3 Feock: 1 male and 2 female Siskins on feeder in a private garden for the past 2 weeks. (K Dalziel)

Late News 10/3 Clapper Pools: 10 Sand Martin in the afternoon. (P Floyd Spong)

Late News 10/3 Mousehole: 2w Yellow-legged Gull on St Clement’s Isle in the evening.

Late News 10/3 St Ives: Balearic Shearwater off The Island late morning.

Marazion Marsh RSPB:¬† 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 1 hybrid goose, 4 Mallard, 11 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 2 Dunlin, 5 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 15 Curlew over, 10+ Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, R Farnes, P St Pierre & I Webster)

Sand Martin 1 11313 R Farnes Sand Martin 2 11313 R Farnes Sand Martin 3 11313 R Farnes

Sand Martins at Marazion, Rod Farnes.

Marazion: 15 Sanderling, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 ad Common Gull, 5 Med Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Wheatear and 1 White Wagtail on the beach plus Red-throated Diver and drake Shoveler offshore. (D Parker, P St Pierre & C Barnard)

Truro: 2 Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Stithians Reservoir: 5 Goldeneye and 2 Great-crested Grebe, 9 Fieldfare and 4 Redwing in nearby field. 4 Reed Bunting and 1 Brambling on feeders and 1 Sparrrowhawk through. (B Toms)

Wadebridge: Two Green Sandpipers and 2 White Wagtails at Treraven Meadows this afternoon. (N Climpson & S Cole)

Green Sandpiper 110313 N ClimpsonGreen Sandpiper, N Climpson.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 3w Yellow-legged Gull. (C Barnard) Also Water Pipit on the saltmarsh east of the Black Road.

Penryn River: 1 Black-tailed Godwit in summer plumage, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Greenshank, 34 Redshank, 29 Curlew, 14 Turnstone, 2 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 19 Mute Swan, 43 Teal, 8 Mallard, 51 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 56 Herring Gull and 2 Raven (over) all at low tide. (J St Ledger)

Black-tailed Godwit Penryn River 11th March 2013 Grey Plover Penryn River 11th March 2013 J St Ledger

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Little Ringed Plover, 39 Bar-tailed Godwit, 29 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Greenshank (including one colour ringed), 123 Common Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Lapwing, 1 Water Rail, 43 Snipe, 143 Dunlin, 4 Pintail, 27 Shoveler, 9 Gadwall, 48 Teal, 64 Wigeon, 1 Kestrel and 1 Merlin plus a Water Pipit in the first field. (C Selway)

Helston: Whooper Swan and 5 (3 m & 2 f) shoveler on the boating pool. (B Sharples)

Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still at northern end, photo here. (J Eames)

St John’s: Drake Green-winged Teal again opposite the sewerage works.

St Gothian Sands LNR: Water Pipit still.