Friday 15 March 2013

Late News 13/03 Boswens Common: Ringtail Hen Harrier between Newbridge and Pendeen at Boswens Common at 15:07. (S Witts)

Late News 14/03 Hell’s Mouth: Photos from yesterday. (B Sharples)

Raven 14313 B Sharples Fulmar 14313 B Sharples

Late News 14/03 Rosenannon Downs: 4 Short-eared Owls. (B Rankine)

Short-eared Owl Rosenannon Downs 14th March 2013 (6) B Rankine Short-eared Owl Rosenannon Downs 14th March 2013 (7) B Rankine
Short-eared Owl Rosenannon Downs 14th March 2013 (8) B Rankine Short-eared Owl Rosenannon Downs 14th March 2013 B Rankine

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 2 Canada geese, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Mallard, 22 Teal, 1 female Shoveler, 1+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 18 Moorhen, 5 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 1  Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Mousehole: Possible ad Kumlien’s Gull on St Clements Isle came to roost at dusk. (M Elliot)

Stithians Reservoir: 15 Tufted Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe (2 displaying weed/water dance), 1 drake Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 6 Goldeneye, Chiffchaff.  4 Reed Bunting and  Brambling on feeders between 10:00 & 11:30. (B Toms)

Truro: M & f Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Falmouth: Female Black Redstart with 4 Linnet in-off on Pendennis Point. Also good numbers of Gannet and auks west, with smaller numbers of Kittiwake and Fulmar and a smart sum plum Black-throated Diver flying about in the bay. (D Chaney)

Wadebridge: 2 redhead Goosander flew past Guineaport late evening heading up river. (W Delacour)

Devoran: 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Med Gull, 3 Common Gull, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 50+ Redshank, 50+ Curlew, 15+ Shelduck, 45+ Teal and 7 Oystercatcher all at high tide. (J St Ledger)

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

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit still on saltmarsh east of Black Road, Copperhouse.

Helston: Juv Whooper Swan on the boating lake still.

Whooper Swan  14313 B Sharples