Saturday 16 March 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 2 Canada geese, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 17 Teal, 1 female Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 22 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Marazion: 36 Turnstone. 1 Grey Plover and 1 Dunlin. (D Parker & L Proctor)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 4 Gadwall, 14 Shoveler, 21 Lapwing and 40 Snipe (including a pale brown bird). 1 Osprey over, from the direction of Rough Tor towards the Camel Estuary at 17:40. Adult Spoonbill still, 4 Pintail, 4 Tufted Duck, 48 Wigeon, 49 Teal, 93 Black-tailed Godwit, 35 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 14 Common Redshank, 1 Water Rail, 9 Snipe, 2 Barn Owl and 1 Tawny Owl. (D Eva & C Selway)

Spoonbill 16313 C Selway Barn Owl 16313 C Selway Barn Owl 160313 C Selway

Walmsley Sanctuary today, Colin Selway.

Burniere: 4 Red-legged Partridges, 1 Black Swan and 30 Mute Swans. (D Eva)

Truro: 1 m & 2 f Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Penzance: Drake Eider and 3 Common Scoter off Chyandour early morning. Great Northern Diver off Albert Pier at 08:00. Great Northern Diver in summer plumage off Eastern Green beach at 10:40. (D King)

Truro: 2 Black Redstarts high on Truro Cathedral in the afternoon. (D King)

Falmouth: 2 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Med Gull at Pendennis Point. (J St Ledger)

Carrick Roads: 3 Sandwich Tern on Governor Buoy in Carrick Roads. (J St Ledger)

Rosenannon Downs: 14 Carrion Crow  2 Raven, 12 Jackdaw, 35 Rook, 30 Lapland Bunting, 50 Reed Bunting, 20 Meadow Pipit, 1 Great Grey Shrike, 5 Skylark, 1 Jay, 8 Linnet, 4 Woodpigeon, 1 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, 2 Stonechat, 2 Buzzard and 1 Short-eared Owl. (D Julian & C Selway)

Treraven Meadow: 64 Canada Goose, 67 Teal, 2 Curlew, 5 Mallard, 53 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Oystercatcher, 15 Meadow Pipit, 20 Starling, 3 Pied Wagtail, 7 Snipe, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Jay, 1 male Blackcap, 4 Blue Tit, 8 Blackbird, 2 Woodpigeon, 2 Dunnock, 12 House Sparrow and 6 Siskin. (D Julian)

Sennen Cove: Knot on the harbour beach. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Downderry: 1 Swallow over.

St Austell: Willow Warbler in a private garden.