Sunday 17 March 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 4 Canada geese, 2 hybrid geese, 11 Mallard, 20 Teal, 1 female Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 3 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 1+ Water Rail, 21 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, 5 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, 1 Firecrest, c15 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 Adders still. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Rosennanon Downs: 41 Lapland Buntings, 60+ Reed Buntings, 83 Fieldfare, 111 Golden Plover, 20 Yellowhammer, 2 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Heron, 3 Short-eared Owl, 10+ Woodcock  8 Snipe, 5 Tawny Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 4 Magpie, 4 Carrion Crow  30 Jackdaw, 80 Starling, 12 Wren, 2 Robin, 30 Linnet, 40 Rook, 1 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush  2 Blackbird, 2 Raven, 1 Jack Snipe. (D Julian, C Selway, P Barlow, S Rogers, N Climpson, L Webb & P Grimes)

Lapland Bunting 170313 C Selway Lapland Bunting 17313 C Selway

Lapland Buntings, Colin Selway.

Men-an-Tol: 4 Hen Harrier (2 ad males), 1 Merlin, 4+ Short-eared Owl, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Woodcock, 1 Snipe and 2 Golden Plover. (D Parker, M Bishop & D Eva)

Amalveor: Male Peregrine, 100 Golden Plover, Dartford Warbler and Woodcock. (R Menari)

Bartinney: 1 Short-eared Owl. (C Moore)

Hayle Kimbro pool: 18 Shoveler, 16 Mallard, 12 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Moorhens, 1 Snipe and 5 Long-tailed Tit. (G Adams)

Kennack Sands: 2 Black-throated Diver. (G Adams)

Marazion: Pacific Diver east of St Michael’s Mount in the morning, couldn’t be found later but 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 2 Great Northern Diver. (D & T Barber, D Flumm & M Ahmad)

Geevor: 1 male Wheatear. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Green Sandpiper still present on the scrape. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Stithians Reservoir: 10 Goldeneye (4m, 6f), 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Black-necked Grebe (sum plum, just in front of the Stuart Hutchings hide) 10+ Tufted Duck, 4 Shoveler (2m2f), 2 Wigeon, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe and 2 Reed Bunting. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Peregrine over, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 12+ Mallard, 1 Moorhen and 2 Grey Heron. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

College Reservoir: 1 Bittern, 2 Goldeneye, 24 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 10+ Moorhen, 2 Wigeon, 14 Tufted Duck, 5 Coot, 5 Mallard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Canada Goose and 2 Mute Swan plus Curlew heard. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Helston Loe Pool: 4 Goosander (2 pairs), female Common Scoter and 1+ Mink, plus 3 Wheatear (2m and 1f) on Loe Bar. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Helston: Juv Whooper Swan still on the boating lake. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Lizard village: 1 Woodcock. (D Chaney & S Perfect)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 30 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 5 Little Egret, 42 Canada Goose, 55 Herring Gull, 6 Moorhen, 6 Coot, 5 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 8 Shoveler, 25 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 24 Teal, 10 Mallard, 1 Water Rail, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Buzzard, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Jack Snipe, 10 Curlew, 3 Heron, 4 Mute Swan, 50 Snipe, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green sandpiper, 1 Tawny Owl calling at 1620hrs, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Robin, 1 Bullfinch, 3 Chaffinch, 14 Jackdaw, 2 Reed Bunting, 30 Starling, 2 Blackbird, 1 Skylark, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Magpie, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Raven, 12 House Sparrow. (D Julian, C Selway & P Barlow)

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

Siblyback Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup still.

Rame: Wheatear in the field by the coastguards.

Pentire Point: 2 Wheatears.

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works with 10 Chiffchaffs.

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

Trevose Head: 1 Lapland Bunting.