Wednesday 20 March 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 6 Greylag, 5 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard, 24 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 6 Little Grebe, 1+ Water Rail, 31 Moorhen, 3 Buzzard, 1 Snipe, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, c10 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Also 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 6 Common Chiffchaff, 1 Firecrest and 5 Little Egret along Red River area. (C Barnard)

Sennen: 2 black colour morph Pheasants at Trevear Farm. (D Parker)

Sennen: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 5 nominate Chiffchaff, 1+ Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest and 4 Long-tailed Tit at the sewerage works plus 2 Canada Geese on Brew Pool. (D Parker & C Barnard)

Truro: 1 Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Falmouth: 50+ Pied Wagtail and 4 Meadow Pipit on Falmouth Golf Course, plus Whimbrel and Purple Sandpiper at Pendennis Point. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Beach: 2 Slavonian Grebe offshore, with 2 Guillemot off Maenporth. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: Grey Plover still, plus 3 Little Egret and 2 Greenshank. (D Chaney)

Treraven Meadows: Water Pipit again. (D Julian)

Dinham Flats: Spoonbill at 13:30. (D Julian)

Rosennanon Downs: 19+ Lapland Buntings, 60+ Reed Bunting, 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine and 900+ Golden Plover. (C Selway)

Stithians Reservoir: “Quite a few” Chiffchaffs, Reed Bunting, Cormorant, Bittern (in short flight) and Water Rail in the southern cut off. (R Farnes)

Chiffchaff 20313 R Farnes Reed Bunting 20313 R Farnes
Cormorant 20313 R Farnes Water Rail 20313 R Farnes

Men-an-Tol: 1 Short-eared Owl. (R Farnes)

Short-eared Owl 20313 R Farnes

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: c40 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Blackbird, c100  Black-headed Gull, c70 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 10 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 15 Buzzard, 1 Canada Goose, c100 Carrion Crow, 15 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Cormorant, c400 Curlew, c1000 Dunlin, 10 Dunnock, 5 Goldfinch, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 8 Greenshank, 19 Grey Plover, 60 Herring Gull, 5 House Sparrow, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Little Egret,  2 Little Grebe, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 8  Magpie, 15 Mallard, 50 Mute Swan, 35 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pheasant (1m,1f), 7 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 1 Red-legged Partridge, c300 Redshank, 9 Ringed Plover, 10 Robin, c30 Rook, c40 Shelduck, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spoonbill, c40 Starling, 1 Water Rail, 2 Wigeon, c100 Wood Pigeon and 10 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Kenidjack: 1 Wheatear at the bottom of the valley. (P Clarke)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Goosander still on the main estuary. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Spoonbill still in the morning.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.