Tuesday 26 March 2013

Late News 23/03 Tresillian: Barn Owl by the chapel. (A Nicholson)

Late News 24/03 Tresillian River: 1 Med Gull (ad sum plum), 1 Greenshank, 20 Redshank, 18 Curlew, 40 Shelduck and 3+ Chiffchaff plus 2 Snipe and 20 Teal at Tresemple Pool. (A Nicholson)

Late News 24/03 Par: 12 Sand Martin at Par beach pool plus a pair of sparrowhawk hunting them
at 17:00, also Ringed Plover and Rock Pipit on beach. (P Barlow)

Late News 24/03 Millbrook: 1 House Martin. (B Taggart)

Late News 24/03 St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 drake Pintail and 8 Wheatears. (F Rice)

Pintail St Gothian Cornwall 25313 F Rice

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 5 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard, 12 Teal, 1 m Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 2 Cormorant, 2 Bittern, 3 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 19 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 4 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Snipe, 5 Dunlin, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Swallow, c35 Sand Martin, 3 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Wheatear, 1 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 30 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, M Spicer, D Flumm, C Barnard & R Farnes)

Sand Martin Marazion Cornwall 26313 R Farnes Wheatear Marazion Cornwall 26313 R Farnes Chiffchaff Marazion Cornwall 26313 R Farnes

Marazion today, Rod Farnes.

Marazion: 3+ Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 2 Common Gull on the beach plus 2 Great Northern Diver, 3 Razorbill and 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works, also c35 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Peregrine and 2 Raven in the valley. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Nanquidno: c25 Chiffchaffs and 2 m Blackcaps. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Little Ringed Plover still on Ryan’s Field with 2 Dunlin, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 19 Curlew and 1 Green Sandpiper. 13 (4 ad, 7 2w & 2 1w) Med Gulls and 14 Sandwich Terns on Lelant Water. (D Parker, C Barnard & M Spicer) Water Pipit still on saltmarsh at the top of Copperhouse Creek.

Green Sandpiper Hayle Estuary Cornwall 25313 F RiceGreen Sandpiper 25/03, Farleigh Rice.

Eastern Green, Penzance: 11 Sandwich Terns and 5 Wheatears. (D Flumm)

Porth Kidney Beach: 17 Sandwich Terns. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 5 Sand Martins. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 15 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 4 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Pintail (drake), 5 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard,  2 Moorhen, 6 Dunlin, 7 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 3 Skylark, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Wren, 1 Blackbird, 1 Stonechat, 12 Wheatear, 1 Dunnock, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit and 1 Water Pipit. (T & M Hasdell & R Farnes)

Wheatear St Gothian Cornwall 26313 R FarnesWheatear St Gothian Sands LNR, Rod Farnes.

Nanjizal: 6 Wheatears and 1 Black Redstart. (C Moore)

Millbrook: 6 Chiffchaff feeding on ground in garden this morning, also f Blackcap. (B Taggart)

Tregantle fort: 2 Wheatear this afternoon. (B Taggart)

Falmouth: 1 female Black Redstart, 2 Wheatear (1m, 1f), 2 Ringed Plover, 12+ Sandwich Tern on rocks and fishing and 1 Chiffchaff, from Castle Beach to Gyllyngvase. (J St Ledger)

Wheatear Falmouth Cornwall 26th March 2013 J St LedgerPenryn River: 3 Greenshank, 19 Redshank, 22 Teal, 12 Turnstone, 3 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 17 Mute Swan and 1 Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

Lands End: 1 female Ring Ouzel in field above Trinity Loop, 10 Wheatear and 15+ Chiffchaff. (C Barnard)

Brew Sewage Works: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 3 White Wagtail, 6+ Chiffchaff and 1 Wheatear. (C Barnard)

Hells Mouth: Pair Kittiwakes, Fulmar and Cormorants. (R Farnes)

Fulmar Hell's Mouth Cornwall 26313 R Farnes Fulmar 2  Hell's Mouth Cornwall 26313 R Farnes

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

Siblyback Lake: Red-necked Grebe and Lesser Scaup still plus c50 Sand Martins, 6 Wheatear, c40 fieldfare, 6 Chiffchaffs and a female Stonechat feeding on floating weed at northern end . (J Humphreys)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 2 Spoonbill and 1 Iceland Gull. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: 16 Canada Goose, 3 Mute Swan, 14 Teal, 6 Moorhen, 1 Buzzard, 16 Herring Gull, 40+ Sand Martin, 2 Pochard, 7 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Mallard, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 10 Black-headed Gull. (D Julian)

Dinham area, Camel Estuary: 37 Redshank, 2 Herring Gull, 45 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 23 Mute Swan, 27 Shelduck, 6 Little Egret, 6 Wigeon, 3 Black-headed Gull, 4 Grey Plover, 2 Heron, 10 Canada Goose, 48 Curlew, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Mallard, 1 Osprey, 4 Carrion Crow  2 Jackdaw, 2 Cormorant, 3 Buzzard, 1 Spotted Redshank, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Spoonbill, 22 Teal, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Magpie, 1 Blackbird, 2 Goldfinch and 1 Goldcrest. (D Julian)

Egloshayle area, Wadebridge: 9 Mallard, 20 Sand Martin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 20 Canada Goose, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Cormorant, 1 Swallow and 4 Mute Swan. (D Julian & C Selway)

Treraven Meadow: 350 Starling over north-east, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 24 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Curlew, 2 Carrion Crow  10 Canada Goose, 28 Pied Wagtail, 1 Water Pipit, 10 Meadow Pipit, 2 White Wagtail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Sand Martin, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Song Thrush, 30 Siskin, 6 Greenfinch, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldcrest  2 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Chaffinch, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 1 Woodpigeon, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Blackcap, 2 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 2 Wren, 14 Goldfinch and 1 House Martin. (D Julian & C Selway)

St Erth: Firecrest in a private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rame Head: Ring Ouzel and Black Redstart.

Perranporth: 3 Black Redstarts just east of the sewerage works.

Swanpool: Drake Common Scoter still on the pool at 16:00.

Treen Common: 1+ Lapland Buntings but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.