Thursday 04 April 2013

Late News 03/04 Camborne: Osprey east through the valley at Coombe at 19:15.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 3 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 4+ Mallard, 11 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 5 Little Grebe, 25 Moorhen, 1 Merlin, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Swallow, 10+ Sand Martin, 1 White Wagtail, c20 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, I Webster & L Proctor)

Marazion: 7 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Little Ringed Plovers and drake Pintail still. (I Webster) Also Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Black Swan, 2 Greenshank, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 39 Ringed Plover, 17 Dunlin, c20 Turnstone, 5 Med Gull (1 ad, 3 2s & 1 1w), 2 Sandwich Tern and 1 Swallow. (D Parker & I Webster)

Treraven Meadows: 7 Little Ringed Plovers in the morning, 4 flew towards the estuary at 13:15. (D Julian)

Egloshayle: 2 Goosander on the river. (D Julian)

Chyandour, Penzance: 5 Common Scoter offshore, 2 Swallows north, 1 White Wagtail & 3 Chiffchaffs on rocks. (D Flumm) Also 1 Black Redstart reported.

Truro: 2 Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Siblyback Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup and Red-necked Grebe still and an Osprey from 11:00 until 12:45 then flew over the dam, also 1 Merlin, 5 Wheatear, 10 Fieldfare, 1 male Black Redstart in the 1st field past cafe on the stone wall and field and a Tawny Owl callingĀ from trees by the 1st car park. (P Stidwill) Osprey and Black Redstart still present in the evening plus 6+ Wheatear, adult summer plumaged Little Gull and a very bright male Stonechat showing some “characteristics of ssp maura including black axillaries, white rump and wide white neck collar.” (G Lewis)

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Bude: 1 Red Kite over fields at Northcott Mouth at c12:30, it settled briefly before heading off towards Bude. (M Unwin)

Cubert: Male Black Redstart briefly in a private garden at 18:00. (S Ashman)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Ravens, the male Brambling again by the coastguard cottages and 1 Sandwich Tern. (A Hartley)Raven Pendeen Cornwall 4413 A HartleyMen-an-Tol: 1 Golden Plover, 10+ Wheatears, 4 Fieldfare and 2 Redwing. (A Hartley) Ring Ouzel and Short-eared Owl in the evening.

Lerryn: 3 Blackcaps, male Great Spotted Woodpecker and many Siskins. (J Parfitt)

Blackcap 1 Lerryn Cornwall 4413 J Parfitt Blackcap 2 Lerryn Cornwall 4413 J Parfitt Blackcap 3 Lerryn Cornwall 4413 J Parfitt
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Helston: Whooper Swan still on the boating lake. (A Davey)

Swanpool: Drake Common Scoter still, plus Water Rail. (A Langdon)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

Nanquidno: Hooded Crow over north.

St Austell: 2 Ring Ouzels still on the Blackpool Clay Trail.

Pendower: 9 Black-throated Divers, 3 Great Northern Divers and 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Holywell: Firecrest in streamside bushes on footpath from Parkdean caravan park to Ellenglaze.