Sunday 07 April 2013

Late News 06/04 St Buryan: Short-eared Owl at St Buryan on the Crows-an-Wra road at 22:00, seen from car. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 6 Teal, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 18 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, c5 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Bittern 1 Marazion Cornwall 6413 B Sharples Bittern 2 Marazion Cornwall 6413 B Sharples
Little Egret Marazion Cornwall 6413 B Sharples Swallow Marazion Cornwall 6413 B Sharples

Images at Marazion from 06/04, Bob Sharples

Men-an-Tol: 4 Ring Ouzels (3m 1f) opposite the silage bales and another 2 (m & f) south of the road opposite the parking area. (J Chapple) 4 again 200m up the track at 15:00. (A Chard)

Marazion: 18 Common Scoter close offshore. (D Parker)

Lerryn: 4 Male and 1 female blackcaps in a private garden. (J Parfitt)

Blackcap Lerryn Cornwall 5413 J Parfitt

Argal Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebes and a Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: Nuthatch, 2 Blackcap (f, singing male), 10+ Chiffchaff, Bullfinch, Sparrowhawk, 2 Mute Swan, 12 Canada Geese, 8+ Moorhen, 4 Coot, 2 Mallard, 2 Teal, 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow and Cormorants. (D Chaney)

Porthallow (Lizard): Great Northern Diver just offshore north of the beach, 3 Sandwich Terns past and good numbers of Razorbill. (D King)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 5 Shoveler (3 drakes & 2 females), 3 Little Grebe & 2 Mallard late morning. (D King)

Carbis Bay: c15 Razorbill and around 20 Dolphins seen from the beach. (D King)

Windmill Farm: 1 Water Pipit, 2 White Wagtail, Sparrowhawk, 40 Golden Plover and singing Willow Warbler. (D Wright)

Penzance: 8 Brent Geese on beach at Wherrytown where stream enters sea also m Eider on the sea. (D Jenkins)

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

Tregeseal: Female Ring Ouzel in a private garden. (S Williams)

Aire Point: 2 Wheatear, 1 hybrid Hooded Crow,and at least 3 pairs of Stonechats. (S Witts)

Aire Point Cornwall 7413 S Witts

Penzance: 3 Blackcaps and a f Black Redstart in a private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

Siblyback Lake: 1 Lesser Scaup at the north end, 1 Red-necked Grebe at the southern end and a 2w Yellow-legged Gull on the east side by the car park.

Porthgwarra: Male Black Redstart at Hella Point.

St Just: Ad Iceland Gull over NE at 18:20.

Trevose Head: 7 Lapland Buntings (2m) in fields by the coastguard cottages, please keep to the footpaths.

Blackpool Clay Trail: 4 Ring Ouzels.