Monday 08 April 2013

Late News 05/04 Nanquidno: Blackcap and Willow Warbler near the mill plus a Green Sandpiper at Gurland Farm pond. (S Cox)

Late News 05/04 Gorran Haven: Jack Snipe seen on garden lawn 18:30 and again at dusk in a flower bed. (B Butterworth)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 fem Marsh Harrier Longrock Pool at 09:00 (had probably roosted overnight), 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 1 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Mallard, 10 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Grebe, 20 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 1 Wheatear, c10 Chiffchaff and 1+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 14 Common Scoter and 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance: 8 Brent Geese and 6 Sandwich Terns off Wherrytown. (D Parker)

Land’s End: 1 Whimbrel over, 5 Wheatear, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Snipe on the cycle track plus 1 Black Redstart near Greeb Farm. (D Parker, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Stithians Reservoir:5 Goldeneye, 11 Tufted Duck, 5 Sand Martins and 4 Great Crested Grebes. (D Eva)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Rock Pipits, 1 Sparrowhawk. (D Cole & N Climpson)

Green Sandpiper Par beach pool Cornwall 080413 N ClimpsonGreen Sandpiper (more images here), Nigel Climpson.

Par Beach: 1 Great-crested Grebe on the Sea, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 pair Stonechat. (S Cole and D Cole)

Red Moor: 1 Siskin, 20 Yellowhammer and 1 Tawny Owl in a private garden. (P McVey)

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

Men-an-Tol: 1 Ring Ouzel still in the morning. 1 male Ring Ouzel in the field opposite the silage bales plus a a Short-eared Owl in the afternoon. (S Cox)

St Ives: 7 Ring Ouzels (2 females & 5 males), 6 Wheatears, and 20+ Meadow pipits at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

College Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe and 5+ Chiffchaff in the overhanging waterside trees. (D Chaney)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Shelduck, 11 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 2 Canada Geese and 1 hybrid goose on Ryan’s Field plus 40 Shelduck, 5 Little Egret, 7 Mute Swan, Curlew, 10 GBB Gull and 2 LBB Gull on the estuary. (BirdForum)

Siblyback Lake: 1 Lesser Scaup and Red-necked Grebe still.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.