Friday 19 April 2013

Late News 18/04 Nanjizal: 6 Linnets, a pair of Stonechats, 2 Buzzards, 1 Kestrel and 2 Adders at 15:30. (S Witts)

Nanjizal Cornwall 18413 S Witts

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 6 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 18 Moorhen, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 female Marsh Harrier, 6 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, c50 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 White Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 newly fledged Blackbird, c8 Chiffchaff (now out of the reed beds and singing in the bushes), 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 4+ Sedge Warbler and 5+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, L Proctor, P St Pierre, R Menari & S Maycock)

Sedge Warbler Marazion Cornwall 19413 S Maycock Sedge Warbler Marazion Cornwall 190413 S Maycock
Cetti's Warbler Marazion Cornwall 19413 S Maycock Cetti's Warbler Marazion Cornwall 190413 S Maycock

Sedge & Cetti’s Warblers, Simon Maycock.

Marazion: 1 Arctic Tern, 6+ Sandwich Tern, 2 Red-throated Diver (catching sandeels), 1 Black-throated Diver, c6 Razorbill and 10 Whimbrel offshore plus c20 White wagtail, c15 Pied Wagtail, 4 Turnstone and 3 Ringed Plover on the beach. (D Parker & P St Pierre)

Long Rock: 1 Arctic Tern and 1 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: 1 Great Northern Diver off Sandy Cove. (P St Pierre)

Mousehole: 2 apparently healthy Guillemots. (S Maycock)

Guillemot Mousehole Cornwall 19413 S Maycock

Bude Marsh: c30 Swallows, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 6 Dunnock, 7 Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 22 Teal, 2 Moorhen, 1 f Blackcap, 1 m Whitethroat this morning 09:30 – 10:30. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake:  3 Mute Swan, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Tufted Duck (m/f) and 1 Grey Heron, also 2 Coal Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Great Tit and 2 Marsh Tit in the car park at 11:00. (R Mudge)

Windmill Farm: Cuckoo, 1 Whimbrel and 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers this morning. (D Wright)

Crugmeer: Merlin and Tree Pipit. (D Julian)

Trevone: 4 Arctic Tern, 1 Common Tern and 6 Sandwich Tern at Trevone Bay. (D Julian)

Siblyback Lake: Crossbill and Treecreeper carrying nesting material. (B & L Mitchell)

Crossbill Siblyback Cornwall 19413 B & L Mitchell Treecreeper Siblyback Cornwall 19413 B & L Mitchell

Tregeseal: Several Swallows today. (S Williams)

Swallow Tregeseal Cornwall 19413 S Williams