Wednesday 11 December 2013

Late News, 10/12, West Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Swallow flew south. (S Turner)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Shoveler, 14 Teal, 22 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 3 Water Rail, 6 Moorhen, 3 Snipe, 1 Raven and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 27 Curlew and 5 Sanderling on the beach. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, c250 Lapwing, 1 Golden Plover, 14 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Black-headed Gull and 1 Shelduck on Ryan’s Field. (TD Mills) Also a Dotterel reported and a Water Pipit at Copperhouse.

Tywardreath: 9 Long-tailed Tits in a private garden this afternoon. (S Hunkin)

Lower Tamar Lake: 8 Tufted Duck (4m 4f), 15 Goosander (12m 3f), 1 Gadwall, 11 Mallard, c50 Teal, 2 Raven, 1 Snipe, 1 Water Rail and 2 Coot. (RC Mudge)

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 25 Blackbird, c250  Black-headed Gull, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 8 Blue Tit, 4 Bullfinch, 4 Buzzard, 40 Canada Goose, c150 Carrion Crow, 6 Chaffinch, 4 Collared Dove, 8 Common Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper, 60 Cormorant, c250 Curlew, c400 Dunlin, 5 Dunnock, c3000 Golden Plover, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Goosander, c100 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Greenshank, 6 Grey Heron, 21 Grey Plover, 1 Grey Wagtail, c200 Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 15 Jackdaw, 1 Jay, 1 Kingfisher, c300 Lapwing, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40 Little Egret, 10 Little Grebe, 30 Long-tailed Tit, 15 Magpie, 60 Mallard, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Med Gull, 50 Mute Swan, c300 Oystercatcher, 3 Peregrine, 6 Pied Wagtail, 3 Raven, 3 Red-legged Partridge, c200 Redshank, c40 Ringed Plover, 6 Robin, 20 Rook, 10 Shelduck, 2 Snipe, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, c1000 Starling, 6 Stock Dove, 11 Turnstone, 50 Wigeon, c75 Wood Pigeon and 4 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wednesday Wildlife Walk, per C Travis)

Gulval: Firecrest in a private garden. (D Robinson)

Tresillian: Spotted Redshank at Tresmple Pool.

DKP