Bird books for sale

Bird books for sale – A member has advised us that c100 bird books will be selling at the Truro Auction Centre on Friday 17 March. Example: 4 boxes with 15 monographs in each box (usually Poysers) at an estimated £40-60 per box (about £3 a volume). Possibly of interest to those who would be interested in upgrading their book collections

Friday 10th March 2017

Late news, 9/2, Dozmary Pool: 2 Mute Swan at Dozmary Pool. (C Buckland)

Late news, 9/2, Colliford Reservoir: 2 Goosander at cattle grid. (C Buckland)

St Levan: Baillon’s Crake seen to fly in to Porthchapel beach this morning, then flew towards Porthgwarra. (A Davey)

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Baillon’s Crake – Alice Davey

Gannel Estuary: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull again am, 4+ Mediterranean Gull. (M Lammas)

Helston: Bonaparte’s Gull still at Boating Lake at 14:15 (A Neil)

 Bonaparte's Gull 1st. Winter (15.03 10.03.2017 Helston Boating Lake)

Bonaparte’s Gull – Terry Hale

Newquay: 2 House Martin 5 minutes apart over Pargolla Road around midday (K Johns)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 3 Sand Martin, 1 1w Little Gull (R Augarde, M Halliday, B Dallas)

 Little Gull 1st. Winter (16.00 10.03.20017 Long Rock Pool)  7M9A3610

Little Gull – Terry Hale, Mark Halliday

Gannel Estuary: 6 Cattle Egret, 13 Med Gull late pm. (S Rowe)

Par Beach Pool: 6 (5m 1f) Garganey. (T Hale)

 Garganey 5 male 1 female (10.25 10.03.2017 Par Pool)

Garganey – Terry Hale

Hayle Estuary RSPB, estuary: 2 1w Iceland Gull, 11 (6 ad, 5 1w) Mediterranean Gull, 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull, 1 1w Common Gull, 1 m Red-breasted Merganser and 1 imm Spoonbill. (B Dallas) Also 18 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Grey Plover, 3 Goosander and 5 Greenshank. (MJ Spicer, T Mills)

Argal Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan, 12 Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 25 Tufted Duck, 1 Scaup drake still, 2 Moorhen, 26 Black-headed Gull, 16 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 520 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Marsh Tit. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Water Rail, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in gardens alongside road at SW side. (D Chaney)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Glaucous Gull (imm; 1w/2w) over, also 20+ Common Dolphin. (N Wheatley)

Upper Tamar Lake: 9 Willow Tit sightings this morning on the Willow Tit survey. (R Mudge)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 (1m2f) Goldeneye. (J St Ledger)

Penryn River (WeBS): 3 Greenshank, 21 Teal, 1 Common Sandpiper nr Penryn Quay (J St Ledger)

Ninestones: 3 Willow Tit, 1 Dipper, 2+ Reed Bunting, Peregrine over (C Buckland)

Mount Hawke: 1 m Bullfinch in private garden. (RB & PC Girling).

Zennor: male Hen Harrier this afternoon hunting over moor (from B3306 2 miles East of Zennor). (L Hallett)

Crowlas: 1f Brambling, 14 Fieldfare in private garden. (R Veal)

Tehidy Country Park: 2 Jay, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Robin. (K Bowers)

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Jay, Nuthatch – Kevin Bowers

Penwithick: 7 House Sparrow, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Dunnock, 2 Siskin. (K Bowers)

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Siskin, Woodpigeon – Kevin Bowers

Penzance: 1 Sandwich Tern (P St Pierre)

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