Tuesday 02 April 2013

Late News 27/03 Helston: Photo of the 1w Iceland Gull present on Wednesday. (M Ahmad)

Iceland Gull 2ndcal Helston Cornwall 270313 M Ahmad

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 6 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 2 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 2 Little Egret, 6+ Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 2+ Water Rail, 19 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 7+ Sand Martins, 4+ Wheatear, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Also 1 drake Garganey, 1+ Bittern and 1 Firecrest. (R Farnes, B Sharples, D King, J St Ledger & A Hartley)

Garganey Marazion Cornwall 2413 D King Garganey Marazion Cornwall 20413 D King Garganey Marazion Marsh Cornwall 2nd April 2013 J St Ledger
Garganey Marazion Cornwall 2413 R Farnes Garganey Marazion Cornwall 20413 R Farnes Garganey Marazion Cornwall Cornwall 2413 A Hartley

Garganey at Marazion, photos 1 & 2 D King, 3 J St Ledger, 4 & 5 R Farnes 6 A Hartley.

Garganey Marazion Marsh Cornwall 2413 B Sharples Garganey Marazion Marsh Cornwall 20413 B Sharples
Dunlin Marazion Marsh Cornwall 2413 B Sharples Greylag Marazion Marsh Cornwall 2413 B Sharples

Garganey, Dunlin & Greylag, B Sharples.

Gorrangorras, Penryhn River: 1 Curlew, 12 Turnstone, 2 Greenshank, c10 Redshank, 2 Little Egret and Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Drake Common Scoter still on the pool and 15 Pied Wagtail on Swanpool Beach. (D Chaney & R Farnes)

Common Scoter Swanpool Cornwall 2413 R Farnes

Falmouth: 2 Sandwich Tern in Falmouth Bay, with Razorbill, Guillemot and Gannets off Pendennis Point. (D Chaney)

Treraven Meadows: 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 3 Shelduck, 15 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 1 Moorhen, 20+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 Water Pipit, 70+ Meadow Pipit, 1 White Wagtail, 60+ Chiffchaff and 20+ Willow Warbler many showing resin stained faces. (C Selway & W Delacour)Willow Warbler Treraven Cornwall 2413 C Selway

Wadebridge, Guineaport/Egloshayle: Osprey (sat in the fir tree at the rugby club), Wheatear, Common Sandpiper, 2 Goosander, Sand Martins and Buzzard. (W Delacour)

Sancreed: 1 male Blackcap and 1 Willow Warbler. (D Flumm)

Siblyback Lake: Ad drake Lesser Scaup and Red-necked Grebe still. Also 3 Dotterel, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Meadow Pipit, 20+ Sand Martin and 3 Teal. (E & T Cornelius)

Bosullow Common: 1 Short-eared Owl early morning plus 3 Ring Ouzel near Dakota Farm. (D King)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Grey Plover at east end of Copperhouse Creek. (D King) Also 2 Grey Plover, 6 Redshank, 8 Wigeon, 35+ Shelduck and 5 Curlew on the main estuary. (J St Ledger)

Helston: 2 Wheatears at Culdrose. (D Wright) Also Whooper Swan still on the boating lake.

Blackpool Clay Trail: 2 Ring Ouzels, 8 Wheatear, 2 Mistle Thrush and 1 Merlin (S. Cole and N.Climpson)

Red Moor: 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 15 Redwing, c20 Fieldfare, Song Thrush (not counted) and 4 Mistle Thrush in mixed flock with c30 Blackbird, 15 Linnet, Raven on nest on pylon. 2 Buzzard, 5 Yellowhammer, plus Mallard, Moorhen, Canada Goose, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Nuthatch and Long-tailed Tit. (P McVey)

Tehidy Woods: Goldcrest,  2 Great  Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Jay. (S Maycock)

St Gothian Sands LNR: Drake Pintail still. (S Maycock) Also Siberian Chiffchaff still at the nearby sewerage works.

Pintail St Gothian Cornwall 2413 S Maycock Pintail St Gothian Cornwall 20413 S Maycock

Marazion: Sandwich Terns built up to 10 by lunchtime. (P Fraser)

River Camel: 60+ Black-tailed godwit  (4 in summer plumage), 1 Peregrine, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Osprey this morning, this bird has 3 leg rings, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Grey Plover, 16 Redshank, 30 Wigeon, 8 Teal and 12 Shelduck. Also 1 Bat flying around Trewornan bridge 12:00. (D Thomas)

Osprey Camel Cornwall 2413 DaveThomas Wigeon, Curlew and Grey Plover Camel Cornwall 2413 DaveThomas

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 2 Spoonbill still. (D Thomas)

Kelsey Head, Crantock: 1 Snow Bunting, 10 Wheatear, 5 Rock Pipit, 6 Meadow Pipit, 7 Skylark, 1 Kestrel and 1 Merlin. Also 8 Sandwich Tern diving at Crantock beach. (D Thomas)

Whitecross, nr Newquay: 1 m Siskin, 1 m 1 f Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 m Blackcap, 2 Coal tit and 1 pair of Dunnock in a private garden. (D Thomas)

Pendeen: 3 Wheatear, 2 Ravens, 2 Buzzards, a few Chiffchaffs moving through northwards, male Brambling (in nearly full summer plumage) again by the coastguard cottages in the evening. (A Hartley)

Brambling 1 Pendeen Cornwall 2413 A Hartley Brambling 5 Pendeen Cornwall 2413 A Hartley Wheatear Pendeen Cornwall 2413 A Hartley

Falmouth: Osprey over Boslowick area at 07.30,moving west. (A Laurie)

Golant: Kite sp reported just north of Golant over the B3269 at 09:40. (D Julian per A Carey)

Kenidjack: 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs still at the sewerage works.

Stithians Reservoir: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still from the southern causeway.

Penzance: Black Redstart on the sea defences by the train station.

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