Tuesday 28 February 2012

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1W drake Surf Scoter, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 4 Eider (1 drake), 3 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Slav Grebe offshore. (D Parker) 45 Purple Sandpipers reported in Penzance harbour, on the outer wall of the lighthouse pier.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 1 hybrid geese, 14 Teal, 7 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 19 Moorhen, 1+ Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 Snipe, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker)

Marazion, Chymorvah: 11 Black-throated Divers and 6 Great Northern Divers east of the Mount. (D Parker)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):1 Ruff, 1 Kingfisher and 4 Chiffchaff. (C Selway)

Treraven Meadows: 30+ Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit (prob littoralis) 1 Water Pipit, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay and 30+ Eurasian Teal. (C Selway)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again. View from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608, best looked for on the dropping tide, also 2 Knot amongst many other waders. (H Kendall)

River Tamar: 20+ Avocets at Cargreen. (H Kendall)

Gannel Estuary: Juv Iceland Gull plus 8 med gulls, 4 in full summer. (M Lammas)

Swanvale NR: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch near disused pumping station. (J St Ledger)

Par: 1 Goosander at St Andrew’s pool early afternoon. Ring Necked Duck still at Par Beach pool plus 6 Great Crested Grebe offshore from beach. (D King)

Porthpean: 2 drake Common Scoter. (D King)

Veryan Bay: 16 Great Northern Diver, 49 Black-throated Diver and 3 Slav Grebe. (W Holmes)

Gerrans Bay: 11 Common Scoter, 16 Great Northern Diver, 10 Black-throated Diver and 3 Slav Grebe. (W Holmes)

Portscatho: 4 Med Gulls (1 Adult in full summer plumage). (W Holmes)

Sennen Cove: Adult Iceland Gull on Cowloe.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2W Glaucous Gull off the causeway, plus ad & 1W Yellow-legged Gull.

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