Friday 25 January 2013

Friday 25 January 2013

Late News 19/01 Old Town Cove, Camel Estuary: Ythan Est Greenshank YB-BR at mid day. (S Marquis)

Late News 24/01 Helston: Firecrest at Loe Pool.
Late News 24/01 Goldsithney: Firecrest in a private garden in Queens Street.
Late News 24/01 St Gothian Sands LNR: Adult Common Tern. Also ad Long-tailed Duck. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Late News 24/01 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Curlew Sandpiper and Common Tern still present in the afternoon. (C Selway)

Common Tern 1 240113 C Selway Common Tern 2 240113 C Selway
Common Tern 3 240113 C Selway Common Tern 4 240113 C Selway Common Tern 5 240113 C Selway

Late News 24/01 St Ives: 4 Balearic Shearwater (all flying west), 1 Manx Shearwater W, 15+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 4 Red-throated Diver, 2 Eider (female + imm male), 5 Common Scoter (females), 4 Mediterranean Gull (2 adult + 2W + 1W), 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard and 4 Ravens E from 08:00-11:00 and 13:00-16:00. (R Wynn, S Butler-Cowdry & T Donohue)
Late News 24/01 Penryn River: 110+ Curlew, 30+ Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 54 Teal, 16 Mallard, 2 Greenshank, 2 Little Grebe and 11 Mute Swan at high tide. (D Chaney)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 22 Mallard, 31 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot and c10 Snipe. (D Parker)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 redhead Goosander and 1 Greenshank. (LGR Evans) Common Tern still around Carnsew Basin in the morning.
Carbis Bay: 1 female Eider. (LGR Evans)
Heamoor: 1 Firecrest. (F Hull)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 86 Gannet and 1 diver sp. west in 20 minutes from 08:00. (D Chaney)
St Gothian Sands LNR: 3 Shoveler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Treen Common: 1 Lapland Bunting but mobile and elusive plus a Merlin at cSW446364.
Newlyn: Black-necked Grebe still in the harbour.