Saturday 06 April 2013

Saturday 06 April 2013

Late News 04/04 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Bittern. (D Flumm)
Late News 05/04 Chyandour, Penzance:  3 Willow Warblers, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)
Late News 05/04 Penzance: 10 Brent Geese still at Tolcarne beach joined by summer plumaged male Eider at 12:30. (T Mills)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 13 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 3 Bittern (seen simultaneously), 2 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 3+ Water Rail, 36 Moorhen, 2+ Sparrowhawk, 12 Buzzard, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1+ Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 White Wagtail, 2 m & 1f Wheatear, 2+ Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 2 Willow Warblers, 40+ Chiffchaff and 3+ Cetti’s Warbler. Also 1+ Adders. (D Parker, D Flumm, B Sharples, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Bittern Marazion Cornwall 6413 S Maycock & W Renshaw1 of at least 3 Bitterns seen today, S Maycock & W Renshaw.

Marazion: 8 Ringed Plover, 4 Wheatear and 6 White Wagtails on the beach plus 1 Shelduck and 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker, J Chapple, L Williams, D Flumm, P St Pierre, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Sandwich Tern 1 Marazion Cornwall 6413 S Maycock & W Renshaw Sandwich Tern 2 Marazion Cornwall 6413 S Maycock & W Renshaw

Sandwich Tern offshore at Marazion, S Maycock & W Renshaw.

St Ives: 1 m Ring Ouzel on southern slopes of Buttermilk Hill. (D Parker)
Men-an-Tol: 4 Ring Ouzel (3m) north of the approach track plus 8 Wheatear; 6 Fieldfare and 2 Redwing. (J Thomas) 2 Ring Ouzels (m & f) still early evening and 2 Short-eared Owls. (R Menari)
Penzance: 8 Brent Geese on the sea off Tolcarne beach. (D Parker, J Chapple & L Williams)
Porthgwarra: 1 Short-eared Owl. (P St Pierre)
Hayle Kimbro: 2 Pintail (m & f) on the pool. (J Selby)
Lizard village: 1 male Black Redstart. (J Selby)
Sancreed: 1 Little Egret and male Blackcap. (D Flumm)
Kenidjack: 2 Wheatears, 1 Blackcap, 2 Willow Warblers. (D Flumm) Also Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works and a Firecrest.
Truro: F Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)
St Gothian Sands LNR: Drake Pintail still present plus 1 Sand Martin, m Sparrowhawk flew over pool and Skylark singing, 10 Teal ; 12 Shelduck, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, Mallard, Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan and 3+ Wheatear in the morning. (D Jenkins)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Wheatear on Ryans Field in the afternoon. (D Jenkins)
Bearah Tor: 2 Ring Ouzel ( 1 male, 1 female) and a female Redstart. (D Eva)

Pentewan Sands: 10 Sandwich Tern this morning. (D Wright)
Windmill Farm: 10 Redwing, 2 Wheatear, 16 Golden Plover. Water Pipit and Little Ringed Plover relocated at 16:00. (D Wright)

Little Ringed Plover Windmill Farm Cornwall 6413 D Wright Wheatear Windmill Farm Cornwall 6413 D Wright

Siblyback Lake: 1 Lesser Scaup, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 12+ Crossbill, 20+ Siskin, 30+ Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Water Rail, 20+ Fieldfare, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Mistle Thrush, 100+ Golden Plover, 1 Dunlin, 8 Teal, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Treecreeper, numbers of Sand Martin, House Martin, Chiffchaff and Coal Tit. (J St Ledger)

Red-necked Grebe Siblyback Lake Cornwall 6th April 2013 J St Ledger Crossbill female Siblyback Lake Cornwall 6th April 2013 J St Ledger Crossbill male Siblyback Lake Cornwall 6th April 2013 J St Ledger

Wadebridge: 2 Goosander, 1 Redshank, a pair of Siskin, Sparrowhawk, 1 Chiffchaff, Sand Martins and 1 Swallow at Guineaport. (W Delacour)
Chapel Carn Brea: c100 summer plumaged Golden Plover in adjacent fields. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Land’s End: 1 Black Redstart at the complex.
St Ives: F Black Redstart on Trerice Road in the afternoon.
Helston: Osprey flew SSW at 14:05.