Saturday 18th February 2012

Saturday 18th February 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 51 Teal, 7 Mallard, 19 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Snipe, 5 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. Ad Yellow-legged Gull on the beach early morning. (D Parker)
Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth plus 31 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach early morning. (D Parker)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10+ Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 6+ Grey Plover 3 Goosander, 2 Dunlin, 10+ Pochard and 1 Buzzard. (W Renshaw secretcornwall)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):44 Black-tailed Godwit. (Including one colour ringed bird, right leg light green over white with a black cross on both sides and left leg yellow over black.) (C Selway)

Falmouth: A pair of Blackcaps in a private garden. (J St Ledger)

Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull still in harbour. (K Jones & J Chapple)

Glaucous Gull, K Jones. (more photos here)

Sennen Cove: Ad Little Gull and 9+ Mediterranean Gulls with large flock of Black-headed Gulls this morning; also hundreds of Gannets in major feeding frenzy in the bay around 08:30. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Par: Ad drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach Pool.