Sunday 01 January 2012

Sunday 01 January 2012

Happy New Year to “One and All”.
Late News 31/12 Penzance: Black Redstart on the rocks below the railway platforms.
Late News 31/12 Helston: Siberian Chiffchaff, 10 Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Firecrest at the sewerage works still.
Penzance: 1W drake Surf Scoter, 60+ Common Scoter, 3 Great Northern Diver, 1 Arctic Skua and 1 Black Redstart at Jubilee Pool. (D Parker & L Proctor)
Newlyn: M & f Black Redstarts in a private garden, Water Rail in Sandy Cove, Eider in the harbour and a second bird off Tolcarne. (L Proctor)
Par: Ad drake Ring-necked Duck and Little Gull still on Par Beach Pool. (A Carey) Also 2 Black Redstarts on Spit Beach.
Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater. (A Hartley)
St Ives: 3 Balearic Shearwaters and 1 Great Skua off the Island. (A Hartley)
Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): Juv Iceland Gull. (B Mellow)
Feock: 25 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Northern Diver and 9 Red-breasted Merganser. (B Toms)
College Reservoir: 3 Shoveler and 7 Goldeneye. (D Eva)
Devoran: 3 Oystercatcher, 200 Dunlin, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 83 Curlew, 147 Redshank and 8 Greenshank. (D Eva)
Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler at Swanvale NR and Black Redstart on the beach. (D Eva) 2 Med Gulls 1 colour-ringed in Belgium. (S Rogers)
Carbis Bay: 2 Great Northern Divers. (D Jenkins) 4 Balearic Shearwaters also reported.
Godrevy Point: 400+ Gannet, 310 Shag, 200 Kittiwake, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 38 Oystercatcher and 3 Stonechat . (P St Pierre & D Jenkins)
St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Little Grebe, 30 Pochard, 10 Tufted Duck and 100+ Lapwing. (D Jenkins)
Beagles Point, Lizard: 175 Lapwing. (P Fraser)
Kennack Sands: 1 Black Redstart. (P Fraser)
Rumps Point: Manx Shearwater, Gannet, Cormorant, Shag, Peregrine, Great Skua, Kittiwake, Guillemot and Razorbill. (W Delacour)
Helston: Egyptian Goose on the boating lake, 6 Firecrest around Loe Pool and 2 Firecrest at the sewerage works.
Marazion: Water Pipit at Red River mouth.
Porthpean: 10 Black-throated Divers.