Sunday 11 March 2012

Sunday 11 March 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 2 hybrid goose, 3 Greylag, 2 Shelduck, 12 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Coot, 21 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)
Clapper Marshes: 2 Sand Martin. (D Julian)
Mounts Bay from Marazion: 4 Eider (1m 3f), 2 Great Northern Diver, Surf Scoter but distant. (C Barnard)
Penzance: Long-tailed Duck still off Albert Pier. (C Barnard)
St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Ruff. (C Barnard)

Helston boating Lake: 23 Tufted Duck, 1 Pochard, 31 Mallard, 19 Moorhen, 5 Coot, 3 Mute Swan, 65 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser-backed Gull and 1 Cormorant. (S Bury & T Blunden)

Helston Loe Pool: 6 Goosander (2 male), 2 Goldeneye (1 male), 7 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 35 Cormorant, 17 Tufted Duck, 12 Pochard, 10 Mallard, 3 Canada Geese, 8 Moorhen, 9 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 54 Herring Gull, 15 Great Black-backed Gull, 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Common Gull and 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Bury, T Blunden, P Dinning & W Renshaw) Also Bittern in reeds below Penrose estate and a Chiffchaff singing. (D Flumm)

Drake Goldeneye, W Renshaw secretcornwall

Marazion: Water Pipit again on the beach. (W Renshaw)

Water Pipit, W Renshaw secretcornwall

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: Black Redstart and drake Eider. (W Renshaw)
Croft Pascoe: 3 Shoveler at 08:15 on the pool. (D King)
Stithians Reservoir:Bittern from Stuart Hutchings hide this afternoon showing well at times. Still present at 17:30. Also 5 Goldeneye (2 drake 3 female) and 3 Great Crested Grebe. (D King)
Par: Ring-necked Duck still at Par Beach pool.
Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608. Best looked for on the dropping tide, but always distant.
Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull in the harbour still. Also a Black Redstart again.
Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest at the sewerage works.