Sunday 15 January 2012

Sunday 15 January 2012

Late News 13/01 Tregonetha: 1 Sparrowhawk. (R Treeby)
Tresillian: 2 Avocets and 2 Spotted Redshank on the river. (J Chapple)
Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works. (J Chapple)
Helston: Ad Little Gull at the boating lake. Also 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Firecrest at the sewerage works. (J Chapple)
Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis showing well in field opposite village car park again. (C Selway)


Video by J Chapple, more videos on John’s website here.

Dinham Flats: With the Canada flock, 2 Barnacle Geese and 3 Barnacle/Canada hybrids, two of the hybrids from the distance viewed superficially resembling small Canada Goose species, 1 Spotted Redshank, 200 Dunlin, 6 Grey Plover, 300+ Golden Plover and 46 Black-tailed Godwit. (C Selway)
Wadebridge: Male Black Redstart still at Glen Road. (C Selway)
Marazion: 2W Little Gull offshore between Longrock and the Station House. (C Barnard & S Maycock)

Photo by S Maycock.

Dozmary Pool: Probable drake Lesser Scaup but distant and wing pattern not seen, also Goldeneye, 8 Tufted Duck, Little Grebe and 60 Golden Plover. (P St Pierre)
Manor Common Bodmin moor: M Hen Harrier. (P St Pierre)
Victoria: Merlin flew over A30. (P St Pierre)
Gillan Creek: 1 Common Sandpiper. (I Maclean)
Men-aver beach: 44 Mediterranean Gulls. (I Maclean)
Men-an-Tol: 3 Ringtail Hen Harriers at 16:57, also c25 Golden Plover, 1 Barn Owl and a male Dartford Warbler in the area. (J Swann)
Bartinney Downs: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier at 16:45. (C Moore)
Rosenannon Downs: 1 Hen Harrier (ring-tail) 2 Merlin, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2+ Tawny Owl, 1 Woodcock, 2+ Common Snipe and 25 Magpie. (C Selway)
Crowdy Reservoir: c6 Crossbills. (S Rogers)

More on Steve Rogers web site here.

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still.
Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck on Par Beach Pool and Yellow-browed Warbler at St Andrew’s Pool.
Hannafore Point: 1 Black Redstart on seaweed at the west end of the promenade.
Looe: 3 Little Gulls (ad & 2 imm) off Banjo Pier.
Porthmellin Head: 3 Little Gulls (2 ad & 1 1W) at Towan beach.
Penzance, Eastern Green: Long-tailed Duck and 1 Black-throated Diver.
Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern still.