Sunday 17 February 2013

Sunday 17 February 2013

Late News 16/02 Carrick Roads: 5 Black-necked Grebes from near Greatwood House. (J St Ledger)
Late News 16/02 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Grey Wagtails at Copperhouse Creek from Black Bridge. (F Rice)
Grey Wagtail 16213 F RiceMarazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 juv), 2 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Greylag, 8 Mallard, 24 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1+ Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 10 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, c10 Snipe, 5 Oystercatcher and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)
Penzance: 168 Lapwing and 34 Curlew in fields north of the A30 opposite KFC. (D Parker)
Men-an-Tol: 3 Hen Harriers (2m &1 ringtail), 1 Merlin and 1 Woodcock. (D Parker, J Swann & I Webster)
Mulberry Pit, Lanivet: 1 Woodcock and 2 Ravens. (D Eva)

Truro: Male Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)
Helston Loe Pool: c1,100 Black-headed Gulls, 5 Mediterranean Gulls, 15 Common Gulls, c400 Herring Gulls, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 12 Pochard, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorants, fem Common Scoter, 2 Goosander and 1 Tufted Duck. (G Adams, S Maycock & W Renshaw)

Gulls 17213 S Maycock & W Renshaw Med Gull 17213 S Maycock & W Renshaw Common Scoter 17213 S Maycock & W Renshaw

Helston, Loe Pool, S Maycock & W Renshaw,

Caerthillian, Lizard: Adult Med Gull east with 15 Black-headed Gulls. (D Flumm)
Southerly Point, Lizard: 1w Med Gull and 2 Choughs in stubble fields. (D Flumm)
Stithians Reservoir: Drake Long-tailed Duck, 1 Bittern, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 7 Goldeneye (2m & 5f), 2 Gadwall and a possible female Scaup (may be a Tufted Duck /hybrid) and 1 Water Rail, plus Peregrine low over the Southern cut-off. (S Taylor & D King).
Lanner: Brambling in a private garden. (M Curtis)
Godrevy Head: 1 unringed Chough. (A Langdon)

Chough 17213 A LangdonMore photos by Adrian Langdon here.

Loveny Arm, Colliford Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still at cSX185752.
Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck at the northern end and a Hawfinch by the old hide site.
Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach Pool at 11:30.
Mousehole: Imm Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Island.
Goonhilly Down: Juv Whooper Swan at Croft Pascoe Pool.
Treen Common: 1 Snow Bunting but mobile and elusive at cSW446364.
Hayle Estuary RSPB: Water Pipit on saltmarsh by Black road, Copperhouse and an adult Yellow-legged Gull from the causeway.
Penzance: Slavonian Grebe and Great Northern Diver offshore.