Sunday 22 January 2012

Sunday 22 January 2012

Late News 21/01 Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis showing well in field opposite village car park.
Late News 21/01 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern again.
Late News 21/01 Penzance railway station: Long-tailed Duck reported again.
Late News 21/01 Halvana Woods: 3+ Crossbills. (B Craven)
Late News 21/01 Sancreed: 150 lapwing, 1 Ruff, adult Med Gull, Coal Tit. (D Flumm)
Late News 21/01 Mevagissey Harbour: 2 Turnstone, 2 Mute Swan, c130 Herring Gull. (A Tonry)
Late News 21/01 Caerhays: 7 Pheasant, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 4 Buzzard. (A Tonry)
Late News 21/01 Par: 23 Goldfinch over top car park. 2 Long-tailed Tit, 22 Magpie, 2 Little Grebe, 125 Canada Geese, 27 Mute Swan, 2 Collared Dove, 4 Wood Pigeon, 1 Shelduck, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Snipe, 3 Blackbird, 2 Redwing, 2 Dunnock, 7 Pied Wagtails, 1 Robin, 38 Starling, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Kingfisher (heading in the direction of the river) and c40 Black-headed Gull, plus Coots, Moorhens, Mallards, corvids, and Herring Gulls on the pool. (A Tonry)
Late News 21/01 Penrice: 12 Redwing, 2 Pheasant, 1 Tawny Owl and a large corvid roost. (A Tonry)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern (Longrock Pool), 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 14 Teal, 6 Mallard, 2 Shoveler, 1 Wigeon, 15 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 7 Snipe, 37 Curlew over, 1 Chiffchaff and 3+ Cetti’s Warbler. Also 42 Sanderling, 2 Curlew and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker & D Eva)
Marazion: Water Pipit still at Red River mouth, also 2 Stonechat and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker & B Field)

Water Pipit, Brian Field

Penzance, Chyandour: 2 Slav Grebes, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Eider, 1 Little Gull, 2 Med Gull and 3 Razorbill. (L Proctor, D Flumm & D Eva)
Newlyn: 1 Black Redstart and 1 Blackcap in a private garden. (L Proctor)
Pendeen Watch: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 12 Fulmar, 200 Gannet, 35 Kittiwake, 1 Bonxie, 100 Razorbill, 24 Guillemot between 08:30 & 09:30hrs. (D Flumm)
Penzance Wherrytown: 1 Great Crested Grebe and 1 adult Med Gull. (D Flumm)
Sancreed: 310 Lapwing, 17 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff. (D Flumm)
Helston sewerage works: Swallow still present at 11 am, also 2 Firecrests. (D Wright & S Bury)
Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead and an adult Med Gull. (D Wright)
Chapel Amble: Glossy Ibis showing well in field opposite village car park. (A Langdon)

More on Adrian’s blog here.

Windmill Farm:Adult male Hen Harrier and 2500 Golden Plover nearby. (A Pay)
St Gothian Sands LNR: Juv Iceland Gull on the island of the main pool. (J Chapple)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: Female type Goosander, Kittiwake, 3 Common Gull and 1 Kingfisher from Lelant Station. (J Chapple) 1 Cetti’s Warbler singing and showing quite well at Copperhouse. (D Eva) 410 Lesser Black-backed Gulls on the main estuary. (P St Pierre)
Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck still on Par Beach Pool. (D Julian) Also Firecrest on the path between Par and Polkerris.
Porthpean: 4 Great Northern Diver and 57 Common Scoter offshore. (D Julian)
Hannafore: Black Redstart and drake Eider still, plus 4+ Mediterranean Gulls, 20 Turnstone and up to 50 Gannets at one time. (P Stidwill)

Coverack: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff with 8 Chiffchaff at the sewerage works. (S Bury)
Swanpool Beach: 2 female type Goldeneye diving close to beach at low tide. (J St Ledger)
Men-an-Tol: 1 Ringtail Hen Harrier at 16:55. (J St Ledger)
Rumps Point: 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Red-Throated Diver, 1 male Common Scoter, 100+ Gannet and 1 Black Redstart. (C Selway)

The Moul’s: 200+ Great Black-backed, 100+ Herring and 1 adult Iceland Gull roosted on this evening. (C Selway)
Wadebridge: 1 Black Redstart on Glen Road today. (C Selway)
Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.