Sunday 25 March 2012

Sunday 25 March 2012

Lizard Village: Hoopoe just south of village around Healarcher Farm early morning. (T Blunden)
Chapel Carn Brea: 39 sum plum Golden Plover in ploughed field next to the A30 at Chapel Carn Brea Farm. (L Proctor)
Lower Bosistow: Hoopoe again in fields south of the farm present 10:40 until 16:30 at least, also 3 Black Redstarts and 1 Willow warbler in sub song. (L Proctor & D Parker)

Video by John Chapple.

Hoopoes, Bosistow Brian Field and Windmill Farm Dougy Wright.

Windmill Farm: Hoopoe: flew off at 10:30 and not seen again, male Hen Harrier, sub adult male Marsh Harrier, Peregrine, female Ring Ouzel, Black Redstart, 12 plus Chiffchaff. (D Wright)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 6 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 7 Mallard, 9 Teal, 2 displaying Little Grebe, 27 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 1 Cormorant, 10 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)
Drift Reservoir (CBWPS members only): Drake Scaup again by the boathouse. (D Parker)
St Ives: Night Heron again at Consols Pond, flew towards Stennack river. (per D Parker)
Craddock Moor: 250+ Golden Plover in flight over Craddock Moor this afternoon. (P Crispin)
Stithians Reservoir:2 singing Chiffchaff, 5 Goldeneye, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Greylag. (D Eva)
Trevilley: 2 Black Redstarts. (P St Pierre)
Land’s End: 1 Willow Warbler and 18 Chiffchaff. (P St Pierre)
Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):61 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank (including the Ythan Estuary colour ringed individual) 8 Ruff, 1 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Redshank, 22 Shoveler, 6 Pintail, 9 Gadwall, 10 Wigeon, 34 Eurasian Teal, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Sand Martin and 2 Stock Dove (photo). (C Selway) Blue-winged Teal this afternoon but elusive. (W Delacour & R Menari)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Sand Martins and 3 Skylarks. (W Renshaw)

Penzance: Surf Scoter 1st-winter drake still off Jubilee Pool.
Camborne: Hoopoe in private garden in Bolenowe.
Polgigga: Black Redstart by duck pond.
Sennen: Juv Iceland Gull in field east of the A30.
Poldhu Cove: Hoopoe in garden of Seaside Cottages, photo here.
Porth Joke: Firecrest.
Towan Head: Black Redstart.