Tuesday 06 March 2012

Tuesday 06 March 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 11 Teal, 4 Mallard, 1 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 15 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Snipe, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Female Shoveler, W Renshaw secretcornwall

Marazion: Water Pipit on Red River. Surf Scoter (very distant), 3 Eider, 10 Med Gull (4ad, 2 2w, 4 1w) and 2 Porpoise offshore. (P Fraser & D Walbridge)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1s Ring-billed Gull briefly before flying inland also 8 Med Gulls (2ad, 3 2w, 3 1w). (D Walbridge & P Fraser)
Gannel Estuary: Female Goosander this morning. (M Lammas)
Coverack: 2w Glaucous Gull, Sandwich Tern and 4 Mediterranean Gulls. (S Bury)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):1 Ruff still, 9 Northern Pintail, 18 Northern Shoveler, 7 Gadwall, 60+ Wigeon, 30+ Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 9 Common Buzzard and 22 Golden Plover over. (C Selway)
Penzance: Surf Scoter, 2 Slav Grebe and 2 Great Northern Diver and 7 Purple Sandpiper at Jubilee Pool. Also Black Redstart off Chyandour. (C Barnard)
Newlyn: Ad Glaucous Gull in the harbour still. Iceland Gull on the rocks at Tolcarne. (W Renshaw secretcornwall)

Kingsmill Lake:Lesser Yellowlegs again, view from China Fleet Club nature trail, far hide SX427608, best looked for on the dropping tide.
Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrests at the sewerage works.
College Reservoir: Bittern again.