Tuesday 07 February 2012

Tuesday 07 February 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 16 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swan, 70 Teal, 5 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 17 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 7 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 47 Sanderling, 16 Ringed Plover and 2 Oystercatcher on the beach. (D Parker & D Flumm)
Newlyn Harbour: Juv Glaucous Gull and 2W Iceland Gull. (C Barnard & B Dodd)
Marazion: Male Siskin and 8 Reed Buntings on feeders, also 3 Blackcaps, in private garden. (C Barnard) Water Pipit still on the Red River mouth.
St Gothian Sands LNR: Drake Ring-necked Duck present this morning, also 36 Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck and 2 Gadwall. (M Grantham & B Toms)
Carbis Bay: 4 Great Northern Diver. (B Toms)
Stithians Reservoir: 160+ Lapwing, 45+ Snipe, 35+ Wigeon, 18 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron and 1 Little Egret from the Stuart Hutchings hide and a female Black Redstart at the water sports centre car park. (J St Ledger)

Helston, Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead, 3 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 20 Pochard, 1 Water rail. Also a Firecrest and 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers near hide. (D Wright) Also Smew still present.
Helston Sewage Works: Siberian Chiffchaff with 5 Chiffchaffs and 1 Firecrest. (D Wright)
Par: 3 Goosanders at St Andrews Pool. (N Climpson)

Hannafore: 7 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Slav Grebe, 1 drake Eider, 11 Med Gull (8 ad winter, 2 2W, 1 1W) and 4 Knot between 09:15 & 12:00, also 1 Firecrest and 1 female Black Redstart. (G Lewis)Looe Fish Quay: 1 1W Iceland Gull on roof of fish offices. (G Lewis)

Kennack Sands: 3 Purple Sandpipers this afternoon. (S Bury)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only):8+ Chiffchaff, Barnacle Geese hybrids with Canada Geese, 6 Pintail, 12 Shoveler, 100+ Wigeon, 32 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, Buzzard, Merlin, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk. (C Selway)

Falmouth: Pair of Eiders from the Falmouth-St Mawes ferry. (L Sampson)
Port Quin: 1 Firecrest today. (B Craven)
St Eval: 2000 Golden Plovers on the airfield near church this afternoon at about 15:00, also 15 Fieldfares. (Bird Forum)
Redruth: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers still at Gwennap sewerage works.
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Yellow-legged Gulls 2W and 1W from the causeway.
Carnon Downs: Yellow-browed Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff and 1+ Firecrest still.