Tuesday 22 January 2013

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Late News 21/01 Churchtown St Levan: Water Rail in a private garden for the last 2 days, still present 22/01. (J Kersley)

Water Rail 1 Jonathan Kersley SW 3722 21113 Water Rail 2 Jonathan Kersley SW 3722 21113 Water Rail 3 Jonathan Kersley SW 3722 21113
 Water Rail 4 Jonathan Kersley SW 3722 21113  Water Rail 5 Jonathan Kersley SW 3722 22113  Water Rail 6 Jonathan Kersley SW3722 22113

Late News 21/01 Bude: 1w Ring-billed Gull on Bude Canal. (C Selway)
Ring-billed Gull 21113 C SelwayMarazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan (including 4 juv), 23 Mallard, 44 Teal, 7 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Bittern, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 21 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c20 Snipe, 28 Curlew over, 1 Stonechat and 1 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)
Marazion: 32 Sanderling, 12 Turnstone, 4 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher and a Stonechat on the beach. (D Parker)
Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 151 Canada Geese, 3 hybrid geese, 12 Mallard, 8 Gadwall, 4 Wigeon, 1 drake Scaup, 13 Tufted Duck,1 Coot, 2 Moorhen and 2 Cormorant. (D Parker)
Newlyn: Slavonian Grebe at Sandy Cove. (P St Pierre) Black-necked Grebe in the harbour.
Penzance: Drake Eider, 6 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver and ad Med Gull at Tolcarne. (P St Pierre & F Hull)
Treen/Chykembro Common: 15 Snow Bunting, 8 Lapland Bunting, 12 Yellowhammer, c60 Reed Bunting, 1 male Brambling, c40 Chaffinch, c8 Greenfinch, 10 Skylark, pair Merlin (successfully hunting a Reed Bunting), 1 male Hen Harrier, 1 Pheasant and 3 Snipe. (D Parker & P St Pierre)
Bodrifty: Male Merlin. (P St Pierre)
Nanquidno: 1 Jack Snipe and 1 female Merlin. (C Moore)
Helston: Juv Whooper Swan still present at the boating lake with 12 Mute Swan, 11 Shoveler and 17 Moorhen. (K White, T Blunden & G Adams)

Bude Marsh 10:00 – 11:00: The Drake Green-winged Teal arrived at 10:15 in the field above Rodds bridge viewed from the minor road and the cycle path also 40 Teal, 100+ Canada, 3 Snipe, 3 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 14 Curlew, 2 Kestrel (m & f), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Water Rail and 2 Mistle Thrush. (R Mudge)

Lower Tamar Lake 12:30: 18 Goosander, 6 Tufted Duck (4m & 2f), 60 Mallard, 25 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 3 Heron, 1 Jay and 1 Mute Swan. (R Mudge)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Iceland Gull on Lelant Water, Common Tern still around Carnsew Basin. (T Maguire & D Parker) Also Common Sandpiper in Hayle harbour.

Common Tern 20113 B Sharples Common Tern Bob Sharples

Common Tern taken on Sunday 20th Jan, Bob Sharples.

Lelant: c100,000 Starlings roosting in conifers at Wyevale Garden Centre. (D Parker)
Tehidy: 1 Firecrest in Tehidy Woods. (P Dinning)

Firecrest Tehidy Woods 22nd Jan 13 P Dinning Firecrest Tehidy Woods 22nd Jan 2013 P Dinning

Pool: Black Redstart at Taylors Shaft Engine House in Pool. (P Dinning)
Camborne: 10 Bullfinches (5m & 5f) and a pair of Blackcap in a private garden. (P Dinning)
Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Razorbill, 1 Med Gull, 6 Ringed Plover, 8 Turnstone, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret and 1 Curlew. (J St Ledger & D Chaney)

Great Northern Diver Falmouth 22nd Jan 2013 J St Ledger Ringed Plover Falmouth Gylly Beach 22nd Jan 2013 J St Ledger

Carrick Roads: 20 Black-necked Grebes, 2 probable Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-breasted Merganser viewed from the dock viewpoint, Pendennis. (D Chaney)
Falmouth, Pendennis: 2 Purple Sandpipers also 2+ Whimbrel flew north. (D Chaney)
Falmouth, Castle Beach: Med Gull, male Black Redstart (by the toilet block), Curlew, Little Egret and Guillemot. (D Chaney)
Falmouth: Firecrest in front garden in Marlborough Avenue. (S Perfect)
Treraven Meadows: Water Pipit and Green Sandpiper in the morning. (D Julian)
St Just: Western Subalpine Warbler still in gardens around Princess Street TR19 7JG. Please respect the residents privacy.
Kenidjack: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works.
Stithians Reservoir: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still north of the southern causeway.
Sennen: 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs at Brew sewerage works.