Tag Archives: Bufflehead in Cornwall

Monday 5th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Redruth – no sign of Bufflehead this morning 2.5m SSE of Redruth and NE of Stithians Reservoir on Pool at Trelusback. For access please phone 01209 860298

Saltash*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* still at Kingsmill Lake viewed from Landulph side of lake then flew to Moditonham at 1130hrs. SX.427.608

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary

NelwynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) in harbour

Glaucous Gull, Newlyn 040312 (G.Hobin)

HelstonYellow-browed Warbler at Carminowe still early morning

Carnon DownsYellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still at sewage works. (Thanks J.St Ledger)

DevoranSandwich Tern flew up creek at high tide. (Thanks J.Shutt and W.Jones)

FalmouthBittern at College reservoir, showing well (Thanks J.Shutt and W.Jones)

 

Sunday 4th March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Redruth **BUFFLEHEAD** this evening 2.5m SSE of Redruth and NE of Stithians Reservoir on Pool at Trelusback. For access please phone 01209 860298.

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** still this morning at Loe Pool. Yellow-browed Warbler still at Carminowe.

Saltash *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* still at Kingsmill Creek this afternoon (Thanks S.Cox)

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK still at Par Beach Pool. Also Dark-bellied Brent Goose on beach at river mouth (Thanks R.Davey)

NewquayICELAND GULL (2 x 1w) on Gannel Estuary this afternoon. Also Med Gull (12) (Thanks S.Rowe)

SennenICELAND GULL (1 ad; 1 juv) off lifeboat station on the Cowloe

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) again in Newlyn harbour (Thanks G.Hobin)

MarazionWater Pipit at Marazion Marsh RSPB. Also Black Redstart on beach

PenzanceEider (2) off Larrigan Rocks (Thanks G.Hobin)

Saturday 3rd March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston – **BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool at north end. Also Firecrest at Sewage works

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par beach pool at 1630hrs (Thanks Harry)

HayleGLAUCOUS GULL (juv) again on Hayle Estuary RSPB off B3301 causeway. Also Yellow-legged Gull(ad), Med Gull several and Little Gull (Thanks J.Lander)

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) still in harbour. Also Black Redstart, Peregrine and Kittiwake (Thanks G.Hobin). Black Redstart on Tolcarne Beach

SaltashLesser Whitethroat (possibly of Eastern Race) in private garden at Saltash

PenzanceLong-tailed Duck and GN Diver (2) off Jubilee Pool. no sign of Surf Scoter offshore

PolperroFirecrest (2) at Talland Bay today

FalmouthBittern at College Reservoir

MarazionBittern still at Marazion Marsh RSPB

WadebridgeRuff and Bar-headed Goose at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks G.Williams and C.Selway)

DelabolePeregrine south of Delabole flew west over at c1600hrs (Thanks P.Smith)

Thursday 1st March 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston – **BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) at Par beach pool early afternoon, showing well (Thanks D.King)

Penzance – SURF SCOTER (1w drk) still offshore. Also Long-tailed Duck 

Newquay ICELAND GULL (juv) still at Gannel estuary this morning

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) still in harbour

CamborneFirecrest at Rosewarne along footpath to Reskadinnick (Thanks T.Twiggs)

GwithianWater Pipit still at St Gothian Sands NR this afternoon (Thanks T.Twiggs)

Polzeath Black Redstart (male) at Rumps Point this afternoon (Thanks C.Selway)

 

Wednesday 29th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston**BUFFLEHEAD** (fem) still this morning at Loe Pool to left when viewed from hide, with Tufted Ducks, also Goldeneye (m&f). Firecrest (3) at sewage works and another near hide.

Saltash – *LESSER YELLOWLEGS* at Kingsmill Lake still at 1340hrs from 2nd hide, showing well. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China Fleet Country Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608. Also Spotted Redshank (3)

Falmouth RING-NECKED DUCK and Bittern (2) at College Reservoir (Thanks L.Sampson)

HayleKUMLIEN’S GULL again on estuary from B3301 causeway

PenzanceSURF SCOTER still in Mounts Bay tho distant.

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL again in harbour this morning. Also Black Redstart (2). GN Diver offshore

MarazionYELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in private garden and Firecrest

TruroSpotted Redshank at Devoran and another at Tresillian. Also Common Snipe (20) (Thanks J.Shutt,A.Nicholson and J.Jaggard)

 

Monday 27th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston **BUFFLEHEAD** (fem/juv) still at Loe Pool

Saltash*LESSER YELLOWLEGS* at Kingsmill Lake this afternoon tho distant, for 90th days. Spotted Redshank. Access north off A38, take nature walk from China FLeet Club to 2nd hide. SX.427.608 (Thanks M.Beer)

Wadebridge – possible GREEN-WINGED TEAL (fem) still at Walmsley Sanctuary (Thanks C.Selway)

St AustellRING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool. Also Bittern. GN Diver in bay

PenzanceSURF SCOTER (1w drk) off Jubilee Pool tho distant. Purple Sandpiper (32) on outer harbour wall. Long-tailed Duck (drk), Slav Grebe (1+), BT Diver and GN Diver offshore.

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL (ad) still in Newlyn harbour. Black Redstart by Lifeboat station (Thanks G.Hobin)

PolzeathRT Diver at 1200hrs between Pentire headland and Trebetherick (Thanks P.Smith)

Marazion Black Redstart at Longrock on rocks below car park. Water Pipit still on beach by Red River mouth

ZennorBlackbird (28), Golden Plover (122) and Hen Harrier (ringtail) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)

Sunday 26th February 2012 Cornwall Bird Reports

Helston – **BUFFLEHEAD** still at Loe Pool. Also Bittern and Cettis Warbler (Thanks I.Maclean)

St Austell - RING-NECKED DUCK (drk) still at Par Beach Pool this morning. Black Redstart (2 – M+F) at Spit beach on rocks near harbour wall. GN Diver (2), BT Diver and pos. Black-necked Grebe in St Austell Bay (Thanks R.Davey via Twitter)

NewquayICELAND GULL (3w) on Gannel Estuary still

Gwithian - GLAUCOUS GULL (2w) at St Gothian Sands NR. Also Siberian Chiffchaff at sewage works. (Thanks T.Twiggs)

NewlynGLAUCOUS GULL still in harbour (Thanks I.Maclean, S.Williams, G.Hobin and A.Stewart)

Mounts BaySURF SCOTER (1w drk) in bay. Also GN Diver (6), BT Diver, Eider (4), Slav Grebe (4) and Long-tailed Duck (Thanks V.Stratton)

PenzanceSlavonian Grebe (4), Eider (2), Great Northern Diver, Great-Crested Grebe and Common Scoter (2) off Chyandour (Thanks D.King). Purple Sandpiper (5) and Black Redstart (fem) at Jubilee Pool (Thanks V.Stratton)

LandulphAvocet (2), Black-tailed Godwit (8), Greenshank (2), Redshank (22), Dunlin (53), Knot (2), Shoveler and Teal (200) at Kingsmill lake at high tide roost at midday (Thanks P.Kemp)

Marazion Water Pipit still at mouth of Red River (Thanks S.Williams et al)

Water Pipit, Marazion, 260212 (S.Williams)

HayleMed Gull (8) on Hayle Estuary RSPB (Thanks V.Stratton). Blackcap (2, M+F) feeding on berries at Penpol avenue at 1330hrs (Thanks W.Harvey)

ConstantineBrent Goose at Constantine Bay (Thanks B.Ryde)

ZennorMeadow Pipit (160) and Golden Plover (84) at Buttermilk Hill (Thanks V.Stratton)