Sunday 30 September 2012

Late News 29/09 Treraven Meadows: 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 49 Teal, 4 Cormorant, 1 adult Peregrine, 2 Curlew and 6+ Siskin, no Pipits and only 1 Pied Wag, also a Kingfisher near the hide. (C Selway)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 2+ Little Egret, 1+ Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 27 Mallard, 5 Teal, 7 ad Moorhen plus 3 juv, 1 Little Grebe, 1  ad Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 6 Mute Swan, 63 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 8 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 2+ Moorhen, 1 Raven, 2 Buzzard, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker & B Dodd)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Curlew Sandpiper and 1 Buff Breasted Sandpiper still. (S Hatch)

Caerthillian: 1 Firecrest. (D Eva)

Lizard Downs: 6 Pink-footed Geese in off the sea. (D Eva)

Mullion Cove: Firecrest, 8 Swallow and 2 House Martin. (S Bury)

Kingsmill: 3 Ruff, 3 Spotted Redshank, 34 Greenshank, 49 Black-tailed Godwit and 15 Dunlin on rising tide this pm.(S Cox)

Walmsley Sanctuary: A few Meadow Pipit and Chaffinch moving, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 39 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 10 Lapwing, 2 Golden Plover, 3 Snipe. 12 Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 9 Wigeon, 1 Pintail, 30+ Teal, 1 Jay and 1 Swallow. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: 2 Grey Phalarope, Cory’s Shearwater at 14:00, Great Shearwater at 14:15, 40 Balearic Shearwater, 55 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 8 Puffin, 8 Great Skua and 7 Arctic Skua between 09:30 and 16:00. (B Mellow)

Nanquidno: Honey Buzzard reported over in the morning and a Ring Ouzel at the seaward end of the valley.