Wednesday 03 October 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 5 Mallard, 6 ad Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Firecrest c150m north of the standing stone in ivy along Red River on the eastern boundary.

Marazion: 1 Turnstone and dozens of dogs on the beach and a female Common Scoter offshore. (D Parker & P St Pierre)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 10 Pied Wagtail, Cormorant and 8 Moorhen. (D Parker)

Tregiffian Farm: 2 Skylark, 1 Wheatear and 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 6 Mute Swan, 71 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 1 Green Sandpiper, Grey Heron, 7 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Kingfisher, 6 Coot, 2 Heron, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit and 6 Chaffinch in the Golden Lion bay cut off. 8 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 5 Coot, 2 Wren and 2 Heron from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (W Chegwidden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 12 Starling, 100+ Canada Geese and 1 Curlew on Ryan’s Field; 6 Redshank, 8 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 1 Whimbrel 1 Lapwing 2 Curlew 4 Oystercatchers Wigeon Teal and 1 Med Gull on Lelant Saltings. (W Chegwidden)

Rosemullion, Prisk Cove: 1 Med Gull, 2 Grey Plover feeding with 23 Turnstone, 12 White Wagtail, 7 Curlew, 41 Oystercatcher, 1 Green Woodpecker and 16 Goldfinch. (J St Ledger)

Millbrook: 1 Firecrest in sycamores in Radford Lane at midday. (B Taggart)

Camel Trail:5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20  Blackbird, 500+ Black-headed Gull, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Black Swan, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Buzzard, 60+ Carrion Crow, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 20+ Cormorant, 50+ Curlew, 10  Dunlin, 10 Dunnock, 1 Great Tit, 15 Greenshank, 4 Grey Heron, 150+ Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Grey Wagtail, 100+ Herring Gull, 10  House Sparrow, 10 Jackdaw, 2 Jay, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 35+ Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 6   Magpie, 12 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 4 Med Gull, 30+ Mute Swan, 100+ Oystercatcher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Raven, 17 Red-legged Partridge, 100 + Redshank, 14 Ringed Plover, 3 Robin, 50+ Rook, 1 Starling, 7 Wigeon, 8 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Davidstow Airfield: 1 Buff-breasted Sandpiper and 1 Curlew Sandpiper still, also 140+ Golden Plover over. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: Hobby and 2 Wheatear. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pendeen: 12 Balearic Shearwaters and 10 Sooty Shearwaters by late morning.

The Lizard: Juv Red-backed Shrike from footpath in valley to Housel Bay again.