Saturday 13 October 2012

Late News 12/10 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Wryneck on path from Ryan’s Field to the causeway bridge.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 21 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 9 Teal, 15 ad & 1 juv Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 2+ Water Rail, flock of 18 Skylark over, c30 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & B Moore) Firecrest in sallows beyond the railway.

Pendeen: 1 Pied Flycatcher still in Boscaswell stores copse. (A Hartley) Also a report of a Snow Bunting on coast path south of the Coastguards Cottages.

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest and 2 Goldcrest. (D Parker) Also Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Trevorrian Farm: 8 Meadow Pipit, 1 Skylark, 3 Snipe and ad Peregrine. (D Parker)

Brew: 4 Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool at cSW 365251 visible from the track beyond the sewerage works, also c80 Meadow Pipits off the approach road. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Longrock: Pale-bellied Brent Goose still offshore. (D Parker)

Church Cove, Lizard: Paddyfield Warbler still in the small quarry at cSW 713128park only in the church car park. (D Eva) Yellow-browed Warbler in copse below the car park. Also unconfirmed report of an Olive-backed Pipit.

Lizard: Red-backed shrike showing very well on hedges around the pond at Housel Bay and female redstart in field just south of the village. (D Eva) Also Hobby over the village and 3 Whinchat by the turn off to Kynance. (L Proctor)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Robin, 3 Wren, 10 Coot, 2 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Raven, 1 Woodpigeon, 2 Buzzard from the Southern Cut Off (feeding station set up temporarily pending full restoration next weekend, all food donations welcome). 2 Great Crested Grebe (1 ad+ 1 juv),  1 Med Gull  (adult), 6 Cormorant, 4 Wigeon, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Wren, 8 Coot, 8 Little Grebe, 48 Herring Gull and 10 Black-headed Gull from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (S Taylor)

Sancreed: 37 Golden plover, 14 Skylark, 3 Swallow, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 6 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Escalls Chapel, Sennen: 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Rame:  Barred Warbler at Penmillard Farm briefly at 10;45. (D Clegg)  Also Black Redstart in churchyard. (M Beer)

Camel Estuary: The coloured ringed Ythan estuary Greenshank still present. (E Cornelius et al.)

Towednack: 2 Redwing. ( V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: Wheatear and 20+ Meadow Pipits. ( V Stratton)

Tregaseal Valley: 1 Willow Warbler and 2 Firecrests. Also 2 Adders in Foage Valley. ( V Stratton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Bar-tailed godwit and c10 Redshank. (A Hartley)

Rumps Point: this afternoon, 2, 1w Ring-billed Gull past SW with 1 1w Common Gull and 10 Black-headed Gull plus 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese. (C Selway)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrests west of the church by the turning circle.

Porthgwarra: Corncrake on path to St Leven.

Carn Euny: Glossy Ibis in flooded field 1 mile SW of Sancreed. Park at Carn Euny car park and walk 100m south to view from sharp bend.

Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler still at Pistil Meadows.

Nanquidno: Ring ouzel at bottom of the valley.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest in trees by the donkey paddock.