Sunday 14 October 2012

Late News 13/10 Gorrangorras, Penryn River:Curlew and Redshank, Bar-tailed Godwit and Greenshank still, plus 2 Water Rail. 4 Meadow Pipits and 4 Pied Wagtails in the pony field. (D Chaney)

Late News 13/10 Devoran: 4 Greenshank, 80+ Redshank, 40+ Curlew and 10+ Oystercatcher over high tide late afternoon. (D Chaney)

Late News 13/10 Eden Project: Grey Wagtail still in the rainforest biome. (D Chaney)

Late News 13/10 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 13 Little Egrets flew south over Ryan’s Field at dusk. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 23 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 7 Teal, 11 ad Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 5 Snipe, 2 Stonechat and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Camel Estuary: Yellow-browed Warbler in Oldtown Cove car park at 11:45, also 78 Med Gull on the estuary with the majority feeding between Tregirls Beach and Stepper Point.. (D Julian)

Camborne: Black Redstart at Heartlands on the roof of the Red River Cafe and on  the steps of the visitor centre at approximately 09:30. (P Dinning)

Lizard village: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting and 40 Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Church Cove, Lizard: Adult Med Gull, 7 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Siskin and 3 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm & P St Pierre) Also Yellow-browed Warbler still.

Housel Bay, Lizard: Red-backed Shrike, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Brambling and 80 Meadow Pipits. (D Flumm & P St Pierre)

Red-backed Shrike at Housel Bay, Dave Flumm.

Video by John Chapple.

Stithians Reservoir: 27 Black-headed Gull, 25 Coot, 2 Great Crested Grebe (1 ad, 1 juv), 8 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 7 Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, 11 Teal, 12 Herring Gull, 2 Moorhen, 2 LBB Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 7 Mallard, 10 Wigeon, 2 Canada Goose, 3 Heron and 4 Snipe. Also Marsh Tit on the feeding station. (S Taylor)

Pendarves Lake: 4 Little Grebe and 3 Moorhen. (S Taylor)

Carn Euny: Glossy Ibis in flooded field 1 mile SW of Sancreed, west of Carn Euny car park. (D Flumm)

Marazion Beach: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Sandwich Tern. (D Wright)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 20 Golden Plover and 1 Swallow. (D Wright)

Pennance Point: 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 15 Long-tailed Tit with 9 Blue Tit, 2 Raven, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew and 90+ Shag. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Castle Beach: 1 Med Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Wheatear and 2 Rock Pipit. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 2 Ringed Plover, 6 Turnstone, 1 Curlew and 7 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Treraven Meadow: Lapwing, 15 Mute Swan, 2 Cormorant, 200 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, Pied Wagtails, Grey Wagtails, Woodpigeon, Teal, Little Egret, 2 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, 1 Moorhen, Kingfisher, Long-tailed Tits, Robin, Rook, Jackdaw, Crow, Mallard, 5 Goldcrest, Jay, Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 6 Red-legged Partridge, Starlings, Siskin, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Dunnock, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Chaffinch, Gadwall and Collared Dove. (T Durie & W Delacour)

Mullion Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near the quarry car park at 08:30. (S Bury) A 2nd bird reported later in the morning.

Kennack Sands: Yellow-browed Warbler on footpath to Gwendreath late morning. (S Bury)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Land’s End: Wryneck on the cycle track. (J Rowe)

Brew: 4 Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool at cSW 365251 visible from the track beyond the sewerage works. (M Curtis) Also Hooded Crow but mobile.

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler in willows 100m up Swanvale.

Land’s End: Red-throated Pipit over at 08:20 but heard only.

Cape Cornwall: Black Redstart at 09:45.

Porthgwarra: Red-throated Pipit in field below the doctors garden but flew towards the coastguards at 08:15 also 2+ Yellow-browed warblers and a Firecrest. Wryneck flushed from coastpath near the car park. Lapland Bunting on the moor just north of halfway wall at 15:20.

Kelynack: Yellow-browed Warbler by the caravan park.

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler still, plus 2 Pied Flycatcher.

Carn Gloose: Lapland Bunting flew west.

Lizard: Glossy Ibis flew NW over the A3083, just south of Ruan Major at 11:30

St Levan: Glossy Ibis 400m north of the church at 08:35. American Golden Plover flew east at 08:40 and Yellow-browed Warbler still by the turning circle.

Falmouth: 3 Firecrests at Pendennis Castle.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill off Lelant Saltings platform in the afternoon.

Zennor: Yellow-browed Warbler in Foage Valley in trees by the NT speed limit sign.

Porthgwarra: Richard’s Pipit reported over the moor. Yellow-browed Warbler at trevean Pool, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers between halfway wall and 60′ Cover also 3+ Firecrest.

Cape Cornwall: 1 Snow Bunting.