Monday 15th October 2012

Late news 14/10 Swanpool: 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Bullfinch, 15 Little Grebe and 2 Water Rail. (H Cook)

Late news 14/10 Falmouth, Pendennis Headland: 3 Firecrests around the castle grounds, 2 Chiffchaffs, 1 Whimbrel, 20+ Skylarks over, 2 Siskins and 7 Linnets. (H Cook)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 11 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 24 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 10 ad Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Redshank, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 1 ad Med Gull on the beach. (D Parker)

Land’s End: Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine, 5 Buzzard and 2 Sparrowhawk. (D Parker et al.) Wryneck in the afternoon. (B Moore)

Cape Cornwall: Snow Bunting over. (P Coombridge)

Sennen: 1 Glossy Ibis flew over the B3315 by Skewjack Farm at 09:10. (T Mills)

Brew: 4 Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool at cSW 365251 visible from the track beyond the sewerage works, plus 20 Linnets. (J Swann & T Mills)

2 of the 4 Glossy Ibis at Brew, Tony Mills.

Porthgwarra: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (Trevean and 60′ Cover), 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 6+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Ring Ouzel, 2 Wheatear, c30 Linnet, 2 Golden Plover, 4 Chough, 1 ad male Peregrine and 2 Sparrowhawk. (D Parker, R Archer, J Swann, T Mills et al.)

Golden Plover, Tony Mills.

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 1 Mute Swan, 68 Mallard, 7 domestic ducks, 6 Teal, 17 Tufted Duck, 3 Cormorant, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 22 Black-headed Gull, 202 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Swallow, 8 Long-tailed Tit and 2 Raven. (D Parker)

Housel Bay, Lizard: Red-backed Shrike still in stubble field by the Waterings. (J St Ledger)

Kynance: 6 Chough on grass slope feeding together, 2 Raven, 1 Wheatear, 2 Swallow, 2 Kestrel and 1 Peregrine below the car park. (J St Ledger)

Swanpool: Yellow-browed Warbler still on the east side of Swanvale. (H Cook)

Falmouth, Pendennis Headland: 4 Firecrests around the castle grounds, 4 adult winter Med Gulls and 1 Whimbrel. (H Cook)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 3 Greenshank, 7 Turnstone, c40 Redshank, c60 Curlew and 1 Little Egret. (H Cook)

Trescobeas Park, Falmouth: 1 Wheatear, 1 Siskin, 1 Reed Bunting, 20+ Linnet and 50+ Meadow Pipits. (H Cook)

Devoran: 2 Knot, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher, 4 Little Egret, 44 Wigeon, c340 Canada Geese and 1 Raven in the afternoon. (H Cook)

Pennance Point, Falmouth: 3 Stonechat, 1 Swallow, 1 Skylark and 20+ Meadow Pipit. (D Chaney)

Swanpool to Gyllyngvase: 4 Ringed Plovers, 10 Turnstones and 2 Sparrowhawks. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 29 Wigeon, 33 Teal, 1 Pintail, 1 Shoveler, 39 Curlew, 4 Jay, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kingfisher, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 6 Skylark, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Peregrine Falcon. Two small grey Geese over towards the estuary, were probably Pink-footed Geese. (C Selway)

Porthcurno: Lapland Bunting over.

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still.

Mullion Cove: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still.

Mullion: 2 Firecrests at Mullion Holiday Park on the Penhale crossroad on the A3083.

Mylor Bridge: Firecrest in Mylor Church cemetry.

Carn Euny: 2 1w Glossy Ibis in flooded field 1 mile SW of Sancreed, west of Carn Euny car park.