Tuesday 16 October 2012

Late News 12/10 Mullion: Photo of Firecrest at Mullion. (S Bury)

Late News 15/10 Penryn: 2 Firecrest (West Street and Campus), 1 Redwing, 15+ Goldcrest and a Blackcap. (M Silk)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 17 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 4 Teal, 12 ad Moorhen, 4 Little Grebe, 1+ Water Rail, 1 Stonechat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Glossy Ibis viewable from road at 15:40 then flew out of sight.

Draynes Wood, Upper Fowey: 5+ Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker and 2 Mistle Thrush. (D Parker)

Upper Fowey: 2 Willow Tit. (D Parker)

Stepper Point: Long-tailed Skua in field at 11:00 but flushed by walkers and flew west, also 2 Merlin. 4 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Shag, 2 Cormorant all flew west between 11:10 & 11:50. 60 Med Gulls between Stepper Point and Tregirls beach. (D Julian)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Firecrest at 11.30. (B Toms & M Curtis)

Falmouth: Yellow-browed Warbler in woods around Pendennis Castle at 14:00. (S Ogden)

Kingsmill Lake, Saltash: 1 Spotted Redshank, 30+ Common Redshank, 10+ Black-tailed Godwit, 60+ Curlew, 17 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin, 3 Little Egrets, 1 Great Crested Grebe (still in summer plum), 1 Canada Goose, 20+ Wigeon, 20+ Teal, 1 Grey Wagtail, 80+ Black-headed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 6 Oystercatcher, 5 Cormorant a couple Mallard and Mute Swan at c14:30. (C Ellis)

Brew: 4 1w Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool, visible from the track beyond the sewerage works at cSW 365251. (R Farnes)

Helston: Two Firecrest at Helston boating lake in the afternoon. (S Bury)

Helston, Loe Pool: 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 1 Goldeneye in Carminowe Creek. (B Sharples)

Swanvale NR: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, still present though elusive, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2+ Firecrest, 1 Water Rail and 1 Green Woodpecker in the cemetry. (H Cook & M Silk))

Falmouth, Pendennis Headland: 2 Firecrest, 5 Med Gull, 1 Common Gull, 40+ Gannet, 1 Common Scoter and 2 Kittiwakes. (H Cook)

Falmouth Golf Course: 1 Lesser Redpoll over, 1 Blackcap, 2 Stonechat and 1 Swallow. (H Cook)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Teal, 7 Wigeon, 8 Lapwing  south of Golden Lion pub and 1 Raven. (H Cook)

Devoran: 1 Whimbrel, 5 Greenshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10+ Black-tailed Godwit, 30+ Wigeon, 7 Teal and 1 Kingfisher. (H Cook)

Perranwell: 10 Redwings over the station. (L Sampson)

Rumps Point: 1,500+ Gannet flew SW in the first hour of daylight, plus 400+ Auk sp, 2 Great Skua, 1 ad Pom Skua, 1 Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 29 Shag, 3 Cormorant and 50+ Kittiwake. (C Selway)

St Ives: 2 ad Sabine’s Gull, Pom Skua, 3 Great Skua, 9 Balearic Shearwater and 5 Manx Shearwater.

Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed warbler still by Trevean Pool, 13 Balearic Shearwaters, 5 Sooty Shearwaters and Chough past between 09:20 and 12:20, Black Redstart in cove.

Lizard: Red-backed Shrike showing well on hedges around the Waterings at Housel Bay.

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

Land’s End: Wryneck stil on the cycle track in the afternoon.

Cot Valley: Yellow-browed Warbler on south side by garage with palm tree painting.

Trevose Head: 1 Woodlark.

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at seaward end of valley.