Wednesday 17 October 2012

Late News 16/10 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern from the standing stone and 13 Little Egrets. (D Flumm & B Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 13 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 7 Teal, 10 ad Moorhen, 4 Little Grebe, 10 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, D Flumm & Oriole Birding)

Marazion: Ad Med Gull on the beach and Guillemot offshore. (D Parker, D Flumm & Oriole Birding)

Porthgwarra: 1 Arctic Skua, 4 Great Skua, 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Sooty Shearwater and 1 Manx Shearwater past Gwennap Head. 3 Goldcrest, 1 Firecrest, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Pheasant and 2 Raven. (D Parker & Oriole Birding)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (D Parker & Oriole Birding)

Carn Euny: 2 1w Glossy Ibis in flooded field 1 mile SW of Sancreed, west of Carn Euny car park. (R Menari & D Parker)

Bass Point: 12 Balearic Shearwaters, 3 Great Skuas 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Fulmars and 1 Golden Plover. (D Collins)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Firecrest and 3+ Goldcrest in trees around hide. 2 Shag, 50+ Redshank circling over spring tide high water and 39 Bar Tailed Godwit from the China Fleet 2nd hide. (R Taylor)

Camel Estuary: 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6  Blackbird, 250+ Black Headed Gull, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Blue Tit, 3 Buzzard, 100+ Carrion Crow, 3 Common Sandpiper, 20+ Cormorant, 100+ Curlew, 15  Dunlin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Great Tit, 7 Greenshank, 1 Grey Heron, 40 Great Black-backed Gull,  3 Grey Wagtail, 200+ Herring Gull, 2 House Sparrow, 50+ Jackdaw, 25+ Lapwing, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 2   Magpie, 8 Mallard, 1 Med Gull, 3 Mute Swan, 50+ Oystercatcher, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Raven, 50+ Red-legged Partridge, 200+ Redshank, 50+ Ringed Plover, 1 Robin, 6 Rook, 1 Sparrowhawk, 25 Starling and 6 Wood Pigeon. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 161 Common Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Knot, 67 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 420+ Curlew, 42 Lapwing, 14 Dunlin, 23 Greenshank (no colour rings) 1 Common Snipe, 2 Water Rail, 1 Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 39 Wigeon, 1 Pintail, 1 Shoveler, 40+ Teal, 120+ Black-headed Gull, 1 ad Common Gull, 2 Stonechat and 22 Meadow Pipit. (C Selway)

Rosemullion to Maenporth: 2 Firecrest and 15+ Med Gulls. (D Chaney & H Cook)

Rosemullion: Flock of 4 Bonxie, 1 Skua sp, 15+ Kittiwake, 10 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill and 2 auk sp, all west between 08:30 and 09:30. (D Chaney & H Cook)

Prisk Cove: 4 Ringed Plover and 18 Turnstone. (D Chaney & H Cook)

Maenporth: Kingfisher. (D Chaney & H Cook)

Pennance Point: 3 Stonechat 2m & 1f/imm. (D Chaney & H Cook)

College Reservoir: 1 juv Purple Heron. (L Sampson) Also 180+ Herring Gull, 5 LBB Gull, 2 GBB Gull, 37 BH Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Cormorant (1 probable Sinensis), 7 Tufted Duck, 13 Wigeon, 10+ Mute Swan, 30+ Coot, 4+ Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest and 3 Song Thrush. (D Chaney)

Sennen Cove: Ad Mediterranean Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn: 2 ad Mediterranean Gulls at Tolcarne and Siskin at Sandy Cove. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penberth: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest at seaward end of valley at 11:00.

Cot Valley: 2 Yellow-browed warblers and 2+ Firecrests.

Brew: 2 1w Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool, visible from the track beyond the sewerage works at cSW 365251.