Thursday 25 October 2012

Late News 24/10 Rame Head: 4 Ring Ouzel, 2+ Brambling, 1 Willow Warbler, 7 Swallow and 3 reported Black Redstart, also many Thrushes & Chaffinches moving. (D Allen)

Late News 24/10 Camel Estuary: Common Scoter, near the Iron Bridge, Little Petherick Creek. (G Love)

Late News 24/10 Dodman Point: Short eared Owl, Ring Ousel, Black Redstart and Swallow. (D Payne)

Late News 24/10 Par: Redwing 3 miles out from Par, on a friends boat. (P Barlow)

Late News 24/10 Porthcurno: Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest and Pied Flycatcher.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 11  Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 12 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 3+ Water Rail, 24 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk 1 with a Blackbird as prey), 6 Snipe, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, 8 Meadow Pipit and 4 Cetti’s Warbler (D Parker & D Flumm)

Chyandour Coombe, Penzance: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Redwing, 8 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 550 Wigeon, 6 Med Gulls, 3 Spoonbill, 15 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egrets plus flocks of Teal, Redshank and all other birds flushed by RNAS Culdrose helicopter 10:33. (D Flumm & M Curtis)

Tresemple Pool Tresillian: 65 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 8 Greenshank, 3 Snipe and 1 Common Sandpiper at 15:00. (M Jones)

Land’s End: 2 Chough south of the centre. (T Bunce) Also 1 Ring Ouzel, 4 Black Redstarts, Jay, Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Short-eared Owl. (C Moore)

Sennen: Richard’s Pipit in field by Trinity Cottages (C Moore et al.) 6 Lapland Buntings over north at 11:50. (B Hibbett)

Men-Aver beach: Five Med Gulls in the afternoon. Also at least three Firecrest and a Blackcap. (M Grantham)

Towan Beach, Portscatho: 55+ Med Gulls, inlcuding colour-ringed birds from France, Germany and Hungary. Also 2 Brent Geese past north, looking to be Dark-bellied. (M Grantham)

Croft Pascoe Pool: Adult Whooper Swan. (M Grantham & P Smale)

Portwrinkle: Ring Ouzel, Wheatear and Chiffchaff at cSX353539. (B Taggart)

College Reservoir: c20 Stock Dove, c30 Wigeon, c20 Black-headed Gull, c20 Herring Gull, c20 Tufted Duck, c25 Coot, c10 Grey Heron, 2 Gadwall (f+m) and 1 Kingfisher fishing. (L Sampson)

Treworder: 8 Redwing in the morning. (P Spong)

Gannel Estuary: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 37 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 4 Redshank and 13 Med Gull (3 ad, 2 2w & 8 1w) this evening. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 female Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Greenfinch, 12 Goldfinch, 7 Chaffinch, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Robin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 1 male Pochard from the Cut off hide. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: 5 Med Gulls (2+ ad, 1st w and 2nd w) Church Cove in the afternoon. (P Smale)

Crugmeer: 100+ Skylark, 2 Lapland Bunting, 11 Corn Bunting (photo) 2 Brambling, 5 Golden Plover, 1 Bar-Tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover. (C Selway)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 3rd cal year Hen Harrier, 3 Merlin and 400+ Meadow Pipit in the evening. (C Selway)

Sennen Cove: Black Redstart in the lifeboat house. Dark-bellied Brent Goose offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle: 10 Common Crossbill at Ventonleague, then flew east. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penlee Point, Rame Head: Red-throated Pipit over west at 11:15.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler in willows below the wood yard also 1 Firecrest.

Cot Valley: 1 Firecrest.

Sennen Cove: 2 Yellow-legged Gulls (near ad & 2w) on Cowloe this afternoon.

Porthgwarra: 2 Richard’s Pipits and 2 Short-eared Owls on the moor and Yellow-browed Warbler in Middle Copse.

Kynance Cove: Male Ring Ouzel.