Wednesday 31 October 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 26 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 12 Teal, 1 fem Wigeon, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 4 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Great Skua, 1 Arctic Skua, good numbers of Kittiwake, Gannet and auks. Also 1 Jack Snipe, 29 Golden Plover, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Blackcap, male Siskin and 2 Stonechat. (D Parker) Richard’s Pipit reported again on the moor and 24 Greenland White-fronted Geese over at 16:00.

Penzance: Black Redstart in gardens in the Lidden Road area. (T Mills)

Gannel Estuary: Still 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 51 Wigeon, 6 Redshank and adult Med Gull off the car park. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill on Copperhouse Creek in the morning. (S Sayer)

Tresillian: Firecrest along the track between Tresillian and Tresemple Pool. (M Jones)

Stithians Reservoir: 50 Lapwing and 10 Starling over.  1 adult Mediterranean Gull, 11 Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 4 Pochard, 2 Wigeon, 10 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, 7 Coot, 1 Little Egret, 3 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 8 Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Wren and 1 Chaffinch from the Stuart Hutchings hide. (J. St. Ledger & G. Adams)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 40+ Common Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 10+ Curlew, 7 Oystercatcher, 7 Turnstone, 4 Little Grebe and 40+ Mallard at high tide this evening. (D Chaney)

Camel Estuary: 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Blackbird, 250+ Black-headed Gull, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 1 Blue Tit, 3 Bullfinch, 7 Buzzard, 250+ Carrion Crow, 20 Chaffinch, 1 Coal Tit, 20 Cormorant, 100+ Curlew, 20+  Dunlin, 250+ Golden Plover, 1 Goldcrest, 500+ Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Greenshank, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, 200+ Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 50+ Jackdaw, 500+ Lapwing, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Little Egret, 3 Little Grebe,  12 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 8 Mallard, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Med Gull, 30 Mute Swan, 200+ Oystercatcher, 4 Pied Wagtail, 100+ Redshank, 20+ Ringed Plover, 4 Robin, 20+ Rook, 4 Shelduck, 8 Skylark, 50+ Starling, 3 Teal, 3 Wigeon, 200+ Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Brew: c20 geese over south east at 08:30, probably Greenland White-fronted Geese. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Levan: Firecrest in copse west of the church by the turning circle and 3+ Lapland Buntings in fields towards Porthgwarra.

Sennen Cove: Drake Long-tailed Duck off the lifeboat station at 15:00.

Nanquidno: Yellow-browed Warbler at 16:00.