Saturday 03 November 2012

Late News 01/11 St Levan: 10 Lapland Bunting between Porthgwarra and St Levan in stubble field. (F Hull)

Marazion: Pair of Tawny Owls calling in the early hours, 3 Oystercatcher on the beach and 12 common Scoter (1 ad drake) offshore. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 27 Mallard, 18 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Trevilley Farm: 1 Black Redstart on the farm buildings plus c25 Skylark and c400 Wood Pigeons in the stubble fields. (D Parker)

Sennen Cove: Ad & 2w Med Gulls on the beach and 2 Black Redstarts. (D Parker & B Mellow)

Nanquidno: Richard’s Pipit at SW365285 also Merlin, 2 Kestrel, 5 Skylark and c50 Meadow Pipit. (D Parker)

St Just: Waxwing in gardens along Victoria Row but elusive. (N Wheatley)

Men-an-Tol: 3 Short-eared Owls and a Barn Owl. (L Proctor)

Mylor Churchtown: 2 Waxwings still in Mylor Churchyard this morning feeding on yew berries also 1 Firecrest, good numbers of Redwing roosting, Song Thrush and Mistle Thrush. Waxwing still present 15:00. Possible Yellow-browed Warbler.. (D Eva, J St Ledger, J Chapple & B Mellow)

Waxwings at Mylor churchyard, photos 1-3 John St Ledger 4 & 5 Brian Mellow.

Par Beach: 3 Lesser Redpoll, Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 5 Great Crested Grebe and 12 Turnstone. (P Barlow)

Maer Lake, Bude: Juv Glaucous Gull with a mixed gull flock plus 250+ Golden Plover. (H Kendall) Also Spoonbill reported.

Devoran: 1 Little Stint  with 3 Ringed Plover and 2 Dunlin at 14:10. (R Davey)

Windmill Farm: 2 Redwings and 1 Stonechat. (D Wright)

Helston: Swallow. (D Wright)

Helston Sewage Works: 2 Firecrests. (D Wright)

Land’s End: Merlin, Snipe, Firecrest, Goldcrest and 3 Kestrel. (D Flumm)

Mount’s Bay: 2 Great Northern Divers, 3 Purple Sandpiper and 10 Turnstone at Jubilee Pool, Penzance. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Ringtail Harrier sp, Merlin, Peregrine, 40 Lapwing, Black Redstart and Fieldfare. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 1 small long-winged ringtail Harrier sp. (B Mellow)

Hayle: 2 Spoonbills flying North East over the A30 at loggans roundabout 0730. (B Mellow)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 Brent Geese. (B Mellow)

Porthgwarra: 1 Brambling, 8 Siskins and 4 Lapland Buntings. (B Mellow)

Clapper Marshes: Green Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 male Hen Harrier, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Merlin, 2 Brambling, 800+ Golden Plover, Fieldfare, Redwing, Snipe and Woodcock. (C Selway & D Julian)

Plain an Gwarry: 3 Whooper Swans in the morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Chapel Carn Brea: 3 Whooper Swans in stubble field north of the Friends Burial Ground at the junction of the B3306 with the A30.

Cot Valley: 2 Firecrest at 08:30, 1 at Rosewell and 1 in elms at the seaward end.