Monday 05 November 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 2 cygnets, 1 hybrid goose, 17 Mallard, 5 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 1 Stonechat and 3000+ Starling. (D Parker & B Sharples)

Starlings coming to roost at Marazion, Bob Sharples.

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 1w Med Gull, 33 Canada Geese and 2 hybrid geese. (D Parker) Also Firecrest in the copse by the car park.

Tehidy: 20+ Siskins in Tehidy Woods and 2+ Grey Wagtails. (P Dinning)


Crows an Wra / Rissick: 3 Bramblings, 20+ Fieldfare and many Redwings. (C Moore)

Gerrans Bay: Slavonian Grebe. (W Holmes)

Portscatho: Female Long Tailed Duck. (W Holmes)

Saltash: 1 male Brambling with c100 finches at Churchtown Farm. (M Beer)

Gunwalloe: Richard’s Pipit in grass fields near coast path¬†just west of Gunwalloe fishing cove. (S Bury)

Charlestown: At least 4 male and 2 female Blackcaps feeding together on Cordyline palm white berries in garden at Charlestown harbour. (D Hastilow)

St Just: 80-90 Stock Doves flew over. (F Hull & B Dodd)

Tregoss Moor: “Bursting with Fieldfare and Redwing. Difficult to count as they were milling about. One mixed flock of c150 seen. Also 2 pairs of Stonechat, 1 male Bullfinch and 1 Kestrel”. (N Climpson)

Pendennis, Falmouth: Kestrel hunting and 3 ad Med Gulls flew out into the bay first thing, c.80 Fieldfare flock on the top, plus Chiffchaff the highlights. Half an hours seawatching produced good numbers of Kittiwake with several flocks of 50 west into the bay, a few Gannets and 5 smart Black-tailed Godwit flew past the point and into the Carrick Roads. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 23 Oystercatcher roosting, 1 Sanderling, 9+ Rock Pipit, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail and 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Gyllyngvase, Falmouth: 1 Ringed Plover roosting nearby, with the Great Northern Diver still off Swanpool. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 50+ Curlew, c40 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 5 Turnstone, 4 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Oystercatcher, 50+ Herring Gull, 2 LBB Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchafff, c40 Chaffinch, 5 Redwing and 1 Fieldfare. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 4 Grey Heron, c10 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Goose, 2 Mallard, 76 Wigeon, 28 Tufted Duck, 10 Pochard, 1 1stw/eclipse male Goldeneye, 1 m Gadwall, 2 Moorhen, c40 Coot, 1 Little Grebe, 120+ Herring Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 6 Black-headed Gull, 3 Snipe, 1 Marsh Tit (heard), 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Kestrel. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 15+ Herring Gull (including a 1w argentatus type), 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Firecrest near the car park and 2 Grey Wagtail. Also flocks of c.400 and c.600 Starlings on nearby farmland. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: 2 Firecrest, 6 Skylark (+8 over), c40 Meadow Pipit, c30 Linnet and 1 Snipe at Trescobeas Park and stubble field. (D Chaney)

Towednack: 395 Fieldfare, 325 Redwing, 87 Wood Pigeon, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Siskin, 200 Golden Plover, Green Woodpecker, Raven, Kestrel and ringtail Hen Harrier. (V Stratton)

Wadebridge: Firecrest under bypass bridge on Camel Trail. (D Julian & C Selway)

Camel Estuary: American Golden Plover on Dinham Flats. Also one colour-ringed Lapwing (photo) and 2 metal ringed Ringed Plover, plus 3000+ Golden Plover, 80+ Dunlin, 1 Spotted Redshank, 800+ Lapwing, 35+ Ringed Plover, 100+ Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 1 Goosander, 16 Shelduck, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 adult Med Gull, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Black Swan, 600 Redwing and 60+ Fieldfare. (D Julian & C Selway)

Lapwing, Ringed Plover and small Dunlin, Colin Selway.

 Little Trewollick: 1 Woodcock. (D Julian & C Selway)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 adult male Hen Harrier roosted this evening also 6 Mistle Thrush, 400 Golden Plover, 30 Redwing, 8 Yellowhammer, 6800 Starling flew south west and 1 Tawny Owl. (D Julian & C Selway)

Penzance: “Many hundreds” of Redwing moving northeast this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Rame Barton: 2 Black Redstarts at 11:20.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff by the engine shed.

St Just: Snow Bunting between St Just and Botallack along track to coastal footpath near the cricket pitch.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Drake Long-tailed Duck on Carnsew Pool.