Wednesday 07 November 2012

Late News 06/11 Whitsand Bay: 1 Swallow at Freathy. (B Taggart)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 3 Mute Swan plus 2 cygnets, 12 Mallard, 1 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 8 Moorhen, 1 Water Rail, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, 12 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and 25,000-30,000 Starling. (D Parker)

Starlings coming in to roost 06/11, Paul Dinning.
Check out those Starlings in the field above my house at 1:35 minutes!

Marazion: 2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese by Chapel Rock plus 5 Great Northern Divers and 20 Common Scoter offshore (D Parker)

Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 1 sum plum Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Divers and 2 Razorbills. (P St Pierre & D Parker) Also 2 Purple Sandpipers and Kingfisher at Battery Rocks and 4 Blackcaps in a private garden along with many Blackbird and Redwing. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cot Valley: Red-breasted Flycatcher again this morning. (N Wheatley, D Parker & M Ahmad)

Kenidjack: 2 Chiffchaffs and a bullfinch by the engine shed. (D Parker & M Ahmad)

Chyandour Combe, Penzance: Male Black Redstart. (P St Pierre)

Sancreed: Ringtail Hen Harrier 10:10 flushing Wood Pigeon out of the corn fields. (C Curnow)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Drake Long-tailed Duck at Carnsew Pool at about 15:00. (B Sharples & M Curtis)

Wacker Quay, River Lynher: 13 Avocet, 97 Shelduck, 42 Wigeon, 34 Redshank, 17 Teal, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Curlew, 16 Oystercatcher, 12 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron and 1 GBB Gull. (J Rance)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Med Gull and 2 Purple Sandpiper. (J St Ledger & D Chaney)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 5 Med Gull, 7 Turnstones and 1 Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger & D Chaney)

Falmouth, Pennance Point: 90 Shag offshore. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 10 Mute Swan, 28 Canada, 24 Pochard, 40 Tufted Duck, 67 Wigeon, 1 Goldeneye, 1 Gadwall, 24 Coot, 4 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 2 Grey Heron, 9 Cormorant, c130 Herring Gull, 4 GBB Gull and 5 Black-headed Gull. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 94 Herring Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 1 ad Med Gull, 11 Black-headed Gull and Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Millbrook: Female Blackcap in a private garden, 3 Med Gulls on Millbrook Lake and a Woodcock at dusk at Maker Camp. (B Taggart)

Camel Estuary: 20  Blackbird, 250+ Black-headed Gull, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan, 3 Bullfinch, 7 Buzzard, 50+ Canada Geese, 250+ Carrion Crow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Common Gull, 20 Cormorant, 50+ Curlew, 50+ Dunlin, 2 Dunnock, 50+ Fieldfare, 1000+ Golden Plover, 6 Goldfinch, 100+ Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Tit, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Grey Wagtail, 200+ Herring Gull, 10 House Sparrow, 12 Jackdaw, 2 Jay, 500+ Lapwing, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Little Egret, 2 Little Grebe, 2  Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 8 Mallard, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Med Gull, 1 Moorhen, 30 Mute Swan, 50+ Oystercatcher, 4 Pied Wagtail, 3 Raven, 50+ Red-legged Partridge, 100+ Redshank, 50+ Redwing, 20+ Ringed Plover, 4 Robin, 20+ Rook, 22 Shelduck, 1 Spotted Redshank, 50+ Starling, 1 Teal, 20 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Common Gull & Spotted Redshank on the Camel Trail, N Climpson

Kynance: 4 swallows at c13:30. (P Davies)

Maer Lake, Bude: 650 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing, 14 Snipe, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 female Shoveler, 56 Curlew, 548 Canada Geese, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Dunlin, 28 Teal, 11 Moorhen, 55 Herring Gull, 1100 Black-headed Gull roosted, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 Heron, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 32 Wigeon, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 4 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose, 1 Greylag Goose, 2 Farmyard type Geese, 2 Greylag x Canada Geese hybrid, 3 adult Mediterranean Gull, 6 Common Gull, 1 Redshank, 8 Goldfinch, 10 Greenfinch, 25 Chaffinch, 1 Fieldfare, 300 Starling, 2 Magpie, 300 Woodpigeon, 30 Meadow Pipit, 16 Linnet, 40 Rook, 4 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Song Thrush. (D Julian & C Selway)

Nanquidno: Richard’s Pipit again below Gurland Farm.