Friday 09 November 2012

Late News 07/11 Portscatho: Female Long-tailed Duck. (S Croft)

Late News 08/11 Lizard: 2 Swallows Lizard village. (S Croft)

Late News 08/11 Allet: 1 Crossbill in pines at CWT HQ in the afternoon. (M Grantham)

Late News 08/11 Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 groups of Snipe (8 and 12) feeding openly around main lagoon and a Water Pipit. (R Taylor)

Rosenannon Down: 1 Hen Harrier, 1 Merlin and 2 Crossbill (1m, 1f) at SW 966673 roadside on north tip of Trewollack plantation. (R Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 3 Mute Swan plus 2 cygnets, 26 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 15 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 2 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, Bullfinch, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and c35,000 Starling. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Little Egret at Copperhouse. 3 Little Egret, 1 Spoonbill and 30 Lapwing  on Ryan’s Field. Long-tailed Duck on Carnsew Pool. 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, c1000 Wigeon, 22 Shelduck, 16 Grey Heron and 5 Little Egret  on Lelant Water. (D Flumm & R Farnes) Also 5 Med Gull. (D Julian & P Barlow)


Spoonbill and Long-tailed Duck, R Farnes.

Gyllyngvase beach, Falmouth: 6 Med Gulls feeding in the surf with c90 Black-headed Gulls, 1+ Ringed Plover and 2 Turnstone and 1 Curlew on the rocks between there and Swanpool. (D Chaney)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 17 Common Scoter west, with 30+ Gannet, 20+ auk sp, 3 probable Little Gulls and a few Kittiwakes all west and a Fulmar came into the bay between 7:45 & 8:45. Also 2 Raven, Peregrine and Kestrel at the point. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1000+ Fieldfare, 400+ Redwing, 3000+ Starling, 60+ Common Snipe, 18 Black-tailed Godwit, 49 Curlew, 6 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 100+ Wigeon, 70+ Teal, 1 Kestrel, 3 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard (including one very pale) 1 imm Peregrine Falcon, 20+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Water Pipit and 1 Sand Martin. (C Selway)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): Firecrest just beyond boathouse. (C Moore)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Marsh Tit, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Magpie, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Robin, 2 Little Grebe and 3 Coot from the southern cut off. (W Chegwidden)

Carharrack: 3 Tawny Owls early in the morning calling in trees at Poldory View. (W Chegwidden)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 4 Med Gull, 8 Ringed Plover (1 with silver ring), 22 Turnstone, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 2 Curlew and 2 Rock Pipit at low tide plus 1 Peregrine over. (J St Ledger)

Cot Valley: Firecrest and Black Redstart. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Newbridge: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier flew across the road. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Rosenannon Downs: An adult male Hen harrier roosted. (D Julian & P Barlow)

Par: Ad Med Gull on Par Beach Pool.

Porthcurno: Firecrest again south of the car park.

St Levan: 1 Firecrest still by the turning circle.

Nanquidno: Firecrest by the ford.

Swanpool: Firecrest in willows opposite the blue door at 16:00.