Saturday 10 November 2012

Late News 09/11 Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 5 Common Scoter. (R Menari)

Late News 09/11 Jubilee Pool, Penzance: 1 Purple Sandpiper. (R Menari)

Late News 09/11 Marazion Beach: 24 Turnstobe, 2 Sanderling and 30+ Ringed Plover. (R Menari)

Late News 09/11 Trenow Cove: 1 Redshank, 5 Curlew, 30+ Oystercatcher and 2 Little Egret. (R Menari)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 3 Mute Swan plus 2 cygnets, 13 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 15 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 18 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 11 Snipe, 3 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Chiffchaff, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler and c35,000 Starling. (D Parker)

Marazion: 2 Oystercatcher and 7 Sanderling on the beach plus 4 Great Northern Diver and 23 Common Scoter offshore. Also c100 Chaffinch in stubble fields off Green Lane. (D Parker)

Charlestown: One male and one female Blackcap feeding on Cordyline berries in a private garden at Charlestown harbour at 08:00. (D Hastilow)

Roche: ‘Northern type’ (nominate pyrrhula)  female Bullfinch in a private garden in Roche this morning. (J Rance)

St Austell Bay: 8 Black-throated Divers viewed from Ropehaven Cliffs. (R Davey & P Barlow)

Spit beach, Par: 1 Black-throated Diver and 4 Great Crested Grebes off Par beach. (R Davey & P Barlow)

Par Harbour: 16 Ringed Plover, 3 Redshank, 1 Little Egret, 5 Oystercatcher, Rock Pipit and Pied Wagtail. (R Davey & P Barlow)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 1 Purple Sandpiper.(S Ogden)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Water Rail, 18 Tufted Duck, 103 Black-headed Gull, 6 Common Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Cormorant, 4 Coot, 1+ Mallard, 1 Carrion Crow, 3 Coot, 1 Long-tailed Tit and 1 Coal Tit from the Stuart Hutchings hide.
2 Buzzard, 1 Carrion Crow, 11 Coot, 10 Teal, 1 Tufted Duck, 3 Wigeon, 1 Little Grebe, 7 Mallard, 2 Raven, 1 Wren, 1 Goldcrest and 6 Long-tailed Tit from the Southern Cut Off hide.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 35 Chaffinch, 22 Goldfinch, 5 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 3 Woodpigeon, 1 Moorhen, 2 Robin, 1 Blackbird, 2 Greenfinch, 10 House Sparrow and 1 Magpie at the feeding station, (donations in the donations box to support the upkeep are gratefully received). (S Taylor) Yellow-legged Gull reported briefly. (J Shutt)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): Firecrest, also a dead  Mute Swan on bank 20m before hide. (S Maycock)

Sancreed: Grey Heron, Little Egret, juv male Hen Harrier, Merlin, 18 Buzzard, 56 Lapwing, 300 Woodpigeon west, 45 Skylark, 100 Meadow Pipit, 50 Blackbird, 10 Redwing, 15 Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Green and 3 Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 4 Long-tailed Tit and 4 Jay. (D Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juv Spoonbilll, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Grey Wagtail, 5 Snipe and 140+ Lapwing on Ryan’s Field. Drake Long-tailed Duck, 1 Med Gull, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin and 14 Redshank on Carnsew Pool. (J St Ledger, T Mills & B Sharples)

Long-tailed Duck photo by Tony Mills, videos by John Chapple.

Treraven Meadow: 4 Water Pipit, from the Camel Trail, 2 Redshank, 179 Canada Geese and 60+ Teal, plus a brief glimpse of a presumed Eurasian Teal showing odd head pattern and bill, bill sides pinkish with dark tip? (C Selway)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Hen Harrier roosted. (L Webb)

Sennen Cove: Merlin around the harbour this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Probus: 2 Waxwings in a private garden this morning.