Sunday 11 November 2012

Late News 10/11 Boscathnoe, Penzance: Brambling, 2 Firecrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Siskin, 30 Chaffinch, 150 Rook, 15 Song Thrush and 1 Nuthatch. (P St Pierre)

Late News 10/11 Tremethick, Penzance: 300 Rook, 60 Meadow Pipit and 1 Reed Bunting. (P St Pierre)

Late News 10/11 Drift Reservoir (Members only): 3 Little Grebes and 9 Tufted Ducks in the north east arm. (P St Pierre)

Late News 10/11 Penzance: 3Firecrest, Chiffchaff  and Nuthatch in pines opposite Mounts Bay Academy. (P St Pierre)

Late News 10/11 Towednack: Ringtail Hen Harrier and 20+ Redwing. (V Stratton)

Late News 10/11 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Drake Long-tailed Duck, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Med Gulls (ad & 2w) and 6 Bar-tailed Godwits on Carnsew Pool. 2 Kingfisher, 218 Lapwing, 4 Little Egret, Spoonbill and 2 Common Snipe on Ryan’s Field. (V Stratton)

Late News 10/11 Tregeseal: Brambling in a private garden. (S Williams)

Longrock: 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 9 Sanderling, 6 Dunlin and 5 Ringed Plover on the beach plus 16 Common Scoter and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 drake Pintail, 16 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 11 Moorhen, 4+ Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 5 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler and c30,000 Starling. (D Parker) Spoonbill late afternoon. (K Jones, J Chapple, S Taylor & B Sharples)

Spoonbill in the setting sun, Kate Jones.

Marazion: 2 Oystercatcher and 6 Sanderling on the beach. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 3 Mute Swan, 63 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 13 Tufted Duck, redhead Goosander, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 3 Cormorant, 1 Peregrine and 1 Raven. (D & M Parker)

St Austell: Black-throated Diver at the entrance to Charlestown Harbour at 08:50 and another in St Austell Bay at 09:15. (D Hastilow)

Stithians Reservoir: 24 Tufted Duck, 60 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Coot, 1 Water Rail, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Magpie, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Blackbird, 1 Jackdaw and 30 Starling from the Stuart Hutchings hide.
1 Water Rail (+1 different one on the feeding station), 6 Teal, 9 Coot, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 8 Black-headed Gull, 4 Carrion Crow, 8 Herring Gull, 1 Wren, 30 Wigeon, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Raven and 2 Woodpigeon from the Southern Cut Off.
2 Dunnock, 3 Great Tit,  4 Blue Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 15 Goldfinch, 2 Robin, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Blackbird, 16 Chaffinch, 1 GS Woodpecker and 3 Greenfinch at the feeding station.
1 Water Rail, 14 Coot, 2 Black-headed Gull, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 7 Teal, 1 Grey Heron and 3 Snipe from the Northern Cut Off.
Also 36 Herring Gull and 1 Lesser Black-backedd Gull on the North end of the reservoir and 12 Curlew in fields nr the Goden Lion pub. (S Taylor)

Windmill Farm: Male Hen Harrier, 1 Woodcock, 1000 + Golden Plover and 100+ Lapwing over, 3 Bullfinch, 2 Snipe. (D Wright)

Carrick Roads: 26 Black-necked Grebe and 2 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

Packet Lane, Rodudgeon:  30-40 Fieldfares feeding in paddock and on hawthorn also 4 Redwings. (E James)

Sancreed: Juvenile male Hen Harrier, 50 Lapwing, 200 Redwing and adult Med Gull. (D Flumm)

Lizard: Richard’s Pipit calling around the point car park. (T Blunden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juv Spoonbill on Ryan’s Field and drake Long-tailed Duck on Carnsew Pool. (S Rogers & B Sharples)

Chapel Carn Brea: 2 Swallow, 52 Fieldfare, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, c150 Black-headed Gull and Lesser Black-backed Gull. (F Currie)

Bartinney Downs: 2 Short-eared Owls and 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (I Webster)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 3 Purple Sandpipers and 2 Med Gulls at low tide. (J St Ledger)

Hannafore Point: 3 Great Northern Divers.

Bude: 3 Purple Sandpipers on the breakwater.

Rosenannon: Short-eared Owl in the morning.