Tuesday 13 November 2012

Late News 11/11 Rosenannon Downs: 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 male Hen Harrier, 12 Reed Bunting, 8 Yellowhammer, 40 Meadow Pipit, 100 Fieldfare and 2 Buzzard. (S Rowe)

Late News 11/11 Porth Reservoir: 3 Cormarant, 46 Mallard, 3 Coot, 5 Moorhen, 1 Teal and 1 Kingfisher. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan and 2 cygnets, 11 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 4 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 1+ Water Rail, 4 Sparrowhawk, 1 Cetti’s Warbler and c75-100,000 Starlings. (D Parker, I Webster & D Flumm)

Longrock: Firecrest in a private garden. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 1 Merlin, Green Sandpiper, 2 Reed Bunting and 9 Tufted Duck. (D Flumm & F Currie)

Crows-an-wra: c150 Golden Plover over. (F Currie)

Trevalgan Hill, St Ives: 13 Crossbills in conifers opposite the NT car park. (I Webster)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit and 11 Oystercatcher at low tide. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 4 Med Gull, 21 Turnstone, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Curlew, 2 Little Egret and 14 Oystercatcher at low tide. (J St Ledger)

Par Beach Pool: 4 Water Rail behind the pool at 16:00. (P Barlow)

Stithians Reservoir: Brambling and 1+ Marsh Tit at the feeding station today, also 42 Jackdaw flying over to roost, 220+ Starling flying over to roost, 1 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blackbird, 1 Blue Tit, 6 Coot, 4 Little Grebe, 33 Wigeon, 2 Mallard, 3+ Water Rail, 2 Carrion Crow, 18 Canada Goose, 1 Moorhen, 1 Magpie, 1 Wren, 5 Snipe, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Grey Heron and 7 Teal. (R Menari & S Taylor)

Towan Head: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover and 18 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Trescobeas Park, Falmouth: Male Blackcap, plus c30 Linnet, 40 Mipit and 8 Skylark in the stubble field. (D Chaney)

Cleaveland, Wadebridge: A biscuit coloured “Starling” was seen briefly in flight at 1300hrs. Although it was probably a Rose-coloured Starling, a leucistic Common Starling could not be ruled out on the views. (D Julian)

Wadebridge area: 232 Black-headed Gull, 27 Herring Gull, 9 Mute Swan, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Mallard, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, 4 Oystercatcher, 18 Lapwing, 16 Curlew, 27 Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Black Swan, 2 Little Egret, 8 Canada Goose, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Heron, 6 Raven flew south, 1 Water Pipit, 4 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 31 Redwing, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Collared Dove, 3 Song Thrush, 57 Starling, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Mistle Thrush. ( D Julian)

Alverton, Penzance: Firecrest and m Blackcap in a private garden. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

River Lynher: 3 Spoonbills opposite Ince Point at 12:30.