Saturday 17 November 2012

Late News 16/11 Helston, Loe Pool: Photos of yesterdays Ring-necked Duck by Tony Mills.

Late News 16/11 Stithians Reservoir: Sparrowhawk, Marsh Tit, 6 Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Magpie, c40 Canada Geese, Little Grebe and 10 Coot. (B Sharples)

Late News 16/11 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Video of the Starling roost by Bob Sharples.

Drift Reservoir (Members only): 3 Mute Swan, 72 Mallard, 4 Call Duck, 13 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 4 Moorhen, 2 Pochard, 19 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 95 Black-headed Gull, 185 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 3 Great Black-backed Gull. (D Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 2 ad Mute Swan, 11 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 11 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 14 Moorhen, 2+ Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Buzzard, 6+ Snipe, 1 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cettiā€™s Warbler and c200,000 Starlings. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Marazion: 2 Black Redstart on the beach below the Godolphin Arms and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Port Isaac: 1 juv Rose Coloured Starling on a feeder in private garden at 11:30. (T Potterton)

Mousehole: Firecrest, Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, Little Egret, 3 Oystercatcher and 3 Turnstone. (S Maycock)

Tresemple Pool: 2 female Goldeneye, 6 Little Grebe, 6 Mute Swan, 2 Little Egret. (D Eva)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 6 m Pochard, 2 f Goldeneye on E side of main pool and 1 1w drake Long-tailed Duck with gulls on W side in the morning. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Male Long-tailed Duck still present on Carnsew Pool. (D Jenkins) Also juv Spoonbill still off the B3301 causeway.

Sancreed: 75 Golden Plover, 67 lapwing, 60 Skylark, 100 Meadow Pipit, 22 Fieldfare and 1 Goldcrest. (D Flumm)

St Just: Probable 1w female Subalpine Warbler in private gardens along Pleasant Terrace, south off Cape Cornwall Street, but extremely elusive. Please respect the privacy of the residents. (P Clarke)

Clowance: 3 Goldfinch, 3 Woodpigeon, 6 Jackdaw, 1 Herring Gull, 5 Blackbird, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 12 Moorhen, 42 Mallard, 1 Muscovy Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Robin, 22 Redwing, 60+ Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Fieldfare and 2 Carion Crow. (S Taylor)

Clapper Marshes: 1 Water Pipit. (D Julian)

Old Town Cove: 7184 Black-headed Gull, 181 Common Gull, 26 Mediterranean Gull, 974 Herring Gull and 94 Great Black-backed Gull all flying north-west towards Padstow between 15:45 & 17:05 and 14000 Starlings flew east. (D Julian)