Sunday 18 November 2012

Late News 17/11 Gerrans Bay: 3 Slavonian Grebe, 2 Black-necked Grebe,11 Black-throated Diver and 8 Great Northern Diver. (R Wilkins)

Late News 17/11 Porthscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck. (R Wilkins)

Late News 17/11 Porthgwarra: 1 Short eared Owl. (F Hull)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 imm & 4 ad Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 1 drake Gadwall, 12 Teal, 4+ Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 12 Moorhen, 2+ Water Rail, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Lapwing, 1 Kestrel, 4 Buzzard, 3 Snipe, 20 Curlew, 2 Stonechat, 1 Redwing, 7 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Magpie, 200+ mixed corvid flock and c100,000 Starlings. (D Parker, B Mellow, S Taylor & B Sharples)

Marazion: 44+ Ringed Plover, 5 Turnstone and 1 Dunlin on the beach plus 2 Great Northern Diver and c30 Common Scoter offshore. (D Parker & B Mellow)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 adult Whooper Swans early morning only before flying off north east, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit and1 Kingfisher, plus male Long-tailed Duck still on Carnsew Pool. (B Mellow & J Chapple) Spoonbill again reported off the B3301 causeway.

Whooper Swans, Brian Mellow. Long-tailed Duck, John Chapple.

 

Port Isaac: Juv Rose-coloured Starling still on feeders in a private garden. (T Potterton)

St Just: Probable 1w female Subalpine Warbler seen very briefly in private gardens in Pleasant Terrace. Please respect the privacy of the residents. (B Mellow)

Argal Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 5 Grey Heron, 6 Moorhen,5 Cormorant, 10 Mute Swan, 73 Canada Goose, 69 Wigeon, 37 Tufted Duck , 75 Coot, 13 Pochard, 10 Snipe and 1 Water Rail. (D Eva)

Creegbrawse Chacewater: 1 Firecrest. (B Toms)

Sancreed: 1w Med Gull, 10 Snipe and 35 Fieldfare. (D Flumm)

St Ives: 5 Pale-bellied Brent Geese west & 2 adult Med Gulls off the Island. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still. (S Maycock & S Williams)

1w drake Long-tailed Duck, S Maycock.

Godrevey Point: Unringed Chough, Kestrel and Buzzard at 14:00. (S Maycock)

 

Mousehole: Black Redstart still, on the sea front opposite the Coastguard Hotel. (S Maycock)

Helston, Loe Pool: 1 1w drake Ring-necked Duck Water Rail and Med Gull in Carminowe Creek. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and ‘tristis‘ Chiffchaff in the stream side trees at c SW656245. (I Maclean & S Perfect)

Gillan Creek: 2 Little Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Teal, 14 Mallard, 2 Oystercatcher, 8 Curlew, 17 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Mediterranean Gull, c900 Black-headed Gull, 46 Herring Gull, 1 Kingfisher and 2 Grey Wagtail. (A Pay)

Flushing to Men-aver Beach: 9 Cormorant, 16 Shag, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Brent Goose, 1 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 4 Oystercatcher, 11 Curlew, 1 Redshank, 47 Mediterranean Gull, 30 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Lesser-black-backed Gull, 130 Herring Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull.  The Med Gulls included birds with yellow and white rings but they weren’t readable. (A Pay)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Canada Geese, 33 Wigeon, 16 Teal, 3 Mallard, 23 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 4 Water Rail, 10 Moorhen, 31 Coot, 1 Snipe, 16 Curlew, 212 Black-headed Gull, 4 Common Gull, 93 Herring Gull, 23 Wood Pigeon, 3 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 10 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 7 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Skylark, 10 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 6 House Sparrow, 15+ Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 15 Goldfinch and 1 Reed Bunting. (S Taylor)

Pendarves Wood: 8 Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Moorhen, 1 Wood Pigeon, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Wren and 1 Robin. (S Taylor)

Crowdy Reservoir: Ad Male Black Redstart on Crowdy Dam late afternoon. (B Craven)

Land’s End: 1 Woodlark over and 1 Black Redstart near the white boarded up house. (B Mellow)

Porthgwarra: 4 Black Redstart (2 fine males) in the cove and 1 Brambling. (B Mellow)

Kenijack: 2 Chiffchaffs. (B Mellow)

Rosenannon Downs: 1 3rd year Hen Harrier, 50 Golden Plover, 4 Raven, 15 Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, 4 Magpie, 25 Chaffinch, 3 Tawny Owl, 1 Merlin, 8 Carrion Crow  1 Peregrine, 20,000 Starling, 4 Bullfinch, 7 Yellowhammer, 8 Pheasant, 1 Water Rail, 5 Woodpigeon, 3 Linnet, 2 Woodcock, 10 Snipe, 30 Jackdaw, 20 Rook, 40 Meadow Pipit and 2 Herring Gull. (D Julian, C Selway, L Webb & P Grimes)

Bartinney Downs: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (C Moore)

Men-an-Tol: 1 male Hen Harrier. (I Webster)

Amalveor: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier. (R Menari)

Hannafore Point: 1 Black Redstart, 1 Firecrest and 2 Great Northern Divers. (D Clegg)

Par: Black Redstart on Spit Beach.

Porth Joke: Lapland Bunting flew over stubble field.

Siblyback Lake: Female Ring-necked Duck at the north end in the morning. Also a White-fronted Goose reported there.

Church Cove, Lizard: Ring Ouzel at Churchtown Farm on first wall towards Bass Point, also 2 Swallows.

Gwithian: 2 Snow Buntings.