Sunday 13th October 2013

Late news 20/08 Gorrangorras: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs. (M Whetman)

Late news 12/10 Buttermilk Hill: 20+ Meadow Pipit, the remains of a female Snow Bunting and 3 Golden Plover. (V Stratton)

Late news 12/10 Consols: 1 Hobby over Pine belt. (V Stratton)

Late news 12/10 Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey took a Grey Mullet into Trevethoe Woods, also 700+ Wigeon, 400+ Teal, 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Dak-bellied Brent Goose, 120 Canada Goose, 56 Greylag, 16 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Redshank, 2 Greenshank and 2 juv Common Gull. (V Stratton)

Late news 12/10 Porth Joke: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 6 Song Thrush, 2 Fieldfare, 12 Blackbird, 2 Bullfinch, 20 Chaffinch, 80 Linnet, 7 Greenfinch and 10 Robin. (S Rowe)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodlark over, 7 Firecrest, 10+ Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 6 Chough and 2 Clouded Yellow. 1 Wryneck still at the end of track from Three Chimneys.

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling and 1 juv Common Rosefinch. (B Moore, L Proctor et al.)

Stithians Reservoir: 22 Canada Goose, 18 Wigeon, 42 Teal, 44 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 3 Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 23 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 5 Moorhen, 45 Coot, 20+ Curlew, 3 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruff,  3 Snipe, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Black-headed Gull, 52 Hering Gull, 1 Wood Pigeon, 3 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Skylark, 9 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Wren, 3 Starling, 1 Wheatear, 4 Blackbird, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Redwing, 5 Robin, 4 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit and 2 Chaffinch. (S Taylor, D Chaney)

Restronguet Weir: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail and 3 Greenshank. (J St Ledger)

Mylor: 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Greenshank. (J St Ledger)

Penryn, Gorran Gorras: 1 Water Rail, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Greenshank and 3 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth Docks: 1 Peregrine on high point of No.2 dock crane. (J St Ledger – pic)

Peregrine Falmouth Castle Drive 13th Oct 2013

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey again from Lelant Station and 1 Guillemot. (P Smale) Also 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose still.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 29 Mallard, 2 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 21 Moorhen, 5+ Water Rail, 10 Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, c50 Starling, 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, c120 Pied Wagtail, c20 Meadow Pipit and 3+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) Also 1 Bittern reported.

Penzance: 2 Mute Swan, 12 Shag, 32 Turnstone, 38 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 3 Great Black-backed Gull along the seafront. (D Parker)

St Ives: 1 Arctic Tern. (P & H Taylor)

Kenidjack: 1 Firecrest in bushes by lowermost cottage. (P & H Taylor)

Par Beach and Pool: 1 Whooper Swan, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Shoveller, 1 Wigeon, 4 Sandwich Tern and 4 Wheatear (S & D Cole)

whooper 131013Whooper Swan by N Climpson

Porth Joke: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting and 2 Siskin. (S Rowe)

Inglewidden, Cadgwith: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler plus 10 Siskin over. (S Croft)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Barnacle Goose and 1 Jack Snipe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Maer Lake: 1 Little Stint.

Nanquidno: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 6 Firecrest.

Lands End: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Firecrest.

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 30+ Curlew, 30+ Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1Whimbrel , 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 4 Oystercatcher, 5 Turnstone and 2Little Egret . (D Chaney)

Davidstow: 1 Grey Plover and 1 Ringed Plover. (S Thomas)

Crowdy Reservoir: 6 Ruff and 1 Dunlin. (S Thomas)

MJS