Tuesday 22nd October 2013

Millbrook Lake: 3 Mediterranean Gull, c100 Redshank and 1 Egyptian Goose. (B Taggart)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Brent Geese, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Osprey, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 3 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, c35 Lapwing, 9 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Gull and 2 Sandwich Tern. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 1 Barnacle Goose, 4 Teal, 77 Mallard, 3 Call Duck, 2 Muscovy Duck, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 4 Golden Plover, 1 Snipe, 2 Med Gull (ad & 1w) and a pair of Bullfinch. (D Parker & M Spicer)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 6 Teal, 35 Mallard, 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver (still catching crabs in Longrock Pool), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 1 Stonechat and 3 Meadow Pipit. (D Parker) plus 1 Cetti’s Warbler on Longrock Pool. (T Mills)

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Great Northern Diver, Bob Sharples

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Great Northern Diver, Tony Mills

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Helston, Boating Lake: 1 Whooper Swan, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Cormorant, and unusually marked duck. (B Sharples)

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Whooper Swan, Bob Sharples

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Farmyard hybrid duck, Bob Sharples

Longrock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling, Morrison’s carpark. 

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