Thursday 24th October 2013

Late news 24/10 Porth Mear: 1 juv Hen Harrier. (P McVey)

Long Rock: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling still at Morrison’s car park. (A Benn, DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey over at 10:15. (A Benn)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Mute Swan, 9 Teal, 27 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver (still catching crabs in Longrock Pool), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 2 Snipe, 1 Stonechat, c10 Meadow Pipit, 30-40 Blue Tit and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, A Benn, B Sharples – photos)
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Marazion: 2 Curlew, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Turnstone on the beach. (D Parker)

Helston: 1 Whooper Swan. (B Sharples)

Sennen Cove: 1 Black Redstart on the beach by the lifeboat station.

Rame Head: 1 Snow Bunting near Penlee along Military Road. (R Smaldon per M Beer, D Allan – photo)

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River Lynher: 3 Spoonbill roosting at Rat Island. (M Beer)

St John’s Lake: 5 Brent Goose and 1 Razorbill. (M Beer)

Bude: 19 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Pomarine Skua from RV Endeavour 20m west of Bude.

Cot Valley: 3 Yellow-browed Warbler – one at the top and two at the bottom.

St Just: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler at Parish churchyard.

MJS