Wednesday 30th October 2013

Late news 29/10 Saltash: 1 Great White Egret at Churchtown Farm Community Nature Reserve at Sandacre Bay.

Porthgwarra: 1 1w Hermit Thrush still by car park plus 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (photo – J St Ledger)

Hermit Thrush at Porthgwarra 30th October 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Mute Swan, 12 Teal, 41 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 2  Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 7 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, 5 Snipe, 12 Magpie, 1  Stonechat, c30 Meadow Pipit and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker)

Long Rock Beach: 1 juv White-rumped Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 50 Turnstone and 20 Ringed Plover. (MJ Spicer, DK Parker, C Barnard, R Farnes – photo 1, J St Ledger – photo 2)

White-rumped Sandpiper White-rumped Sandpiper Long Rock 30th October 2013

Eastern Green, Penzance: 1 juv Rose-coloured Starling on wires north of KFC, plus 1 Peregrine over. (MJ Spicer)

Nanquidno: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Stonechat. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 6 Barnacle Geese on Lelant Saltings. (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer) Also 1 Osprey still.

Illogan: 1 f Redstart in a private garden. (D Williams)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler near engine sheds. (P & H Taylor)

Basset’s Cove to Portreath: 150+ Goldfinch, 80+ Meadow Pipit, 12 Stonechat, 500+ Starling and 1 male Peregrine. (A Benn)

St Ives Island: 1 Black Redstart.

Nanquidno Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.

Penryn: 1 Spotted Redshank on river at 09:00

River Lynher: 3 Spoonbill at Rat/Beggars Island this afternoon. (D Julian)

Pendennis Point: 5 Kittiwake west, 1 Great Northern Diver on the sea,1 Whimbrel on east side which later flew around the point and15 Goldfinch. (D Chaney)

Swanpool Point -1 probable Red-necked Grebe distantly on the sea,1 Whimbrel (probably same as Penndennis) and 4 Med Gull on the rocks. (D Chaney)

Cremyll: 1 1w Little Gull.

Camel Estuary Trail, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Blackbird, c500  Black-headed Gull, 15 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Blue Tit, 6 Buzzard, 25 Canada Goose, c250 Carrion Crow, 10 Chaffinch, 1 Common Sandpiper, 30 Cormorant, c150 Curlew, 60 Dunlin, 4 Dunnock, c350 Golden Plover, 10 Goldfinch, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Greenfinch, 3 Greenshank, 12 Grey Heron, 12 Grey Plover, 2 Grey Wagtail, c150 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, 30 Jackdaw, 1 Kingfisher,  c250 Lapwing, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Little Egret, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Little Stint, 4 Magpie, 30 Mallard, 4 Meadow Pipit, 10 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Mute Swan, c250 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 3 Pied Wagtail, 3 Raven, 14 Red-legged Partridge, c250 Redshank, 30 Ringed Plover, 3 Robin, c150 Rook, 4 Shelduck, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Spotted Redshank, 50 Starling, 20 Wigeon, 20 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” wildlife walk, C Travis)

MJS