Thursday 11 October 2012

Late News 10/10 College Reservoir: 6 Snipe. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 33 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 9 Teal, 21 ad & 3 juv Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Water Rail, 1 Swallow,  2 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Marazion Beach: 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin and 1 White Wagtail. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Helston, Loe Pool: Great White Egret showing well on the edge of the reeds at the north end.  Also 4 Grey Heron, 15 Cormorant, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe and 6+ Jay. Park at Degibna Chapel car park (cSW 653251) and walk north to view. (LGR Evans & D Parker)

Eastern Green, Penzance: Pale-bellied Brent Goose still offshore. (B Dodd & D Parker)

Church Cove, Lizard: Paddyfield Warbler still showing extremely well in the small quarry at cSW 713128. Still present just over the track at 17:45. (D Parker, L Proctor et al)

Housel Bay, Lizard: Juv Red-backed Shrike  in the hedgerow at cSW 704121. Also in the area 1+ Merlin, c40 Linnet, c10 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 5 Stonechat  and 1 Wheatear. (D Parker et al)

Tregiffian Farm, Sennen: 84 Golden Plover. (LGR Evans)

Nanquidno: Yellow-browed Warbler and Reed Warbler. (LGR Evans)

Helston Boating Lake: Drake Shoveller and 10 Mute Swans. (LGR Evans)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 17 Mute Swans, 1 Bar-railed Godwit and 2 Sandwich Terns. (LGR Evans & D Parker)

Mabe: Flock of 32 Goldfinches in a private garden in Mabe (H Adams)

Pendeen: 44 Balearic Shearwater, 9 Sooty Shearwater, 15 Manx Shearwater, 5 Great Skua, 35 Kittiwake, 356 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill and 1 Puffin between 16:00 & 18:15. (LGR Evans)

Falmouth: At Pendennis, 1 1w Med Gull flew past and the Whimbrel was on the east side, with 10+ Oystercatchers plus a few Goldcrests. Castle Beach had 1 Curlew and 1 Little Egret. Gyllyngvase had an adult Med Gull, a couple of Rock Pipits. (D Chaney)

Pennance Point: 1 Black Redstart, 2 Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Song Thrushes, with 50 Meadow Pipit up by the golf course, with a Wheatear and c.15 Pied and 2 White Wagtails. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 1 Grey Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Lizard: 1w Ortolan Bunting in stubble fields between Lighthouse Road and Penmenner Road this morning. Yellow-browed Warbler still at Pistil Meadow and another in the village.

Tregeseal: Redstart by the stone bridge and a Yellow-browed Warbler from the road up the valley.

Nanquidno: Red-breasted Flycatcher reported at Nanjulian Farm at 11:00, also Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Pied Flycatchers.

Cot Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler.