Friday 12 October 2012


Late News 11/10 Pendeen: Olive-backed Pipit still on coast path south of the coastguard cottages in the afternoon but mobile.

Late News 11/10 Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler still at the bottom of the valley around the donkey paddock.

Late News 11/10 Lizard: Bonxie and Pom Skua flew past together, viewed from Pistol Meadow at 13:18. (A Hartley)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 10 Canada Geese, 24 Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 9 Teal, 12 ad & 1 juv Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe, 2+ Water Rail, 3 Swallow,  1 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 10 Oystercatcher and 1 Wheatear on the beach and 1w Common Gull by Red River mouth early evening. (D Parker, LGR Evans & A Hartley) Stint sp reported in the evening.

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

Brew: 4 Glossy Ibis in the marshy field south of Brew Pool at cSW 365251 visible from the track beyond the sewerage works, but flew north at 11:10. Also Red-throated Pipit, heard only, called twice. (LGR Evans)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Bonxie, 3 Common Scoter, 2 Manx Shearwater, 1 Balearic Shearwater from 07:30 to 08:00. (A Hartley)

Pendeen: 3 Goldcrest & 1 Chiffchaff in Calartha Farm copse; 1 Pied Flycatcher, 2 Goldcrest & 2 Chiffchaff in Boscaswell stores copse; 1 Coal Tit in churchyard. (A Hartley)

Sancreed: 160 Golden Plover, 1 Wheatear, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Firecrest, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Jay, 1 Crossbill. (D Flumm)

Sennen: Snow Bunting flew north over Trevorrian Farm. (LGR Evans)

Cot Valley: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 6 Firecrests and 4 Blackcaps. (LGR Evans)

Penberth: 8 Firecrests. (LGR Evans)

Nanquidno: 1 Firecrest. (LGR Evans)

St Levan: Yellow-browed Warbler in a hedge just inland from the church. Also 3 Firecrests. (LGR Evans) 2 Yellow-browed Warblers in treesite the turning circle.

Porthgwarra: 2 Firecrests by the car park. (LGR Evans)

Pendeen: Olive-backed Pipit on coast path along from cottages. Before path drops down to small stream , on top of gorse. (B Rankine)

Land’s End: 4 Chiffchaff in sallows between Swingates and car park, 1 Kestrel on cycle track, 4 Linnets, 1 Buzzard and 1 Sparrowhawk on Treave moor. (A Hartley)

Trevorian Farm: 1 Snipe, 6 Skylark, 1 Wheatear. (A Hartley)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 2 Ring Ouzels both males, 2 Wheatears, 60+ Meadow Pipits, male Sparrowhawk, 6 Common Buzzards and 4 Ravens. (V Stratton)

Truro: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 41 Redshank, 3 Curlew and 8 Oystercatcher at Malpas from Boscawen car park . (J St Ledger)

Church Cove, Lizard: Paddyfield Warbler still in the small quarry at cSW 713128 . (J Rowe & M Barker) Also Yellow-browed Warbler by the church.

Paddyfield Warbler at Church Cove, Colin selway

Coverack: 2 Dotterel flew SW over Little Treleaver at 09:00 towards Arrowan. (J Foster)

Port Isaac: 2 Lapland Buntings, 300+ Skylark, 100+ Meadow Pipit and 100+ Linnet in stubble field south of Varley Head. (C Selway)

Loe Pool, Helston: Great White Egret in the reeds at the north end.

Lizard: Yellow-browed Warbler again at Pistil Meadows at 14:05.

Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler and Firecrest still at the bottom of the valley around the donkey paddock.