Tuesday 23 October 2012

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Late News 21/10 Lizard: Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer and Lapland Bunting in fields at Lizard Point. (W Claydon per T Blunden
Late News 21/10 Lizard: Ring Ouzel and Yellow-browed Warbler in Church Cove. (W Claydon per T Blunden
Late News 22/10 Lizard: Lapland Bunting in fields at Lizard Point. (T Blunden)

Marazion: Tawny Owl calling in the early hours and summer plumaged Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker & D Flumm)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 4  Mallard, 1 Aylesbury Duck, 9 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 11 Moorhen, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 15 Meadow Pipit, 10 Goldcrest, 1 Jay and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler (D Parker & D Flumm)
Land’s End: Yellow-browed Warbler in the sallows at the north end of Trinity Loop and a Lapland bunting over south at 11:10. (M Ahmad) Also 1w Redstart (with pale wing panels), 4 Snipe, 1+ Water Rail, 1 Skylark, 1 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail and c150 Meadow Pipits in the fields between Land’s End and Sennen. (D Parker)
Porthgwarra: Yellow-browed Warbler in 60 foot Cover and Jack Snipe at the Dried Up Pool. (R White)
Trevescan: 1+ Glossy Ibis in the stubble field SE of Seaview Caravan Park. Also c150 Starling and 1 Fieldfare. (D Parker)
Sennen: 2 ad and 2 1w Med Gulls and 2 1w Common Gulls in field south of Whitesands Lodge. (D Parker)
Mousehole: Olive-backed Pipit in horse paddock 300m along pines half a mile along coast path to Lamorna at SW466254. (M Elliot et al.)
Sennen: Yellow-browed Warbler at Vellendreath. (M Ahmad)
Falmouth: Firecrest and 2 Blackcaps in a private garden in Marlborough Road. (P McCartney)
Penryn River: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 6 Greenshank, 44 Redshank, 35 Curlew, 11 Turnstone, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 5 Teal, 37 Mallard, 2 Water Rail, 1 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Song Thrush, 7 Pied Wagtail and 1 Sparrowhawk. (J St Ledger)

Porth Joke: 2 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Redwing, 20 Blackbird, 5 Song Thrush, 15 Robin, 15 Long-tailed Tit, 10 Goldcrest, 1 Siskin, 25 Chaffinch and 1 Water Rail this evening. (S Rowe)

Rosenonnon Downs: A 3rd cal-year male Hen Harrier hunting, from the road at 14:00, plus 30+ Snipe, 600+ Golden Plover, 19 Raven, 1 Merlin, 800+ Starling and 200+ Meadow Pipit. (C Selway)
Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Pintail, 1 Shoveler, 50+ Wigeon, 6 Lapwing, 8 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 1 Merlin and a stunning pale Common Buzzard. (C Selway)

Lamorna: 1 Firecrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Boswednack: 2 Firecrest and 1 Goldcrest. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Cape Cornwall: Black Redstart still.
Lizard: 5 Black Redstart in Lizard village this morning.
Kenidjack: Yellow-browed Warbler still in the copse by the engine shed.
Tintagel: 2 Snow Buntings at Tintagel Castle on the path at 15:00.