Saturday 14 April 2012

Late News 10/04 Penhalvean: Drake Ring-necked Duck still present. (D Chaney)

Late News 10/04 College Reservoir:3 Swallow, c10 Sand Martin, 8+ Canada Goose, 1 Coot, Grey Heron and 12+ Moorhen. (D Chaney)

Late News 10/04 Argal Reservoir:1 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

Late News 13/04 Windmill Farm:Male Marsh Harrier again. (A Pay)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 1 hybrid geese, 1 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 2 Teal, 9 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Black-headed Gull, c30 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker) 2w Iceland Gull offshore on Little Hogus. (J Chapple)

Porthgwarra: 642 auk sp (majority of those identified being Guillemot), 9 Puffin, 170 Manx Shearwater, 25 Sandwich Tern and 1 Great Northern Diver 08:00 to 10:00. Also 13 Swallow, female Sparrowhawk, 2 Raven, 8 Willow Warbler and 5 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only):11 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag, 33 Canada Geese, 38 Mallard, 5 Call Duck, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper, c100 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 9 Willow Warbler and 5 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

Caerthillian: 15 Swallow, 1 female Wheatear, 2 Blackcap and 4 Chiffchaff. (D Eva)

Rosemullion Head: 1 Whimbrel, 8 Oystercatcher, 2 Swallow, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Rock Pipit, 20+ Linnet, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Goldfinch and 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Windmill Farm:Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler and 2 Blackcaps in today. (A Pay)

Treraven Meadows: 1 Bar-headed Goose. (P Spong)

Truro: 8 Bullfinches 5f & 3m in the same hedge. (W Chegwidden)

Penzance: 10+ House Martins this evening. (T Mills)

Rame: 1 Short-eared Owl at 15:00 over fields along Military Rd to Penlee, than landed in ‘dump’ field out of view. Also along coast 2 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler and 17 Swallow. (M Beer)

Porthcothan: 5 Wheatear, 2 Sedge Warbler, 7 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap in the Park Head/Porth Mear valley area. (S Roper)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 400+ Swallows and Sand Martins in poor weather this evening, also female Blue-winged Teal, Cattle Egret, 4 Shoveler, 3 Pintail, 10 Gadwall, 24 Teal, 2 Shelduck, 3 Tufted Duck and tiny male Sparrowhawk. (C Selway)

Longrock: 6 Sandwich Terns offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)