Tuesday 17 April 2012

Late News 16/04 St Clement: 2 Whimbrel. (S Rogers)

Late News 16/04 Trenow Cove: 5 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Oystercatcher and 1 Common Sandpiper. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag, 4 Mallard, 18 Moorhen, 5 Cormorant, c10 Sand Martin, 1 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also 2 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Porthgwarra: 10 Sandwich Terns and 1 Bonxie, plus a steady passage of Manx Shearwaters between 08:00 and 10:30. (D Parker & B Mellow)

Chapel Carn Brea: 2w Iceland Gull to the south of the junction of the B3306 with the A30. (D Parker)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck with 20 Tufted Duck, 4 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Swallow, 25 Sand Martin, 2 Willow Warbler, 8 Linnet, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Buzzard. (J St Ledger)

Rumps Point: A movement of 200+ hirundines NE off the Point, 2 Puffin, 100+ Manx Shearwater, 200+ Gannet 50+ Kittiwake, 300+ mixed Auk, pair of Red-breasted Merganser (photo). Also 4 Northern Wheatear around the Rumps. (C Selway)

St Clement: 14 Little Egrets on the river towards Tresillian, also 3 Greenshanks and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Rogers)