Wednesday 18 April 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard (plus 8 ducklings on Longrock pool), 11 Moorhen, 2 Cormorant, c60 Sand Martin, c 70 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Rumps Point: 50+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Whimbrel and 1 Purple Sandpiper. (C Selway)

Port Isaac: 2 Arctic Skua and 1 Great Skua, with steady movement of Manx Shearwaters. (T Potterton)Pendeen: Good numbers of auk, Kittiwake, Fulmar and Gannet, some Manx Shearwater, one Great Skua and one juv Pomarine Skua between 16:30 and 17:00. (S Cox) Also 4 Puffins. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 4 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 2 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 1 Curlew, 1 Snipe and 1 Swallow. (D Chaney)

Devoran: 1 Knot, 7 Redshank, 4 Whimbrel and 1 Greenshank this evening. (S Rogers)

Lamorna: 2 Purple Sandpipers and 2 Whimbrels at Kemyel Point plus 25 Gannets offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Just Clay Pits: Short-eared Owl. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck still from the southern causeway.