Saturday 21 April 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 11 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 10 Mallard, 9 Moorhen (one with young), 3 Cormorant, 20 Whimbrel over, 1 Raven over, Green Woodpecker, c50 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler and 8+ Cetti’s Warbler. Also 31 Whimbrel on the beach, plus 1 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker, V Stratton & D Jenkins) Marsh Harrier reported briefly this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Kimbro:1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Eva)
Caerthillian:1 Cuckoo, 1 Wheatear and 3 Chiffchaffs. (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir:1 Ring-necked Duck, 12 Tufted Duck and 2 Goldeneye in Chapel Bay on edge of water taking shelter. Also 9 Canada Geese,3 Mallard one with 6 ducklings, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard and 5 Cormorant from Stuart Hutchings hide at 13:00. (W Chegwidden)

Sennen Cove: 2w Iceland Gull on the Cowloe and later along Mayon Cliff. (C Barnard)

Land’s End: 2 Common Whitethroat along cycle track. (C Barnard)

Badgers Cross near Penzance: 56 Whimbrel. V Stratton.

Walmsley Sanctuary(CBWPS Members Only): 1w Glaucous Gull (photo), 1 Cattle Egret (photo), 5 Whimbrel, 5 Greenshank and 43 Black-tailed Godwit. (C Selway)

Wadebridge: Common Sandpiper and Grey Heron by the old town bridge in the evening. (W Delacour)

Sennen Cove: 12 Whimbrel on the Green in the afternoon. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 44 Purple Sandpipers at the Lighthouse Pier. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 9 Whimbrel and Swallow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gannel Estuary: 3w Iceland Gull again.