Sunday 29 April 2012

Late News 28/4 Perranporth: A large passage of north-bound Swallows through Perranporth Golf Course, including at least 1 Swift and 2 House Martins. Also m & f Wheatear and small flock of Whimbrel. (S Cox)

Marazion: 3 Arctic Terns and 6 White Wagtails by Red River mouth at 07:15. (B Mellow & P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Pair of Tufted Duck, 4 Swift, 30+ Swallow, 15+ Sand Martin and an Otter on Long Rock Pool. 1 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 White Wagtail and 2 Wheatear on the main reserve. (D Parker & P St Pierre)

Long Rock: 28 Dunlin, 3 Sanderling, 6 Ringed Plover, 8 Turnstone, 2 Swift and 2 Wheatear. (P St Pierre)

Devoran: 1 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 3 Whimbrel, 5 Oystercatcher and 10 Curlew. (D Eva)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 100+ mix of Swallow, House Martin and Sand Martin in a spectacular low flying display over the lake and surrounding area. (J St Ledger)

Treen: Numerous Swallows struggling in very poor weather conditions. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Ives: Swift over this morning in storm-force winds. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): 1 Black-winged Stilt and f Blue-winged Teal still this evening.

Gannel Estuary: 3w Iceland Gull again.