Friday 05 April 2013

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 3 Greylag, 2 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 4+ Mallard, 11 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 4 Little Grebe, 21 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 4 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 4  Sand Martin, 1 White Wagtail, 1 m Wheatear, c20 Chiffchaff and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 5 Sanderling and 3 Dunlin on the beach and 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 32 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, 5 Teal, 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 1 Moorhen, 3 Buzzard, 1 Willow Warbler and c20 Chiffchaff. (D Parker)

St Loy: Firecrest in St Loy woodland this morning and Red Kite over at 11:40. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Truro: 3 f Brambling in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Siblyback Lake: Lesser Scaup, Red-necked Grebe, 20+ crossbill and 4 Dotterel today between 12:45 and 14:30. (P Barlow)

Windmill Farm: Little Ringed Plover, Water Pipit, Redshank, Wheatear, 20 Meadow Pipit, 2 Snipe and 2 Adders. (D Wright and T Blundon)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Raven and 2 Chiffchaff. (A Hartley)

Men-an-Tol: Hen Harrier over at 07:40 and Short-eared Owl at Dakota Farm at 07:45. Also 1 Golden Plover. (A Hartley) Ring Ouzel 150m along the track at 13:30.

Penzance: 5 (2m, 3f) Common Scoter off Chyandour. (A Hartley)

Loe Bar: 1 Red-throated Diver in summer plumage, 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 3 Wheatear, 6+ Stonechat and 10+ Linnet. (J St Ledger)

Raven Loe Bar Cornwall 5th April 2013 J St Ledger

Swanpool: Drake Common Scoter still, c15 Pied Wagtail and a Rock Pipit Swanpool beach, with 2 Water Rail and 4 Ravens heading inland at Swanpool. (D Chaney)

Falmouth: 2 Sandwich Terns at the entrance to Carrick Roads, 2 Linnet and 3 Greenfinch at Pendennis, 4 Sandwich Terns and 2s Med Gull at Gyllyngvase, and 1 Sandwich Tern at Gorrangorras. Also c200 Herring Gull following the plough in the field behind Trescobeas Park, with 11 Buzzard, 1 LBB Gull, 10+ BH Gull, various corvids, Pied Wagtail and 10+ Woodpigeon. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Pintail, 4 Wigeon, 9 Gadwall, 20+ Chiffchaff, 2 Swallow and 20+ Sand Martin. (C Selway)

Pintail Walmsley Sanctuary Cornwall 5413 C SelwayLands End Airport: Red Kite over. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.

St Mabyn: Yellow Wagtail in ploughed field opposite the garage along the B3266.

Kynance Cove: Ring Ouzel west of the cove on the cliffs at 15:45.

Polzeath: 2 Black Redstarts.