Friday 12 April 2013

Belated news of a Dutch-ringed Yellow-browed Warber recovered in Truro, details here. (M Grantham)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Shelduck, 3 Mallard, 5 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2+ Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 1+ Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 19 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Snipe, c15 Swallow, c10 Sand Martin, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, c6 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, R Menari, P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Black-tailed Godwit Marazion Cornwall 12413 R MenariBlack-tailed Godwit, Richard Menari.

Marazion: 7 Sandwich Terns, 3 Razorbills and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (D Parker)

Pendeen Watch: Manx Shearwaters going past at a rate of 200 per hour at 10:00. (B Dodd)

Gwithian: 7 Swallows flew north in the afternoon. (M Spicer)

St Ives: 112 Golden Plover many in full breeding plumage mostly Southern race with several Northern race in breeding plumage. Also  6 Wheatears  (4 males and 2 females), Swallow, 4 Sand Martins, 1 Peregrine, 6 Common Buzzards,12 Meadow pipits at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Land’s End: c40 Swallows in the morning. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Windmill Farm: 1 Wheatear, 1 Snipe, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Teal and 3 Adders. (D Wright)

Tresillian: 2 Sandwich Tern on the main river plus 6+ Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Whimbrel and 1 Kestrel at Tresemple Pool between 18:00 & 18:30. (M Jones)

Swanpool: 5 Whimbrel flying in off the sea and 8+ Sandwich Tern offshore, at high tide. (J St Ledger)

Whimbrel Swanpool Cornwall 12th April 2013 J St Ledger Sandwich Tern Swanpool Cornwall 12th April 2013 J St Ledger

College Reservoir: 10+ Swallow and a Sand Martin. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebes. (D Chaney)

Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup and Red-necked Grebe still.

Rame: Snow Bunting in last ploughed field on left before Penlee NR.