Sunday 14 April 2013

Late News 13/04 Treraven Meadows: 2 Green Sandpipers and a Water Pipit. (W Delacour)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 4 Greylag, 6 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 19 Moorhen, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Snipe, male Yellow Wagtail, 80+ Swallow, c15 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, P St Pierre & V Stratton)

Yellow Wagtail Marazion Cornwall 14413 V Stratton Yellow Wagtail Marazion Cornwall 140413 V Stratton

Newlyn: 1w Black Guillemot drifted SSE at 11:40 but couln’t be relocated also a dark phase Arctic Skua, 31 Manx Shearwater, 1 Black-throated Diver, 4 Great Northern Diver, 1 sum plum Slavonian Grebe, 2 Common Scoter, 2 Swallow, 15+ Sandwich Tern, 1 drake Eider displaying to a Cormorant and 5 Whimbrel off Sandy Cove. (L Proctor et al.)

Mousehole: 4 Great Northern Divers off Penlee Point. (R Menari)

Marazion: 2 Common Terns and 3+ Sandwich Terns. (P St Pierre)

Penzance: 3 Sand Marins and 3 Swallows at Boscathnoe Reservoir. (P St Pierre)

Argal Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 1 Sandwich Tern.

College Reservoir: 150 Swallows, 50 Sand Martins, 4 Tufted Duck and 1 Great Crested Grebe.

Tregeseal: F Ring Ouzel in a private garden, the second this spring. (S Williams)

Ring Ouzel Tregeseal Cornwall 14413 S Williams

Dozmary: Drake Garganey on the south side of the pool at 15:00. (D Conway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Chiffchaffs, 11 Bar-tailed Godwits (one in partial breeding plumage) photo here, 1 Knot, 1  Common Sandpiper,  30 plus Swallows,  8 Sand Martins, Cettis Warblers and  2 Stock Doves at Ryan’s Field. (V Stratton & A Mckechnie)

Windmill Farm: 11 Swallows, 10 Willow Warbler, 2 Wheatear, 6 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1 Reed Bunting (male), 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, many Chiffchaff and 33 Linnet. (CBWPS walk per D Wright)

Bodmin Moor: Osprey over Temple Fishery this afternoon. It spent about 15-20 mins fly around and swooping down trying to take fish. The resident Crows were not too happy about it and hassled it off in the end. (C Harris)

Penzance: 31 Purple Sandpipers and 6 Turnstone on Battery Rocks, 51 Turnstone in the harbour. (T Mills)

Newlyn: 1 Oystercatcher, 13 Turnstone and 2 Swallows at Tolcarne Beach, 1 White Wagtail and 9 Pied Wagtails on the bowling green and 13 Turnstone in Newlyn Harbour. (T Mills)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 10 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Oystercatcher. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)

Purple Sandpipers (2) Falmouth Cornwall14th April 2013 J St Ledger Purple Sandpipers (10) Falmouth Cornwall14th April 2013 J St Ledger

 

Lerryn River: 8 Jackdaw, 1 Redshank, 19 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 25 Herring Gull, 4 Buzzard, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldfinch, 8 Robin, 4 Chaffinch, 5 Wren, 5 Great Tit, 3 Blackbird, 1 Common Sandpiper, 11 Carrion Crow, 7 Blue Tit, 1 Pheasant, 1 Nuthatch, 7 Wood Pigeon, 4 Shelduck, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Coal Tit, 9 Swallow, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Siskin and 1 Jay. (R Davey)

Par: Drake Ring-necked Duck again on the beach pool. (P Barlow)

Camel Estuary: 6 Whimbrel and a Common Tern at Tregirls Beach, 7 Whimbrel off Padstow plus Iceland Gull and summer plumaged Spotted Redshank at Dinham Flats. (D Julian)

Wadebridge: Osprey at Gaff Woods in the afternoon. (W Delacour)

Falmouth, Pendennis: 80+ Gannet, 30+ Fulmar, 25 Kitiwake, 25, 500+ auk sp, 5 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 41 Sandwich Tern, 1 Black-throated Diver, 8 diver sp (8 in a single flock, probably BT and at least 1 RT Diver), 3 Oystercatcher, 5 Eider, 3 Common Scoter (2m 1f) and 1 Swallow in off, all between 09:30 & 10:40. Also 1+ Great Northern Diver off the point. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras: 4 Redshank, 3 Little Egret, 3 Mute Swan and a Snipe on the falling tide, plus a Sandwich Tern there earlier. (D Chaney)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 3+ Sedge Warbler (singing near both hides) 7 White Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 76 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Greenshank, 8+ Willow Warbler, 8+ Chiffchaff, 2 House Martin, 60+ Sand Martin, 50+ Swallow, 5 Gadwall, 23 Teal, 2 Shelduck and 16 Shoveler. (C Selway)

Bosullow Common: Short-eared Owl and Swallow. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthgwarra: Balearic Shearwater, 1,800 Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, 6 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Tern and 1 Black-throated Diver.

Falmouth: White Stork south over Wood Lane at 16:15.

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