Sunday 21 April 2013

Late News 20/04 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 9 Mallard ducklings. (P St Pierre)

Late News 20/04 St Ives: 20+ Wheatears, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs, 20+ Swallows,  1 male Common Redstart and 1 Cuckoo at Buttermilk Hill. (V Statton)

Late News 20/04 Towednack: 1 Cuckoo. (V Statton)

Late News 20/04 Zennor Hill: 2 Grasshopper Warblers, 8+ Wheatears and a small passage of Swallows. (V Statton)

Late News 20/04 Siblyback Lake: Drake Lesser Scaup still present.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 3 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 2 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 19 Moorhen, 1 Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 sum plum Dunlin, 2 Whimbrel, c40 Swallow, c40 Sand Martin, c20 White Wagtail, 2 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Sedge Warbler and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, L Proctor & P St Pierre)

Marazion: 40 Whimbrel, 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Red-throated Diver offshore plus 3 Wheatears and c50 White Wagtails on the beach. (D Parker, L Proctor)

Cot Valley: Red-rumped Swallow flew past the youth hostel and down the valley at c10:40. (N Wheatley) Woodchat still in paddocks north of Kelynack to youth hostel road. (M Spicer, R Wilkes & B Mellow) Also Tree Pipit over.

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Woodchat 20/04, Sam Williams.

Penzance: Common Sandpiper at Boscathnoe Reservoir. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: 43 Puffins and 5 Red-throated Divers. (R Wilkes & B Mellow)

Maer Lake: Male Yellow Wagtail, 3 Shelduck, c20 Teal, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 juv Black-tailed Godwit between 09:15 & 11:00. (R Maye)

Stithians Lake, Stuart Hutchings hide: 60+ Swallow, 15+ Sand Martin, 16 Tufted Duck, 7 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Cormorant, 3 Coot, 3 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 1 Long-tailed Duck, Pochard, Teal, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Little Grebe and Buzzard. (G Adams)

Drift Reservoir (members only): House Martin with large number of Swallow and Sand Martin, 5+ Whimbrel with Curlew flock in fields, Green Sandpiper at top end, several Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff in song and 3 Great Crested Grebes including displaying pair. (P J Smale)

Lizard: Iberian Chiffchaff possibly again at Soap Cove although not heard, more here. (I Maclean) Sonograms and sound recordings from yesterday here. (M Grantham)

St Ives: 8 Wheatears, Tree Pipit and Cuckoo at Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Zennor Hill: Several Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs, a few Blackcaps, Cuckoo and 30+ Wheatear. (CBWPS field outing per V Stratton)

Traboe: Red Kite over. (D & A Williams)

Winnards Perch: Osprey at 13:00. (D Julian)

Tregoss Moor: Grasshopper Warbler and Garden Warbler. (D Julian)

Kenidjack: Red-rumped Swallow at the sewage works at 10:25 then flew east, also Siberian Chiffchaff still present. (A Mckechnie)

Siberian Chiffchaff Kenidjack Cornwall 21413 A Mckechnie

Praa Sands: 2 Black-throated Diver.