Wednesday 24 April 2013

Late News 23/04 Cot Valley: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 12 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler and 15 Goldfinch. (P Fraser)

Late News 23/04 Mount’s Bay: 23 Whimbrel. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 5 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Mallard (plus 9 ducklings), 2 Gadwall, 1 f Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 14 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, c100 Swallow, c80 Sand Martin, 1 Swift, 1 m Wheatear, 1 Yellow Wagtail, c20 White Wagtail, 9 Reed Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap and 5+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, V Stratton, P Fraser F Hull & B Dodd)

Marazion: 8 Whimbrel, 23 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, c20 Turnstone, 5 Oystercatcher and c30 White Wagtail on the beach and 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker & P Fraser)

Trevedran: 1 Arctic Skua, 10 Great Skua, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Great Crested Grebe plus many hundreds of auks and Manx Shearwaters between 14:00 & 16:30 also 7 Swallows in off and a Wheatear. (M Bishop)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 10 Blackbird, 3 Blackcap, 6  Black-headed Gull, c40 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Black Swan,2 Blue Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Buzzard, 5 Canada Goose, c50 Carrion Crow, 12 Chaffinch, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Collared Dove, 15 Cormorant, 20 Curlew, 1 Dunnock, 8 Goldfinch, 20 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Tit, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Grey Heron, c50 Herring Gull, 3 House Martin, 10 House Sparrow, 6 Jackdaw, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Little Egret,2 Long-tailed Tit,10  Magpie, 10 Mallard, 8 Mute Swan, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Pheasant, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Redshank, 6 Robin, 20 Rook, c50 Shelduck, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, 4Starling, 6 Swallow, 25 Whimbrel, 15 Wood Pigeon and 2 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk per C Travis)

Boswednack: 3 Swift, Cuckoo, singing Blackcap, 40 Swallow and Grasshopper Warbler. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Lizard: Hoopoe in a private garden in Church Cove.

Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff around the sewerage works.