Wednesday 9th April 2014

Late news, 8/4 Tresemple Pool: 1 Spotted Redshank ( moulting into summer plumage), 1 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Eva)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  1 Bittern, 4 Little Egret, 10 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 8 Teal, 4 Cormorant, 8 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 7 Blackcap, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Jay, 1 Reed Bunting, 6 Mallard, 2 Snipe and 1 Swallow. (D Flumm, DK Parker & R Farnes)

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Cetti’s Warbler, Rod Farnes

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Cetti’s Warbler, Rod Farnes

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Reed Bunting, Rod Farnes

Marazion: 1 Great Northern Diver. (D Flumm) Also 2 Long-tailed Duck. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Polly Joke: 3 Kestrel, 5+Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Raven, Flock of 50+Carrion Crow and Jackdaw(Weird mix!), 2 Wheatear, 5 Stonechat, 30+Skylark, 8+Rock Pipit, 5 Blackcap, 9 singing Chiffchaff, 8+singing Wren, 10+Dunnock, Meadow Pipit, Song Thrush, 2 Moorhen and a few Greenfinch, Goldfinch + all the other usual suspects. (D Mays)

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Blackcap, Derek Mays

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Lelant Water: 1 juv Iceland Gull. (D Flumm)

Bodmin: 1 Cuckoo calling earlier this evening at Kirland, between Bodmin and Lanhydrock. (J Macadam) (First reported Cuckoo for 2014 – Ed)

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis. (P Martin)

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Glossy Ibis

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Phil Martin

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8  Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Blue Tit, 4 Buzzard, 20 Canada Goose, c75 Carrion Crow, 20 Chaffinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Collared Dove, 25 Cormorant, c80 Curlew, 6 Dunnock, 30 Goldfinch, 15 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Greenfinch, 6 Grey Heron, c100 Herring Gull, 12 House Sparrow, 20 Jackdaw, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30 Little Egret, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 4  Magpie, 16  Mallard, 20  Mute Swan, c50 Oystercarcher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 30 Redshank, 4 Robin, 12 Rook, 1 Shag, 66 Shelduck, 6 Song Thrush, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Starling, 5 Swallow, 24 Wigeon, c30 Wood Pigeon and 6 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland” Wildlife walk, per C Travis)

Tehidy Woods: 2 Mistle Thrush on Golf Course. (S Maycock)

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Mistle Thrush, Simon Maycock

Longrock: 1w drake Surf Scoter offshore at 07:00. (L Proctor)

St Ives: 1 juv Glaucous Gull off Westcotts Quay.

Clapper Marshes: 1 singing Sedge Warbler. (D Julian)

Kennack Sands: 6 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 30 Sandwich Tern. (D Collins)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 53 Canada Geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 18 Mallard, 2 Call Duck, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorant, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 10+ Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler and 4 Blackcap. (DK Parker)

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