Sunday 13th April 2014

Otters Marazion Cornwall Alan James 11 April 2014Otters at Marzion 11/4 by Alan James

Late news 12/4 The Lizard: Poltesco – 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing), Ruan Minor – 1 Marsh Harrier, Bass Point – 6 Sandwich Terns, Cadgwith – 1 Black-throated Diver, Kennack Bay – 4 Sandwich Terns and 6 Black-throated Divers, Porthleven Sands – 1 Great Northern Diver. (I Maclean)

Goss Moor: 1 Grasshopper Warbler early morning. (J Rance)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 3 hybrid geese, 2 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 8 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 12 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12 Swallow, c30 Sand Martin, 5+ Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Stonechat and 2 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker,A Mckechnie – photos)

Sedge Warbler Cetti's Warbler

Marazion: 6+ Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 17 Sandwich Tern,  and 1 Common Scoter off the Station House. (DK Parker, B Mellow)

Foage, Zennor: 3 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine and 3 Raven. (B Toms)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver, 16 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 1 summer plumage Black Guillemot, 1 Sparrowhawk and 3 Swallow over. (J St Ledger – photos)

Sandwich Terns Gylly Beach Falmouth 13th April 2014 (2) Sandwich Terns Gylly Beach Falmouth 13th April 2014

Minnions: 1m Common Redstart, 4 Wheatear, 6 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (G Berti)

Maenport, Falmouth: 1 pr Raven. (P Martin – photo)

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Fowey: 1 Tree Pipit.

Mevagissey: 5+ Black-throated Diver.

Penzance: 1 1w m Surf Scoter still.

Padstow: 1 1w Iceland Gull.

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Glaucous Gull.

Penlee Point: 1m Ring Ouzel.

Rosenannon Down: 1m Cuckoo. (C Selway)

MJS