Monday 14th April 2014

Late news 13/4 Buttermilk Hill: 2 Wheatear,7 pairs of Meadow Pipit, 9 pairs of Linnet on territory, 1f Peregrine and 6 Swallow. (V Stratton)

Late news 13/4 Trevaalgan Hill: 1m Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Late news 13/4 Foage Valley: 7 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, Long-tailed Tits nest building and displaying Buzzards and Ravens. (V Stratton)

Tree nesting Moorhens filmed at Tehidy Woods 13/4/14 by P Dinning.
St Agnes: 1f Marsh Harrier with injured left leg. (D Curtis)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Med Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 8 Greenshank, 2 Redshhank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Bullfinch, 9+ Blackcap and 5+ Chiffchaff. (C Ellis)

Ryan’s Field: 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Plover, 3 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Canada Goose and 2 hybrid geese. (DS Flumm)

Tregiffian: 10 Wheatear. (C Moore)

Gwenter: 6 Ring Ouzel. (S Bury – photo) Also 1 Marsh Harrier over pm.

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Marazion Marsh RSPB:  4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag, 3 hybrid geese, 2 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 9 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 6 Swallow, c25 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 5+ Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Stonechat and 1 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker, DS Flumm) 

Marazion: 2 Grey Plovers and a Dunlin on the beach plus 1 Black throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Falmouth, off Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver and 4 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger) Also 1 Black Guillemot and 1 Common Guillemot late afternoon.

Cudden: 5 Wheatear. (I Webster)

Prussia Cove: 1 pr Raven with 3 young. (I Webster)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe.

Maer Lake: 1 1w m Green-winged Teal.

Penzance: 1 1w m Surf Scoter, 2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Little Tern.

Mayon Cliff: 1m Ring Ouzel.

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Osprey over.

Mevagissey: 1 Black-thorated Diver and 2 Purple Sandpiper.

Plain an Gwarry: 1 Red Kite. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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