Friday 18th April 2014

Late news 17/4 Looe Island: 1 Eider, 18 Whimbrel, 3 Sandwich Tern and 3 Willow Warbler. (B Taggart)

Late news 17/4 Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 Common Sandpiper and 1 Reed Warbler. (B Field)

Friendship Woods: 6+ Siskin, 1 Linnet and 2 Blackcap. (MJ Spicer)

Buttermilk Hill: 1f Ring Ouzel and 6 Wheatear. (S Turner)

St Merryn: 1 Snow Bunting in a private garden, for third day. (P Clifford)

Brew Pool: 1 Whitethroat. (B Field)

Trinity Pool: 1 Little Egret. (B Field) 

Windmill Farm: 7 Wheatear, 7 Sedge Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting. (D Wright)

Tregeseal: 1 Red Kite. (S Williams)

Rumps and Pentire Farm: 20 Carrion Crow, 4 Fulmar, 2 Gannet,  Goldfinch,10 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Guillimot, c50 Herring Gull, 20 House Martin, 12 House Sparrow, 8 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, 4 Magpie, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Pheasant, 3 Razorbill, 12 Rock Pipit, 6 Shag,12 Skylark, 4 Stonechat, c80 Swallow, 2 Wheatear and c50 Wood Pigeon. (C & B Travis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag plus 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Teal, 14 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 12 Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 8+ Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear and 2 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 12 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover and 14 Turnstone on the beach and 3 Great Northern Divers offshore. (DK Parker)

Sennen: 3 Yellow Wagtails and a White Wagtail in field opposite the quarry. (DK Parker)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives:  9 Ring Ouzels, a flock of 8 were on the slope towards Towednack and arrived early this morning consisting of 4 males and 4 females and a female feeding on the slope of the hill towards Trevalgan Hill.  The group of 8 fed up until 7-00 pm this evening and stopped feeding, and just sat around until 7-40 pm when they flew up onto the higher rocks and then flew off in a flock high towards the North West out over the sea continuing their migration. Also  12 Wheatears. (V Stratton-photos)

Ring Ouzels Buttermilk Hill in Cornwall 18 04 14 V Stratton Ring Ouzels Buttermilk Hill in Cornwall 18 04 2014 V Stratton

Eagles Nest: 1 Red Kite, 2 Whitethroat and 3 House Martin. (J St Ledger)

Marazion: 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver.

Penzance: 1 Great Northern Diver and drake Eider. (L Proctor)

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis.

Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot. (D Chaney)

Kenidjack: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff.

Walmsley: 1 Redstart.

MJS