Monday 21st April 2014

Late news, 20/4 Saltash: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in private garden.

Late news 20/4, St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 7 Ring Ouzels  (4 males 3 females), 1 Cuckoo, 1 House Martin, 4 Swallow, 12 Wheatear, 12+ Linnet with several building nests and 5 Common Buzzard over Trendrine Hill. Wicca Valley: 2 Whimbrel, 8 Curlew, 40+ Swallow, 6 Wheatear and 1 Sparrowhawk female. (V Stratton)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 2 f Ring Ouzel and 30+ Wheatear. (S Turner) Later, 5 Ring Ouzel (3 males and 2 females) on the lower slopes towards Towednack and 3 Ring Ouzel this evening at the rocky outcrops on the top of the Hill. (V Stratton & J Thomas)

 Windmill Farm: 6 Dunlin, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting and 1 Whimbrel. (D Wright)

Gannel Estuary: 5 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Grey Plover. (M Lammas) Also 1 juv Iceland Gull reported.

Maer Lake: 2 Avocet. (T Marlow & M Mullard)

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Davidstow Airfield: 1 Red Kite, 1 Sparrowhawk and 15 Wheatear. Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover and 21+ Wheatear. (B Craven)

Kingsmill Lake: 2+ Whimbrel, 5+ Chiffchaff, 3+ Blackcap. (C Ellis)

Gillan Creek: 1 Glossy Ibis still. (R Farnes)

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Glossy Ibis

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Rod Farnes

Drift Reservoir (members only): 51 Canada Geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 21 Mallard plus 3 ducklings, 1 farmyard duck, 1 drake Garganey, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 3 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 63 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 27 Swallow, 25 Sand Martin, 5 House Martin, 2 Reed warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler and 1 Green Woodpecker. (DK Parker)

Par Beach: 1 Little Tern.

Looe, Hannafore Point: 3 (2 drake, 1 duck) Garganey briefly on the sea.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Glaucous Gull and possible 1w American Herring Gull reported in Copperhouse Creek.

Godrevy: 1 Puffin.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag plus 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 4 Teal, 3 Mallard plus 8 ducklings, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 9 Moorhen, 41 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 7 Cetti’s Warbler, c30 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler and 1 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 6 Whimbrel, 9 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 5 Turnstone and 2 Wheatear on the beach plus 3 Sandwich terns offshore. (DK Parker)


Video: Charles Davies

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