Monday 6th April 2015

Late news, 5/4, Gerrans: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 10 Black-throated Diver and 3 Swallow. (D Eva)

Late news, 5/4, St Ives: 1 Barrel Jellyfish alongside harbour wall. (J Hill)

Late news, 5/4, Rame: 1 probable Great White Egret over.

Millbrook: 2 Red Kites. (B Taggart)

Lands End to Sennen Cove: 4 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 8 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Raven, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Fox plus 2 Curlew and 19 Sandwich Tern on Cowloe. (P&H Taylor, T Mills) Plus 3 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 4 Shelduck, 2 Gadwall, 3 Little Egret over, 4 Dabchick, 1 Water Rail, 1 Coot, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Merlin over, 2 Sand Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 8+ Wheatear and 1 summer plumage Water Pipit. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 Willow Warbler. (S Rogers)

Goss Moor: 1 singing Willow Tit and 1 singing Yellowhammer. (D Eva)

Porthgwarra: 1 Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 12 Wheatear. (D Flumm) Also 1 Swallow in off sea and a Small Copper Butterfly. (P&H Taylor)

Windmill Farm: 5 Willow Warbler and 1 Little Grebe, plus 12 Wheatear on the airfield including one leucistic individual. (D Wright)

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Lizard, Church Cove, Cross Common: 1 Ring Ouzel. (P White)

Morwenstow: 1 Wryneck, several Wheatear and Stonechat. (T Marlow)

Padstow, Treviglas Farm: 1 Kestrel. (D Hastilow)

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Kestrel, David Hastilow


Falmouth, Carrick Roads (boat trip); 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 6 Sandwich Tern (on buoys). (J St Ledger) Pendennis Point: 1 f Eider and 2 m Wheatear. (J St Ledger) Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck still.

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Buttermilk Hill: 6 Wheatear, 10 Common Buzzard, 4 Meadow Pipit and 6 Linnet. (J Hawkey)

Troon: 1 probable Red Kite over. (SM Taylor)

Mount’s Bay: 8 Sandwich Tern, 4 Great Northern Diver and 4 Risso’s Dolphin breaching about 1 km south of the Mount. (P Fraser)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 m Garganey. (T Potterton)

St Ives, Island: 6 Purple Sandpiper. (J Hill)

Newquay, Porth Joke this am: 45 Willow Warbler, 15 Chiffchaff, 13 Wheatear, 4 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk and 5 Stonechat. (S Rowe)

Drift Reservoir: 2w American Herring Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Boswednack: Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and 3 Small Tortoiseshell butterflies. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still.

The Lizard, Carleon Cove: 1 Osprey in off the sea.

Rosemullion: 1 Skylark, 10 Linnet and 2 Little Egret. (S van Hear)

Treverva: 2 Stock Dove, 4 Swallow and 2 Willow Warbler. (D Chaney)

Trevean: 1 Ring Ouzel.  Plus Red Admiral at Far Away Cottage. (M Wallace)

Porthgwarra to St Levan: 30+ Willow Warbler, 17 Wheatear and 2 White Wagtail. (M Wallace).

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 singing Siberian Chiffchaff.

Pendeen, Lower Boslow Farm: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull this evening.

Penzance, Lidden area: 1 Speckled Wood butterfly. (T Mills)