Tuesday 7th April 2015

Late news, 6/4, Minions to Sharp Tor, Bodmin Moor: 6 Wheatear, 2 males calling. 1 Ring Ouzel, 1pr Kestrel, 1 pr Raven, 2 pr Stonechat, 200+ Golden Plover, 8 Meadow Pipit and 2 Song Thrush. (D Thomas)

St Ives: 1 Red-throated Diver and 3 Gannet past the Island. (K Leeson) Also 3 Purple Sandpiper and 6 Sandwich Tern. (mallingbirder)

St Agnes: 1 Red Kite over village at noon. (B Makin)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 9 Mallard, 20 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 29 Moorhen, 6 Cetti’s Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker) Also 9 Curlew over, 1 Snipe, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Wheatear and 1 f Bullfinch. (MJ Spicer)

MSpicer_Wheatear_070415Wheatear, Mike Spicer

Trevean Common: 1 m Yellowhammer. (R Farnes)

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Buttermilk Hill: 1 Swallow, 1 f Kestrel and 1 Peacock butterfly, also on S side of hill 1 m Wheatear, 1 f Sparrowhawk and 2 Peregrine. (D Jenkins)

Carn Galver:  heard Chiffchaff and Willow Warblers and saw 1 of each in trees below mines. (D Jenkins)

Ninestones: 1 Dipper, 2 Mistle Thrush and 2 Willow Warbler. (A McKechnie)

Charlestown: 2 Swallow. (D Hastilow)

Newquay: 6 Red Kite, 1 Osprey, 3 Sparrowhawk and 8 Buzzard. (D Grose)

Kenidjack: 2m + 1f Ring Ouzel (S Turner)

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Ring Ouzel

STurner_RingOuzel2_070415Steven Turner

Pendeen: 20+ Wheatear and 1 Swallow. (S Turner)

STurner_Wheatear_070415Wheatear, Steven Turner

Land’s End: 14 Wheatear, 1 Swallow and 1 Ring Ouzel. (P&H Taylor)

Sennen Cove: 9 Sandwich Tern. (P&H Taylor) Also 1 Little Grebe. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching) plus at Maen Castle, 1 m Ring Ouzel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Windmill Farm NR: 1 m Ring Ouzel.

Penzance, Heamoor: 3 m Ring Ouzel on Heamoor side of Bone in sheep field. (M Elliott)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 20 Coot, 1 Mute Swan sitting, 1 Green Woodpecker (h), 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Chiffchaff. Pendennis Head: 1 Wheatear. Castle Beach: 5 Oystercatcher. Town: 1 Red Kite, 3 Raven and 2 Sparrowhawk. (D Chaney)

Porthgwarra: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Fieldfare, 1 Blackcap, 22 Wheatear and 20 Song Thrush, also 1 Green Sandpiper over Skewjack. (M Wallace)

Pendower Beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe and 5 Black-throated Diver.

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