Wednesday 8th April 2015

Late news, 7/4, Newquay, Porth Joke: 1 m Ring Ouzel, 10 Willow Warbler, 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

Late news, 7/4 Marazion beach: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit with a damaged leg. (DK Parker)

Late news, 7/4, Stithians Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Canada Goose, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Stonechat (pair), Meadow Pipit, 1 Willow Warbler in song and 1 Chiffchaff. (S van Hear)

Late news, 7/4, Gorrangorras: 3+ Greenshank. (D Chaney)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Geese, 6 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard and 10 duckling, 17 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 31 Moorhen, 5 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Swallow, 5 (3m + 2f) Wheatear, 1 m Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Bullfinch, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 singing Willow Warbler and 5 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker) Also 1 m singing Siberian Chiifchaff again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Men-an-Tol: 1 f Ring Ouzel, 5 m Wheatear, 1 m Stonechat, 3 Skylark, 2 Kestrel and 7 Buzzard. (DK Parker)

Penadlake, near Lanreath: 1 Fieldfare. (D Spooner)

Lizard, Caerthillian: 5 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 m Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 6 Greenfinch, 1f Kestrel came in off the sea & 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (JH & K Dalziel)

Mullion Cove: 2 Swallow. (J Allely)

Lizard Point: 1 Wryneck, 3 Swallow and 5 Wheatear. (T Thirlaway)

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Treen Common: 1 m Yellowhammer. (R Farnes)

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Lands End: 8+ Ring Ouzel Treeve Moor/Trinity Pool area (L Proctor initially found), 10 Song Thrush, 30+ Wheatear, 3 Swallow,1 House Martin over. (P&H Taylor, R Farnes) This evening, just one field next to Trinity Pool held 6 Ring Ouzel, 18 Wheatear and 1 m White Wagtail. (T Mills)

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St Erth: 4 Swallow. (MJ Spicer)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck, 1 Red Kite over, flying Northeast and 2 Ring Ouzel (male and female on Kenidjack Head) (P Clarke) Plus 4 Swallow, 4 Blackcap, 1f Ring Ouzel, c20 Song Thrush and c12 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer) Also 1 m Pied Flycatcher. (J Swann)

Porthgwarra: possibly 2 Hoopoe (one in morning by stone wall – M Wallace, and one at 1pm on path between gate & Porth Loe – S Kolodziejski, unclear whether this is the same or a different bird). Also 1 Ring Ouzel on cliff near end of wall. 2 Sandwich Tern past. (P&H Taylor) Plus 2 Swallow, 1f Blackcap, c25 Song Thrush and c15 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer) Also 2 Red Kites over at 13.30 and Basking Shark offshore. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 1 Whimbrel, 1 f Redstart, 3 Wheatear and 4 Swallow. (P Fraser)

Newquay, Porth Joke: 2 Ring Ouzel, 30 Willow Warbler, 20 Chiffchaff, 15 Swallow, 6 Song Thrush, 18 Wheatear and 10 Stonechat. (S Rowe)

Cot valley: 2 m Common Redstarts and 4+ Ring Ouzel in fields at eastern end.  (P Clarke)

Coverack Bay: 10 Sandwich Tern. (P Bedford)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 10 Sandwich Tern, 4 Grey Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 14 Redshank. At high tide. (J St Ledger)

Hell’s Mouth: 1 House Martin and 2 Swallow. (SM Taylor)

Marazion: 7 Turnstone, 5 Ringed Plover and 3 Sanderling on the beach plus 13 Sandwich Tern, 2 Shelduck and 1 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 1 Tree Pipit over Higher Bosistow this morning and 2 Ring Ouzel this evening. (M Wallace)

Heamoor: 1 Richard’s Pipit on north side of Bone Valley. (M Elliott)

Torpoint, Wilcove: 1 Whimbrel.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Slavonian Grebe still.

Hayle: 1 Black Kite reported over Marsh Lane this evening.

Argal Reservoir: 1 m Ring Ouzel.

Between Cot & Boscregan: 1 f Ring Ouzel, 27 Wheatear, 1 f White Wagtail, 13 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin and 1 House Martin. (N Wheatley)

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