Friday 17th April 2015

Late news 15/4 Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 15 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin and 1 House Martin. (P Fraser)

Late news 16/4 Marazion Beach: 9 Whimbrel, 7 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin and 2 2y Med Gull. (P Fraser) 4 Great Northern Diver and 5 Sandwich Tern offshore. (C Barnard S Turner)

Late news 16/4 Trevose Head: 4+ Whimbrel. (J Coatsworth)

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Late news 16/4 River Lynher: 2 Dipper and 4 Marsh Tit. (B Toms)

Trenow Cove: 2 Whimbrel in off the sea, 1 Grey Plover, 4 Little Egret & 1 Swallow. (J Hawkey)

Late news 16/4 Summercourt: 1 Red Kite at 08:45. (C Benton)

Late news 16/4 Penryn: 1 Swift. (C Benton)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank and 1 1w Ring-billed Gull on Lelant Saltings. 4 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank and 4 Med Gull on Carnsew Basin. 1 Greenshank on Copperhouse Creek. 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 2 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer – photo)

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Rosudgeon: 1 pr Swallows returned to Chiverton Farm barns, including 1 ringed individual. ( A James – photos)

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Land’s End: 2 Singing Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 4 singing Willow Warbler, 1 m Blackcap and 4 Chiffchaff. (P&H Taylor)

Clerkenwater, Bodmin: 1 Red Kite over E at 12:30. (A Wagstaff)

Pelynt, Looe: 1 Red Kite over. (D Thorpe)

Nanquidno: 1m Common Redstart, 6+ Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 1 Swallow. (R. Menari – photo, C Barnard)

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Bude Marshes: 8 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 5 Moorhen, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret (being harassed by the male Mute Swan), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 6 Blackbird, 4 Dunnock, 1 Magpie, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 2 Wren and 3 Wood Pigeon. (H Kendall & R Mudge)

Kenidjack: 1m Pied Flycatcher. (R Farnes – photos JD Swann)

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Sparnon, St Buryan: 1 Red Kite at 11:15. (G Rogers)

Gorrangorras: 1 Red Kite over, also 4 Greenshank, 4 Mute Swan and 1 Little egret. (D Chaney)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Common Swift and 3 House Martin. (P Fraser)

Kit Hill, Wallington: 1 Red Kite and 1 Cuckoo. (L West)

Tregony: 1 Red Kite over at 17:45. (B Kerr – photo)

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Falmouth: 1 Red Kite flew over Trescobeas area at 15.15hrs (mobbed by gulls), heading in the direction of Flushing. (J St Ledger)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Greylag, 4 Teal, 7 Mallard (with brood of 1 duckling), 1 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Snipe, 1 2cy Med Gull, c150 Sand Martin,  c50 House Martin, c30 Swallow, 1 Stonechat, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff and 6 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker P St Pierre)

Marazion: 4 Sanderling, 11 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin and 4 Oystercatcher on the beach plus 18 Whimbrel, 1 Great Northern Diver and 4 Mute Swan offshore. (P St Pierre DK Parker)

Scorrier: 1 Red Kite east over the A30 mobbed by crows at c12:10. (DK Parker)

Penzance: 2 (m & f) Eider off Chyandour ans 1 recently fledged Dipper in Heamoor. (P St Pierre)

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise: (Penzance to Wolf Rock) – 1 Eider, 1 Sandwich Tern, 40 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 91 Manx Shearwater, 39 Guillemot, 15 Razorbill, 3 Puffin, 3 Great black-backed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Swallow, 3 Common Dolphin and 2 Basking Shark. (M Elliot DA Conway)

Hewaswater: 1 Red Kite over A390 near Hewaswater at 12:30. (M Jones)

Carnyorth: 1 Red Kite. (JD Swann)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Red Kites. (C Selway)

Little London: 19 Whimbrel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Polgigga: 1 Red Kite over at 10:50. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite over at 11:40 plus 20 Swallow. (D Grose)

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