Saturday 18th April 2015

Late news 17/4 Porth: 1 Wheatear. (G Schultz – photo)

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Late news 17/4 Seworgan: 1 Red Kite over at 14:45 joined another distant kite sp. (P Harris)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper, c60 Sand Martin and 3 Wheatear. (MJ Spicer)

Fraddon: 1 Red Kite over. (C Young)

Treskillard: 1 Red Kite over at 09:30. (S Rogers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Greylag, 6 Teal, 5 Mallard (with brood of 13 ducklings), 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 10 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Redshank, 1 Snipe, c150 Sand Martin,  c30 House Martin, c20 Swallow, 1 Stonechat, 5 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff and 4 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker C Barnard)1 Great White Egret over at 12:45 drifting NW. (PA Fraser) Great White Egret back into roost in Cheshire Homes sector at 20:30. (B Dallas)

Marazion: 5 1w Med Gulls offshore. (C Barnard)

Longrock: 2 Whimbrel and 1 Wheatear. (PA Fraser)

Kenidjack: 1 Red Kite lingering around Kenidjack Castle, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and 4 Swallow. (DK Parker B Dallas)

Porth Joke: 3 Whimbrel, 15 Swallow, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Wheatear. (D Grose)

Caerthillian: 1 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler. (D Eva)

Culdrose: 1 albino Buzzard. (D Eva)

Sancreed: 1 1w Iceland Gull and Med Gull following plough. (D Flumm – photos)

Iceland Gull 1st winter, Sancreed (2) Gull scene @ Sancreed (3)

Botallack: 3 Red Kite. (J Waldon per D Flumm)

Porthleven (offshore): 1 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 3000+ Manx Shearwater in large feeding raft. (I Maclean)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover and 2 Grey Plover on Lelant Saltings. (I Webster) Also 1 1w Ring-billed Gull and a Black Kite reported at 07:00.

Tresillian: 6 Whimbrel and 2 Curlew on the river. (M Jones)

Tresemple Pool: 2 Greenshank and 1 Redshank. (M Jones)

Porthtowan: 1 Red Kite over. (M Taylor)

Mabe Dump: 2 Red Kite. (S Van Hear)

Trewint Downs: 1 Red Kite over 16:55. (B Craven)

Gweek: One Red Kite over the Seal Sanctuary at 13:00. (T Wilson)

Pendower: 4 Black-throated Diver, 14+ Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter and 1 Iceland Gull. (P St Pierre)

Nancledra: 2 Red Kites. (J Harrison)

Warbstow: Red Kite over east at 15:37. (D Smith)

Seaton: 1 Red Kite.(C & J Fenn)

Drift Reservoir: 1 juv Iceland Gull, presumably the Sancreed bird.

MJS & DKP