Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Late news, 17/4, Rosemullion Head: 1 White-billed Diver 3 miles off shore. (per P Freestone)

Late news, 20/4, Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 m sum plum Long-tailed Duck flew over dam, late evening. (M Bishop)

Late news, 21/4, Rame: 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat and 15 Wheatear.  (A Pearson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1w Ring-billed Gull, 6 Mediterranean Gull (1st/2nd summers), 22 sum plum Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Turner)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 dog Fox and 1 female Roe Deer in field behind Longrock Pool, Swan and crow on the main marsh. (A James) 1 Great White Egret still this afternoon. (MJ Spicer) Plus 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Goose, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Teal, 7 Mallard (with 2 broods of ducklings), 1 Cormorant, 8 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret (again roosting in the pines), 2 Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, c100 Sand Martin,  c5 House Martin, c5 Swallow, 2 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear and 5 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

AJames_MuteSwan_220415Mute Swan, Alan James AJames_Crow_220415Carrion Crow, Alex James
AJames_RoeDeer_220415Roe Deer, Alan James AJames_Fox_220415Fox, Alan James

Lands End: 1 Subalpine Warbler & 2+ Ring Ouzel on Treeve Moor. (P&H Taylor) Also near Trinity Pool 1 m Pied Flycatcher. (I Webster) Plus 1 Wryneck,  2 Ring Ouzel and 19 Wheatear. (C Barnard) On Treave Moor:  2 Ring Ouzel and  7 Wheatear. (C Barnard)

Polgigga: 1 Whimbrel on cricket pitch. (P&H Taylor)

Sennen: 1 Hoopoe. (C Barnard)

Nanquidno: 1 Ring Ouzel. (C Barnard)

Marazion: 2 Whimbrel, 5 Oystercatcher, 7 Ringed Plover, 17 Dunlin and 2 Sanderling on the beach plus 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (DK Parker)

Red Moor: Cuckoo (1m moved through), Water Rail. Barn Owl and Kestrel sharing nest box. (P McVey)

Polpry Cove: 1 Wryneck and 35 Wheatear. (N Wheatley)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck again at Lower Kenidjack. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Gwithian, St Gothian Sands LNR: 1s Ring-billed Gull (probably the Hayle individual) and 1 ad Glaucous Gull. (D Britton)

Scillonian outward trip: 1 Hoopoe at 1100 – probably west of Wolf Rock.

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