Thursday 23rd April 2015

Late news, 22/4, Porthcurno: 1 Hoopoe in private garden. (M Mason)

Late news, 22/4, Freathy: 7 Whimbrel. (M Jordan)

Late news, 22/4, Trevail Valley: 20 Wheatear and 4 Whimbrel. (V Stratton)

Newquay: 2 Red Kites over zoo at 7.40. (D Ensor), then 1 at 10.10 and 3 at 12.15. (D Grose) Plus 4 Yellowhammer, 2 Corn Bunting 1 m Blackcap this afternoon in fields near Colon Church. (E Everall)

The Rumps, Moules Island: Large numbers of Guillemot on their nesting ledges together with a few Razorbill. Also 8 Puffins, Manx Shearwater, Fulmar, Swallows passing through (out to sea), and Common Dolphins. (W Delacour)

Bude, Duckpool Valley: 1 Common Sandpiper feeding on the muddy bank where the river joins the beach, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Stonechat, 3 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Pied Wagtail and 1 Buzzard.   Butterflies included Meadow Browns, Speckled Woods, Orange Tips, Tortoiseshells and two Peacocks. (H Kendall)

Porthgwarra: 1 Common Swift. (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great White Egret still present late afternoon also 1 Kingfisher and 4 Whimbrel. (C Barnard)

Nanquidno Valley: 1 Garden Warbler. (C Moore) 1 Wryneck in garden opposite mill. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hendra: 1 Ring Ouzel. (C Moore)

Lands End: 5 Whitethroat, 15 Wheatear, 1 Sand Martin and 4 Swallow. (J Hawkey)

Sennen (Maria’s Lane): 1 Pied Fletcher in garden of ‘Penjoyce’. (J Hawkey)

Crafthole: 1 Red Kite. (M Jordan)

Gwithian, St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 Glaucous Gull and 1 Ring-billed Gull. (T Mcgowan, J Swann)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Halvanna Plantation: 1 Wryneck, 1 Tree Pipit, c40 Siskin, 5 Chiffchaff and 8 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

North Bowda: 1 male Redstart and 2 Green Woodpecker. (DK Parker)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 8 Ring Ouzel, 1 m Hobby and 5 Wheatear this morning, then 22 Ring Ouzel and 6 Wheatear this evening. (V Stratton)

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