Saturday 25th April 2015

Late news, 24/4, Rame: 1 Red Kite. (P Binnie)

Rosewall Hill: 15 Ring Ouzel (mostly females) and 6 Wheatear. (S Rogers, G Adams, D Jenkins J Chapple – video)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull. (S Rogers) Plus 1 Cuckoo, 1 Whitethroat and 25 Whimbrel. (P Freestone, D Jenkins)

Marazion Beach: 55 Whimbrel, 10 Sanderling, 6 Turnstone, 5 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher and 3 Great Northern Diver. (D Eva)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 20:25. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Oystercatcher on nest. (D Jenkins)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose with 5 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 3 Teal, 5 Mallard (with 1 broods of ducklings), 1 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret (again roosting in the pines), 2 Little Egret, 15 Moorhen, 2 Sparrowhawk, c100 Sand Martin,  c5 House Martin, c30 Swallow, 2 Swift, 1 Kingfisher and 5 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker, D Eva, C Barnard, A James)

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Great White Egret, Dave Parker

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Crowan Beacon: Ring Ouzel and 5+ Wheatear this evening. (C Benton)

Sennen Cove: 2 Whimbrel on main beach this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Porthcurno: 2 Basking Sharks offshore Minack Theatre this afternoon. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 m Ring Ouzel on the coast path between Kenidjack and Cape Cornwall plus 1 Wryneck again at the bottom of the valley. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Church Cove: 1 Wryneck.

Porthgwarra: 1 Wryneck south of Halfway Wall.

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