Monday 27th April 2015

Late news, 26/4, Sennen, Newshop: 80 Swallow, 20 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin and 1 Wheatear. (C Barnard)

Late news, 26/4, Marazion beach: 57 Whimbrel. (C Barnard)

Callington, Kit Hill: 3 Cuckoo and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (L West)

Rosewall Hill: 7 Ring Ouzel (inc. 1+ males), 2 Wheatear, 2 Swallow & 1 Whitethroat. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodchat plus 1 Grasshopper Warbler heard. (MJ Spicer, B Field, C Barnard, DK Parker)

BField_Woodchat_270415Woodchat, Brian Field

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Sandwich Tern, 12 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin. Also 50+ Common Dolphin in two pods. One pod went in close to Maenporth. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_WhimbrelDunlin_270415Whimbrel + Dunlin, John St Ledger

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 4 (3f + 1m) Ring Ouzel. (S Turner)

Penberth: 1 Black Kite late evening. (N Milligan)

Looe: 1 m Eider.

Newquay, Gannel Estuary: 9 Whimbrel this evening. (S Rowe)

Lands End: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 14+ Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 40 Swallow, 20 Sand Martin and 3 House Martin. (C Barnard)

Marazion Marsh RSPB:  3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 50+ Sand Martin and 10 Swallow. (C Barnard) Plus 1 Swift over (DK Parker) and 1 Great White Egret again at 09:00. (L Proctor) and went to roost at 20:35. (D Britton)

Sennen: 33 Whimbrel on the Green this morning. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Crows an Wra: 1 juv Iceland Gull just east of here. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Just: 1 m Black Redstart at Kenython. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kenidjack: 1 Wryneck again at seaward end today. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull present again. (D Britton)

Gorrangorras: 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel and 1 Greenshank. (D Chaney + S Perfect)

College Reservoir: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, Mallard with 12 ducklings and 9 additional Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 1 sitting Mute Swan (on what had been an island), 1 Little Egret, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 10+ Canada Goose, c10 Swallow, c.10 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1+ Raven over (h) Blackcaps, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs (D Chaney) plus 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 6 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow and 4 Buzzard. (S Perfect)

Argal Reservoir: 1 Coal Tit in the car park, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 50+ Sand Martin, 20+ Swallow and 2 House Martin. (D Chaney)

Marazion: 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (L Proctor)

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