Tuesday 28th April 2015

Late news, 18/4, East Taphouse: 1 Hoopoe in garden. (H Corcoran)

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Late news, 15/4, Gunwalloe: 20 – 30 Sand Martin. (J Wright)

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St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 ad Glaucous Gull. (P Freestone)

Lands End: 1 Whitethroat seen singing on cycle path, 1 Kestrel over coast path. (D Jenkins)

Penzance, Chyandour: 58 Whimbrel (later over Marazion Marsh RSPB), 1 drake Eider and 2 Grey Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Purple Heron. (M Ahmad) plus 9 Whimbrel. (MJ Spicer)

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St John’s Ford: 12 Whimbrel. (A Blonden)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose with 5 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 2 Teal, 6 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 10 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 9 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, c100 Sand Martin,  c10 Swallow, 3 Swift, 2 Stonechat and 3 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker) 1 Great White Egret reported again.

Sennen: 50 Whimbrel on the Green this evening. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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

Falmouth, Swanpool Point: 8 Whimbrel and 1 Whitethroat, singing. Swanpool: 3 Common Swift, 10 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan sitting, 1 Raven over, 2 singing Blackcap, 1 singing Reed Warbler and 1 Green Woodpecker. Pendennis Point: 1 Kestrel and 3 Linnet, East side, 5 Whimbrel and 2 Oystercatcher. Half hour sea watching: 1 Great Northern Diver distantly on sea, c15 Guillemot, 1 Fulmar, 2 Storm Petrel distantly west, 4 Common Tern west and 10+ Gannet. (D Chaney)

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