Thursday 30th April 2015

Late news, 29/4, Victoria – Withiel: 1 Bar-headed Goose. (J&G Peters)

Late news, 29/4, Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 5 Whimbrel and 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (P Fraser)

Tresillian: 1 Fieldfare again this morning in private garden. (D Cole)

Looe, West Watergate: 2 prs Yellowhammer feeding in our garden for the last week. (D Thorpe)

Marazion, Mounts Bay: 1 sum plum Pacific Diver. (P Whiteman) Later 5 Great Northern Diver. (D Britton)

PWhiteman_PacificDiver_300415Pacific Diver, Paul Whiteman

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodchat again. (M Wallace, J Swann, R Farnes)

RFarnes_Woodchat_300415Woodchat, Rod Farnes

The Rumps, Pentire Farm: 2 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, 8 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 20 Cormorant, 1 Dunnock, 3 Fulmar, 6 Goldfinch, 8 Great Black-backed Gull, 32 Guillimot, c50 Herring Gull,16 House Sparrow, 16 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel,1 Kittiwake, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Linnet, 3 Magpie, 2 Meadow Pipit, 22 Oystercatcher, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Puffin, 2 Raven, 18 Razorbill, 1 Robin, 26 Rock Pipit, c50 Rook, 21 Shag, 14 Skylark, 1 Song Thrush, 14 Stonechat, c50 Swallow, 4 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 18 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. 6 Common Dolphin, 2 Grey Seal, 1 Fox, 28 Rabbit. (C&B Travis)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Whitethroat, 6+ Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1 Bullfinch (male) 1 Skylark, numbers of Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff. Near dam wall, 1 Dipper (the first I’ve seen at Stithians), 1 Grey Wagtail. (J St Ledger)

JStLedger_Whitethroat_300415Whitethroat, John St Ledger JStLedger_SedgeW_300415Sedge Warbler, John St Ledger JStLedger_Dipper_300415

Dipper, John St Ledger

St Just, Jericho Farm: 1 American Herring Gull. (M Ahmad, DK Parker, D Walbridge & D Britton)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Purple Heron at 06:30. (M Ahmad) Flew west at 09:30 (DK Parker, L Proctor B Dodd)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 m Garganey. (I Webster, DK Parker, J Bowen)

JBowen_Garganey_300415Garganey, Jayne Bowen

Marazion beach: 11 Whimbrel and 6 Sanderling. (J Bowen)

JBowen_Sanderling_300415Sanderling, Jayne Bowen JBowen_Whimbrel_300415Whimbrel, Jayne Bowen

Gunwalloe Church Cove: 4 Sand Martin, 21 Whimbrel and 1 Reed Warbler. (G Adams)

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

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