Friday 8th April 2016

Late News, 7/4, St Keverne: 1 Hoopoe on footpath between St Keverne and Porthallow.

Trenow Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel, 1 Pacific Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver. (L Proctor, S Rowe, MJ Spicer)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 1w American Herring Gull, 1 ad Kumlien’s Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull and 1m Mandarin. (L Proctor – photos, M Ahmad, M Elliott, B Hibbett)

Larus smithsonianus 3 Larus smithsonianus 5

St Erth, Long Lanes: 6 Jay and c400 mixed Corvids. (R Veal)

Polbathic Marsh: 1 Green Sandpiper. (A Blonden)

Hayle Estuary RSPB reserve, Ryans Field: 1 imm Spoonbill. (R Veal)

Bude: 1 Grey Heron, 4 Linnet, 1 Swallow, 8 Skylark, 3 Cormorant, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Long Tailed Tit and 3 Meadow Pipit (H Wilkins – photos)

Linnet skylark

RSPB Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 Eider, 2 Great Northern Diver, 6 Fulmar, 258 Manx Shearwater, 112 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 5 Shag, 2 Puffin, 11 Razorbill, 9 Guillemot, 10 auk sp, 7 Kittiwake, 5 Great Black-backed Gull and 4 Herring Gull, plus 2 Porpoise.
Wolf Rock to Penzance:
5 Fulmar, 316 Manx Shearwater, 25 Gannet, 2 Shag, 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 4 Razorbill, 64 Guillemot, 7 auk sp, 1 Sandwich Tern, 9 Kittiwake, 7 Great Black-backed Gull and 2 Herring Gull, plus 2 Porpoise. (P Clarke, DK Parker)

The Lizard: 1 Hoopoe on track from green to Kynance access road beyond chapel in gardens of bungalow. (T Thirlaway)

Skewjack: Ad Whooper Swan still. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Newlyn: Juv Glaucous again past Tolcarne Beach this morning and presumed same, briefly at Roskilly this afternoon.

St Gothian Sands: 1 Juv Iceland Gull.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Iceland Gull this afternoon, probably same as St Gothian Sands individual.

Grumbla: 1 Hoopoe again in horse paddock.

MJS & DKP