Tuesday 12th April 2016

Late news 11/4 Pelynt, Looe: 7 Greenfinch (4m, 3f). (D Thorpe)

Little Treleaver: 1 singing Iberian Chiffchaff still 150m past Heath Farm. Also 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (J Foster, DK Parker, MJ Spicer, J Chapple – video)


Old Lizard Head:
1 Woodchat early morning, then briefly at Caerthillian at c11:30 (A Blunden, I Maclean)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 1w American Herring Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull. (P Freestone, M Halliday – photos here)

Grumbla: 1 Hoopoe and 2 Nuthatch. (A James – photos) Also 1 Short-eared Owl yesterday. (S Mannering).

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Marazion Beach: 1s Little Gull, 1 Common Tern, 14 Sandwich Tern with 1 1s Mediterranean Gull at 13:00. (PA Fraser)

Hogus Rocks: 27 Turnstone. (PA Fraser)

Mount’s Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver ad. sum. and probably the Pacific Diver. (PA Fraser)

Trevalga: 160+ Common Guillemot, 50+ Razorbill, 1 Puffin, 1 Sandwich Tern and 2 Wheatear. (B Bryne)

Downriver from Coosebean nr Truro: 1 Dipper plus 1 Chiffchaff heard. (D Jenkins)

Bude: 3 Turnstone, 2 Mute Swan and 2 Chiffchaff. (H Wilkins)

Rame: 6 Wheatear, numerous Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler, 3 Swallow and 1 Sand Martin. (C Buckland – photos)

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Penlee Battery, Rame: 1 Tawny Owl. (D Allen)

Camel Estuary: Stone Curlew over Old Town Cove this evening. (DI Julian)

Mount Hawke: 1 Redstart.

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Spoonbill still.

MJS & DKP