Monday 18th April 2016

Little Treleaver: 1 singing Iberian Chiffchaff. (R Farnes – photos)

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Boat Cove: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel.

Mevagissey Bay: 11 Great-Northern Divers (5 in full breeding plumage), 28 Whimbrel on Pentewan beach and 1 Sandwich Tern. (R Kirkwood)

Rosewall Hill: 2f Ring Ouzel. (B Dallas) Also 1 Cuckoo. (L Williams)

Foage Valley: 1 Cuckoo. (I Webster)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Whimbrel and 4 Sandwich Tern on Lelant Saltings. 1 juv Spoonbill and 2 Sedge Warbler on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer)

Kit Hill: 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Buzzard, 1m Kestrel and Willow Warblers. (C Buckland – photo, M Beer)

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 Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 9 Teal, 7 Mallard (plus 7 & 6 ducklings), 1 Little Grebe, 5 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 15 Moorhen, 4 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting, c 60 Swallow, c40 Sand Martin, 3+ House Martin, 1 Swift, 11 White Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler (heard only) and 5 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker, S Cox, P St Pierre)

Marazion: Flocks of 7 & 21 Whimbrel and 1 Wheatear on the beach. (DK Parker)

Bodmin Moor, Cheesewring: 2 male Redstart, 6 Wheatear, 4 Skylark and 1 female Kestrel. (J St Ledger – photo, J Cook)

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Nanjizal: Serin flew NW early morning. (KA Wilson)

Bude: 2 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler heard, c12 Mallard ducklings and c30 Swallow feeding and drinking over Petherick Marsh. (H Wilkins)

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