Wednesday 20th April 2016

Late news, 20/4, Penzance: 1 Iceland Gull over.

Lands End: 1 Swift, 1 Whitethroat and 2 House Martin. (S Williams, C Moore)

Cape Cornwall: 37 Northern Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat and 20 Linnet. (P Fraser)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 8 Northern Wheatear, 1 House Martin, 20 Barn Swallow and 1 Sedge Warbler. (P Fraser)

Cot Valley: 2 Tree Pipit and 15 Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Kenidjack: 2 Northern Wheatear, 2 House Martin and 4 Chiffchaff. (P Fraser)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Carnsew Pool: 7 Sandwich Tern, 2 Grey Plover, 8 Dunlin and 4 Whimbrel.(D Flumm) Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill. (D Flumm) Also 4 sum plum Dunlin, 1 1w Mediterranean Gull, 4 (3m 1f) Mallard with 2 ducklings then flew off leaving ducklings alone. (R Veal) Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill, 5 Whimbrel, 12 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew from Old Quay Inn. (R Veal)

RVeal_Whimbrel_200416Whimbrel, Reuben Veal

Sancreed: 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Yellowhammer & 1 Willow Tit (car park), 5 Goldfinch, 4 Greenfinch, 2 Common Sandpiper, 7 Tufted Duck, 6 Mallard + 2 broods of 7 & 8, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Nuthatch. (R Mudge)

Bude Marshes: 2 Common Sandpiper, 15+ Swallow and 2 House Martin early this morning. (H Kendall)

Rame: 30+ Wheatear,3 Whitethroat,10 House Martin and good numbers of Swallows going through, 6 Blackcap, chiffchaffs and 1 Willow Warbler plus a few Linnets. (C Buckland)

CBuckland_Wheatear_200416Wheatear, Chris Buckland CBuckland_Linnet_200416Linnet, Chris Buckland
CBuckland_Wheatear_200416Wheatear, Chris Buckland CBuckland_Whitethroat_200416Whitethroat, Chris Buckland

Camel Trail from Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 11 Little Egret, 7 Mute Swan, 35 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 2 Buzzard, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 12 Oystercatcher, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Knot, 12 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 56 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 12 Whimbrel, 1 Ruff, 3 Black-headed Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 23 Great Black-backed Gull, 65 Herring Gull, 6 Wood Pigeon, 3 Swallow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 45 Carrion Crow, 2 House Sparrow, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch and 1, poss 2 Sedge Warbler heard. (M Scawen)

Golitha Falls NNR: 3 Treecreeper,1 Marsh Tit, 1 Dipper, 1 Green Woodpecker and 3 Mistle Thrush. (B Dodd, R Farnes, A McKecknie)

RFarnes_Treecreeper2_200416Treecreeper, Rod Farnes RFarnes_Treecreeper_200416Treecreeper, Rod Farnes RFarnes_MarshTit_200416Marsh Tit, Rod Farnes

Minions Common: 1 m Common Redstart. (B Dodd, R Farnes, A McKecknie)

Ninestones: 4 Willow Warbler and 1 House Martin. (B Dodd, R Farnes, A McKecknie)

Upper Fowey Valley: 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (R Treeby)

Cannons Town: 20+ House Martin and c100 apparently active Rook nests. (R Veal)

Nanquidno: 1 Ring Ouzel at Boscregan Farm and 23 Wheatear between here and Cot Valley. (N Wheatley)

Porthgwarra: Ring Ouzel, Swift, 12 Wheatear and 6 Whimbrel. (MD Wallace)

Sennen Cove: Female Marsh Harrier over at 18:00. (MD Wallace)

Lelant: 2 Siskin at Lelant Station.

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