Thursday 21st April 2016

St Merryn/Penrose: 1 Hoopoe at the top of the valley St Merryn side. (A Proctor)

Bodmin Moor, above Darite: 1 Wheatear. (P Needham) Pounds Conce: 1 Cuckoo heard. (M Pluckrose) Temple Trout Fishery: 1 Cuckoo calling. (R B Girling)

PNeedham_Wheatear1_210416Wheatear, Paul Needham PNeedham_Wheatear2_210416Wheatear, Paul Needham

Caradon Hill, Seaton River valley: 2 Linnet. (P Needham)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 1w White-fronted Goose, 2 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper and 109 Black-tailed Godwit. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Camel Estuary: 48 Shelduck, 2 Knot, c10 Whimbrel, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 61 Dunlin, 20 Ringed Plover and 2 Grey Plover. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Whitsands to Rame Head:Black Throated Diver, 3 Whitethroat, 6 Gannet, 2 Wheatear  plus Swallows (to many to count heading west), House Martins (Lots), Chiffchaffs, and Willow Warblers. (C&J Hannaford)

Rosudgeon: 1 Red Kite at 12.35. (I Webster)

St Ives: 1 Red Kite over, heading north at 11.55. (S Turner)

St Just: 1 Red Kite flew northeast over St Just at 13:00 hours and 4 Red Kite were over the west end of Kenidjack at 14:20. (N Wheatley)

Land’s End: 1 Whitethroat, 8 Wheatear, 6+ Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 1 subadult male Marsh Harrier flew east at 9:30am. (P&H Taylor)

Nanquidno: 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 2 Whimbrel, 10 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 5+ Chiffchaff and 4 Song Thrush (2 singing). (P&H Taylor)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 3 House Martin and 6 Sand Martin. (J Hawkey) Also 1 1w American Herring Gull and 1 juv Iceland Gull at Lower Boslow Farm. (M Ahmad)

Bude: 1 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Linnet, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Cormorant, 1 Raven, 2 Skylark, 2 Rock Pipit and 110+ Swallows flying over during 20 minute spell (H Wilkins)

HWilkins_DunlinRingedPlover_210416Dunlin + Ringed Plover, Helen Wilkins

St Ives, Rosewall Hill: 1m Whinchat and 40 Wheatear in the horse field past summit (T Wilson)

Crowlas: 1 Willow Warbler in sub song, 3 Goldcrest and 2 (m+f) Sparrowhawk. (R Veal)

Trevose: 35+ Blackcap, 100+ Swallow, 20 House Martin, 6 Sand Martin, 80+ Willow Warbler, 50 Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Garden Warbler and 1 f Redstart. (R. & L. Wilkins & R. Augarde)

Marazion Beach: 11 Whimbrel, 5 Dunlin and 1 Sanderling. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh: 2 Dunlin, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Goldcrest and 1 Blackcap. (P Fraser)

Mount’s Bay. 1 Great Northern Diver and 2 Common Scoter. (P Fraser)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 30 Barn Swallow, 3 House Martin and 40 Linnet. (P Fraser)

Praa Sands: 5 Whimbrel on beach. (D Robinson)

Polgigga/Porthgwarra: 2 Ring Ouzel, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 16 Willow Warbler, 13 Blackcap, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 8 Wheatear, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Dunlin and 3 Whimbrel. (M Wallace)

Lamorna Cove: 1 Otter carrying fish. (J Andrews)

St Just: 3w American Herring Gull again at Jericho Farm.

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 imm Spoonbill again on the Estuary.

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