Wednesday 27th April 2016

Late news, 21/4, Roseland, St Anthony’s Headland: 2 possible Golden Oriole. (pers comm D Hall)

Marazion Marsh RSPB Reserve: 1 Great White Egret (being chased by a Grey Heron), 4 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 5 Teal, c20 Sand Martin, 1 Blackcap, 5+ Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Greylag Geese, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Jay, Sedge and Reed Warbler singing, 3 Shelduck and family group of 3 Otters.‎ (R Hurrell, B Dallas, I Webster, T Mills) also 1 Yellow Wagtail briefly. (L Proctor)

TMills_GWEgret_270416Great White Egret, Tony Mills

Marazion Beach: 14 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 9 Sandwich Tern, 2 Dunlin and c7 Ringed Plover.  (R Hurrell)

Crowlas: 9 Whimbrel over, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Goldcrest, 3 (2m, 1f) Blackcap in private garden. (R Veal)

Camel Trail, from Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 17 Mute Swan, 19 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 3 Buzzard, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Pheasant, 45 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 16 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 92 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 17 Whimbrel, 1 Ruff, 6 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 85 Herring Gull, 6 Wood Pigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 6 House Martin, 12 Swallow, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 3 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 12 Rook, 30 Carrion Crow, 1 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch and 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen)

Land’s End: 5 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Wheatear and 1 Sparrowhawk. (DK Parker) Also 1 Hoopoe again today. (P&H Taylor)

Bartinney: 1 Cuckoo. (DK Parker)

Penzance: Flock of c25 Whimbrel over Lidden area this evening. (T Mills)

Cape Cornwall Golf Course: 4 Whimbrel at 1 pm. (P Fraser)

St Buryan: 1 2nd year Iceland Gull on ploughed field east of Treverven Campsite at 16:10  SW413238.  (D Helliar)

DHelliar_IcelandG_270416Iceland Gull, David Helliar

Gannel Estuary: 4 Little Egret, 15 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 imm Spoonbill on east river, 1 Curlew. (R Veal) Ryans Field: 1 Common Sandpiper, c25 sum plum Dunlin, 1 Redshank and 1m Mallard. (R Veal)

RVeal_Spoonbill_270416Spoonbill, Reuben Veal

Helston: 1 Whooper Swan still on boating lake.

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