Thursday 30th March 2017

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Ring-billed Gull, 16 Mediterranean Gull inc 12 summer adults, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit from Quay House Inn at 13:00. (S Turner) Ad Ring-billed Gull still, 21 Mediterranean Gull, 2 1w Iceland Gull, 2 1w Common Gull on Lelant Saltings at 15:00. (B Dallas) 2 Spoonbill on Copperhouse Creek this afternoon. (M Grantham)

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret, 12 Little Egret in field at Tregrea Lane at 07:20. (B Dallas)

Rock: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 male brimstone butterfly feeding on aubrieta plants in private garden. (S Grose)

Brimstone Butterfly – Shaun Grose

Falmouth Bay: 1 Turnstone, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull, light westerly Gannet passage, with 3+ Risso’s Dolphins and c10 Common Dolphins distantly from Pendennis Point. (D Chaney)

Manaccan: Hoopoe present again today. (C Urquhart)

Perranuthnoe: Hudsonian Whimbrel still this morning at Boat Cove.

Marazion: Little Gull reported again at Red River mouth. Also on Longrock Pool briefly at mid day and then on the beach off The Station House. (DK Parker, M Pass, L Proctor)

Lamorna: 1 Nuthatch. (R Veal)

Sennen: 6 Swallow, 8 Sand Martin, 1 Snipe. (R Veal)

Nanquidno: fem Black Redstart, 1w Glaucous Gull flew towards Sennen at 12:05 then later on Sennen beach. (I Grindle)

St Ives: 38 Sandwich Tern, 10 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Sand Martin. (Cornwall Birding)

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