Saturday 1st April 2017

Late news, 31/3, Perranuthnoe: 1 Hudsonian Whimbrel still present.

Late news, 31/3, Bude: 9 Turnstone. (H Wilkins)

Late photo, 30/3, Manaccan: 1 Hoopoe. (A Williams)

Hoopoe, Alan Williams

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 2 (1w+subad) Spoonbill, 9 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, 57 Wigeon, 4 Teal, 2 Sandwich Tern on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal, T Wilson) Also 3 Cattle Egret (Ryan’s field), 16 Little Egret, 1st w Mediterranean Gull, 5 Greenshank, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 20 Redshank, 1 Sparrowhawk. (T Wilson) Also near adult Ring-billed Gull early morning still. (P St Pierre)

St Erth: 3 Cattle Egret in field on Tregrea Lane this morning.

Pendeen: 1 juv Iceland Gull over B3318 this evening.

Rosehill, Penzance: 2 Green Woodpecker. (R Farnes)

Crowlas: 1 House Martin to NE. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 2w Iceland Gull, 1m Shoveler, 1 Coot, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and c60 Sand Martin. (MJ Spicer)

 

Iceland Gull, Mike Spicer

Rinsey Head:  10 Kittiwake, 4 Fulmar, 20+ Linnet, 3 Shag, 1f Kestrel, 1 Common Dolphin, 1 Buzzard, 1 Stonechat. (J Evans)

Kynance Cove: 1m Woodchat Shrike at 15:00 in bushes north of the Kynance Cove road. (R Wilkins)

Lizard Point: 8 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Puffin, 48 Manx Shearwater. Tregullus Farm, 1f Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Windmill Farm: 1 Merlin, 2 Swallow, & Chiffchaffs. (S Grose)

Coverack: 3 Sandwich Terns (P Bedford) 

Mawgan: 1 Swallow and 2 Siskin (P Bedford)

Stithians Reservoir: 12 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Willow Warbler singing. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 31 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Coot, 1 Moorhen, 100 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap singing. (D Chaney)

Penhale Point: 2 Wheatear, 100+ Linnet. (S Grose)

Colan: 6 Cattle Egret flying south past the church. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Brent Goose, 4 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper, 34 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Porth Joke: 1 Merlin, 15 Chiffchaff, 2 Swallow. (S Rowe)

Whipsiderry: 1 Corn Bunting. (S Grose)

Walmsley: 8 Water Pipit (summer plumage), 5 Greenshank, 11 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 4 Willow Warbler, 103 Black tailed Godwit, 12 Shelduck, 2 Tufted Duck, 63 Wigeon, 40 Teal, 19 Shoveler, 20 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 1 Curlew, 2 Swallow, 3 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 14 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 250 Sand Martin, 170 Golden Plover. (B Bosistow)

Water Pipit, Bob Bosistow

 

Drift Reservoir: (Members only): Juv Iceland Gull and Pink-footed Goose still. (P St Pierre)

Dozmary Pool: 1m Lesser Scaup this morning.

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