Thursday 13th April 2017

Late news, 10/4, Gurnard’s Head: Hen Harrier seen between here and Newmill. (B Dallas)

Treluggan Cliffs, Pendower: 4 Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 pr Shelduck, 30+ Linnet. (J Driver)

Shelduck – James Driver

Pendower Beach: 1 Slavonian Grebe moulting into summer plumage, 16 (7 sum plum) Black-throated Diver, 9 (6 sum plum) Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 (1m) Common Scoter. (R Veal)

Lansallos NT: 1 pr of Mistle Thrush feeding at least 1 fairly old juvenile at a rate of 2 worms a minute. (R Veal)

Mistle Thrush – Reuben Veal

Rosewall Hill, St Ives: 3 (2m, 1f) Ring Ouzel, 3 Northern Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler. (R Wilkins, D Parker, S Rogers, S Turner)

Bude Marshes: 5 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk. (B Bryne)

Bude: 3 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 12+ Swallow, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Skylark, 2 Fulmar and 3 Meadow Pipit. (H Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: Whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, 8 Willow Warbler. (M Wallace)

St Levan: juv Iceland Gull. (M Wallace)

St Just: Cuckoo at Kenython. (P&P Callaway)

Sancreed: 3 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Porthcurno: 3 Sandwich Tern. (D Flumm)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Sandwich Tern, c50 Manx Shearwater, 1 Puffin and c20 Common Dolphin distantly in Falmouth Bay this morning. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: Mallard with 8 ducklings. (D Chaney)

Argal Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe. (D Chaney)

College Reservoir: 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin. (D Chaney)

Roseworthy, Camborne: 3 Iceland Gull following a plough in fields at 11:36. (B Dallas)

St Erth: 2 Little Egret this morning. (B Dallas)

Hayle: Osprey at 09:00 flying north over Copperhouse Creek seen from Ventonleague being mobbed by gulls. (P Smale) Then seen flying towards Connor Downs at 09:03. (B Dallas)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill roosting on Ryan’s Field at 07:45. (B Dallas) 6 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Spoonbill. (R Wilkins, S Rogers)

Newquay: 40 Kittiwake visible on cliffs below Huer’s Hut. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: drake Garganey, 46 Teal, 1 Stock Dove, 89 Black-tailed Godwit.

Dinham Flats: 9 Cattle Egret this morning, flying around and mixing with 40+ Little Egret.

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