Sunday 30th April 2017

Late news, 28/4, Goss Moor: 1 Little Bunting still present. (T Carson)

Late news, 29/4, Trevose Head: 3 Cormorant, 22 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (summer plumage), 54 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 White Wagtail, 1 male Ring Ouzel, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 7 Common Whitethroat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 8 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff. (B Bosistow)

Late news, 29/4, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Wigeon, 2 Teal, 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck, 1 juvenile Spoonbill, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Hobby, 1 Common Swift, 1 Kingfisher. (B Bosistow)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Whimbrel. Main Estuary: 1 Avocet, 2 Greenshank (summer plumage), 3 Dunlin (summer plumage). (R Butts, P St Pierre)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, c40 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 6 Swallow, pair of Shelduck, 2 female Wheatear, 3 singing Whitethroat, 2 singing Skylark, 1 female Reed Bunting. (R Butts) 2 Common Sandpiper. (P St Pierre)

Marazion: 1 Little Tern first seen at 08:23, 84+ Whimbrel, 56+ Turnstone, 18 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 9 Sanderling, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (K Richards, M Halliday, B Dallas) c60 Whimbrel, 5-6 White Wagtail, 1 Swift, 1 drake Garganey, 1 drake Wigeon, 1 pair Teal, 1 pair Gadwall. (R Butts) 14 Whimbrel, 2 Ringed Plover. (S Grose) 1 Redshank and 25+ Whimbrel on the beach, 2 Swift, 2 Gadwall, 1 Little Grebe, 1m Tufted Duck on the marsh. (R Veal)

Little Tern – Mark Halliday

Newlyn Harbour: 1 male Eider with 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Seal. (S Grose)

Sandy Cove, Newlyn: 3 Whimbrel, 3 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Mousehole: 418 Auk sp, 7 Common Scoter and 27 Manx Shearwater west 08:00-08:30. (P St Pierre) Balearic Shearwater and Pomarine Skua also reported this morning.

Porthgwarra: Balearic Shearwater and Pomarine Skua past Gwennap Head this morning. Wood Warbler in car park in copse by toilet block.

Land’s End: 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Garden Warbler, small movement of Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin. (K Richards, M Halliday, B Dallas)

Turtle Dove – Mark Halliday

Kenidjack: Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow Warbler, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear, Bullfinch, Greenfinch. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Swift. (P St Pierre)

Rame Head: 1 Serin flew over calling at 15:10, 25 Chiffchaff, 18 Blackcap, 2 Great Northern Diver. (AC Robinson)

Gannel Estuary: 11 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Malpas, Truro: regular pair of Siskin bringing 2 chicks to garden feeder. (A Hill)

Downderry: 43 Whimbrel and one Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach before 08:00. Offshore movement included 2 Common Gull, 1 Kittiwake and 17 Common Scoter. (A Payne)

East Looe: 2 m Bullfinch on feeders in private garden. (S Street)

Killigerran, near Portscatho: 23 Common Scoter, 3 Shelduck, 1924 Auk sp, 1 Puffin, 266 Gannet, 29 Manx Shearwater, 24 Fulmar, 2 Cormorant, 21 Shag, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 19 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 1 pale phase adult Arctic Skua, 17 Kittiwake, 1 1st summer Common Gull, 19 Sandwich Tern. (B Bosistow)

Pendower Beach: 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 15 Whimbrel. (B Bosistow)

Ruan Lanihorne: 3 pairs Canada Goose with 3, 4 and 5 goslings, 1 Reed Warbler. (B Bosistow)

Camel Estuary: 19 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover (1 in summer plumage), 2 Knot (summer plumage), 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 58 Dunlin, 2 Sanderling. (B Bosistow)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Barn Owl, 10 Swift. (B Bosistow)

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