Wednesday 28th March 2018

Late news, 27/3, Kenidjack: 1 very vocal Firecrest by the log splitter and 3 Chiffchaff. (S Turner)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 7 Cattle Egret amongst Little Egret, 1 Barn Owl, 2 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 10+ Swallow, 20+ Sand Martin, 1 Reed Bunting. (D Trevelyan)

Port Isaac, Treharrock Manor: 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Buzzard, 5 Raven. (S Grose)

College Reservoir: 6 Sand Martin. (C Benton)

Camel Trail Wildlife Walk to Tregunna: 22 Mute Swan, 2 Whooper Swan, 3 Canada Goose, 36 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 3 Wigeon, 5 Cormorant, 8 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 45 Oystercatcher, 1 Turnstone, 1 Common Sandpiper, 65 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 85 Curlew, 65 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 17 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 35 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 3 Starling, 6 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch,  1 Otter, 5 Palmate Newt. (M. Scawen et al.)

Porthkidney Sands: 28 Sandwich Terns. (R Butts & Tim Pinfield)

Godrevy: 2 male Wheatears. (R Butts & Tim Pinfield)

Hayle & Ryan’s Field: 12 Bar-tailed Godwit, 12 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 2 imm. Common Gull, 6 imm. Mediterranean Gull. (R Butts & Tim Pinfield)

Padstow farm shop: 2 Barn Owl at 21:30. (S Grose)

Pendower-Carne beach: Black-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 8 Diver sp, 2 Slavonian, Red-necked Grebe, Dunlin & lots of Gannets. (T Farr)

Ruan Lanihorne: Two Spoonbill at 17:25. (T Farr)

Egloshayle: 5 definitely but possibly 8 Hawfinch this morning at the old cemetery 09:30 (not the churchyard!). (A Langdon)

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