Thursday 5th April 2018

FOUND in the Burniere Hide, Walmsley Sanctuary, this morning. A pair of binoculars, hanging from the Bird Log case by the door. If you believe they are yours, please ring 01566 782555 with a description, and I’ll try and get them back to you! (Paul Mallett)

Lizard Village: 2 Alpine Swift lingering over the village at 08:50 until 10:00 when they drifted off north. (G Swan, M Pass) Relocated north of Grade at 11:00 then lost to view. (J Foster, TD Mills, DK Parker) Then 11:05 at Old Cider Barn, Predannack (M Pass) At least 1 still present along the Kynance Road from the surfers car park at 17:40. (MJ Spicer, R Wilkins) Also 1 Jack Snipe south of Kynance track. (P Clement, MJ Spicer)

AlpineSwift, Linton Proctor

Drift Reservoir: 1 Pink-footed Goose and 1 Greylag Goose. (J Thirlaway-Price)

Poldgu Cove: 1 Hawfinch. (J Poyner)

Newquay Tretherras School: 3 Swallow heading north at 10.15 and 1 Osprey over at 15:00 being mobbed by gulls. (D Grose)

Hayle Kimbro: 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Little Grebe (D Eva)

Stowe’s Hill (Cheesewring): 11 Wheatear (many calling),4 Stonechat, 5 Raven. Also numbers of Meadow Pipit and Skylark. (J St Ledger)

Wheatear – John St Ledger

Siskin – John St Ledger

Golitha Falls: 2 Mistle Thrush, 4+ Nuthatch in trees. On Cafe feeders; 2 Marsh Tit, 4 Siskin, 2 Nuthatch. (J St Ledger)

Crowlas: 1 Swallow. (J Evans)

Rame Head: 3 Swallow in off the sea 12:35. (D Allan)

Pendeen Watch: Pair of Swallows by Pendeen lighthouse. (N Allen) Also 1 Merlin by the lighthouse, 1 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 2 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow. (A Hartley)

Geevor: 1 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Wadebridge: m+f Bullfinch, 2 Siskin, f Blackcap and 1 Nuthatch at Two Trees. (N. Greaves)

Windmill Farm: 1 Swallow and 4 Adders at 12:00. (D Wright)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Willow Warbler, 4f Goosander, 1 Willow Tit (leucistic). (R Mudge)

Mount’s Bay: 13 Common Scoter (inc c4/5 new males). (PA Fraser)

Kenidjack: 2 Swallow this afternoon. (J Swann)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 brown-headed Goosander this evening, 11 Raven. (B Craven)

Tregadillett: 10+ Yellowhammer in a private garden ( B Craven)

Crackington Haven: 2 Swallow & 2 Sand Martin  this afternoon flying north.  (J&B Teague)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 138 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Redshank, 2 Knot, 1 Curlew, 1 Turnstone, 23 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 22 Sand Martin, 1 male Reed Bunting, 8 Cattle Egret, 4 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 41 Canada Geese 5 Chiffchaff, 5 Buzzard, 13 Teal, 5 Jackdaw, 12 Mallard, 3 Shelduck, 4 Moorhen, 4 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 2 Gadwall, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Cormorant, 2 White Wagtail, 6 Carrion Crow, 2 Dunnock, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 8 Herring Gull, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 4 Wood Pigeon. (P Sharp)

Land`s End: Wheatear along cycle track, Great Northern Diver past.

Sennen, Trinity Pool: 2 Canada Geese + 1 Grey Heron.

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