Friday 6th April 2018

Porthpean: 2 1w m and 1 f Surf Scoter still off Lower Porthpean, also f Long-tailed Duck. (SABbirder)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 1w Glaucous Gull again. (M Elliott)

Mousehole: 1 1w Glaucous Gull (different to above). (M Elliott, M Ahmad)

Newquay: 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Swallow, Flock of Turnstone and Purple Sandpiper around the bay and headland. (D Mays).

Dobwalls: 2 Swallows flying north over the village at 09:15  (C&J Duffy)

Rosecraddoc: 2 Swallow at 11:45. (R.Frost)

Millbrook: 1 Swallow, 3 Chiffchaff, juvenile Woodpigeon, fledged and independent which means its parent was probably incubating from mid February and as a small chick it survived the ‘Beast from the east’. (B Taggart)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Tufted Duck, 15 Canada Goose, 2 Mallard, 2 Great Crested Grebe. (K.Bowers)

Great Crested Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Great Crested Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Great Crested Grebe, Kevin Bowers

Penwithick: 1 Bullfinch, 2 Siskin, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Coal Tit. (K.Bowers)

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Bullfinch, Kevin Bowers

Sennen: 2 Swallow over fields adjacent Trinity Pool

Porth Reservoir: 8 Great Crested Grebe on the water, 2 Swallow, 9 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Pendeen: 3 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Raven. (A Hartley)

Trewey Common: 4 Raven. (A Hartley)

Windmill Farm: 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Jack Snipe. (D Wright, G Adams)

Predannack Downs: 2 Swallow, 2 Short-eared Owl and 1 Merlin. (D Wright, G Adams)

Newquay, Fairpark Cemetery:1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

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