Sunday 8th April 2018

Late news, 7/4, Walmsley Sanctuary: Hundreds of Sand Martin and Swallow along with many House Martin all flying low over the Walmsley pools. (B Rankine)

Late news, 7/4, Camel Trail: 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Rankine)

Late news, 7/4, Boswednack: 1 Ring Ouzel.

Mounts Bay: 1 2w Audouin’s Gull from Mermaid pelagic c.half mile off Mousehole, gull seen flying west. (M Elliott)

Lizard: 1 Alpine Swift still in the Housel Bay area. (DI Julian, O Frampton, J St Ledger) Still present in the early afternoon. Also 2 Firecrest, 1 House Martin, 7+ Swallow, 4 Puffin (in mixed flock with 4 Razorbill), 60+ Manx Shearwater, 7+ Bottle-nosed Dolphin (at least 2km offshore, drifting slowly west) (O Frampton)

Crean Bottom: Hoopoe at Bosfranken Farm. (KA Wilson)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull again, viewable from the pub. (L Proctor) Still in the harbour at 18:30. (DK Parker, M Ahmad)

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Spoonbill. (P. Pearson)

Tregiffian: 1 Ring Ouzel. (C Moore)

Polgigga, Rafta Farm: 1 juv Iceland Gull, 1 Ruff in the same field. (M Wallace)

Mousehole: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on St Clement’s Isle at 18:35. (DK Parker, M Ahmad)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Ruff this morning. (DK Parker)

Padstow: Yellowhammer singing at Padstow Garden Centre 11:15. (S Lilley)

Truro: Female Blackcap in front garden. (M Costa)

Golitha Falls: 4 Grey Wagtail, 4 Nuthatch, 8 Jackdow. (C Hooper) 

Nuthatch, Chris Hooper

Jackdaw, Chris Hooper

Grey Wagtail, Chris Hooper

St John: 1 Blackcap, 1 Chaffinch. St John’s Lake: 4 Great Tit. 4  Shelduck. (R Napp)

Kingsand: 1 Magpie caught and flew off with a Slow Worm. Also 2 Swallow in the area. (M Jordan)

Marazion: 1 Black Swan over, 1 House Martin. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Pink-footed Goose still, 1 Willow Warbler. (R Veal, B Mellow, R Augarde)

Roseland.St. Anthony’s Head: 1 singing Whitethroat. (D Hall)

Trewithian: 1 Swallow. (D Hall)

Boscastle: 1 Chiffchaff in my garden. (P Tillsley)

Chiffchaff, Paul Tillsley

Pendeen: 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow, 1 Willow Warbler, a light but steady passage of Manx Shearwater through west in the morning,1 Raven,1 Buzzard (A Hartley)

Willow Warbler, Adam Hartley

Trengwainton Gardens: 2 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap (A Hartley)

 

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