Friday 20th April 2018

Late news, 19/4, Marazion Beach (evening): 24 Turnstone, 6 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin & 4 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey)

Polgigga: 2cy Caspian Gull over. (K Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Red Kite, (16.35) later seen over Longrock, (16.40). (P St Pierre) Also 1 Purple Heron again and showing well in evening going to roost in the same bush as 19th, S of railway line opposite causeway viewing point at 8.20pm (S Rogers, J Hawkey, S Rowe) Also 1 Reed Warbler. (S Rowe)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull.  Also 2 House Martin inspecting last year’s nest site. (P. Bedford)

Boscundle Tregrehan: 1 f Hawfinch in private garden. (I Stewart)

Mousehole: 1 juv Iceland Gull flying to and landing on St Clement’s Isle. (T Mills) 2 juv Iceland Gull on St. Clement’s Isle this evening.

Pendeen: 1 Red Kite flew north (15.50). (P Clement)

Crowlas: 2 Red Kite west at 17:25. (R Veal)

Newlyn harbour: 1 juv Glaucous Gull still. (T Mills)

Glaucous Gull, Tony Mills

Devoran, Tallack’s Creek: 4 Whimbrel, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 3 Redshank, 3 Curlew, 15 Shelduck. (J St Ledger)

Whimbrel, John St Ledger

Goss Moor: 2 Cuckoo, 1 House Martin, 27 Chiffchaff, 62 Willow Warbler, 14 Blackcap, 3 Grasshopper Warbler ( B Bosisto)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 4 Curlew, 1m Stonechat, 1m Brimstone, 1 Speckled Wood, 1m Orange Tip (C&J Duffy)

Kenneggy cliff: 1 Whitethroat. (C Richards)

Longrock: 1 Whimbrel, 1 m Wheatear. (C Richards)

Venton Cove: 1 Whimbrel. (C Richards)

Torpoint, Marine Drive: 1 Swallow, 1 Wheatear (f), 7 Whimbrel, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper (T Elm)

Cot valley: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Holly Blue. (C Moore)

Tregoss Moor: 1 Cuckoo. (S Grose)

Bowithick: 2 Cuckoo. (P Crispin)

Rame Head: 1 Whitethroat. (D Allan)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Barn Owl with prey at 23:15. (S Grose)

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