Tuesday 24th April 2018

Millbrook: Drake Garganey showing well. (P Aley, C Buckland) Still present this evening. (B Taggart)

Longrock Pool: Juv Iceland Gull briefly. (B Hibbert) 1 Garganey, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mallard & 1 little Grebe. (K Bowers)

Garganey – Kevin Bowers

Garganey – Kevin Bowers

Mute Swans – Kevin Bowers

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Female Red-breasted Merganser, 1s Med Gull, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Swallow on Lelant Saltings. (DK Parker)

Downderry (06:40-07:55): 8 Great Northern Divers on the sea, 75 Manx Shearwaters, 90 auks,1 Sandwich Tern and 1 Kittiwake flying west, also 8 Whimbrel. (A Payne)

Maer Lake: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 24+ Sand Martins, 10 Teal. (B Craven)

West Cornwall golf course: 100+ Swallow this afternoon. (S Turner)

Porthilly Point: 9 Sandwich Tern, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Ringed Plover, 57 Oystercatcher, 1 Dunlin, 1 fem Shoveler, 5 Curlew, 40 Sand Martin, 2 Raven, 7 Meadow Pipit, 11 Greenfinch, 1 Grey Heron, 32 Carrion Crow, 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 11 Shelduck, 5 Skylark. (S Grose)

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