Thursday 26th April 2018

Late news, 25/4, Newbridge: 1 Osprey flying low with fish in its beak at 09:00. (N Wills)

Late news, 25/4, Marazion beach: 2 groups of Whimbrel (c40 & c20) plus 7 Sandering at 18:30. (N Wills)

Late news, 25/4, Marazion Marsh RSPB: Gadwall present, plus Little Grebe and drake Garganey feeding in centre of Longrock Pool. (N Wills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Drake Garganey still on Longrock Pool and 1 Swift. (DK Parker, I Webster)

Land’s End: 2 Gadwall, 1 House Martin, 1 hybrid hooded crow, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Whitethroat and 2 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

Bartinney Downs: 1 Cuckoo and 2 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Cuckoo – Dave Parker

Cape Cornwall: 4500 Manx Shearwaters in an hour (average of 75 per minute south past 09:00-10:00). (N Wheatley)

Men-an-Tol and Morvah vicinity: 11 Swallow, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Stonechat, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff,  2 Stock Dove, 3 Cuckoo, 8 Skylark, 4 Common Buzzard, 10 Meadow Pipit, 3 Whitethroat, 20 Linnet. J Evans)

Sennen: Juv Iceland Gull following a plough at Escalls Chapel, also hybrid hooded crow. (JD Swann, P Combridge)

Treisaac Farm: 1 adult Iceland Gull in ploughed field opposite Cornwall air ambulance Base at St Mawgan. (S Grose)

Pentewan: 1 f Merlin. (D Hastilow)

Helston boating lake: pair of Pochard. (J Allely)

Bodmin Moor, near Cheesewring Farm: 2 Cuckoo, 2 Wheatear, 3 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Kestrel. (J St Ledger)

Bodmin Moor, near Hill Tor: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Reed Bunting (male). (J St Ledger)

Penwithick: 1 Siskin. (K Bowers)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Buzzard (K Bowers)

Buzzard, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Gillan Creek, St Anthony: 4 Little Egrets on high tide roost; 1 Common Sandpiper & 2 Aylesbury ducks! (J Hawkey)

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