Saturday 28th April 2018

Seaton: Whimbrel present on the beach at 07:00. (D Symons)

Porthilly Point: 2 Swift, 25 Sand Martin, 75 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 6 Dunlin, 4 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Pendeen: Redstart and Lesser Redpoll. (P Combridge)

Calartha Farm: Grasshopper Warbler and Tree Pipit. (P Combridge)

Porthgwarra: juv Glaucous Gull on rocks below the CGI lookout. (M Wallace)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: drake Garganey still on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker, B Bosisto) 2 Gadwall, 6 Reed Warbler, 3 Common Swift. (B Bosisto) Garganey still present early evening. (P Smale)

Truro: 1 m 1f Siskin feeding on sunflower seeds in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Dunlin & 1 Redshank on Lelant Saltings. Little Ringed Plover still on Copperhouse Creek at 06:00. (B Mellow)

Marazion Beach and bay: 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red Throated Diver in summer plumage, 18 Sanderling, 8 Turnstone, 2 Sandwhich Tern, 12 Whimbrel & 14 White Wagtail. (B Mellow)

Buttermilk Hill: 2 summer plumage Golden Plover, 16 Wheatear & 1 Swift. (B Mellow) Female Kestrel and at least 4 Swift, plus Painted Lady butterfly. (J Eaton)

Painted Lady – John Eaton

Rame: male Wheatear, 3 Yellowhammer, 15+ Whitethroat, 2 Buzzard, 1 Fulmar, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Chiffchaff, 20+ Swallow, pair of Blackcap, 1 m Bullfinch, Goldfinches, Chaffinches, 50+ Rook, 2 Raven, 2 Collared Dove and 2 Greenfinch. (C Buckland)

Porth Joke: 6 Wheatear, 5 Sand Martin, c20 Swallow, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 12 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 8 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Godrevy Point: 34 Whimbrel feeding on field near toilets. (J Baker)

Kenidjack: 6 Blackcap (2f), 1 Whitethroat; 6 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 8 Whimbrel N, 1 Sand Martin, 6 House Martin & Swallows present or moving through all day. (JH & K Dalziel)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Willow Warbler. Chiffchaff, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Wren, Dunnock, Blue Tit, and Great Tit all now nesting and clutches started. (D Eva)

College Reservoir: 3 Common Sandpiper, Marsh Tits nesting, Coots hatching today. (D Eva)

Argal Reservoir: 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Wren, 4 Robin, 2 Blackcap, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Buzzard. (K Bowers)

Chiffchaff and Wren – Kevin Bowers

Sandymouth, Bude: 20 Whimbrel on the grassy cliff top. (P Howard)

Sheviock Pond: 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Moorhen, 4 Canada Goose. (C Buckland)

Croft Pascoe: 1 Cuckoo, 4 Siskin. Also numbers of Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Porth Reservoir: 7 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Dipper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 4 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Sedge Warbler. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 2 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer, 7 Buzzard, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch. Also observed but not counted: Swallow, Swift, Linnet, Skylark, Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Zelah: 1 Swift at 10.00. (RB & PC Girling)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Canada Goose flew in at 12:00. (RB Girling) 2 Pied Wagtail at 12:00. (PC Girling)

Land’s End: 1 m Stonechat, 1 f Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat. (RB & PC Girling)

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