Sunday 15th April 2018

Late news, 11/4, Porth Reservoir: 1 Osprey caught fish mid pm. (R Lawrence)

Gannel Estuary: 1w Ring-billed Gull on water opp boating lake at 18.45 feeding on insects with other gulls. (S Grose)

Marazion: 4 Whimbrel on the beach plus 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Common Scoter and 1w Little Gull briefly offshore. (R Veal, B Mellow)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3 Otters on the main marsh early morning. (DK Parker, D Chadwick, R Veal, B Mellow)

Porthgwarra: 1 Pied Flycatcher, 4+ Blackcap at Doctor’s garden. 1 Great Skua, 8 Puffin and 1 Great Northern Diver past in 30 mins. (R Veal, B Mellow)

Lizard Pt: 2 Puffin and 2 Great Skua past early morning. (M Silk)

Stithians: 1 Jack Snipe, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 pairs of Magpie and 3 pairs of Carrion Crow nesting. (D Eva)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool: 12 Canada Goose, 3 Great Crested Grebe (one occupied nest), 1 Cormorant, 1 adult and 1 juv Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron, 4 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Coot, 68 Black-headed Gull, 15 Lesser Black-backed Gull ,2 Buzzard, 4 Raven, 20 Carrion Crow, 9 Jackdaw, 6 Magpie, 1 Wood Pigeon, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Skylark, 6 Blackbird, 2 Wheatear, 4 House Sparrow, 15 Meadow Pipit, 7 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Dunnock, 3 Wren and 6 Chaffinch. (R Nicholls and DA Conway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper on North Quay. (J Eaton)

Crantock: m+f Linnet. (D Bray)

Linnet – Darren Bray

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