Wednesday 26th April 2017

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 2 pairs Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 8 Mallard (plus 2 broods of ducklings), 12 Teal, 1 drake Garganey, 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Moorhen, 3+ Common Sandpiper, 1 Snipe, 2 Swift, c50 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 White Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 3 Reed Bunting, 4 Cetti’s Warbler and Reed and Sedge Warblers. (DK Parker, M Spicer)

Marazion: 54 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, c50 Dunlin, c5 Sanderling, 18 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Knot, 1 Turnstone, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 White Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail and 1 Wheatear on the beach. (DK Parker, S Cox)

Whinchat, Dave Parker

Whimbrel, Dave Parker

Grey Plover, Dave Parker

Penzance: 14 Purple Sandpiper around Battery Rocks beach this morning.

Hayle Estuary: 2 Little Ringed Plover on Ryan’s field. (M Bishop)

Lizard/Old Lizard Head: 1 Common Redstart, 26 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat, 9 Whitethroat, 8 House Martin, 1 Woodchat Shrike over Helarcher farmyard. (S Grose)

Swanpool:  drake Garganey at the north end this evening, 20 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin. (C Benton, D Chaney, J St Ledger) Also 1 Wheatear by the beach, pair Mallard + 11 ducklings on the sea, swam into the beach, 1 predated by Herring Gull, 1 lost at sea, 8 ducklings and the female shepherded across the beach and onto Swanpool by Homo sapiens, 1 rescued from the sea. (D Chaney)

Garganey, John St Ledger

Roseworthy: 1 Iceland Gull following the plough in fields by the old A30 this afternoon

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 15 Mute swan, 18 Canada goose, 18 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Curlew, 12 Whimbrel, 28 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 250 Herring Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 14 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Wood Pigeon, 15 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 3 Robin, 6 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 40 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 3 Starling, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 2 Linnet, 1 Bullfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 drake Garganey, 1 Ruff (breeding plumage), 2 Common Sandpiper, 80 Black tailed Godwit, 6 Gadwall, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Swift. (G. Berti, C Travis) 

Chapel Amble (walk to new hide): 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear, 2 Swift, 6 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap. (G. Berti, C Travis)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1m Lesser Scaup still at the north end this afternoon

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Friday 21st April 2017

Late news, 20/4, Maraziom Marsh: 1 Turtle Dove over marsh heading East at 19:40. (S.Cox)

Land’s End: 1 female Wheatear, Razorbill, Guillemot, Shag, Great Black-backed Gull, 6+ Buzzard, several Swallows, Fulmar, Gannets, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Linnets, Rock Pipit. (M Doveston)

Sennen Cove: 13 Whimbrel. (B Morris)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 27 Common Sandpiper and 1 Dunlin. (P St Pierre)

Penzance: 1 White Stork flew over heading west at 13:10. (M Bishop)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 43 Whimbrel, 4 Common Sandpiper, 14 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 juv Song Thrush on Carnsew Pool. 1w Spoonbill, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sedge Warbler on Ryan’s Field. 23 Wigeon, 6 Teal on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Drake Garganey and Tufted Duck still. Also 5+ Little Egret, 1 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper. (P St Pierre, DK Parker)

Marazion: 45 Whimbrel, 6 Dunlin, 19 Sanderling, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach, 2 Shelduck. (P St Pierre, DK Parker, R Butts)

Lizard Point: 2 Great-Northern Diver (s.p) , 6 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 1 Woodchat Shrike (on hedgerow and feeding in ploughed field next to Lizard Village 07:10 – 07:20, searched for it later in the morning and no sign) 1 Wheatear, 39 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 3 Common Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Tree Pipit. (B Bosistow)

Old Lizard Head: 1 Black Redstart. (D Wright)

Caerthillian Cove: 2 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Common Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler. (B Bosistow, D Wright)

Carthillian to the Lizard Point: 20 Wheatear. (D Wright)

Kynance Cove: 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Common Whitethroat. (B Bosistow, D Wright)

Kynance Cove to Soapy Cove (coastal path): 1(m) Ring Ouzel (above Kynance Cove),  10 Wheatears, 2 Swallows, 1 Willow Warbler, 12 Meadow Pipits, 1 Skylark, 4 Common Buzzards. (JH & K Dalziel)

Ruan Minor: 1 Female Common Redstart next to Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary. (B Bosistow)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Siskin. (B Bosistow)

Maen Porth Beach area: 2 Little Egret up the valley heading inland, 1 heading east towards Swanpool, 1 Greenshank,1 Common Sandpiper still present on the muddy creek near the beach, Fulmar around the cliffs to the south/west side of the bay. (M Doveston)

Goss Moor: 1 Little Bunting still present, also 1 Cuckoo. (T Carson)

St Enodoc: 2 Yellowhammer, 12 House Martin at the golf course. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): 1 Wood Sandpiper and drake Garganey still. (M Pass)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1m Lesser Scaup.

Rame: 7 Wheatears,1  Grasshopper Warbler, 2Willow Warblers, 8 Whitethroats,6m Blackcaps, several Chiffchaff,3 Buzzards, 2 Kestrels, 2 Ravens,1 Wood Warbler, Skylarks, 3 Collared Doves, 1Pied Wagtail, 1m Bullfinch. (C Buckland, M Beer)

Bude: 1 Sparrowhawk hunting in gardens. (R Maye) 3 Cattle Egret.

Maer Lake: 3 Cattle Egret.

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Tuesday 18th April 2017

Porthgwarra/St. Levan: 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Tree Pipit, 50 Willow Warbler, 56 Wheatear, 7 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 House Martin. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 5 Wheatear and yesterday’s (distant) imm Iceland Gull again in ploughed fields with Herring Gulls until 09:45 when all departed west. (D Fliumm)

Cot Valley: 1 Ring Ouzel, 27 Wheatear between Cot and Nanquidno. (N Wheatley)

Mousehole: 1 juv Iceland Gull on St Clement’s Isle today.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 9 Teal, 8 Mallard plus 3 broods of 6, 7 & 8, 1 Cormorant, 11 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 19 Moorhen, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow, 5+ Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Cetti’s Warbler and Reed & Sedge Warbler. (DK Parker)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill, 4 Common Sandpiper.

Gwithian: 1 juv Iceland Gull at St Gothian Sands.

Old Lizard Point: 1 Woodchat still present.

Lizard Point: 1 Great Skua, 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Sandwich Tern, 9 Shelduck, 14 Puffin, 20 Whimbrel. (I Maclean)

Lizard Youth Hostel Garden: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Maclean)

Pistil Meadow: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (I Maclean)

Housel Bay: 70 Wheatear. (I Maclean)

Coverack: 1 Iceland Gull. (P Bedford)

Mawgan:  2 siskin in garden. (P Bedford)

Gweek: 3 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck, several Swallow, Chiffchaff, Blackcap and a Nuthatch around the Seal Sanctuary. (M Doveston)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 1800 auk sp, 2 Puffin, 9 Manx Shearwater, 120 Gannet, 18 Sandwich Tern, 1 Black-throated Diver west between 08:00 and 09:00, 1 Wheatear on the point. (D Chaney) 

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 1 Greenshank, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper. (D Chaney)

Kelseys/Porth Joke: 14 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Fulmar. (B and B Heath)

Indian Queens: 1 Purple Heron flew west at 07:30 over A39 to north at Trevarren. (P Roseveare)

Porth Reservoir:  9 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Common Sandpiper, 10 Swallow,  25 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin. (R Bosistow)

Wadebridge: 1 Hobby flew over at 09:00. (D Julian)
 
Bude: 5 Cattle Egret & 3 Little Egret at the Rugby Club pitch 06:10. (R Maye)

Rame Head and Penlee: 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 (male) Pied Flycatchers, c25 Willow Warblers, 31 Wheatears, 10 Whitethroats, c12 Chiffchaffs, 30 Swallows, 3 House Martins, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Raven, 2 Kestrel, Skylark. (P Aley, C Buckland, M Beer)

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Monday 17th April 2017

Newquay, East Pentire: 1 Lapland Bunting, calling. (M Grantham)

Sancreed: Imm Iceland Gull, 4 House Martin (D. Flumm)

Porthilly Point: 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Sandpiper, 23 Sand Martin, at least 7 birds going into nest holes. (S Grose)

West Penwith Moors, Trendrine Hill: 1 Cuckoo (male), calling, 1 Kestrel (female). (J St Ledger)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit (in summer plumage), 3 sum plum Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 1 Sedge Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler. Carnsew Basin: 1 Grey Plover. Lelant Saltings: 1 different Common Sandpiper, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Whimbrel and 7 Ringed Plover. (J St Ledger, R Veal)

Bude: 4 Skylark, 1 Raven + 4 chicks, 3 Meadow Pipit and 12 Swallow. (H Wilkins)

Old Lizard Point: 1 Woodchat again, also 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Wheatear. (I Maclean)

Caerthillean: 1 Hobby, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat. (I Maclean)

Lizard Village: 1 Hooded Crow over. (I Maclean)

Tregonetha Downs: 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Tawny Owl, also Skylarks, Stonechats and Linnets present. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Tufted Duck and Black-tailed Godwit still present, also 1 male Wheatear, c100 Sand Martin and c5 Swallow. (DK Parker)

Maen Porth Bay: 8+ Sandwich Tern. (M Doveston)

Goss Moor: 2 Little Bunting still. Park near the green shed in Toad’s Hole Lane and walk right to view near the 2 pylons before the Marsh Fritillary sign.

Mousehole: 1 2cy Iceland Gull on St Clement’s Isle this evening.

TDM & DKP

Sunday 16th April 2017

Gannel Estuary: 2 Brent Geese, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank. (S Grose)

Lizard Point/Old Lizard Head: 1 Woodchat, 5 Wheatear, 4 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 5 Sandwich Tern, 17 Whimbrel, 26 Manx Shearwater, 9 Bottlenose Dolphin. (S Grose)

Padstow, Little Petherick Creek: 1 Cuckoo calling. (M Ellis)

Windmill Farm: 4 Blackcap, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler 1 Whitethroat, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Emperor Moth, 4 Common Lizard. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin, 3 Redshank. Lelant Saltings: 1 Spoonbill, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank. Also 1 Parakeet sp. flew over the estuary before returning to Paradise Park. (R Veal)

Rame area:Swallow, 1 Willow Warbler. (D Allan)

St Ives, Rosewall Hill: 2 m Ring Ouzel.

Predannack: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Wright)

Polbarrow (Cadgwith coast path): 1 Whitethroat. (D Wright)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Black Kite flew southwest and 1 Osprey over.

St. Keverne, Dean Point: 1 Iceland Gull and 2 Stock Dove. (P Smale)

Iceland Gull, Perry Smale

Iceland Gull, Perry Smale

StockDove, Perry Smale 

Goss Moor: 2 Little Bunting still, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (heard) and 1 Grasshopper Warbler (heard). (B Field)

Little Bunting, Brian Field

Little Bunting, Brian Field

Reed Bunting, Brian Field

Goldfinch, Brian Field

  • Little Bunting

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Monday 10th April 2017

Please note, the fields either side of the track leading to the Windmill Farm reserve are private property – please do not enter.

Late news, 9/4, Hayle Estuary RSPB: putative Caspian Gull in the afternoon. (M Halliday)​

putative Caspian Gull – Mark Halliday

Late photo, 9/4, Helston: drake Pintail on the boating lake. (A Williams)

Pintail – Alan Williams

Cot Valley: Woodchat present again. (N Wheatley, A Hartley)

Woodchat – Adam Hartley

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1 Buzzard, 1 Stonechat. (A Hartley)

Tregeseal: 1 Raven, 1 Willow Warbler. (A Hartley)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 23 Canada Goose, 4 hybrid geese, 6 Gadwall, 1 white Call Duck, c100 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Newlyn: 3 Buzzard. (B Oakes)

St Ives: 9 Purple Sandpiper on rocks below the coastguard lookout. (A Whitehouse)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 1 Icelandic-race Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Cattle Egret, 5 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 2 Greenshank, 2 Redshank, 3 Oystercatcher. (B Oakes) Also 2 Spoonbill this morning. (A Whitehouse) Main Estuary: 2 Shelduck. (B Oakes) Juv Iceland Gull flew from the estuary during the afternoon. (Oriole Birding) It or another seen at Copperhouse Creek in the evening. (M Bishop)

Cattle Egret – Ben Oakes

Perranuthnoe: 2 Whimbrel, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Black-throated Diver. (A Whitehouse)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5+ Cetti’s Warbler singing, 1m Tufted Duck, 1 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin. (R Veal) 8 Heron and 1 with young, 1 Buzzard, 1 Little Egret, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Tufted Duck. (B Oakes) 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, a few Teal and Mallard. (A Hartley) 

Long-tailed Tit – Ben Oakes

Marazion: Sandwich Tern flew west late afternoon. (A Hartley) 2 male Red-breasted Merganser flew west. (DK Parker)

Porthtowan to St Agnes: fem Merlin at Chapel Porth, 14 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 12 pairs Stonechat, 2 pairs Raven. (D Flumm)

Bude Marshes: 3 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret. (M Scawen)

Colliford  Lake: 1 2cy Iceland Gull at Gillouse and 3 Wheatear at Deweymeads. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Par: 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Common Scoter, 2 Velvet Scoter (close offshore to the right of Spit Beach), 5 Great Northern Diver (4 in summer plumage), 2 Sandwich Tern, 8 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 3 Swallow , 4 Sand Martin, 1 Willow Warbler. (B Bosistow)

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Sunday 9th April 2017

Bude Marshes WeBS: 7 Cattle Egret, 10 Moorhen, 2 Great black backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 7 Magpie, 1 Raven, 8 Carrion Crow, 9 Rook, 9 Jackdaw, 9 Wood Pigeon, 4 Teal, 9 Mallard, 8 Canada Goose, 2 Reed Bunting, 12 Blackbird, 3 Great Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 3 Chaffinch, 6 Robin, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Goldfinch, 3 Wren, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 6 Dunnock, 1 female Stonechat, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow. (R Mudge, H Kendall, S Wills)

Upton, Bude: 1 Skylark1 Kestrel (H Wilkins)

Whalesborough: 20+ Swallow (H Wilkins)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Greylag Goose (rubriristris type) wary and flew off with first dog walker early morning, 2 (dark-bellied) Brent Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin. (S Rowe) 4 Cattle Egret 1 Little egret, 2 Brent Goose at dusk. (S Grose)

Colliford Reservoir and Dozmary Pool WeBS: 28 Canada Goose, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Great Northern Diver (calling), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Mallard, 7 Tufted Duck, 43 Black-headed Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Herring Gull, 4 Buzzard, 44 Carrion Crow,13 Jackdaw, 8 Magpie, 5 Starling, 8 Stock Dove, 3 Skylark, 6 Blackbird,1 Song Thrush, 5 Stonechat, 4 Wheatear, 5 Pied Wagtail,13 Meadow Pipit, 5 Chaffinch, 3 Goldfinch, 5 House Sparrow, 3 Linnet,1 Dunnock, 6 Robin, 3 Wren,1 Chiffchaff,10 Willow Warbler. (DA Conway)

Hayle Estuary: 2 Spoonbill, 5 Greylag Goose, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Gadwall (D Eva ) 2 Spoonbill,1 Med Gull, 2 Gadwall, 1 Grey Plover 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit. (B Mellow, R Augarde) Ryan’s Field: 2 (1w + subad)Spoonbill, 1 Kingfisher, 1 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank Lelant Saltings: 2 (pr) Gadwall, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit.(R Veal, J+J Boyd)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 2 Greylag Goose ( D. Eva ) 1 juv Iceland gull, 60 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 3 Teal (Paul St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Greylag, 28 Canada Geese, 4 hybrid geese, 1 Muscovy Duck, 6 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 21 Mallard, 1 white Call Duck, 1 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 8 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 12 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 351 Herring Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull. (WeBS) Also 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap and 1 Reed Warbler, plus 1 Speckled Wood and numerous Andrena fulva and Andrena cineraria. (DK Parker)

(Pink-footed Goose, Andrena cinerariaAndrena fulva – Dave Parker)

St Gothian NR: 1f Wheatear, Skylarks singing (D Jenkins)

Penberth:  1 Red-rumped Swallow over east side for five minutes between 13.45-50 before drifting off (Paul St Pierre)

Ryan’s Field: 1 sleeping Spoonbill, 1 Reed Warbler singing nearby (D Jenkins)

Porthgwarra: 3 Whimbrel.(M Wallace)

Polgigga:  Juv Iceland Gull still. (M Wallace)

Soapy Cove, nr Kynance: Woodchat Shrike this morning. (D Wright)

 

Woodchat Shrike – Dougy Wright

Trevarrion:1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Bullfinch. (S Grose)

Plusha, nr Launceston: 1 Red Kite flying south over the A30 junction 09.30. (G Arnold)

Sancreed: 2 Tree Pipit (D. Flumm)

Portreath to Porthtowan: 6 prs Raven, c10 prs Stonechat. (D. Flumm)

 

Raven – Dave Flumm

Treburgie Water, Dobwalls: 1 Red Kite with 2 Buzzard, 1m Brimstone butterfly (also 1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth seen in private garden, Dobwalls late evening of the 8th April). (C & J Duffy)

Pendarves, CWT reserve, Carwynnen: 2 Canada Goose, 4 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 1m Mallard, 1 Coot (R Hampshire)

Pentewan River: 2 Dipper (A Curwen)

Cot Valley: 1 (1st s f) Woodchat Shrike still this am in bulb field south of Cot Valley. (B Toms, M Curtis, P Clarke)

Tregeseal: 1m Woodchat Shrike in field hedge just east of the vicarage, view from vicarage drive. (P Clarke, B Mellow)

 

Woodchat Shrike – Brian Mellow

Woodchat Shrike – Reuben Veal

Helston Boating Lake: 1 drake Pintail. (G Adams)

Pendeen: 1 Black Redstart by the lighthouse, Stonechat, Raven, 2 Swallow by Manor Farm, Goldfinches & Linnets. (A Hartley)

 

Black Redstart – Adam Hartley

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives:  1 Osprey circling before heading off west down the coast. (B Mellow, R Augarde)

Nanquidno: 1 Grasshopper Warbler reeling but not seen. (B Mellow, R Augarde)

Marazion Beach:  1 Iceland Gull (pure white bird). (B Mellow, R Augarde) Marazion Marsh: 2 Sedge Warbler and 1 Reed Warbler in song. (R Veal, J+J Boyd)

Marazion Marsh RSPB WeBS: 3 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag, 3 Canada Geese, 8 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 6 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron plus at least 2 young in nest, 12 Moorhen, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 15 Herring Gull and 4 Cetti’s Warbler. (DK Parker) Also 60+ Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1 Sedge Warbler and 2 Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

Perranuthnoe: 3 (1 nearly sum plum) Black-throated Diver off Trenow Cove with 1 showing very well. (R Veal, J+J Boyd)

Trevose Head: 1 Mute Swan, 4 Cormorant, 1 Red-legged Partridge,1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Long-eared Owl (roosting in tamarisk on the golfcourse), 1 Short-eared Owl ( flew through near coast guard cottages at 11am), 1 Collared Dove, 1 Turtle Dove, 24 Swallow, 17 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin,1 Tree Pipit, 8 Pied wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 8 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Long-tailed Tit  1 Bullfinch, 1 Reed Bunting, 18 Corn Bunting ( 4 singing males on territory). (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 52 Teal, 4 Wigeon, 21 Shoveler, 22 Gadwall, 14 Shelduck ,1 Water Rail, 2 lapwing, 66 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 10 Swallow,1 House Martin , 100 Sand Martin 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker. (B Bosisto, P Roseveare)

Porthgwarra: 1 Puffin at 12:30, 12 Manx Shearwater, c20 Sandwich Tern, 2 Kittiwake, c100 Guillemot and c100 Razorbill to West and 1 Red-throated Diver East. Also 1 possible ‘continental’ Stonechat. (R Veal)

 

Possible ‘continental’ Stonechat – Reuben Veal

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