Wednesday 19th April 2017

Late news, 18/4.  Zennor: c.20 Wheatears on pasture and plough.  Breeding ravens with young. Buzzard’s nest. (R Phillips)

Porthgwarra: 4 Red Kite over at 11:25 plus 1 over Polgigga at 12:20, 49 Wheatear in the area, 1 juv Iceland Gull at Arden-Sawah. (M Wallace)

Crows-an-Wra: 1 Red Kite circling over A.30 at 14:45-15:00. (J Hawkey) 

Land’s End: 18 Wheatear, 12 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Whitethroat, 18 Swallow and the hybrid hooded crow. (DK Parker, J Hawkey) Also 4 Red Kite, 2 male Blackcap, 1 Lapwing. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, P Harrison, C Andrew)

Sennen Cove: 6 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Plover. (B Morris)

Zennor (Eagle’s Nest):   1 Red Kite being harassed by  Buzzards. (R J Matthews)

Marazion: 1 Ruff and 5 Whimbrel on the beach west of Red River. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Spoonbill still.

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Red Kite (presumed subad) W at 14:15 from the Stuart Hutchings Hide. (D Chaney)

Carnmenellis: 3 Red Kites over at around 19:15 being “mobbed” by a buzzard. 1 Wheatear at Little White Alice. (K Martindale)

Crousa Downs: 1 Purple Heron flew over  heading strongly East towards Coverack around 18.00. (J Foster)

Swanpool: 2 Reed Warbler. (D Chaney)

Point Quay: 5 Whimbrel. (K Dalziel)

Treluggan Cliffs to Porthbean Beach: Blackbird, Blackcap, Buzzard, Chiffchaff, Dunnock, Kestrel, Raven, Robin, Swallow, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Whimbrel. (James)

Dodman Head: 1 Barn Owl , 1 Yellow Wagtail, 7 Chiffchaff, 10 Swallow. (B Bosistow)

Caerhays: Pair mallard with 2 young, 1 Common Sandpiper. (B Bosistow)

Porth Joke: 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 21 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite passed over Pargolla Road 10:00. (D Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

River Camel, Wadebridge to Tregunna Bridge: 25 Mute swan, 7 Canada Goose, 2 Brent Goose, 45 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 6 Cormorant, 36 Grey Heron, 12 Little Egret, 5 Buzzard, 65 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Common Sandpiper, 9 Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 40 Curlew, 20 Whimbrel, 7 Black-headed Gull, 1 Iceland Gull, 2 Common Gull, 60 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 3 Skylark, 8 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Dunnock, 2 Robin, 1 Wheatear, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 11 Rook, 55 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 5 Starling, 7 House Sparrow, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al.)

Iceland Gull, Mike Scawen

Rodd’s Bridge to Widmouth Bay: 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow Warbler,  steady passage of northbound Swallows c.20 every ten minutes, 2 Chaffinches,  5+ Blackbirds, 3 Dunnock, 1 Jay. (H Kendall)

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