Saturday 11th April 2015

Late news, 9/4, Goonhilly: 1 Red Kite. (M Fairhurst)

Late photos, 10/4, St Ives, Jericho Farm: 2w American Herring Gull. (M Ahmad)

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M Ahmad

Late news, 10/4, RSPB Scillonian lll Wildlife Cruise, Penzance to Wolf am: 5 Purple Sandpiper on Harbour Wall rocks, 1 m Eider in harbour, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Manx Shearwater, 91 Gannet, 40 Guillemot, 1 Puffin, 3 Herring Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Common dolphins, 3+ unid dolphin sp. Wolf to Penzance pm: 225 Manx Shearwater, 41 Puffin, 12 Guillemot, 5 Herring Gull, 75 Gannet and 4 Fulmar. (B Craven, D Curtis)

Late news, 10/4, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 22 Common Tern. (C Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 1 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 3 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 23 Moorhen, 1 Swallow, 17 Sand Martin, 2 Stonechat, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler (heard only), 3 singing Willow Warbler and 4 Chiffchaff. Also Otter again on Longrock Pool. (DK Parker S Maycock)

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Marazion Beach: 7 Oystercatcher, 6 Sanderling, 13 Turnstone, 1 m Wheatear and 5+ White Wagtail on the beach. (DK Parker S Maycock)

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Polgigga: 1 Hoopoe on the cricket pitch from 8am, plus 1 Swallow over (T Mills, J St Ledger, BR Field, P Dinning). Seen again at 13:15hrs (D Flumm)

Video, Paul Dinning

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Hoopoe, Tony Mills

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Lands End: 1 Hoopoe again in field near visitor complex and 1 Black Redstart on white house. (MW Parker)

Nanjizal: 2 m Ring Ouzel and 1 Wheatear. (D Flumm) Also 3 Hoopoe early morning with one still in the evening. (BR Field)

Porthgwarra: 1 Wheatear, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and 3 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

St Erth: 1 Hoopoe again on back lawn. (MJ Spicer)

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Windmill Farm:  10+ Willow Warbler and 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Wright)

Rosewall Hill: 4 Wheatear. (D Jenkins)

Trevalgan Hill: 1 Kestrel  and 5 Buzzard over. (D Jenkins)

Hell’s Mouth: Guillemots on ledges. (D Jenkins)

Gwennap Head: c20 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow and 1 Cuckoo in off sea. (P&H Taylor)

St Gothians Sands/Godrevy Head: 1 Little Ringed Plover showing well this morning, also 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 White Wagtail, 10+ Wheatear, 20+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 4 Shelduck, 2 Mute Swan, 13 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull and 20 Herring Gull on main pool. 1 Dunlin, 1 Gadwall (drk), 6+ Mallard, 1 Coot, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting (singing male), 6+ Raven, 10+ Manx Shearwater, 30+ Kittiwake, 3 Sandwich Tern, 6 Rock Pipit, 2 Skylark, 4 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, 1 Song Thrush, 6+ Dunnock, 3 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 2 Buzzard, 8 Canada Geese, 6+ Fulmar, 29 Turnstone, 25 Oystercatcher, 20 Purple Sandpiper, numerous Guillemot, Razorbill, Gannet, Shag and Cormorant at sea. (P Freestone, MJ Spicer, D Jenkins)

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Goonhilly, Traboe: 1 Hoopoe in garden. (M Fairhurst)

Lizard Point to Caerthillian: 1 Wryneck, 1 Ring Ouzel, 2 Whitethroat, and 1 m Redstart. 1hr seawatch 2 Puffin, 10 Sandwich Tern and 2 Red-throated Diver. (T Blunden)

Sennen: 1 juv Iceland Gull at Brew Pool. (M Elliott)

St Just, Jericho Farm: 1 2w American Herring Gull this morning and 1 juv Iceland Gull this afternoon. (M Elliott)