Tuesday 6th April 2021

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull still present on harbour beach this morning. (S Finch)

American Herring Gull, Sam Finch

American Herring Gull, Sam Finch

Soapy Cove, Lizard: 1 Western Subalpine Warbler still. (E Turnbull, N Rogers)

Western Subalpine Warbler, Steve Rowe

Western Subalpine Warbler, Joe Jones

Western Subalpine Warbler, Joe Jones

Western Subalpine Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Siblyback: 4 Ring-necked Duck, 15 Tufted Duck, several Sand Martins, House Martins, Swallows, Chiffchaffs and Willow Warbler. (P Stidwell)

Ring-necked Duck, Phil Stidwell

West Looe: Hoopoe in private garden for 3rd day. (R Chown, D Spooner)

Hoopoe, Derek Spooner

Sancreed: Adult Kumlien’s Gull briefly in ploughed field opposite village 1630hrs. 4 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Black Swan. (T Parrell)

Black Swan – Terry Parrell

Kenidjack: Hoopoe still present at western end of valley late morning. Also, 2 Swallow, 5+ Chiffchaff. (P Clarke)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Sandpiper, juvenile Iceland Gull, 2 redhead Goosander, 3 Grey Plover, 4 Sandwich Tern. (R Veal) Also, 2 Brent Goose (S Finch)

Kennack Sands: 8 Sandwich Tern (S Rowe)

Kynance: 1 Whitethroat. (J Overfield)

Pendeen: 2 Ring Ouzel at Carn Eanes. (P Clement)

Polgigga: Black-tailed Godwit. (M Wallace)

Wadebridge: 1m Peregrine hunting Wood Pigeons, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Linnet (collecting nesting material). (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 20+ Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 12 Great Crested Grebe (8 birds pairing up) 1m Tufted Duck, 6 Coot, 9 Moorhen, 2 Kingfisher (at different nest sights), 1 Little Egret, 1 Jay, 1 m Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Coal Tit. (S Grose)

St Columb Minor: 1 m Sparrowhawk from private garden. (S Grose)

Bude: 1m Sparrowhawk hiding in shrubs, hunting private gardens and bird feeders. (R Maye)

Rosewall Hill: Ring Ouzel reported.

Mevagissey: juv Glaucous Gull still.

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