Wednesday 14th April 2021

Late news, 12/3 Tresillian River: 2 Whimbrel (A Nicholson)

Late news, 13/3 Par Beach: 3 Whimbrel (A Nicholson)

Late news, 13/4, Maer Lake: First-winter Caspian Gull present, ringed as a chick in Saxony, Germany in 2020. Also colour-ringed Common Sandpiper, ringed as a breeding bird in Speyside in May 2017 and seen back there every year since (P Potts)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull (L Proctor)

Treeve Moor: 2 Ring Ouzel (P Clement)

Land’s End: Cuckoo (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: Black Redstart, 28 Wheatear, 2 Siskin, Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler. (M Wallace)

Skewjack: Male Redstart & 8 Wheatears (M Wallace)

Mousehole: 2nd cal Glaucous Gull, 1 Whimbrel on St Clements Isle (M Elliott)

Windmill Farm: c45 Willow Warbler, c35 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 3 Wheatear, 4 Slow Worm. (M Broadbent)

Kynance: Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap. (M Broadbent) 1 male Brambling, 1 Greenland Wheatear. (I Maclean)

Old Lizard Head: 17 Wheatear. Also numbers of Swallow and House Martin. (J St Ledger & R Bowyer)

Kennack Sands: Basking Shark spotted feeding 1/4 mile out from Kennack Sands 6.30pm onwards
(M Williams)

Restronguet Point: 1 Osprey mobbed by gulls, 1 Spoonbill. (J St Ledger & R Bowyer)

Stithians: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 male Blackcap, 1 Jay flew through, multiple male and female Reed Buntings. (S Ford)

St Agnes Head: Minke Whale still present 2.30pm, plus Iceland Gull, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whitethroat, 26 Wheatear, 2 Ring Ouzel. (G Lawlor)

Porth Joke: 25 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Red-legged Partridge. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 25 Turnstone, 23 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 4Ring Plover, 1 Sandwich Tern, also Herring Gull with green plastic ring (M Lammas)

Trevose Head: 1 Whinchat (f) on fences near the radio mast, 10 Wheatear, Stonechats and Linnets. (S Marquis)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 8 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose, 44 Shelduck, 5 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 2 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 8 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Osprey, 12 Oystercatcher, 4 Grey Plover, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 120 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Wood Pigeon, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 4 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 40 Carrion Crow, 5 House Sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Brimstone, 3 Orange tip. (L Birtwistle, J Humphreys, M Scawen) Also Barnacle Goose feeding on estuary by Benuick, Little Petherick Creek at low tide today. (M Ellis)

Rumps Point (and further offshore): 4 Puffins at The Mouls, plus 1 further offshore, also Guillemots and Razorbills. 5 Common Dolphin, 1 Harbour Porpoise from kayak. (R Kirkwood)

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Razorbill – Rupert Kirkwood

Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood

Carkeel: 1 Red Kite, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 m Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Tideford: 1 Dipper on river behind Riverside Garage. (S Grose)

Liskeard: 3 Nuthatch, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper at Trago Mills. (S Grose)

Siblyback Lake:  7 Gooseander, 1 female Mallard with 10 ducklings, 3 (1 male and 2 female) Ring-necked Duck amongst a number of Tufted Ducks, 1 male Blackcap, 4 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cormorant, 2 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 1 Song Thrush.  (D Sharp)

Pentewan: Fulmars on cliffs (C Herbert)

Millendreath, Looe: male Eider, Little Egret, 5 Siskin. (D Flumm)

Freathy cliff, Whitsand Bay: Grasshopper Warbler singing. (M Saunders)

Rame Head – Penlee: 16 Wheatear, 24 Chiffchaff, 14 Blackcap, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 1 White Wagtail, 2 Swallow, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Snipe. (K Pellow)

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