Saturday 24th April 2021

Late news, 23/4 Higher Larrick: 1 male Wheatear (L Whitley)

Late news, 23/4 Longrock Pool: 1 Cattle Egret roosting in the evening. (P St Pierre)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull in harbour again. (L Proctor)

Treeve Moor, Trevescan: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still at present this morning. (F Bell) And again briefly this afternoon. (S Rogers) Also 1 m Ring Ouzel, 1 Swift and 5 Whimbrel over.

Ring Ouzel, John Chapple

Kynance Cove: 1 Purple Heron seen in flight from Soapy Cove towards Mullion.

Marazion: 1 Barnacle Goose in field between Marazion Marsh and Cheshire Homes. (R Veal R Menari)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Barnacle Goose, c20 Sand Martin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c15 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin early morning. Also 3 Sanderling, 8 Ringed Plover, c20 Dunlin, 1 Sandwich Tern on/from the beach. (R Veal, P St Pierre)

Trevose: 12 White Wagtail, 4 Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 13 Whimbrel, 2 Sanderling, 150+ Swallow, 20+ House Martin, 20+ Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Dodman: 2 Swift, 1 Great Northern Diver. (L Sampson)

Penzance: 50 Purple Sandpiper at Battery Rocks. (P Walsh)

Hayle Estuary, Carnsew Basin: 7 Whimbrel. Also  20 Dunlin, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, (D Sharp).

Whimbrel, Deena Sharp

Bar-tailed Godwits, Deena Sharp

Gannel Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 4 Whimbrel, 5 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe) Also 13 Dunlin and 12 Whimbrel  at 6 pm   (M Lammas) Plus 9 Whimbrel, 4 Little Egret, 36 Rook nests at Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

Porth Joke: 5 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 12 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Pendennis Point, (seawatch 10:45-11:55): 25 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 7 Great Northern Diver, 90 auk sp, 42 Gannet. (M Broadbent)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 House Martin, 30 Swallow, pair Stonechat feeding 5 young at nest. (D Eva)

Lands End: 1 Swift, 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Pied and 1 White Wagtail, also 4+Painted Lady. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Tregantle: 5 Whimbrel and 1 Grey Plover on beach. Swift, House Martin, 2 Sand Martin and 3 Swallows in off sea. 6 Whitethroat and 1 Willow Warbler singing in scrub. (M Jordan)

Seaton: 1 Garden Warbler singing on territory on land by Bokenvor Farm. (M Jordan)

Pendeen: 1 Great Skua, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Stock Dove,1 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Swift, 23 Sand Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Siskin. (A Bayly)

Praa Sands: 5 Whimbrel over (J Evans)

Germoe: 1 Garden Warbler (singing), 1 Common Whitethroat (singing) (J Evans)

Millpool: 1 Reed Warbler (singing from reed beds), 1 Nuthatch, 1 Bullfinch (m), several Blackcap and Chiffchaff singing (Woodland) (J Evans)

Trescowe: 2 Swallow (J Evans)

Godolphin Hill: 2 Swallow, 1 unknown Bunting type song from hedgerow. Unfortunately unable to get recording due to strong wind gust interference (J Evans)

Amble Marshes: 1 Greylag Goose, 20 Canada Geese, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 15 Teal, 5 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Shelduck, 4 Black-headed Gull, Swallow, Sand Martin, Moorhen, Coot. (A Tomkins)

Greylag Goose, Andrew Tomkins

Greylag Goose, Andrew Tomkins

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 m Pochard still on the lake amongst Tufted Ducks. (D Sharp).

Nare Head – Carne Beach: 3 Great Northern Diver, Shelduck, 8 Whitethroat, 6 Blackcap, 6 Sand Martin. Also 12 Holly Blue, Small Copper, 5 Green-veined White, 8 Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, 3 Peacock. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 2 Common Swift, 1 House Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Whitethroat. (J Hawkey)

Towan Head: 11 Whimbrel, 1 Swift, 12 Purple Sandpiper, 12 Oystercatcher, 23 Turnstone, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Skylark, 1 m Wheatear, 1 House Martin, 1 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 f Sparrowhawk with Collared Dove prey. (S Grose)

Trevemper sewage works: 3 Raven, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 m Bullfinch, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Downderry: Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 10 Whimbrel, Reed Warbler and Red-legged Partridge early morning. (A. Payne)

Foxhole: 7 Sand Martin. (L Bosisto)

East Pentire: 10 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Wicca Cove 6-30 pm to 8-35 pm:160 Swallow, 48 House Martin, 18 Sand Martin, all coming in the lee of the sheltered cliffs. (V Stratton)


Friday 23rd April 2021

Late News, 22/04, Camel Estuary/Little Petherick Creek: 15 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (summer plumage), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck (C Taylor)

Late News: 22/4, Par Beach: 1 Eider (drake) close inshore. (A Nicholson)

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still on the beach just north of south pier this am. Also, juvenile Glaucous Gull still. (R Veal, P Freestone)

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

Porthgwarra: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still present (& singing) this morning 50yds along the top track that runs off the coast path. Also Swift overhead. (M Wallace) (seawatch 0700-0830): 2 Great Northern Diver west including a complete albino at 0810hrs! Flock 10 Whimbrel east and another on headland. (D Flumm)

Cape Cornwall: 12 Whimbrel east (presumed 8 of same on golf course later), Swift, 6 Swallow, House Martin, Sand Martin, 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Sennen Cove: 71 Whimbrel (21: 27: came in to roost on Cowloe with 23 feeding in top car park); 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey)

Boscregan: 1 Whinchat and 4 Wheatears. (N Wheatley)

Lizard Point: 2 Common Swift flew east over lighthouse. 1 Great Northern Diver on sea. 5 Whimbrel on clifftop at Caerthillian Cove this morning. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

Gillan Creek: 17 Cattle Egret present late evening. (J Selby)

St Gothian Sands: Little Ringed Plover still present, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 Whimbrel, 2 Coot with 5 chicks, 2 Shoveler, 1m Pochard, 2 Shelduck. (J Hawkey, T Parrell)

Ryan’s Field: 10 Canada Goose, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Redshank, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Whimbrel. (K Hambly-Staite)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 34 Whimbrel, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, Great White Egret. (M Broadbent) In addition, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit and 15 Whimbrel. (P&M Lewis) Lelant Saltings, Hayle: 9 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover & 10 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey) In addition, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Black-headed Gull this afternoon. (P&M Lewis)

Penberthy Farm, Hayle: 1 singing Reed Warbler on the River Hayle valley North West of the Farm and 1 Common Swift over. (P&M Lewis)

Carn Galver: 11+ Wheatear and 2f Ring Ouzel from track over saddle South West of Carn Galver this morning. Also male Pied Flycatcher in roadside willow in valley South West of Anjue Cottage. (P&M Lewis)

Falmouth: Red Kite over Trescobeas area at 2pm, mobbed by gulls. (J St Ledger)

Lamouth Creek, Trelissick: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Whimbrel. (L Sampson)

Merthern and Bonallack Wood: 16 Common Buzzard over field being ploughed, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Marsh Tit on feeder. (K Pinch)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (1 summer plumage), 19 Whimbrel, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 16 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (A Nicholson)

Calenick Creek: 4 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 46 Shelduck. (A Nicholson)

Coosebean Wood: 1 Northern Wheatear. (E Atkins)

Foxhole: female Redstart, Cuckoo, Blackcap. (L Bosisto)

St Austell Bay: 16 Sandwich Tern, 10 Black-headed Gull, Purple Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Par Beach Pool: Little Egret, Common Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Hensbarrow Downs: 2 Cuckoo flying together and calling, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Skylark and 3 Willow Warbler. (R Hollis)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Greenshank, 9 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 4 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 12 Mallard, 9 Great Crested Grebe on the water, 1 Reed Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 21 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow. (S Grose)

Newquay Golf Course: 15 Whimbrel and 2 Wheatear. (D Kendle)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Cant Cove: 5 Whimbrel, 23 Oystercatcher, 1 fem Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Hannafore, Looe: 1 drake Eider. (D Sharp)

Downderry: along the coast early morning a pair of Gadwall, 7 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, a Wheatear and a Reed Warbler. (A Payne) In addition, 5 Whimbrel on the beach this afternoon. (M Edwards)

Kingsmill Lake: 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 1 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 36 Shelduck, 4 Black-headed Gull, 19 Herring Gull, 2 Greater Black-backed Gull & female Wheatear (P Kemp)


Thursday 22nd April 2021

Treeve Moor: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still at 1850. (S Williams) In addition, 1 Ring Ouzel (M), 2 Wheatears, 2 Song thrush. (J Hawkey & K Dalziel)

Ring Ouzel – Barry Rankine

Ring Ouzel – Kate Dalziel

Porthgwarra: 1 Common Swift, 2 Swallow, 2 Chough, 1 Whitethroat. (J Lewis)

Marazion Marsh: 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Male Reed Bunting, 1 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 30+ Sand Martin. (C Mason) Also, Wheatear sat on Hogus rocks. (R Veal)

Ryan’s Field RSPB: Great White Egret, 5 Little Egret, 2 Teal, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Redshank. (D Flumm, T Parrell) Also, 1 Little Stint. (J Parker) In addition, 4 Common Sandpiper. (C Mason)

Great White Egret – Dave Flumm

Coot family – Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Knot, 4 Grey Plover, 12 (4 s/p) Bar-tailed Godwit, c30 Whimbrel, c15 Dunlin, c15 Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling, 2 Black-headed Gull on Carnsew Pool. (R Veal) Also reported, 52 Whimbrel at Carnsew Basin plus 8 Barwits, 1 Knot, 14 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover, 4 Common Sand. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

St Gothian Sands NR: Little Ringed Plover, Coot with 8 pulli, 13 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Wheatear. (C Mason, D Flumm)

Little Ringed Plover – Dave Flumm

Whimbrel – Barry Rankine

Godrevy: 1st winter Iceland Gull with the seals in Mutton Cove late afternoon. (S Pitt Miller)

Buttermilk Hill/ Anjue Cottage: 1m Pied Flycatcher, 1m Common Redstart, 12 Northern Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Lizard: Hobby at Caerthillian Cove this morning. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

Trewern, Newbridge: 2 Cattle Egret &1 Little Egret in field adjoining Trewern Lane and the A 3071 junction. (J Hawkey)

Penryn Campus: 1 Common Swift. (M Broadbent)

Foxhole: Drake Ring-necked Duck back again. (B Bosisto)

Porth Reservoir: 6 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Jay, 1 Buzzard, 1 Coot, 1 Moorhen. (C Hooper)

Great Crested Grebe – C Hooper

St Ervan: 1m Grey Partridge (S Grose)

Nine Maidens: 2 pairs of Red legged Partridge. (S Grose)

Mawgan Porth: 1 Little Ringed Plover still. Also Greylag Goose possibly of the race A. a. rubrirostris. (P Roseveare)

Greylag Goose showing characteristics of A.a rubrirostris – Pete Roseveare

St Eval: 3 Ring Ouzel inside fence adjacent to church. (L Curry)

Merlin Golf Club, St Eval: 1 Red Kite. (J McKenzie)

Trevose Head: 36 Swallow , 4 Willow Warbler , 5 Chiffchaff , 6 Blackcap , 7 Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatear. (B & L Bosisto)

Rock: 2 Red legged Partridge in private garden. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 “Channel type” Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, c30 Sand Martin, c10 Pied Wagtail. (A Langdon, C Selway)

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

“Channel type” Yellow Wagtail – Adrian Langdon

Little Ringed Plover – Adrian Langdon

Northern Wheatear – Adrian Langdon

St Breward: 1 Cuckoo, Small Tortoiseshell, Brimstone, Holly Blue. (G Wills and N Walton)

Bodmin Moor: 1m & 1f Common Redstart, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Cuckoo, c. 12 Wheatear. (D Dennis)

Crackington Haven: 1 Red Kite. (B Teague)

Mount Edgcumbe Country Park: 3 Mistle Thrushes ground feeding on lawns below the house. (R Barlow)


Garden Listing 20th April 2021

Polbathic Creek: A Whimbrel turned up this morning, making 55; but it’s been very slow lately. (Andy Blonden)

Garden Listing 19th April 2021

Constantine: Grey Heron heading down the valley this evening towards Polwheveral Creek takes the list to 54. (David Collins)

Wednesday 21st April 2021

Late news, 20/4, Bartinney: 1 Cuckoo, pr Kestrel. (R Chiffers)

Cuckoo, Robin Chiffers

Kestrel, Robin Chiffers

Late news, 20/4, The Lizard: 2 Whimbrel N over sea at southerly point, 6 Wheatear, 2 Sedge Warbler (Housel Bay and Caerthillian), Whitethroat (Caerthillian), 12+ Fulmars including several nesting pairs, Buzzard mobbed by Raven and Kestrel caught a lizard. (D Wood)

Buzzard and Raven, David Wood

Fulmar, David Wood

Kestrel, David Wood

Spit Beach, St Austell Bay: Black Winged Stilt. (S Wheatley)

Land’s End, Treeve Moor: 2cy male Eastern Subalpine Warbler still, 2 Ring Ouzel, 1 Whitethroat, 7 Wheatear. (J St Ledger et al)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Steve Rowe

Ring Ouzel, John St Ledger

Porthgwarra: male Eastern Subalpine Warbler in first large clump of blackthorn to East of Porthgwarra village. (M Wallace et al.) Also 5+ Basking Shark between here and Porthcurno. (M Elliott)

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still. (L Proctor)

Nanjizal: Hawfinch over. (K Wilson)

Polgigga: Redpoll over. (M Wallace)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper. (J St Ledger) Also Whimbrel. (S Cox)

Great White Egret, David Chilcott

Great White Egret, Steve Cox

Whimbrel, Steve Cox

Gloweth: Hobby over. (B Mellow)

Sharptor to Cheesewring: 2 Cuckoo, 6 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 1 Song Thrush, Meadow Pipit, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven. (M & R Frost)

Foxhole: Cuckoo on the Beacon Hill. (P. Wilkins)

Colliford area: 1 Cuckoo (male), 4 Magpie, 1 Coal tit, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 2 Wren, 4 Willow warbler, 4 Crow, 2 Wood Pigeon, 4 Jackdaw, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting, 6 Herring gull, 6 Meadow Pipit, 4 Stonechat, 1 Great tit, 2 Chaffinch, 4 Linnet, 1 Dunnock, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant (male), 1 Mallard (male) (J Goodair)

Cuckoo, Jasmine Goodair

Cuckoo, Jasmine Goodair

Breney Common: Female Wheatear, 6 Willow Warbler. (L Bosisto)

St Gothian Sands: 1m Pochard, 4 Whimbrel, 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 singing Cetti’s Warbler, 2 singing Reed Warblers, 1m Whitethroat, 3f Wheatear and pair of Coot with 6 young. (M Spicer)

Glaucous Gull, Mike Spicer

Coot, Mike Spicer

Trevose Head: 4 Whimbrel, 1m Wheatear, 1f Kestrel, 2 Skylark. (B Tregunna & C Bright)

Whimbrel, Brenda Tregunna

Wheatear, Brenda Tregunna

Torpoint: 15 Whimbrel. (S Eddy)

Bude, Rodds Bridge: Cattle Egret. (K Gill)

Stithians: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Swallow, 1 male Bullfinch, 6 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 21 Canada Goose, 4 Linnet, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant (S Van Hear)

Mawgan Porth: 8 Fulmar – nesting on cliffs/flying, 12 Sand Martins – flying in and out of nesting holes on the cliff. (C Taylor)

Downderry: 7 Shelducks flew east, 28 Great Northern Divers on the sea and 7 Whimbrel. (A. Payne)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 9 Mute Swan, 8 Canada goose, 54 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 3 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 8 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 71 Oystercatcher, 6 Ringed plover, 2 Knot, 13 Dunlin, 5 Common Sandpiper, 8 Redshank, 8 Black-tailed godwit, 8 Curlew, 6 Whimbrel, 25 Herring gull, 1 Great black-backed gull, 5 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared dove, 2 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 1 Robin, 8 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue tit, 2 Jackdaw, 12 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 6 House Sparrow, 1 Chaffinch, 7 Orange tip (M Scawen, D Hawkley)

Tuesday 20th April 2021

Late news, 19/4, Godrevy Head to Knavocks: 2 Wheatears, 6 Purple Sandpipers, 22 Turnstone, 51 Oystercatchers, 2 Chiffchaff, 32 Fulmar, 16 Skylark, 8 Linnet, 12 Stonechat, 9 Wrens, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, Hayle Estuary: Great White Egret on Ryan’s Field this morning. Also 38 Shelduck on main estuary. (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, St Gothian Sands: 2 Reed Warbler (singing males), 68+ Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 4 Stonechat, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Shelduck, 8 Tufted Ducks, 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Kestrel (P.Freestone)

Late news, 19/4, Rosewall/Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: No sign of any Ring Ouzels (1115-1245) 2 Wheatear, 2 Blackbirds, 6 Stonechat, 2 Ravens, 1 Kestrel, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Buzzard (P.Freestone) Also a flock of 6 Ring Ouzels 3 males, one first summer male, and 2 females, dropped in at 6-45 pm onto the hill and remained there until dark. (V Stratton)

Land’s End: male Eastern Subalpine Warbler ranging across a large area of Treeve Moor, favouring hedge at NW end, calling and singing at times. (P Clement et al). Also Pectoral Sandpiper flew over. (M Elliott et al), seen to fly up from Treeve Pool (per T Mills).  Also Yellow Wagtail over. (R Veal). Also Grasshopper Warbler. (P Fraser), 2 Ring Ouzel (M Broadbent, J Howells)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, John Chapple

Eastern Subalpine Warbler – Tony Mills

Eastern Subalpine Warbler – Tony Mills

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Nigel Rogers

Rame Head: Woodchat Shrike at the Wiggle Triangle (per B Taggart, C Richards). Also, 1 Common Whitethroat, 1 Kestrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Raven. (D Allan)

Woodchat Shrike – per B Taggart, C Richards)

Maer Lake: 1 American Golden Plover still (showing well),  8 Black tailed Godwits- two approaching summer plumage, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 12+ Whimbrels, several Sand Martins, 1 – 2 Swallows,  Black headed and Herring Gulls. (H Kendall)

Downderry: 16 Great Northern Divers and 4 Whimbrel this morning. (A. Payne)

Porthtowan: 2nd winter into summer Iceland Gull following crab/lobster boat about 11am. (Peter and Marjo Lewis)

Rumps and Pentire: 4 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, 3 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 25 Herring gull, 8 Great black-backed gull, 24 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 3 Wood pigeon, 6 Skylark, 13 Swallow, 6 Rock pipit, 3 Meadow pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 5 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 3 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Grey seal, 3 Orange tip, 1 Small copper, 2 Peacock, 3 Wall brown. (M and V Scawen)

Porthcurno: Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Basking Sharks (M Broadbent)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: Glaucous Gull, Eider, Great Northern Diver, 29 Purple Sandpipers, Basking Shark (M Broadbent)

Gannel estuary, Newquay: 9 Whimbrel from car park. (M Lammas)

Hayle Estuary: Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpipers (M Broadbent)

Coverack: 1 winter-plumaged Great Northern Diver in the bay, 21 Manx Shearwater S this evening and party of at least 6 Risso’s Dolphins steadily S, plus party of 8+ Common Dolphin in the bay. (David Wood)

Davidstow Airfield: 15 Wheatear, 1 m Stonechat, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 1 Hare. (S Grose)

Crowdy Reservoir: 7 Siskin, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Wheatear, 1 m Blackcap. (S Grose)

East Pentire; 1 Whimbrel , 1 Wheatear, 6 Sand Martin, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 juvenile Stonechat. (B Bosisto)

Cligga Head, Perranporth: Great Skua lingering offshore (T Wilson)

Dunmere: 2 Siskin, 1 Dipper. (S Grose)

Gwithian: 6 Whimbrel, 2 Reed Warbler, Wheatear, Coot feeding young. (R Loader)

Coot – R Loader

Reed Warbler – R Loader

Whimbrel – R Loader

Mullion: Siskin on feeders. (M Williams)

Roche: m and f Siskin on feeders (N Peabody)

Truro: m&f Siskin. (D Jenkins)

Pednvadan lookout, Roseland: 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Shelduck, 1 Basking Shark. (J Lewis)

Hayle, Ryans Field: Great White Egret still, 1 Ruff, 6 Whimbrel, 5 Redshank, 1 Greenshank. (J Howells)

Great White Egret, Josh Howells

Knavocks: 1 Whitethroat. (G Rogers)

Whitethroat, Geoff Rogers

Garden Listing 18th April 2021

Feock: Little Egret makes 33, as one just flew over while we were sitting facing the window. (Rosalind Smith)

Praa Sands: Thought it a blank week until this evening, when having a G&T out in the garden, distant Whimbrel calls were heard out to sea racked up number 64. (Matt Southam)

Constantine: Last night at 18:05, a Red Kite glided over my garden so close as to be identifiable without binoculars. Only the second record here ever, the first being last spring during the first lockdown. Best record for me here this year. This takes me to 57. (Tim Pinfield)