Friday 30th April 2021

Late news, 27/4, Carn Brea: 1 Cuckoo (S Baillie)

Late news, 28/4, Hayle Estuary: Large flock of Dunlin and Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank at Ryan’s Field and Whimbrel in good numbers. (J & J Elvin)

Late news, 29/4, Bartinney Downs: Pair Kestrels, 3 Goldfinches, numerous small flocks of Linnets, 8 Swallows. (R Chiffers)

Late Photo, 29/4, Kenidjack: Olive-backed Pipit. (B Lucking)

Olive-backed Pipit – Ben Lucking

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull

Gunwalloe: Female Ring Ouzel in Churchyard briefly, Bar-tailed Godwit, 59 Whimbrel and Grasshopper Warbler. (D Collins)

Penhale Dunes: Little Ringed Plover (flyover, calling), Cuckoo, Sand Martins and Swallow. Also Holly Blue and Wall butterflies (G Wills)

Porthilly Point: 2 Little Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull on sand bar opp. Padstow. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Female Garganey. (D Julian)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Blue-headed Wagtail, 6 Dunnock, 20+ Sand Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat, 5 Linnet (C Taylor)

Newquay Golf Club: 50+ Whimbrel on the course this morning, 2 Wheatear, 4 Greenfinch. (D Kendle)

Sancreed: 3 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Nanquidno: 14 Whimbrel, 2 Swift, 3 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail. (D Flumm)

Dinham Flats: 120 Whimbrel and 4 Common Sandpiper between Dinham Point and Wadebridge. (D Julian)

Rame/Penlee Point area: 2 Swift flew East (M Jordan). Also Garden Warbler (Penlee), 41 singing Whitethroat, Yellowhammer, 19 Swallow, 6 House Martin, 13 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, Fulmar, 8 Oystercatcher, Kestrel. Also 3 Skylark, 12 Swallow, 1m Kestrel, 2 Raven, 3 Greenfinch. (C Buckland)

Downderry: 17 Whimbrel, 2 Ringed Plovers, a Willow Warbler and a Reed Warbler along the coast early morning. (A Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 Common Sandpiper on the weir, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Moorhen, 3 Tufted Duck (2m 1f), 12 Mallard, 2 Collared Doves, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Robin, 3 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Willow Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Jay, 2 Great Black-backed Gull. (R Mudge)

Common Sandpiper – Rod Mudge

Common Sandpiper – Rod Mudge

Ninestones/Upper Fowey Valley: 1 pair Siskin, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 m Blackcap, 3 Pied Wagtail, Several Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler, 2 Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 1 pair Stonechat, 7 Robin, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Song Thrush, Blackbird, 9 Swallow, 2 Buzzard, 1 Dipper, 1 pair Nuthatch, 1 m Great Spotted Woodpecker. (M & R Frost)

Eagles Nest: 3m Grasshopper Warbler reeling, 2 Cuckoo. (R Veal)

Constantine: 1 Cuckoo (D Collins)

Stithians Reservoir: Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler. (S Williams)

Grasshopper Warbler – Stephen Williams

Grasshopper Warbler – Stephen Williams

Grasshopper Warbler – Stephen Williams

Sedge Warbler – Stephen Williams

Sedge Warbler – Stephen Williams

Sedge Warbler – Stephen Williams

Bosullow: 1 Grasshopper Warbler heard from parking area. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Men-an-Tol: 1 Grasshopper Warbler singing from bush about 100m south of Men-an-Tol. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

White Downs: 1 Cuckoo. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Dodman Point: 1 Purple Sandpiper, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Sanderling. (R Kirkwood)

Sanderling – Rupert Kirkwood

St Minver: 1 Barn Owl hunting over fields opp. Higher Rosewin at 08.20am, 101 Rook on the cricket pitch (S Grose)

Kelly Bray: Hobby (over) 15:40. (C Imms)

Hannafore, Looe: 2 Fully Fledged Stonechats with parent birds. (D Sharp)

Stonechats – Deena Sharp

Par Beach: 4 Cormorant, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Grey Heron. (C Hooper)

Cormorant – C Hooper

Chaffinch – C Hooper

Goldfinch – C Hooper

Chiffchaff – C Hooper

St Ives: Wheatear at the island plus 2 Common Sandpiper, Sedge Warbler and 2 Whitethroat at Clodgy Point

Malpas: 4 Whimbrel on Tresillian River. Also 7 House Martin around our four nestboxes, first two arrived 23rd April. (A.Hill)

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