Friday 9th April 2021

Kenidjack: Report of an Osprey over early morning was erroneous and referred to the sighting from yesterday evening. Apologies to all concerned.

Kingsmill lake: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Teal, 24 Shelduck, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Egret & 1 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

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

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Tristis Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler by the railway bridge. (L Proctor)

Marazion Beach: 1 Wheatear, 12 White Wagtail, 2 Dunlin, 11 Sanderling, 9 Ringed Plover (A Bayly)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (P Fraser)

Nanjizal: 2cy f Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 11 Blackcap trapped and ringed. Also 2 House Martin, c25 Swallow, 14 Buzzard.(J Overfield, R Veal)

Foxhole: 1 Ring-necked Duck, drake, with 5 Tufted Duck, 1 pair Teal, Kingfisher. (L Bosisto, P Carter)

Ring-necked Duck – Philip Carter

Rosewall Hill: 1 f Ring Ouzel, c20 Golden Plover, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven. (S Finch)

Housel Bay: 1 Raven, 1 Wheatear, 3 Swallow, 8 Fulmar, 2 Cormorant, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Stonechat, 8 Linnet, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

College Reservoir: 5 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Wigeon; Mute Swan, Canada Goose and Great Crested Grebe incubating nests (D Eva)

Restronguet Creek: Spoonbill preening itself on the old mine Weir opposite Point Quay at 13:15. (M.Wilson)

Carn Marth, Redruth: 1 Red Kite. (J Crowther)

Illogan: 4 (2 pairs) Siskin, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, on garden feeders. (J Baker)

Mount Hawke: 1 Red Kite over the village 4pm. (J Ludlow)

Newquay, Trevithick Manor Farm: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Newquay, Trevoll: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Belowda: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 58 Herring Gull, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron, 23 Cormorant. (S Grose)

Treziase: 2 Sand Martin, 3 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 2 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Wheatear, 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Linnet, 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

St Columb Major, Tresaddern: 1 f Sparrowhawk, 31 Raven, (initially 17 feeding on the ground in field with cattle, then as a flock circling and calling together). (S Grose)

Carnewas: 1 Short-eared Owl. (A & B Tregunna)

Trevose Head: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Wheatear, 100+ Swallows, 4 Corn Bunting, Scattering of Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Siblyback Lake: 50+ Pied Wagtails, 3 Meadow Pipits, 3 Wheatears, 2 Siskins, 4 Goldfinches, 4 m Blackcaps, Willow Warblers in plenty, 4 Ring necked Duck, 30 Tufted Ducks,1 Little Grebe, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Moorhen,1 f Goseander, 2 Swallows,1 House Martin, 2 Buzzards,1 Common Sandpiper. (C Buckland)

Bude: At least 12 Sand Martins and 2 Swallows, 4 Shelducks, 4 Moorhens, 1 Mute Swan, 32 Herring Gulls, 5 Great blacked Gulls, 7 Black headed Gulls, Mallards and Mallard-types, 2 Canada Geese at Maer Lake. (H Kendall)


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