Monday 22nd April 2019

Late news 20/4, Coverack: 15 – 20 Common Dolphin giving good, prolonged views as they moved across the bay in the early evening (P. Bedford)

Late news, 21/4, Kennack Sands: 5 Whimbrel (P. Bedford)

Late news, 21/4, Fowey Bay: 14 Great Northern Diver, 16 Common Scoter (flypast), c 20 Guillemot (one bridled), c 5 Razorbill, plus one Harbour Porpoise seen , another one heard puffing but not seen, all from offshore kayak trip. (R Kirkwood)

“bridled” Common Guillemot, Rupert Kirkwood

Common Guillemots, Rupert Kirkwood

Late news, 21/4, St Ives: probable ad Sabine’s Gull photographed off Porthmeor Beach. (J Hill)

Probable Sabine’s Gull, Josh Hill

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Osprey early morning. (M Ahmad) 3 Knot on Ryan’s Field and 1 Osprey over at 12:00 (D Eva) Osprey still present late afternoon. (R Veal) Ryan’s Field: 3 Red Knot, 4 Redshank, 18 Canada Geese, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant at 11.25. (M Webb)

Knot and Redshank, Martin Webb

Knot and Redshank, Martin Webb

Grey Heron, Martin Webb

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis again, viewable from the road.

Pentewan: 1 Great  Northern Diver and 14 Sandwich Tern of the beach. Also 2 Whimbrel on beach briefly 2pm, then flew North. (S Roper)

Trevose Head: 5 Cormorant, 1 Dunlin,  2 Black-headed Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 6 Whimbrel, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 11 Willow Warbler, 5 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 6 Sand Martin, 4 Wheatear, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Corn Bunting. ( B Bosisto P Roseveare )

Kenidjack: 1 Red Kite ( B.Toms) Also 3 Whitethroat, 5 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Porthgwarra: 12 Blackcap, 7 Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Jay, 2 Mallard, 2 Canada Geese between village and Halfway Wall. (DK Parker)

Goss Moor: 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 3 Garden Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 21 Willow Warbler, 13 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Tit, 4 Jay and 3 Goldcrest between St Dennis and Toads Hole. (P Ash)

Grasshopper Warbler – Paul Ash

Willow Tit – Paul Ash

Sedge Warbler – Paul Ash

Bowithick: 5+ Willow Warbler,  3 Chiffchaff,1 Nuthatch, 1 male Redstart, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, several Swallows, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Raven over, Chaffinches and Blue, Great and Long tailed Tits. (B Bryne & H Kendall)

Davidstow Airfield: 2 Wheatear. (B Bryne & H Kendall)

The Rumps: 5 Puffin. (T Imber)

Wheal Martyn (Carthew): 2 Buzzard, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Magpie, 2 Jay, 1 (m) Siskin, 8 Coal Tit, 4 Goldfinch, 15 Jackdaw, 8 Woodpigeon, 2 Wren, 2 Swallow. (K. Bowers)

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

Jay, Kevin Bowers

Siskin, Kevin Bowers

Goldfinch, Kevin Bowers

Lower Predannack: 5 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap (male), 3 Wheatear, 6+ Swallow, 10+ Linnet, 2 Skylark, 2 Stonechat, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Sparrowhawk. Also numbers of Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Predannack Airfield: 1 Cuckoo (calling). (J St Ledger, S Williams)

Newquay Harbour: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenfinch, 1 Raven over. (S Grose)

Carbis Bay: Tawny Owl calling at Parc Owles, in the early hours. (P Freestone)

River Gannel: 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk landed in only pine tree off Mellanvrane roundabout. (S Grose)

Porth Island: 36 Fulmar, 1 Corn Bunting, 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Loe Pool: Cetti’s Wardler, Blackcap, (A Witheywood)

Wheal Rose to Portreath cycle trail: 3+ Chiffchaff singing in hedgerows. (K Money)

St Just: 1 Cuckoo heard. (E Harris)

St Anthony: 3 Whitethroat, 2 m Blackcap. (G May)

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