Monday 26th April 2021

Late News, 25/4, Wicca: (1000 to 1300) 1,250 Swallow, 385 House Martin, 86, Sand Martin, 2 Cuckoo, 2m Hobby. (1800 to 2045) 357 Swallow, 126 House Martin, 18 Wheatear, 1, Blackcap, 1 Tree Pipit. (V Stratton)

Late News, 25/4,Trendrine Hill: 1 Cuckoo. (V Stratton)

Late News, 25/04, River Camel (Nr Blisland): 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dipper. (S Marquis)

Late News, 25/04, Bodmin Moor: 1 Cuckoo. (S Marquis)

Treeve Moor: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still showing and singing sporadically this morning. (B Rankine)

Nanquidno: Woodchat Shrike, Cuckoo, 2 Whinchats, 35 Wheatears, 3 Whimbrels, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, 2 House Martin, 5 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat. (N Wheatley, D Flumm et al) In addition, 1 Garden Warbler. (M Broadbent)

Woodchat Shrike – Dave Flumm

Woodchat Shrike – Dave Flumm

Trinity Loop, Lands End: Red Kite and Spotted Flycatcher. (R Stone)

Kenidjack: 3 Blackcap, 11 ChiffChaff, 2 Whitethroat, 17 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Kestrel,
Orangetip, Holly Blue, Red Admiral, Wall Brown, Small Tortoiseshell, Green Veined, Small & Large White butterflies. (J Hawkey) Also,1 f Pied Flycatcher. (S Williams) In addition, 2 Swift and 1f Ring Ouzel. (N Rogers)

Cape Cornwall Golf Club: 20 Whimbrel, 2 Whitethroat,1 Swift and a steady stream of Swallow. (S Turner)

Sennen: 20 Whimbrel appeared to land in fields NE of school. (N Rogers)

Pendeen: 5+ Tree Pipit, 57 Wheatear, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Golden Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1m Ring Ouzel, 3 Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Garden Warbler. (P Combridge, A Bayly)

Porthgwarra: Hoopoe again this morning, now around Trevean. (M Wallace)

Skewjack: Hobby & Garden Warbler this afternoon. (M Wallace)

St Buryan: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (N Rogers)

Carn Les Boel: Black Redstart, 3 Whimbrel near Carn Trevean, lots of Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and a Skylark singing near track to Raftra. Orangetip, 3 Wall Brown (W Smith)

Marazion Beach: 10 White Wagtail, c70 Dunlin, c20 Ringed Plover, c6 Sanderling, 4 Whimbrel. Also 2 Teal, 1 Snipe, 30 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Swift on the marsh. (R Veal, P Fraser)

Penzance: 1m Greenland-type Wheatear on urban rooftop at dawn this morning, Lidden area. (T Mills)

Mile End, Lizard: Hoopoe on back lane between A3083 and heathland to the West, flew up the lane and crossed the road into scrub on the other side. (M Ravine)

Lizard: 1f Common Redstart, 1f Yellow Wagtail, 4 White Wagtail, 9 Whimbrel, 5 Wheatear, House Martin, 2 Cuckoo. (D Collins)

Grochal: 5 Wheatear, Cuckoo singing. (D Collins)

Windmill Farm: 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Stonechat, 6 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Jay. (I Grant & F Were)

Crousa Downs: Cuckoo calling mid afternoon (M Ravine)

Godolphin Cross: 2 Sparrowhawk soaring, possibly display. (C Richards)

Mylor Creek: Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, 4 Blackcap, Whitethroat. (D Flumm)

Gerrans Bay: 9 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c20 Oystercatcher all on a small beach and 2 Shelduck on the sea off Curgurrell. (T Mills)

NCI Station, St Ives: (1200 – 1500) 750 Swallow, 123 House Martin, 3 Whimbrel. (V Stratton)

Wicca Cove: 360 Swallow, 3 Wheatear, 2 pairs of Stonechat, 7 Whitethroat, 2m Cuckoo chasing each other before disappearing inland. 1m SparrowHawk, 2 Raven, 2, Common Buzzard. (V Stratton)

St Gothian Sand: 14 Whimbrel, 10+ Wheatear, Little Egret and a Common Sandpiper. (P Freestone) Also reported, Little Ringed Plover (S Rogers)

Connor Downs: 2 Yellow Wagtail. (P Freestone)

Bassett Cove: Stonechat, Wheatear, 6 Swallow and Skylarks. (E Harris)

East Pentire: 2 House Martin, 10 Swallow, 4 Whitethroat, Blackcap, pair Stonechat feeding 4 young, 9 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Gannel Estuary: 30+ Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Grey Plover (one in full summer plumage), Shelduck, 5 Whimbrel, Common Sandpiper this morning. (M Lammas, T Carson)

Newquay Golf Club: 20 Whimbrel and 1 Bar Tailed Godwit feeding on the golf course this morning and 32 Whimbrel feeding on the golf course this afternoon. Also, 2 Wheatear and 20+ Swallow and House Martin feeding over the dunes behind Fistral Beach this morning. (D Kendle)

Carnanton Woods: 1 Spotted Flycatcher (in garden at Spitfire Corner). (S Grose)

Polzeath, Lead Mines: 10 Whitethroat, 11 Skylark, 2 Wheatear, 17 Linnet, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Oystercatcher, 5 Fulmar. (S Grose)

Amble Marshes: 3 Yellow Wagtail, 3 White Wagtail this evening. (C Selway) Great White Egret, Little Ringed Plover, Common Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1m Wigeon, 7 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 34 Shelduck. (P Roseveare)

St. Kew Highway: 1 Red Kite over at 8 30pm this evening. (A Langdon)

Siblyback Reservoir: 18 Tufted Duck, 2 m Shoveller, 3 f Goosander, 24 Mallard (3 broods ), 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Common Sandpiper, 25 singing Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler (below dam), 8 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, and 6 Wheatear. (K Pellow)

Colliford Reservoir: 1 m Goosander, 4 Teal, 20 Canada Goose, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 8 Willow Warbler on Territory, 7 Wheatear and 1 Cuckoo. (K Pellow)

Helman Tor, Bodmin Moor: 4 Whitethroat, 1 Ring Ouzel, 20 Linnet, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat 3 Willow warbler. (A Tomkins)

Common Whitethroat – Andrew Tomkins

Maer Lake, Bude: Mixed flock of c70 Ringed Plover and Dunlin this morning, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 Shelduck and c15 Black-headed Gull. (S Border)

Sandymouth, Bude: 1m Black Redstart, Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Wheatear this morning. (W Salmon)

Downderry: 12 Whimbrel on beach early morning. A Turtle Dove and Wheatear on local farmland this afternoon. (A Payne)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Greenshank, 8 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, & 2 Grey Heron. Also, 5 Black-headed Gull, 15 Herring Gull, 17 Shelduck & 6 Mallard (P Kemp)

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