Saturday 13th April 2019

Late news, 11/4, Levant Mine: Wheatear (female), 6 Swallow. (R Bonser)

Late news 12/4, RSPB Scillonian III wildlife cruise, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 ad m Eider, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Black-headed Gull, 77 Gannet, 26 Guillemot, 108 Manx Shearwater, 1 Common Dolphin, 3 Razorbill, 1 Fulmar. Wolf Rock to St Marys: 1 Fulmar, 8 Gannet, 3 Great Skua, 63 Manx Shearwater, 4 Kittiwake, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, c20 Common Dolphin. St Marys to Wolf Rock: 6 Manx Shearwater, 5 Razorbill, 2 Guillemot, 5 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake. Wolf Rock to Penzance: 69 Gannet, 6 Kittiwake, 7 Fulmar, 23 Manx Shearwater, 12 Guillemot, 40 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Eider (all imms). (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Late news, 12/4, Lizard Point to Caerthillian: Tree Pipit (1 over), 4 Swallow. (R Bonser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Red-rumped Swallow. (S Rogers) Also Glossy Ibis, 5 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 2 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin. (DK Parker, R Veal)

Chapel Amble: 1 Temminck’s Stint again, singing Reed and Sedge Warbler. Also 1 m Garganey seen flying towards Walmsley Sanctuary. (D Julian) The stint still present this evening. (P Roseveare)

Polgigga: 1 m ‘Channel’ Yellow Wagtail reported in field opposite Old Smithy. Also 10 White Wagtail. (M Wallace)

Channel Wagtail – John Chapple

Helston: Yellow-browed Warbler at the sewage works again. (P Fraser)

Sennen Cove: 1 Great Skua harried by Great Black-backed Gull. (B Dodd)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Little Gull again.

Church Cove, Gunwalloe: steady stream of Swallows and Sand Martins 12:30 to 13:30. (J Lander)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Blackcap, 3 Buzzard, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Linnet. (S Grose)

Trevose Head: 1 Sedge Warbler, 9 Blackcap, 11 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff and 8 White Wagtail. Also 36 Skylark feeding on recently cultivated fields. (P Roseveare) Merlin around the lifeboat station area 16:12. (S Lilley)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Sedge Warbler, 82 Black-tailed Godwit, c120 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow. (P Roseveare)

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