Saturday 24th April 2021

Late news, 23/4 Higher Larrick: 1 male Wheatear (L Whitley)

Late news, 23/4 Longrock Pool: 1 Cattle Egret roosting in the evening. (P St Pierre)

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

Treeve Moor, Trevescan: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still at present this morning. (F Bell) And again briefly this afternoon. (S Rogers) Also 1 m Ring Ouzel, 1 Swift and 5 Whimbrel over.

Ring Ouzel, John Chapple

Kynance Cove: 1 Purple Heron seen in flight from Soapy Cove towards Mullion.

Marazion: 1 Barnacle Goose in field between Marazion Marsh and Cheshire Homes. (R Veal R Menari)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Barnacle Goose, c20 Sand Martin, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, c15 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin early morning. Also 3 Sanderling, 8 Ringed Plover, c20 Dunlin, 1 Sandwich Tern on/from the beach. (R Veal, P St Pierre)

Trevose: 12 White Wagtail, 4 Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 13 Whimbrel, 2 Sanderling, 150+ Swallow, 20+ House Martin, 20+ Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Dodman: 2 Swift, 1 Great Northern Diver. (L Sampson)

Penzance: 50 Purple Sandpiper at Battery Rocks. (P Walsh)

Hayle Estuary, Carnsew Basin: 7 Whimbrel. Also  20 Dunlin, 10 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, (D Sharp).

Whimbrel, Deena Sharp

Bar-tailed Godwits, Deena Sharp

Gannel Estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 4 Whimbrel, 5 Black-headed Gull. (S Rowe) Also 13 Dunlin and 12 Whimbrel  at 6 pm   (M Lammas) Plus 9 Whimbrel, 4 Little Egret, 36 Rook nests at Penpol Creek. (S Grose)

Porth Joke: 5 Wheatear, 1 Reed Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 12 Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Pendennis Point, (seawatch 10:45-11:55): 25 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sandwich Tern, 7 Great Northern Diver, 90 auk sp, 42 Gannet. (M Broadbent)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 House Martin, 30 Swallow, pair Stonechat feeding 5 young at nest. (D Eva)

Lands End: 1 Swift, 12 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Pied and 1 White Wagtail, also 4+Painted Lady. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Tregantle: 5 Whimbrel and 1 Grey Plover on beach. Swift, House Martin, 2 Sand Martin and 3 Swallows in off sea. 6 Whitethroat and 1 Willow Warbler singing in scrub. (M Jordan)

Seaton: 1 Garden Warbler singing on territory on land by Bokenvor Farm. (M Jordan)

Pendeen: 1 Great Skua, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Stock Dove,1 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Wheatear, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Swift, 23 Sand Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Siskin. (A Bayly)

Praa Sands: 5 Whimbrel over (J Evans)

Germoe: 1 Garden Warbler (singing), 1 Common Whitethroat (singing) (J Evans)

Millpool: 1 Reed Warbler (singing from reed beds), 1 Nuthatch, 1 Bullfinch (m), several Blackcap and Chiffchaff singing (Woodland) (J Evans)

Trescowe: 2 Swallow (J Evans)

Godolphin Hill: 2 Swallow, 1 unknown Bunting type song from hedgerow. Unfortunately unable to get recording due to strong wind gust interference (J Evans)

Amble Marshes: 1 Greylag Goose, 20 Canada Geese, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 15 Teal, 5 Mallard, 2 Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Shelduck, 4 Black-headed Gull, Swallow, Sand Martin, Moorhen, Coot. (A Tomkins)

Greylag Goose, Andrew Tomkins

Greylag Goose, Andrew Tomkins

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 m Pochard still on the lake amongst Tufted Ducks. (D Sharp).

Nare Head – Carne Beach: 3 Great Northern Diver, Shelduck, 8 Whitethroat, 6 Blackcap, 6 Sand Martin. Also 12 Holly Blue, Small Copper, 5 Green-veined White, 8 Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, 3 Peacock. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 2 Common Swift, 1 House Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Whitethroat. (J Hawkey)

Towan Head: 11 Whimbrel, 1 Swift, 12 Purple Sandpiper, 12 Oystercatcher, 23 Turnstone, 3 Rock Pipit, 1 Skylark, 1 m Wheatear, 1 House Martin, 1 Stonechat. (S Grose)

Newquay Boating Lake: 1 f Sparrowhawk with Collared Dove prey. (S Grose)

Trevemper sewage works: 3 Raven, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 m Bullfinch, 1 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Downderry: Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 10 Whimbrel, Reed Warbler and Red-legged Partridge early morning. (A. Payne)

Foxhole: 7 Sand Martin. (L Bosisto)

East Pentire: 10 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear. (B Bosisto)

Wicca Cove 6-30 pm to 8-35 pm:160 Swallow, 48 House Martin, 18 Sand Martin, all coming in the lee of the sheltered cliffs. (V Stratton)

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