Sunday 18th April 2021

Late News, 16/04, Padstow: 7 Little Egret, 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Shelduck. (C Taylor)

Late News, 17/04, Mount Edgcumbe: pair of Green Woodpecker at nest hole and Mistle Thrush carrying food. (B Taggart)

Late News, 17/04, Treninnow Wood, Millbrook: Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming. (B Taggart)

Late News, 17/04, Buttermilk Hill: 3 (1m, 2f) Ring Ouzel, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Wheatear, 18 Linnet, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 (m) Stonechat, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Swallow, 6 Wren (P Nason)

Short-eared Owl – Peter Nason

Late news, 17/4, Coverack: 1 Manx Shearwater and a Basking shark. (D Wood)

Late news, 17/4, Caerthillian Cove, The Lizard: 1 Whimbrel, 4 Wheatear and a Whitethroat. (D Wood)

Newlyn Harbour: 1st-winter American Herring Gull again showing well on beach near south pier. (D Wood)

American Herring Gull – David Wood

American Herring Gull – David Wood

Trevilley Fm, Nanjizal: Little Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 3 Sand Martin, Golden Plover. (D Flumm) Also, Siberian Chiffchaff, Coot, Yellow Wagtail, Grasshopper Warbler, Reed Warbler, Wheatear, 2 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, Wheatear, 6 Siskin, Green Woodpecker. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto J Howells)

Porthbean: 5 Great Northen Diver catching Cornish Sole, 8 Oystercatcher, 4 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant. (K Williams & K Foster)

Treeve Moor: 3 Ring Ouzel. (R Wilkins et al)

Ring Ouzel – Alex McKechnie

Men-an-Tol: 2 singing Willow Warbler, 1 Swallow (J Evans)

Leswidden, nr St Just: 1 Grasshopper Warbler singing from rough ground, 3 Common Sandpiper on pool, 1 Snipe in improved pasture, 1 Greenfinch flew over, 2 Sand Martins. (J Branscombe)

Mounts Bay: 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel. (P Fraser) 10 Whimbrel this evening. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Marsh: 2 Ruddy Shelduck reportedly flew from the Marsh and then east over Marazion. In addition, 1 Little Egret, 2 Whimbrel, 13 Eurasian Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 10 Sand Martin, 3 Barn Swallow. (P Fraser)

Rosemount, Marazion: 4 Sand Martin and 1 Barn Swallow heading east this morning. (P Fraser)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 Great White Egret, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 8 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal (Richard Augarde, Brian Mellow, D Eva et al) In addition, 1 Greenshank, 2 Grey Plover, 1 Stock Dove, 5 Redshank. (D Wood)

Great White Egret – John Chapple
Great White Egret – Richard Augarde
Porthkidney: 3 Sandwich Tern (D Eva)

St Gothian Sands: 1 adult Glaucous Gull still. (J Chapple) Also, 2 Reed Warbler. (Prof T Reilly) In addition, 6 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Pochard, 2 Swallow, 30 Sand Martin, 1 Wheatear. (D Wood)

Whimbrel – David Wood

Sand Martin – David Wood

Buttermilk Hill: 1m & 1f Ring Ouzel. (Richard Augarde & Brian Mellow) In addition 8 Ring Ouzel dropped in at 6.30 pm with 4 adult males, 2 first summer males, and 2 females. Also, 5 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Coverack: 1 Black-throated Diver, 6 Manx Shearwater and 2 Harbour Porpoise. (D Wood)

Point Quay, Devoran: 1 Spoonbill still.

Cigga Head, Perranporth: 1 Iceland Gull and 1 Minke Whale. (T Wilson, R Copeland)

Porth Joke: 1 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 12 Blackcap, 4 Swallow, 1 Coot. (S Rowe)

Gluvian: 2 Siskin. (B Bosisto)

Park Head: 1 Song Thrush, 2 Wheatear, 10 Rock Pipit, 3 Gannet, 1 Blackcap, 10+ Skylark, 4 Stonechat, 2 Chaffinch, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Rock Dove (C Taylor)

Mawgan Porth: Little Ringed Plover still. (S Carr)

Tresaddern / Castle An Dinas: 61 Raven in one flock. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 7 Eider, 1 Common Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Reed Warbler (stream). (S Grose)

Lostwithiel: 57 Rook nests. (S Grose) Also at Shirehall Nature Reserve, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Tawny Owl heard, 3 Nuthatch, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Biscovey: 2 Mistle Thrush. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 7 Goldfinch, 2 Swallow, 1 Wren, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Blue Tit, 1 Buzzard, 3 Chaffinch. (C Hooper)

Swallow – C Hooper

Wren – C Hooper

Colliford Reservoir: 10 Great Crested Grebe, 1 m Goosander, 8 Willow warbler singing. (K Pellow)

Dozmary Pool: 2 Tufted Duck. (K Pellow)

Siblyback Reservoir: 2m+3f Ring-necked Duck, 27 Tufted Duck, 15 Mallard and a brood of 7, 6 Canada Goose (1 pair nesting), 7f Goosander, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 24 singing Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Reed Bunting, 2m Wheatear on territory. (K Pellow)

Delphi Bridge, Bodmin Moor: 1 Red Kite. (J Stedman)

Beara Tor, Bodmin Moor: 1 Ring Ouzel c100m beyond access gate towards stream.

Trevulga, Boscastle: 1m Ring Ouzel. (M Worden)

Ring Ouzel – Mark Worden

Ring Ouzel – Mark Worden

Bude: 1f Blackcap, Common Buzzard and 1m Sparrowhawk over private garden. (R Maye)

Downderry: a Honey Buzzard circling briefly overhead at 1600. (A Payne)

Polbathic Creek: 2 Canada Goose sitting in field were very closely approached and investigated by 2 Roe Deer; both pairs very wary of each other. The geese defiantly held their ground and, eventually, the deer moved off. (A Blonden)

Caradon Moor: 1 Yellowhammer, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Stonechat, 4 Linnet, 3 Meadow Pipit. (D Sharp)

Yellowhammer – Deena Sharp

River Lynher: 1 Dipper, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Orange Tip & 1 Speckled Wood Butterfly. (D Sharp)

Dipper – Deena Sharp

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