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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Saturday 17th April 2021

Late news, 16/4, Land’s End: 3 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, Willow Warbler & 2 Chiffchaff. (J Hawkey)

Late photos, 16/4, Polgigga: male Blue-headed Wagtail (subspecies flava), Lapland Bunting. (R Veal)

Blue-headed Wagtail, Reuben Veal

Lapland Bunting, Reuben Veal

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull still. (L Proctor)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (I Hayes) Also 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Siskin. (P St Pierre)

Windmill Farm: 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Jack Snipe. (D Wright)

Merthen Woods & Creek: 1 Osprey; 2 Marsh Tit on feeder. (K Pinch)

Mawgan Porth: Little Ringed Plover this afternoon. (P Roseveare)

Pendeen: Cattle Egret flew over eastward early evening (A Bayly)

Tregeseal: 3 Whimbrel flying east (A Bayly)

Devoran Quay: 13 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Curlew, 2 Dunlin, 5 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Common Gull, 24 Black-headed Gull, 6 Shelduck & 2 Cormorant (P Kemp)

Gwithian: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Pochard, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Coot, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, Mallard with 4 ducklings; 1 pair Mute Swan and 6 pairs of Canada Geese nesting. (D Eva)

Navas Point: 1 Whitethroat. (D Eva)

Rumps Point: 9 Puffin (at Mouls island), 200+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Purple Sandpiper (on Newlands island off Pentire Head) all from kayak. (R Kirkwood)

Puffin, Rupert Kirkwood

Manx Shearwater, Rupert Kirkwood

Purple Sandpiper, Rupert Kirkwood

Towan Head: 24 Purple Sandpiper, 21 Turnstone, 4 Oystercatcher at Little Fistral rocks at 8:30. (M Lammas, D Grose)

West Pentire, Newquay: 1 Great Skua, 15 Manx Shearwater late am. (S Rowe)

Padstow: 7 Little Egret, 2 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Shelduck (C Taylor)

Devoran: 10 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Lewis)

Zennor Quoit: 1 Whitethroat, 15 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Pheasant including an albino with red wattle. 3 Roe Deer including buck feeding amongst bracken on slopes. (J Hawkey)

Stenalees: 1 Mistle Thrush mobbing a Sparrowhawk. (R Hollis)

Sancreed: 3 Siskin (male, 2 female) in our garden. (D Flumm)

Siskin, Dave Flumm

Treeve Moor: 3 Ring Ouzel (2 male, female in horse field), Wheatear, 3 Blackcap. (D Flumm, M Jones)

Ring Ouzel, Dave Flumm

Land’s End: Wheatear, 2 Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Sennen: 14 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 16 Collared Dove. (D Flumm)

Newlyn Harbour: 3 Lesser Black backed Gull, 4 Turnstone, 1 Grey Heron over. (S Grose)

Drift Reservoir: 1 pr nesting Great Crested Grebe, 42 Canada Geese (inc 1 pr nesting & 1 Lesser-type), 4 Buzzard, 401 Herring Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Linnet, 1 Reed Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 pr Blackcap, 2 Mallard, 3 Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper. 1 Weasel, 1 large Bat sp on the wing, drinking water at midday. (S Grose)

Carnsew Pool: 2 Grey Plover, 7 Whimbrel, 11 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Gwithian Church: 44 Rook nests. (S Grose)

Gwithian Green LNR: 5 Chiffchaff, 7 Blackcap, 1 Hooded Crow with Corvid flock in ploughed field behind reserve. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1m Pochard, 29 Linnet, 50+Sand Martin, 1 Reed Warbler. (S Grose)

Connor Downs: 2 Skylark. (S Grose)

Roseworthy: 41 Rook nests. (S Grose)

Wheal Martyn: 4 Jay, 7 Chaffinch, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 Robin, 11 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (K Bowers)

Nuthatch, Kevin Bowers

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kevin Bowers

Jay, Kevin Bowers

St Agnes Head: Minke Whale still close in this morning. (S Finch)

Minke Whale, Sam Finch

Minke Whale, Sam Finch

Friday 16th April 2021

Late news, 15/4, Truro: m& f Siskin in a private garden. (D Jenkins)

Trevilley: Little Bunting in last field before the valley drops to Nanjizal (M Broadbent)

Little Bunting – Joma Blair

Polgigga: male Blue-headed Wagtail, 1 Lapland Bunting, c15 White Wagtail, c20 Wheatear all in ploughed field seaward side of Higher Bosisto. (R Veal)

Nanjizal: 2cy f Crossbill, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 15 Blackcap trapped and ringed. Also 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 House Martin. (J Overfield, R Veal)

Land’s End: 4 Ring Ouzel (2m, 2f) on Treeve Moor (P St Pierre, R Archer, P Clement et al)

Ring Ouzel – Matthew Broadbent

Sennen: Blue-headed Wagtail and Yellow Wagtail in fields behind the school. (P St Pierre, M Broadbent)

Porthgwarra: 16 Wheatear, 1 Tree Pipit. (S Rogers)

Kenidjack: Grasshopper Warbler just before the wood store. (P St Pierre)

Pendeen: Yellow Wagtail over calling. (P Combridge)

Mousehole: 3 cal yr Glaucous Gull, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull on St Clements (M Elliott)

Marazion: c8 Whimbrel, c6 Curlew on Hogus Rocks (P Fraser)

Gwithian: ad Glaucous Gull (T Wilson)

Crowan Reservoirs/Beacon: 1 Osprey over and N c1500hrs. Also 100+ Golden Plover still. (C Benton)

Windmill Farm: 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 1 Wheatear (D Wright) 2 Swallows dipping in pool. (S Ford)

Cadgwith: Male Ring Ouzel on coastal pasture midway between Cadgwith and Church Cove (S Croft)

Kennack Sands & Gwendreath: 1 summer plumaged Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Grey Plover on the beach with 3+ Orange-tip butterflies along the valley (P. Bedford)

Feock: Osprey over Porthgwidden (K Hambly-Staite)

Carne Creek: 2 Little Egret, pair of Shelduck, Mute Swan on nest plus 3 more adults, 1 Redshank and Tawny Owl (D Wood and S Wood).

Playing Place: 3 Nuthatch, 50 Carrion Crows. (T Hall)

Carlyon: 1 Buzzard, 2 Skylark, 1 Swallow, 2 Wren, 2 Chaffinch. (T Hall)

Cligga Head: Minke Whale close in for third day. (T Wilson)

Park Head: 3 Wheatear, 5 Rock Pipit, 20+ Skylark, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 6 Fulmar, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 7 Linnet, 1 Stonechat. (C Taylor)

Porthilly Point: 19 Sand Martin, 8 Linnet, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Skylark, 1 Ringed Plover,1 Whimbrel, 29 Oystercatcher, 2 Raven. (S Grose)

Porthilly Beach: 2cy Little Gull. (S Grose)

Rock: 1 Chiffchaff fledgling, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Song Thrush (on nest from private garden). (S Grose)

Davidstow airfield: Little Ringed Plover this afternoon at control tower pool. (A Davey)

Little Ringed Plover – Adrian Davey

Little Ringed Plover – Adrian Davey

Goss Moor: 15 singing Willow Warbler, 2 Willow Tit. (M Jones)

Upper Fowey Valley: Numerous Willow Warblers, Willow Tit, Goldcrest. (A Blonden)

Lower Tamar Lake: 1 pair of Tufted Ducks, 1-2 Blackcaps, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Jay, 3 Buzzards over Kilkhampton. Great Crested Grebe. (H Kendall)

Millendreath, Looe: Whimbrel, fledgling Song Thrush. (D Flumm)

Rame to Penlee: Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat. (M Saunders)

Treganhawke cliffs: 4 Kittiwakes (M Saunders)

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Tuesday 13th April 2021

Late news, 12/4, Falmouth: 3 Whimbrel on Castle Beach. (J Reilly)

Late photos, 12/4, Crowdy: Greenland White-fronted Goose. (B Craven)

White-fronted Goose, Brian Craven

White-fronted Goose, Brian Craven

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull still, but also flying out into Mount’s Bay. (M Broadbent, M Elliott et al)

Porthgwarra: 1 Bee-eater over Gwennap Head Coastguard Station toward Isles of Scilly at midday. (A Phillips). 26 Willow Warbler, 1 Black Redstart, 15 Chiffchaff, 13 Blackcap, 7 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Snipe, 2 Mallard, 1 Goldcrest. (R Veal) Also 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 18 Wheatear, 31 Willow Warbler, 32 Blackcap between here and Skewjack. (M Wallace)

Trevilley: 1 Little Bunting, c10 Willow Warbler, c10 Chiffchaff c5 Blackcap, lots of Sand Martin and Swallow, 6 Skylark. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Polgigga: male Ring Ouzel this afternoon. 26 Wheatear, White Wagtail, 2 House Martin. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Ring Ouzel (from footpath halfway down valley), 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 15 Willow Warbler, 12 Blackcap, 6 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 1 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper. (R Veal)

Pendeen: male and female Ring Ouzel. (A Bayly)

Trevose: 2 Ring Ouzel, 25 Wheatear, 11 Corn Bunting in same field by lighthouse. (R Wilkins)

Restronguet: 1 Spoonbill, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 9 Redshank, 8 Curlew, 9 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher, 20+ Shelduck, 11 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull. Also 2 Roe Deer (1 Doe, 1 Stag in Spring moult). (J St Ledger)

Little Ringed Plover, John St Ledger

Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Kenneggy: 1 Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 22 Curlew, 2 Linnet, 2 Buzzard. (C James)

Porth Joke: 6 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 18 Blackcap, 9 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Bullfinch. (S Rowe)

Rosewall Hill: 12 Wheatear. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Hayle: 2 Goosander, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Common Sandpiper. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Marazion: Sand martin, 2 House Martin, 8 Swallow, 1 Reed warbler, 2 Willow Warbler. (M Broadbent, H Keeper)

Towan Head: 14 Purple Sandpiper, 21 Turnstone, 2 Oystercatcher at Little Fistral rocks 8:30. (M Lammas)

College Reservoir: Osprey 1645-1700 then North. (L Langley)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Great crested Grebe (courting), 1m Wheatear, 1 Treecreeper, 73 Herring Gull, 4 Great Black backed Gull. Also, in the surrounding area 2 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 5 Siskin, 11 Raven, 3 Buzzard, 2 Skylark, 5 Meadow Pipit. (S Grose)

Stithians Lake: 1 vocal Willow Warbler. (RB Girling)

Rame Head: male Pied Flycatcher reported, also a Redstart at Penlee Point.

Mawgan Porth: Osprey reported.

Penzance: Osprey over at 14:00.

Saturday 10th April 2021

Late news, 5/4 Durgan: 5 Sandwich Tern in Helford Passage. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 5/4 Tresemple Pool: 3 Swallow. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 9/4, Gillan Creek: 3 Cattle Egret, 3 Little Egret, 4 Curlew, 4 Mute Swan, 5+ Redshank. (D Beadle)

Late news, 9/4, Trezebel Farm, Nr Manaccan: 3+ Cattle Egret. (D Beadle)

Late news, 9/4, Trevose: Lapland Bunting still.

Tater-du: 1 Whimbrel past east at 11:20; also Swallow, House Martin, Sand Martin & White Wagtail in off sea. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still on the harbour beach. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Siberian Chiffchaff still singing in roadside bushes north of the railway bridge. (P St Pierre)

Lizard: Bee-eater on wires along approach road to Windmill Farm NR. (T Blunden et al) Also 1 Osprey over and 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 10 Emperor Moth, 7 Adder. Please drive carefully along the road. (D Wright)

Siblyback Lake: 3 Ring-necked Duck (2m 1f), 2 Goldcrest, 2 Long-tailed tit, 1f Goosander, Reed Bunting, Many Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff, 2 Canada Geese mating, Snipe. (S Finch)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (M Bishop)

Gunwalloe Warsh: 1 Reed Warbler. (I Maclean)

Cury: 1 Red-legged Partridge. (I Maclean)

Grade Marsh: 1 Hobby. (I Maclean)

Helford Passage: 1 Osprey over, 1 Treecreper. (I Maclean)

Wadebridge: 2 pairs of Egyptian geese feeding at low tide on the River Camel, close to Wadebridge, alongside the trail. (J Stedman) Also 4 Little Egret, 2 Mandarin Duck, 1 Shelduck, 3 Buzzard. (C Hooper)

Mandarin, C Hooper

Little Egret, C Hooper

St Mawes: 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Jackson)

Calenick Creek: 2 Canada Goose, 4 Shelduck, 1 Buzzard. (T Hall)

Carlyon: 2 Linnet, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Stonechat. 2 Orange Tip butterflies. (T Hall)

Playing Place: 2 Buzzards, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Pied Wagtails, Pair of Blackbirds feeding chicks in garden. (T Hall)

Newton Fowey: 2 Red Kite over at 10am. (A Newsham)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, 3 Curlew, 8 Redshank, 1 Oystercatcher. (A Nicholson)

Higher Larrick: Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Dipper, Willow Warbler, Grey Wagtail. (L Whitley)

Newquay: 1m Peregrine. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Quineaport/Treraven Meadows: 2 m Mandarin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Red legged Partridge, 2 Marsh Tit. (S Grose)

Trebetherick: 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker from private garden. (S Grose)

Lower Moor Plantation: 1 Treecreeper, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Raven over. (S Grose)

Wadebridge: 1 Barn Owl (nr Halfway house pub). (S Grose)

Copperhouse: 1 Ruff still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit on main estuary. (L Langley)

Stithians: 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c50 Sand Martin. (L Langley)

Foxhole: drk Ring-necked Duck still.

Friday 9th April 2021

Kenidjack: Report of an Osprey over early morning was erroneous and referred to the sighting from yesterday evening. Apologies to all concerned.

Kingsmill lake: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Teal, 24 Shelduck, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Egret & 1 Grey Heron (P Kemp)

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

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Tristis Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler by the railway bridge. (L Proctor)

Marazion Beach: 1 Wheatear, 12 White Wagtail, 2 Dunlin, 11 Sanderling, 9 Ringed Plover (A Bayly)

Trevilley: Little Bunting still. (P Fraser)

Nanjizal: 2cy f Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 11 Blackcap trapped and ringed. Also 2 House Martin, c25 Swallow, 14 Buzzard.(J Overfield, R Veal)

Foxhole: 1 Ring-necked Duck, drake, with 5 Tufted Duck, 1 pair Teal, Kingfisher. (L Bosisto, P Carter)

Ring-necked Duck – Philip Carter

Rosewall Hill: 1 f Ring Ouzel, c20 Golden Plover, 3 Buzzard, 2 Raven. (S Finch)

Housel Bay: 1 Raven, 1 Wheatear, 3 Swallow, 8 Fulmar, 2 Cormorant, 2 Canada Goose, 2 Stonechat, 8 Linnet, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

College Reservoir: 5 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 1 Wigeon; Mute Swan, Canada Goose and Great Crested Grebe incubating nests (D Eva)

Restronguet Creek: Spoonbill preening itself on the old mine Weir opposite Point Quay at 13:15. (M.Wilson)

Carn Marth, Redruth: 1 Red Kite. (J Crowther)

Illogan: 4 (2 pairs) Siskin, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, on garden feeders. (J Baker)

Mount Hawke: 1 Red Kite over the village 4pm. (J Ludlow)

Newquay, Trevithick Manor Farm: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Newquay, Trevoll: 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Belowda: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

Par Beach: 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Black-headed Gull, 1 Common Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 58 Herring Gull, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron, 23 Cormorant. (S Grose)

Treziase: 2 Sand Martin, 3 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 2 Chiffchaff. (S Grose)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Wheatear, 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Linnet, 1 m Kestrel. (S Grose)

St Columb Major, Tresaddern: 1 f Sparrowhawk, 31 Raven, (initially 17 feeding on the ground in field with cattle, then as a flock circling and calling together). (S Grose)

Carnewas: 1 Short-eared Owl. (A & B Tregunna)

Trevose Head: 1 Short-eared Owl, 3 Wheatear, 100+ Swallows, 4 Corn Bunting, Scattering of Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Siblyback Lake: 50+ Pied Wagtails, 3 Meadow Pipits, 3 Wheatears, 2 Siskins, 4 Goldfinches, 4 m Blackcaps, Willow Warblers in plenty, 4 Ring necked Duck, 30 Tufted Ducks,1 Little Grebe, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Moorhen,1 f Goseander, 2 Swallows,1 House Martin, 2 Buzzards,1 Common Sandpiper. (C Buckland)

Bude: At least 12 Sand Martins and 2 Swallows, 4 Shelducks, 4 Moorhens, 1 Mute Swan, 32 Herring Gulls, 5 Great blacked Gulls, 7 Black headed Gulls, Mallards and Mallard-types, 2 Canada Geese at Maer Lake. (H Kendall)

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Thursday 8th April 2021

Late news, 7/4, Truro Golf Club: 2 Mistle Thrush. (B.Toms)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull still present. (L Proctor)

Trevilley: Little Bunting and Serin stil present. (K Wilson)

Soapy Cove: Western Subalpine Warbler still present. (M Pass) 1 Ring Ouzel over (D Bradford)

Kynance Road: 1 Osprey flew north at 11:10am (J Foster, M Pass)

Housel: 3 White Wagtail, 1 House Martin, 1 Wheatear (M Pass)

Kenidjack: Hoopoe still present (P Maddern) Osprey flew east at 17:15 (N and T Wheatley)

Hoopoe – Peter Maddern

Pendeen: 1 f Ring Ouzel at Carn Eames. (S Rogers)

Mousehole: Iceland Gull on St Clements Isle (M Elliott)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler. Also juv Glaucous Gull, c70 Common Gull, 12+ Ringed Plover on the beach. (R Veal, P St Pierre)

Hayle: 1 Iceland Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Goosander (female). (J St Ledger)

Common Sandpiper – John St Ledger

Iceland Gull – Johnn St Ledger

Ruff – John St Ledger

Porthkidney Sands: 26 Sandwich Tern (M Spicer)

St Clement: 1 Osprey. (L Sampson)

Restronguet Creek: Spoonbill at the far end of Trolver Croft, Penpol, Feock at 09:45. (J Baker) 23 Little Egret, 2 Heron chicks almost fledged. (M Wilson)

Perranporth: 1w Iceland Gull on rocks at Droskyn Pint. (D Curtis)

St Agnes: 1w Iceland Gull flew east past Chapel Porth. (D Curtis)

Porth Joke: c50 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Newquay, Trevoll: 1 Barn Owl (S Grose)

Treloy Golf Course: Cuckoo (A Curwen)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Kingfisher, 8 Crow, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 2 Jay, 2 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 1 Heron, 1 Great Tit, 2 Buzzard, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Blackbird, 2 Wood Pigeon, 4 Jackdaw, 7 Herring Gull, 8 Mallard, 1 Wren, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Robin, 1 Pheasant, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Magpie, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Common Sandpiper. (J Goodair)

Treraven: 8 Mallard, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Crow, 3 Blackbird, 10 House Sparrow, c10 Wood Pigeon, 4 Robin, 2 Chiffchaff, 34 Canada Goose, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Mute Swan, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Buzzard, 2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Rooks, 1 Great Tit, 1 Goldcrest. (J Goodair)

Lower Moor Plantation: 1 Treecreeper, 1 Cuckoo early am. (S Grose)

Rock Helipad Field: 2 Skylark, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 f Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Wadebridge, Blable Gate: 4 Raven, 1 Carrion Crow feeding on roadkill. (S Grose)

Siblyback Lake: 4 Ring-necked Duck (2 pairs), 32 Tufted Duck, 3 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 f Goosander, 2 pair Little Grebe, 8 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 3 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 3 Wheatear (on territory ) (K Pellow) 3 Chiffchaff (D Sharp)

Colliford Reservoir:  2 Willow Warbler (D Sharp).

Trescowe: 4 male White Wagtails feeding on corrugated shed roof. (C Richards)

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