Friday 2nd April 2021

Late news, 1/4,Ruan Minor area: 1 Swallow, 3+ Sand Martin, 1+ Green Woodpecker. (D Beadle)

Late news, 1/4, Ponsongath: 1 Hoopoe. (J Foster, D Beadle)

Late news, 1/4, Lower Polmorla, St Wenn: 1 Blackcap singing, 3 Chiffchaff singing, 1 Orange-tip, 2 Brimstone (I Bennallick)

Cot valley: Probable Solitary Sandpiper 09:00-09:20, on new (drained) pond at top end before flying off NE. (N Wheatley) Male Redstart this evening in fields near top parking space. (P Clarke)

Newlyn: American Herring Gull (L Proctor)

Sancreed: adult Kumlien’s Gull following tractor 0930 hrs at least. (D Flumm)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 probable Sedge Warbler, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler (all singing), c100 Sand Martin, 6+ Swallow, 3+ House Martin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Wheatear. Also 4 Sandwich Tern, 1 Sanderling on/from Beach early am. (R Veal, P St Pierre) 1 Greenfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Little Egret, 4 Stonechat, 1 Cormorant, 2 Teal. (K Bowers)

Pendeen: 1 Wryneck. (P Clement) 1 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Wheatear, 1 Black Redstart, 17 Sand Martin, 18 Swallow, 1 Redpoll sp., 3 Siskin, 13 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 1 alba Wagtail (A Bayly)

Nanquidno: 1 male Pied Flycatcher. (C Moore) Osprey in off the sea 13:58 (R Wilkins)

Kenidjack: 1 male Pied Flycatcher. (P Clement)

Lands End (around Swingates – evening): 4 House Martins, 3 Swallows, 5m Blackcaps, 7 Chiffchaff. 6 Roe Deer (does) on nearby pasture (J Hawkey)

Nanjizal: Lapland Bunting on north side. (P Fraser)

Merry Maidens: 1 House Martin. (P Taylor)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Snipe, 8 Oystercatcher, 1 Sandwich Tern, 6 Rock Pipit, 3 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 8 Shelduck, 3 Ringed Plover. (K Bowers)

Sandwich Tern – Kevin Bowers

Snipe – Kevin Bowers

Ringed Plover – Kevin Bowers

St Gothian Sands: 1 ad Glaucous Gull still, 1 Whitethroat. (D Julian) Glaucous Gull, 7 Wheatear, Sedge Warbler, 5 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin. (M Spicer)

Godrevy: 5 Linnet. (M James)

Linnet – Mark James

Loggans Moor, Hayle: 2 Greenfinch. (M James)

Stithians Resevoir: 4 Great-Crested Grebe ( 2 courting), 4 Reed Bunting 2m2f, Juv Iceland Gull, Sparrowhawk, 2 Green Sandpiper, Pochard, 2 Long-tailed Tits, Multiple singing Willow Warblers, Swallow. (S Finch)

Calamansac Woods, Helford River: White-tailed Eagle at 9 30am. Also seen in Merthen woods, further up the river a few days before. (D Watt)

Lizard (Village-Caerthillian-Housel Bay): Hoopoe at Housel Bay for 3rd day, Golden Plover, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 11 White Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail. (D Flumm)

White Wagtail – Dave Flumm

Hoopoe – John St Kedger

Golden Plover – Dave Flumm

Higher Predannack Cliff: 1 Swallow (I. Bennallick)

St Agnes: 2 Ring Ouzel, 18+ Wheatear. (G Lawlor)

North Cliffs: 1 Ring Ouzel flew east at 09:00 (D Curtis) 5 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat including possible Continental race, 6+ Skylark. (B Young)

Truro: probable Red Kite. (M Raywood)

Porth Joke: 1 male Pied Flycatcher, 11 Wheatear, 14 Stonechat, 8 Willow Warbler, 19 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 11 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel. (S Rowe)

Goss Moor: 2m&1f Garganey, 6 Sand Martin, 7+ Willow Warbler near northern pool early am. (P Roseveare, E Turnbull)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Sedge Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Tregonce, Padstow: 3 Red Kite. (A Bishop)

Dozmary Pool: 3 Ring-necked Ducks (1m,2f), 1m Scaup, 1f Goldeneye, 2m Shoveler, 4 Swallow.

Trevalga (Tintagel): 6 Wheatear, 3 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Peregrine, 1 Kestrel (f). (S Marquis)

Rocky Valley: 2 Grey Wagtail (S Marquis)

Tregorrick: 10+ Swallows seen above Menagwins sewage works. (M Helson)

Rosemullion Head: 4 Wheatears in ploughed field at Nansidwell Farm this morning. (J Holmes)

Helston: Black Swan

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Wednesday 27th September 2017

Late photo, 25/9, Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Buzzard. (M Priest)

Buzzard, Mark Priest

Porthgwarra:Pied Fly & 1 Firecrest at the car park,this evening. (M Wallace)

St Erth: 14 Little Egret in field with cattle. (MJ Spicer)

Walmsley Sanctuary, (members only): 4 Little Stint, 10 Ruff, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Dunlin, 9 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Pintail, 3 Gadwall and 3 Shoveler. (G.Berti, B Ide, K White) Also Solitary Sandpiper reported until 09:10 when flushed by the farmer and had not returned by mid morning. (C Selway)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 20 Ruff, 6 Little Stint, 2 Knot, 2 Sanderling and 40 Dunlin. (S Turner) Also 12 Sandwich Tern, 8 Common Tern and probable juv Caspian Gull. (M Halliday)

Sennen: 1 Dotterel still in ploughed field SE of Escalls Chapel. (R Wilkins)

Davidstow airfield: 3 Buff-breasted Sandpiper still.
Davidstow Airfield is an active airfield and we have been reminded that there is NO freedom to roam here and that cars must NOT drive onto the airfield at all. We have been advised that we can WALK onto the grassy areas, but not the runways. Cars should be parked alongside the road. Failure to comply, could lead to access being withdrawn altogether.

Gannel Estuary: 4 Little Stint, 1 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, 5 Barwit, 1 Common Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Rock, Porthilly Point: 2 Brent Geese. (S Grose)

Brent Geese, Shaun Grose

Ruan Lanihorne, Sett Bridge: 1 Purple Heron (juv). Further downriver were 2 Spoonbill, 1 Common Sandpiper. Also 4 Deer swimming from one side of the river to the other. (J St Ledger)

Spoonbill, John St Ledger

Rame: 3 Firecrest, Goldcrests, 2 Blackcaps, 4 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Pied Flycatcher and 1 Spotted Flycatcher this morning. (M Beer, C Buckland)

Kingsmill Lake: 2 Knot, 3 Grey Plover, 20 Godwits, 10 Dunlin, 2 Snipe this afternoon. (C Buckland)

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