Tuesday 21st April 2015

Late news 16/4 Penhallow: 1 Red Kite. (L Tiller)

Camborne: 1 Woodchat still at 08:45 in field opposite Cogegoes Farm. (AD Mills)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great White Egret throughout the day, then roosting in the pines at dusk, also 1 Kingfisher,  7 Wheatear, 30 Sand Martin, 1 Common Sandpiper,  7 Little Egret and White Wagtail. (C Barnard P St Pierre DK Parker R Farnes – photos S Williams – photo P Dinning – video)

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Mounts Bay: 3 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ruff, 5 Dunlin and 3 Redshank on Ryan’s Field. (P St Pierre) Also 1w Ring-billed Gull off the causeway again.

Heamoor: 1 Purple Heron flew S over A30 at 08:05. (C Barnard)

Land’s End: 1 Wryneck near Trinity Pool. (C Barnard C Moore)

Nanquidno: 1m Pied Flycatcher and 6 Blackcap. (C Moore)

Bearah Tor: 1 Redstart, 1 Cuckoo heard, 1 Green Woodpecker heard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 pair Wheatear, 6+ Raven and 1m Yellowhammer. (E Cornelius, D Miller)

Maer Lake: 5 Whimbrel, 9 Dunlin, 2 Shelduck and 10+ Teal at 17:00. (B Craven)

Caradon Hill: Singing male Redstart on west side 12:15 also 2 Wheatear. (C Benton)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 1 ad Glaucous Gull, 1 juv Iceland Gull (possibly Thayer’s Gull?) and 1 Yellow Wagtail. Also ad Glaucous Gull still this evening at St Gothians, plus ten Wheatear and 30 Sand Martin. (S Rogers)

Kenidjack: Wryneck still at seaward end of the valley.