Thursday 4th April 2019

Mousehole: 1 orange-billed tern sp west at 18.45, also 2 Sandwich Tern at 19.10. (M Elliot)

Pendeen Watch: 2 Hawfinch flew in off the sea at 10:45. (B Dodd, D Horton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis flew off at 10:15, but had returned by early afternoon, 6 (3pr) Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 2 Mute Swan, 4m Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 3 Sand Martin at 12.47. (M Webb). Also Water Pipit. (P Walsh)

Glossy Ibis, Martin Webb

Shoveler, Martin Webb

Coverack: Pallas’s Warbler still adjacent to Coverack sewage works; located from coastal path at eastern end of tree cover at 12:20. (K J Chamberlain)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff. (C Selway)

Polgigga: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff still at duckpond. (J Miller)

Davidstow: 4 Wheatear on the airfield. (C Selway)

Long Rock: Male and female Blackcap in a private garden. (T Newing)

Pendower: 9 Black-throated Diver (in one group), 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-breasted Merganser (1 male, 1 female), 11 Sandwich Tern. (J St Ledger)

Portscatho: 1 Long-tailed Duck still, 1 Great Northern Diver. (J St Ledger)

Great Northern Diver, John St Ledger

Tresillian River: 1 Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit. (M Jones)

Hannafore:  2 Whimbrel, 7 Sandwich Tern and 1 Iceland Gull on the rocks. 6 Common Scoter and c24 Manx Shearwater headed west. (M Beer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Carnsew Basin: 1 Redwing. (MJ Spicer)

Hayle: 5 Sandwich Tern in St. Ives Bay, 1 Wheatear (m) Mexico Towan. (J Evans)

Tywardreath:  2 Bullfinch (male and female), 1 male Siskin on garden feeders. (R. Barlow)

Mevagissey: 1 Osprey in a tree north of the harbour.

Penzance: 8 Sandwich Tern off the prom headed toward Newlyn. (J Evans)

Padstow: 2 m Wheatear, 2 Sandwich Tern. (S Grose)

Crugmeer: 3 Grey Partridge, 2 Barn Owl, 7 Roe Deer. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 3 Tawny Owl heard this eve, and 1 Osprey reported today by an overnight angler. (S Grose)

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