Tuesday 16th April 2019

There will be potential for disturbance at Walmsley and Middle Amble reserves tomorrow Wednesday 17th as contractors will be working on site. Sorry for the inconvenience but it is essential.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Glossy Ibis and Yellow Wagtail. (S Rogers) Also 1+ Water Pipit, 2 Shoveler, 5 Teal, 3 Swallow, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff and 1 Blackcap. (DK Parker) This evening the Glossy Ibis left the marsh at 5.40pm and flew out to sea until out of view. 14 Sand Martin & 2 Swallow. (J Hawkey)

Reed Bunting – Dave Parker

Blackcap – Dave Parker

Caerthillian: Wryneck and 2 Tree Pipit. (M Pass)

Par: 5 Eider, 15 Whimbrel & 1 Sandwich Tern 09:00 to 10:30. (I Stewart)

Par Beach Lake:  Female Mallard with 8 young, 2 Shelduck, male and female Tufted Ducks, Canada Goose on nest. (R. Barlow)

Camel Trail Wadebridge to Polbrock: 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, 13 Blackcap, 15 Chiffchaff, 4 Siskin, 10 Song Thrush, 3 Willow Tit, 19 Shelduck, 1 Dipper, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Grasshopper Warbler (reeling by 60ft), 2+ Siskin, 3 Wheatear, 4 Swallow, 1 Snipe, 7 White Wagtail,  30 Chiffchaff, 17 Blackcap, 9 Willow Warbler, 5 Jay between here and Polgigga. (R Veal)

Bude Marshes: 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Mute Swan, 1 Wren. (H Kendall)

Maer Lake: 10+ Swallow, 4 – 5 Sand Martin, 2 Great black Backed Gull, 2 Curlew, a few Teal. (H Kendall)

Maer Cliffs: c.15 Sand Martin investigating the cliffs for nest sites and 10+ more hunting over the grass areas. (H Kendall)

Dobwalls: 3 Swallow, Holly Blue, Orange Tip (C&J Duffy)

Lands End: 4 Swallow, 3 Whimbrel, 1m Wheatear, 1m Blackcap, 4 Stonechat (2prs) &  the usual Hooded/Carrion Crow hydrid. (J Hawkey)

Men-an-Tol: 2 Wheatear.

Old Lizard Head: 1 Whimbrel over, 1 Wheatear. (D Collins)

East Pentire, Newquay: 4 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Gannel Estuary: 3 Whimbrel, 3 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover. (S Rowe)

Marazion: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 23 Whimbrel, 1 Common Scoter, 5 Eider. (S Rowe)

Penzance: 27 Purple Sandpiper and 3 Turnstone at Battery Rocks, and 1 imm m Eider off the Promenade. (T Mills)

Stithians Reservoir: 4 Willow Warbler, 30+ hirundines, distant pair of Stonechat, 3 Chiffchaffs. (S Turner) 

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