Wednesday 28th April 2021

Late news, 27/4, Nanquidno: 6 Blackcaps, 3, Common Whitethroats, Kestrel, 2 Common Buzzards. (V Stratton)

Late news, 27/4, Wicca Cove: 3 Cuckoos, 4 Common Whitethroats, 4 Canada geese flying out over the sea. Also 16 Fulmar on their breeding ledges, one of the oldest Fulmar nesting sites in Cornwall. (V Stratton)

Late photo, 26/4, Perranporth: 49 Whimbrel in flock on beach. (A Langdon)

Whimbrel, Adrian Langdon

Kenidjack: Olive-backed Pipit. (D Flumm et al) Also 4 Common Swift, 25 Barn Swallow, 18 House Martin. (P Fraser, D Flumm)

Olive-backed Pipit, Steve Rogers

Olive-backed Pipit, Nigel Rogers

Olive-backed Pipit, Dave Flumm

Olive-backed Pipit, Dave Flumm

Newlyn: 1w American Herring Gull, 2cy Iceland Gull on Tolcarne rocks. (M Elliott)

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck, 3 Tufted Duck, 8 Sand Martin. (L Bosisto)

Gwinear: 1 Hooded Crow with Corvid flock in ploughed field opp cemetery entrance. (S Grose)

Walmsley: Wood Sandpiper, probable intersex Eurasian Teal this evening. (P Roseveare) Also Great White Egret reported.

Gwenver: male Blue-headed Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail. (R Archer)

Balleswidden (near St Just): ringtail Hen Harrier over A3071 at 0950 and 1215. (J Summers)

Goonhilly: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Swift, 1 Whitethroat and 5 + Willow Warbler, Cuckoo (heard only). (T Pinfield)

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo, few Whitethroat, Sedge Warblers, Blackcaps, 60+ Swallows, 1 Sand Martin, 2 House Martins, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel. (T Pinfield)

Caerthillian Valley: Whimbrel over. (T Pinfield)

Hayle, Harvey’s Towans: 7 Whimbrel, 1 Kittiwake, 26 Ringed Plover, 64 Dunlin. (S Grose)

Carnsew Pool: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Bar tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 89 Dunlin, 29 Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatcher. (S Grose)

Leedstown: 15 Rook nests. (S Grose)

Porthleven Harbour: 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Sandwich Tern offshore. (S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 2 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 m Pochard, 50+ Sand Martin, 4 Rock Pipit, 6 Little Grebe, 1 Pr nesting Mute Swan, 13 Tufted Duck, 2 Shelduck, 16 Linnet, 1 Reed Warbler. (S Grose)

Tehidy Golf Course: 26 Whimbrel. (S Grose)

Perranporth Golf Course: 20+ Whimbrel. (D Dungate)

Rame Head – Penlee: 17 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 10 Wheatear, 1 Sedge Warbler, 17 Blackcap, 48 Whitethroat, 28 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 2 Whimbrel. Also vismig from Rame Headland (1230 – 1330); 66 Swallow , 20 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Swift (all in off sea and north). (K Pellow)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 20 Sand Martin, 10 Barn Swallow, 5 House Martin. (P Fraser)

Drift Reservoir: Coot, Whimbrel, 2 Swift, 15 Sand Martin, 7 House Martin, 20 Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler. (D Flumm)

Anderton, Nr. Millbrook: 5 Whimbrel. (D Sharp)

Rame Head: 2 Swift, 1 House Martin, numerous Swallows and Sand Martins, 1 Wheatear, 4 Linnet, 1 Kestrel (D Sharp)

Whimbrel, Deena Sharp

Swift, Deena Sharp

Whitsand Bay: 2 Whitethroat. (D Sharp)

St Austell Bay: 5 Great Northern Diver (4 winter plumage, 1 summer plumage), 1 Black-throated Diver, 9 Eider, 4 Whimbrel, 5 Dunlin, 3 Sandwich Tern. (B & L Bosisto)

Par Beach: 3 recently hatched Canada Goslings, 2 Grey Heron, 10 Swallow, 15 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin. (B & L Bosisto)

Goonzian Downs: Cuckoo. (A Newsham)

Tregeseal: Occupied House Martin nest in village. (D Flumm)

Buttermilk Hill: 4 Wheatear in fields by Anjue Cottage. Also a flock of 10 Ring Ouzels with 4 males, 4 females and 2 first summer males, 8 Wheatear in sloping fields toward Towednack. (V Stratton)

Stepper Point Headland: 15+ Skylark, 12+ Rook, 20+ Jackdaw, 20+ Crow, 8 Pheasant, 25+ swallow, 1 Blue Tit, 50+ Kittiwakes, 6 Cormorants, 10 Great Black-backed Gulls, 4 Oyster catchers, 10 Fulmars, 1 Gannet, 7 Stonechats, 3 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 1 Dunnock, 1 Wren, 2 Robin, 1, Blackbird, 8 Herring Gull, 1 Razorbill, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Collared Dove. (J. Goodair)

Downderry: early morning 13 Whimbrel, 3 Common Scoters, 3 Shelducks and 10 Great Northern Divers. 8 House Martins moving east this afternoon. (A Payne)

Land’s End: Ring Ouzel still.

Please note – a Tripod has been found in the Lelant area. Please contact cornwall@rspb.org.uk if this is yours.

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