Friday 14th April 2017

Friday 14th April 2017

Porthgwarra to St Levan: 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 15 Willow Warbler, 19 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Merlin. (M Wallace) Also 1 2cy Iceland Gull. (D Wright)

Sennen: 1 Hooded Crow in field opposite Admiralty Pool.

Sancreed: 6 Wheatear, 4 Sand Martin. (D Flumm) 

Drift: 2 Common Sandpiper, 50 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1 Buzzard. (Adam Hartley)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret, 2 Spoonbill on Ryan’s field.

Trengwainton Gardens: 2 Nuthatch. (Adam Hartley)

Trenow & Boat Cove: 13 Eurasian Whimbrel, 36 Turnstone & 4 Little Egrets. (J Hawkey)

Praa Sands:  1 Black-Throated Diver (Sum’ Plum’), 1 Young Grey Seal in surf, 2 Raven. (J Evans)

Rosemullion: 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Sandwich Terns. (G Adams)

Chacewater: 1 Osprey overhead at 13:08 heading N. (J Hawkey)

Tresillian River: 67 Black tailed Godwit, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Redshank, 1 Greenshank opposite Tresemple Pool.

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler in willows near CP.

Tregaswith: 1 Grey Partridge in ploughed field next to Westways garage. (S Grose)

Padstow farm shop: 1 Barn Owl, also 1 presumed road kill Barn Owl nr Trevisker garden centre. (S Grose)

Downderry: 41+ Great Northern Divers offshore this morning. Also 1 Red-throated Diver, 8 Common Scoters, 1 Great Skua and 2 Sandwich Terns. (A Payne)

Kit Hill: Male Ring Ouzel, several Willow Warblers singing and 1 Kestrel. ( M Beer).

Bearah Tor: 2 singing male Redstart, 2 singing male Yellowhammer, 4 pairs Wheatear, 1 singing Stock Dove (D Eva)

Bude: 8 Swallow, 5 Skylark, 1 Raven (nest with 3 chicks nearby) and 2 Fulmar (on cliff edge where a pair nested last year). (H Wilkins)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 drk Pintail, 6 (5 drk) Shoveler, 6 Mallard Ducklings, 1 Coot on nest. (R Veal)

Windmill Farm: 16+ Willow Warbler singing, 1 House Martin. (R Veal)

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Slideshow – all images Reuben Veal

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