Friday 23rd April 2021

Friday 23rd April 2021

Late News, 22/04, Camel Estuary/Little Petherick Creek: 15 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (summer plumage), 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 2 Shelduck (C Taylor)

Late News: 22/4, Par Beach: 1 Eider (drake) close inshore. (A Nicholson)

Newlyn Harbour: 1w American Herring Gull still on the beach just north of south pier this am. Also, juvenile Glaucous Gull still. (R Veal, P Freestone)

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

American Herring Gull – Reuben Veal

Porthgwarra: Eastern Subalpine Warbler still present (& singing) this morning 50yds along the top track that runs off the coast path. Also Swift overhead. (M Wallace) (seawatch 0700-0830): 2 Great Northern Diver west including a complete albino at 0810hrs! Flock 10 Whimbrel east and another on headland. (D Flumm)

Cape Cornwall: 12 Whimbrel east (presumed 8 of same on golf course later), Swift, 6 Swallow, House Martin, Sand Martin, 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Sennen Cove: 71 Whimbrel (21: 27: came in to roost on Cowloe with 23 feeding in top car park); 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. (J Hawkey)

Boscregan: 1 Whinchat and 4 Wheatears. (N Wheatley)

Lizard Point: 2 Common Swift flew east over lighthouse. 1 Great Northern Diver on sea. 5 Whimbrel on clifftop at Caerthillian Cove this morning. (A Saunders & N Parsons)

Gillan Creek: 17 Cattle Egret present late evening. (J Selby)

St Gothian Sands: Little Ringed Plover still present, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 16 Whimbrel, 2 Coot with 5 chicks, 2 Shoveler, 1m Pochard, 2 Shelduck. (J Hawkey, T Parrell)

Ryan’s Field: 10 Canada Goose, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Redshank, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Whimbrel. (K Hambly-Staite)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 34 Whimbrel, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, Great White Egret. (M Broadbent) In addition, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit and 15 Whimbrel. (P&M Lewis) Lelant Saltings, Hayle: 9 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover & 10 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey) In addition, 3 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Black-headed Gull this afternoon. (P&M Lewis)

Penberthy Farm, Hayle: 1 singing Reed Warbler on the River Hayle valley North West of the Farm and 1 Common Swift over. (P&M Lewis)

Carn Galver: 11+ Wheatear and 2f Ring Ouzel from track over saddle South West of Carn Galver this morning. Also male Pied Flycatcher in roadside willow in valley South West of Anjue Cottage. (P&M Lewis)

Falmouth: Red Kite over Trescobeas area at 2pm, mobbed by gulls. (J St Ledger)

Lamouth Creek, Trelissick: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Whimbrel. (L Sampson)

Merthern and Bonallack Wood: 16 Common Buzzard over field being ploughed, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Marsh Tit on feeder. (K Pinch)

Tresillian to Tresemple Pool: 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (1 summer plumage), 19 Whimbrel, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 16 Shelduck, 3 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron. (A Nicholson)

Calenick Creek: 4 Greenshank, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 46 Shelduck. (A Nicholson)

Coosebean Wood: 1 Northern Wheatear. (E Atkins)

Foxhole: female Redstart, Cuckoo, Blackcap. (L Bosisto)

St Austell Bay: 16 Sandwich Tern, 10 Black-headed Gull, Purple Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Par Beach Pool: Little Egret, Common Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Hensbarrow Downs: 2 Cuckoo flying together and calling, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Skylark and 3 Willow Warbler. (R Hollis)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Greenshank, 9 Common Sandpiper, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 4 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 12 Mallard, 9 Great Crested Grebe on the water, 1 Reed Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 21 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow. (S Grose)

Newquay Golf Course: 15 Whimbrel and 2 Wheatear. (D Kendle)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Camel Estuary, Cant Cove: 5 Whimbrel, 23 Oystercatcher, 1 fem Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Hannafore, Looe: 1 drake Eider. (D Sharp)

Downderry: along the coast early morning a pair of Gadwall, 7 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, a Wheatear and a Reed Warbler. (A Payne) In addition, 5 Whimbrel on the beach this afternoon. (M Edwards)

Kingsmill Lake: 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 1 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 36 Shelduck, 4 Black-headed Gull, 19 Herring Gull, 2 Greater Black-backed Gull & female Wheatear (P Kemp)