Monday 2nd April 2018

Monday 2nd April 2018

Late news, 1/4, Mounts Bay: 40 Gannet, 6 Common Scoter (was 5 at the end of last week), c8 Manx Shearwater with Gannets about 2km south of the Mount, 5 Sandwich Tern 5 through by 13:00. (PA Fraser)

Late news, 1/4, Marazion Beach: c40 Sanderling. (PA Fraser)

Late news, 1/4, Marazion: 17 Goldfinch at Rosehill. (PA Fraser)

Coverack: Glaucous Gull still in the harbour.

Ruan Lanihorne: 2 Spoonbill. (C Hughes)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 47 Sandwich Tern briefly 16:30. (S Williams) Lelant Saltings: 1 2w Yellow-legged Gull. (M Ahmad, MJ Spicer)

Kenidjack: Merlin & Goldcrest. (S Williams)

Porthgwarra: 100 Fulmar, 141 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 54 Kittiwake, 5 Sandwich Tern, 239 auk sp (all specifically identified were Guillemots) and 11 Puffin between 09:05 & 10:35. Also 3 singing Chiffchaff in the village and 2 Snipe. (DK Parker)

Bude Marshes: 2 Shelduck 12 Mallard, 2 Buzzard,1 Sand Martin over River Neet heading north, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest and 3 Reed Bunting. (N Bastin)

Feock churchyard: 6 Bullfinch (3 pairs), 3 Greenfinch, 1 Brambling (f), 1 Blackcap (f) on feeders in adjacent garden. (K Dalziel)

Feock: Still at least 7 Blackcap, some colour-ringed coming to bird table in a private garden. Particularly partial to sultanas. (K Dalziel)

Whitecross, Newquay: 100+ Golden Plover & 2 Raven. (D Thomas)

Newquay, Towan Head: 4 Wheatear, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Gull, 5 Purple Sandpiper. No sign of any Kittiwake on traditional breeding site or on the water. (S Grose)

Truro: 18+ Goldfinch in front garden and 1 Dunnock. (M Costa) Also Dipper on river below Victoria Park. (D Jenkins) Private garden: 1m and 1f Siskin in this evening. (D Jenkins)

Truro River: 67 Black-tailed Godwit. (P Fraser)

Gulval: 1 Swallow west. (MJ Spicer)

St Gothian Sands:  2 Swallow and 3 Chiffchaff. (MJ Spicer)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Swallow heading South West over the lake mid afternoon. (R Hampshire)

Porthgwarra to St Levan: 2 Willow Warbler, 44 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, Wheatear, Sand Martin. (M Wallace)