Saturday 11th April 2020

Saturday 11th April 2020

Birding in Lockdown: Links to Garden Lockdown Listing League and our Birding Ideas Page, helping to make the most of extra time as a result of the lockdown.

Late news, 10/4, Bass Point: 7 Swallow. (P White)

Tregoss Moor: Cuckoo calling. (J Rance)

St Just: Hoopoe reported late morning.

Marazion: 1 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling, 1 Whimbrel, 48 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Water Pipit, 9 White Wagtail on/from the beach. Also 1 Grasshopper Warbler on the marsh. (S Rogers) 28 Turnstone; 5 Curlew. (J Hawkey)

Porthgwarra: 1 Tree Pipit, 6 Whitethroat. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 3 Red Kite west 10:27-10:35 hrs, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 6 Blackcap, c30 Willow Warbler, c20 Chiffchaff, 1 Wheatear, 2 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Willow Warbler, Dave Flumm

Wheatear, Dave Flumm

fem Blackcap, Dave Flumm

Heamoor: 3 Red Kite over west (same as above). (P St Pierre)

Crowlas: 1 Red Kite over 2.10pm, 1 over at 3.05pm and 3 over at 3.30 pm. (G Healey)

Truro: Red Kite over north 11:05. (P Fraser, J Chapple)

Treveighan: 13 Buzzard circling together. (D Hillson)

Lostwithiel: 1 Red Kite this morning. (M Surgey)

Mount Hawke: 1 yaffling Green Woodpecker. (RB Girling)

Roseland: First 2 House Martin back this morning to the colony on the Texaco garage, between Tregony and Ruan High Lanes. (P Coyte)

Wadebridge, Treraven Meadow: 4 House Martin, 1 Swallow, 1 Peregrine, 1 Bar-headed Goose (with Canada Geese). (D.Wilson)

Whipsiderry, Sands resort / Trebelsue Farm: 1 Yellowhammer, 1 Common Whitethroat, 29 Linnet, 13 Skylark, 7 Stonechat, 3 Raven, 51 Rook, 1 Kestrel, 1 Wheatear, 79 Fulmar, 1 Lesser Black backed Gull, 13 Meadow Pipit, 3 Corn Bunting (2 birds possibly pairing up, the other bird is showing the signs of Trichomonosis, the bill is heavily deformed, the bird was not singing and had a greasy appearance to its plumage). (S Grose)

Newquay:1 Sparrowhawk circling the zoo this eve. (S Grose)

Dobwalls: Female Yellowhammer on our seed tray (C&J Duffy)

Saltash: 1 Red Kite mid afternoon near Saltash heading towards River Tamar.(K Ible)

Godolphin Cross: Sparrowhawk soaring, 6 Buzzard at once, likewise using thermals. (C Richards)

Lizard Point: 1 Ring Ouzel, 2 Linnet, 1 Common Lizard (P Oldcorn)

Coverack: 1 Sedge Warbler (P Bedford)

Gwithian: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (P Freestone)

Hayle: 2 Red Kite over Copperhouse. (P Freestone)

St Columb Major: 8 singing male Blackcap & 1 House Martin plus a Sedge Warbler at Talkskiddy. (B Bosisto)