Saturday 20 April 2013

Saturday 20 April 2013

Late News 18/04 Devoran: 95 Whimbrel, 6 Greenshank, 10 Redshank and 1 Black-tailed Godwit. (S Rogers)
Late News 19/04 Predannack Wollas: 4 singing Willow Warbler. (S Bury)
Willow Warbler Predennack Wollas Cornwall 19413 S Bury
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 3 Greylag, 5 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard, 2 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Bittern, 3 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 16 Moorhen, 3 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 sum plum Dunlin, 1 female Marsh Harrier flew off high NW at 08:40, 8 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, c30 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, c20 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 5 Sedge Warbler and 5+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, L Proctor, P St Pierre, R Menari & A Mckechnie) Also 2 Cranes over. (C Lee and the Chough Club)

Kestrel Marazion Cornwall 200413 A Mckechnie White Wagtail Marazion Cornwall 200413 A Mckechnie
 Sedge Warbler Marazion Cornwall 200413 A Mckechnie  Cetti's Warbler Marazion Cornwall 200413 A Mckechnie

 Marazion today, Alex Mckechnie.

Marazion: 1 Arctic Tern and 2 Sandwich Terns offshore and c15 White Wagtails on the beach. (D Parker, L Proctor, P St Pierre & R Menari)
Eastern Green: Eider and 6 Common Scoter. (P St Pierre)
Longrock: Arctic Tern offshore plus Wheatear, Grey Plover and 12 Whimbrel. (P St Pierre)
Cot Valley: Woodchat in the field with donkeys and horses off the Kelynack to the Youth Hostel road, please park sensibly. (L Proctor, D Parker, T Mills & S Williams)

Woodchat Cot Valley Cornwall 20413 T MillsWoodchat at Cot Valley, Tony Mills.

Lizard: Singing Iberian Chiffchaff near Soap cove, Kynance at Jolly Town Farm. (M Grantham, T Blunden & J Foster)

Iberian Chiffchaff 1 Soap Cove Cornwall 20413 T Blunden Iberian Chiffchaff 2 Soap Cove Cornwall 20413 T Blunden
Iberian Chiffchaff 3 Soap Cove Cornwall 20413 T Blunden Iberian Chiffchaff 4 Soap Cove Cornwall 20413 T Blunden

Iberian Chiffchaff, Tony Blunden.

Porthgwarra: Red-rumped Swallow drifted west along the coast with 5 Swallows at 12:34. (M Wallace & D Parker) Also 4 Great Northern Divers (3 west, 1 east) and 1 Great Skua offshore plus 7+ Wheatear, 1 Cuckoo, 2+ Whitethroat, 3+ displaying Rock Pipit, 20+ Linnet, 2 Kestrel, 2 Sparrowhawk and 1 Stoat in the valley. (D Parker, S Maycock & P St Pierre)

Kestrel Porthgwarra Cornwall 20413 S Maycock Kestrel Porthgwarra Cornwall 200413 S Maycock

Kestrel eating a Lizard, Simon Maycock.

Trencrom: 1 Whitethroat. (R Menari)
Amalveor: 1 Cuckoo. (R Menari)
Sennen: Black Redstart, 8 Wheatear and 1 House Martin near the school. (P St Pierre)
Land’s End: Whitethroat, 6 Wheatear, 5 White Wagtail and a House Martin. (P St Pierre)
Hayle Kimbro: 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 2 Pintail. (D Eva)

Caerthillian: 6 Whitethroat, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap and 1 Sedge Warbler. (D Eva)
Great Carclaze Pit: Starling, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Chiffchaf, Willow Warbler, Bullfinch, Dunnock, Yellowhammer, Raven nesting, Carrion Crow, Jackdaw, Jay, Magpie, Little Grebe, Tufted Duck, Common Teal, Mallard, Goldeneye, Common Sandpiper, Canada Goose,  Herring Gull, Greater Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Swallow, Sand Martin, Buzzard, Kestrel, Collared Dove, Wood Pigeon, Green Woodpecker (heard), Wren, Meadow Pipit, Wheatear and Chaffinch in the morning. (CBWPS meeting per N Climpson)
Maer Lake, Bude: 5+ Whimbrel, 1 Little Gull, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin and 2 White Wagtails. (H Kendall)

Boscastle: 1 Puffin, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Peregrine, 1 Wheatear. Also, large numbers of Guillemots and Razorbills at Long Island. (L Sampson)
Goss Moor: 6 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 2m Blackcap, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 pair Stonechat, 4 Dunnock, 3 Linnet, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard and 3 Jay in the morning. (D Thomas)
Crugmeer to Stepper Point: 1 Whitethroat, 2 pair Stonechat, 8 Linnet, 26+ Swallow, 12 Sand Martin, 3 House Martin, 2 Razorbill, 1 pair Kestrel, 1 Peregrines, 2 Oystercatcher and 4 Sandwich Tern. (D Thomas)
Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Lapwing. (J St Ledger)
Zennor: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 7 Wheatear, 3 Stonechat, 4 Swallow, 2 Buzzard and 1 Kestrel at Eagles Nest. (J St Ledger & V Stratton)

Grasshopper Warbler Penwith moors Cornwall 20th April 2013 J St LedgerSinging Grasshopper Warbler, John St Ledger.

St Ives: 1 Cuckoo, 6+ Wheatear, 2 Swallow and 2 Sparrowhawk at Buttermilk Hill. (J St Ledger & V Stratton)
The Rumps: Inshore fish shoals attracting numbers of Razorbills, a few Guillemot, Gannet and Harbour Porpoises. One small seaward facing grassy slope had 10+ Wheatear, Rock Pipits and 1 female Black Redstart. (S Ogden)

Tehidy Woods: Tawny Owl today plus a Firecrest “last week”. (R Daddow)

Tawny Owl Tehidy Woods Cornwall 20413 R Daddow Firecrest Tehidy Woods Cornwall R Daddow

New Polzeath: 11 Arctic Tern and summer plumage Red-throated Diver. (D Julian)
Sennen Cove: Whimbrel and 6 Sandwich Terns. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Bosullow: Cuckoo. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Trendrine, Towednack: Cuckoo. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)
Kenidjack: Siberian Chiffchaff still at the sewerage works.
Lizard: Fem Hen Harrier flew SE out to sea at c11:00.