Saturday 27 April 2013

Saturday 27 April 2013

Late News 26/04 Stithians Reservoir: 1w drake Long-tailed Duck still.
Late News 26/04 Lizard: Hoopoe still in fields near the church hall at Church Cove. Also Turtle Dove.(M Grantham)
Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Gadwall, 5 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 9 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 4 Common Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Snipe, c80 Swallow, c75 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 4+ Swift, 20+ White Wagtail, 1 Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Blackcap, 3+ Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, Willow Warblers, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, P St Pierre, V Stratton, M Rouncefield, J Thomas & S Maycock)

Sedge Warbler Marazion Cornwall 27413 S Maycock Dunlin Marazion Cornwall 27413 S Maycock Whimbrel Marazion Cornwall 27413 S Maycock

Marazion Marsh and Beach today, Simon Maycock.

Marazion: 48 Dunlin, 23 Ringed Plovers, 18+ Whimbrel, 9 Turnstone, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Sanderling and c25 White Wagtails on the beach plus 1 Little Tern, 1 Arctic Tern and 5 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker, P St Pierre, V Stratton, M Rouncefield, J Thomas & S Maycock)
Lands End: 1 Blue-headed Wagtail, 4 Whimbrel and 6 Wheatear from the Cycle Track. (C Barnard)
Penzance: Red Kites over Heamoor at 15:10 & 16:55. (P St Pierre)
Sancreed: Red Kite over at 15:45 also Peregrine, Little Egret, 21 Whimbrel north and 50 in fields plus 3 House Martin. (D Flumm)
St Erth: Nuthatch in a private garden. (M Spicer)
Windmill Farm: 2 Ringed Plover, 7 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 3 Sedge Warbler, 3 Wheatear, 1+ Cuckoo and Blackcap. (D Wright)
Lerryn: Male Sparrowhawk in a private gardening following unsuccessful hunt. Also Red Kite over high at 17:55. (J Parfitt)

Sparrowhawk Lerryn Cornwall 27413 J Parfitt Red Kite Lerryn Cornwall 27413 J Parfitt

Stithians Reservoir: 150 Swallow, 10 Sand Martin, 4 Swift, 2 House Martins, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 12 Tufted Duck and 6 Great Crested Grebe. (D Eva)
Helston: 2 Swifts over the town. (D Wright)
Kennack Sands: 37+ Whimbrel this afternoon and several Sandwich Tern offshore, also a few Swallow and Sand Martin passing through. (P J Smale)
Goss Moor: 2 Willow Tits. (P Barlow & R Davey)

Rumps, Mouls & Pentire: 6 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Puffin, 2 Kestrel, 1 male Merlin, 1 male Sparrowhawk and Stonechat. (S Marquis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Flock of 21 Whimbrel plus 7 Whimbrel, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin and Reed Bunting on Ryan’s Field. (V Stratton, M Rouncefield & J Thomas)

Clapper Marsh: Dead Canada Goose below power lines in the evening and seven Common Sandpiper on the river. (P Floyd-Spong)