Tuesday 11th April 2017

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Please note, the fields either side of the track leading to the Windmill Farm reserve are private property – please do not enter.

Late news, 10/4, Constantine: Dipper on stream east of the village. (P Fletcher)

Chacewater: Osprey drifted over the village at 08:30. (B Toms)

Truro: Osprey flew north over the city centre at 09:00. (S Rogers)

Buttermilk Hill, St Ives: 2 male Ring Ouzel on the southern slope at 08:00. (A Whitehouse)

Pendeen: 2 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard, 3 Willow Warbler, steady passage of Swallows and Sand Martins northwards all day. (A Hartley)

Geevor: Wheatear, Rock Pipit. (A Hartley)

Wheatear – Adam Hartley

Kenidjack: 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Buzzard. (A Hartley)

Kenidjack to Pendeen: at least 6 male Stonechat, 2 House Martin and 2 Swallow. (A Hartley)

Porthgwarra/St Levan: male Redstart, 17 Wheatear plus Painted Lady and 2 Red Admiral. (M Wallace)

Sancreed: 6 Wheatear, 1 Blackcap, 8 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 22 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 2 Swallow. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Pink-footed Goose. (D Flumm)

Lamorna: 2 pairs Red-legged Partridge. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: Iceland Gull reported.

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 2 Spoonbill, 2 sum plum Black-tailed Godwit, 1m Reed Warbler singing, 1f Teal. (R Veal)

Perranuthnoe: 1 Wheatear, 1 Swallow, 2 Wren, 5 Little Egret. (B Oakes)

Swallow and Wheatear – Ben Oakes

Chynoweth Lane, St Hilary: 8 Buzzard circling around Friendship Woods. (B Oakes)

Bodmin Moor, De Lank Waterworks to Garrow Tor: 1 Common Redstart (male) singing, 1 Merlin, 4 Swallow, 8 Wheatear, 3 Grey Wagtail, 4 Willow Warbler, 5 Reed Bunting, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Kestrel, 4 Raven, 3 Buzzard. Also numbers of Stonechat, Linnet, Meadow Pipit and Skylark. (J St Ledger) De Lank Waterworks: ringtail Hen Harrier heading west at 13:30. (D Ricketts)

Merlin and Redstart – John St Ledger

Wenford Bridge, Bodmin Moor: 2 Marsh Tit. (J St Ledger)

Sharrow Point, Whitsand Bay: 1 singing Whitethroat, 3 Swallow west, 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 albino Pheasant. Also Orange Tip and Holly Blue. (R Smaldon)

Plaidy, Looe: 2 Fulmar on cliff face, 2 Gannet diving in the bay. (C&J Duffy)

Hawkers Cove, Padstow: 19 Sandwich Tern feeding over the Doom Bar. (S Grose)

Newquay: 1 Barn Owl at Trevemper roundabout. (S Grose)

Gweek: Spotted Redshank. (D Collins)

Helston Boating Lake: male Pintail, 26 Tufted Duck. (D Collins)

Charlestown: 1 Robin. (D Hastilow)

Robin – David Hastilow

Cetacean news, Kennack Sands: Humpback Whale just offshore 19:00-19:20 and then headed towards Lizard Point. (M Silk)


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