Tuesday 14th April 2020

Tuesday 14th 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; Sunday 12th April. Sancreed: 1 Cuckoo (R Salter)

Newlyn: 2cy Glaucous Gull still, just offshore harbour, then from Sandy Cove. (T Mills)

Glaucous Gull, Tony Mills

Glaucous Gull, Tony Mills

Marazion: 1 Little Tern, 6 Sandwich Tern, 3 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 5 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear. (S Rogers)

Chayndour: 1 Little Tern flew East 0656 (same as above). (P St Pierre)

Marazion Beach: 42 Whimbrel (flocks 24 &18 arrived 1700hrs), 8 Bar tailed Godwit (7 in s/p), 8 Common Tern, 12 Sandwich Tern this evening. (J Hawkey)

Skewjack: 1m Marsh Harrier, 1+ Red Kite. (M Wallace)

Rosudgeon: 2 Swallow. (R Salter)

Lamorna: 1 Wheatear at Lamorna Point this afternoon. 1 Manx Shearwater sound recorded calling in flight at top of valley at 10.52pm last night. (M Mckee)


St Ives Island: 1 Purple Sandpiper (G Jones)

St. Ives: 2 Swallow, 1 Red Kite (V Stratton)

Buttermilk Hill: 7 Wheatear (4 male, 3 female) 26 Linnet, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Common Buzzard. (V Stratton)

Heamoor: 4 Red Kite east or north east today (P St Pierre)

Downderry: 73+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Kittiwake, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Wheatear and 2 White Wagtails. (A Payne)

Drift Reservoir: 4 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 3 Reed Warbler, 7 Willow Warbler, 34 Canada Geese. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: Red Kite flew NE towards Newbridge 10:30 hrs. (D Flumm)

Crowlas: 1 Red Kite at 12:30 and again at 15:25 today (G Healey)

Dobwalls: 5 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff (C&J Duffy)

Restormel: 1 Peregrine, pair Yellowhammer, 1 Sparrowhawk (M Surgey)

Gannel Estuary: 4 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

St Clement: 3 Whimbrel, 2 Linnet. (M Jones)

Tresillian: 2 Swallow over playing field (A Nicholson)

Flushing Estuary : 2 Common Sandpiper (P Oldcorn)

Falmouth Bay: 17 Sandwich Terns (T Phelps, M Doyle)

Roseland; Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Red Kite at 5.20pm drifting northeast over village (D Hall)

Porthleven: 1 Red Kite at 11:45. (S Richards)

Trannack: 2 Red Kite,1 Cuckoo (D Wright)

Talskiddy: 1 Red Kite, 60 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser black Backed Gull, 1 Willow Warbler (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 3 Moorhen recorded flying over the house overnight (B Bosisto)

St Wenn: 1 Red Kite, 4 Swallow, 2 Greenfinch, 1 male Stonechat east of village. (I Bennallick)

St Austell: 2 Red Kite. (J Chapple)

Treen: 6 Wheatear. (J Ryan)

Little Kelynack: 1 Red Kite over. (C Moore)