Tuesday 28th April 2020

Tuesday 28th 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, 26/4. Retire Common: 1 Cuckoo (H Bennallick)

Late news, 26/4. Rosenannon Downs: 1 Cuckoo (H Bennallick)

Sancreed: 51 Whimbrel west, 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: 74 Whimbrel. (D Flumm)

Mousehole: 1 Great Skua. (M Elliott)

Roskilly: 1 Minke Whale close in. (P St Pierre)

Gwithian Beach: 42 Whimbrel. (M Spicer)

Penzance; Battery Rocks: 20 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Ringed Plover (R Fox)

20 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 2 Common Whitethroat. 1 Woodcock flew over calling at dusk (B Bosisto)

Mylor Beach: 1 Grey Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper along with small numbers of Dunlin, Whimbrel, Curlew and Turnstone (S Bearhop)

St Ives: 1 Black-throated Diver.

Loe Pool; Porthleven: 1 Sparrowhawk, 10+ Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler singing, 2 Cetti’s warbler singing (J Witheywood)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point:1 Kestrel, 2 Swallow, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Gannet (S Van Hear)

Falmouth, Berkeley Cottages:1 Swift (S Van Hear)

Tresillian to St Clement: Good numbers of Blackcap and Chiffchaff, c10 Whimbrel,1 Green Woodpecker calling in Tregothnan Woods. (M Jones)

St Keverne: 1 Cuckoo (H Norton)

Forder, Saltash: 2 Whimbrel (P Kemp)

Tredrizzisk: 2 Swift, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Greenfinch from private garden. (S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 13 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Redshank. (S Rowe, M Lammas)

Newquay: 19 Common Scoter west, 1 Great Northern Diver east. (S Rowe) 3 Swift above zoo this evening. (S Grose)

Blackhead, St Austell: 20 Common Scoter, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sandwich Tern, 20 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-throated Diver, 37 Guillemot, 8 Razorbill, 2 Black-headed Gull. (D Cooper)

Goss Moor: 1 Goldcrest, 1 Robin. (E Henderson)

Goldcrest, Ethan Henderson

Goldcrest, Ethan Henderson

West Pentire: 1 Buzzard, 3 Swallow. (E Henderson)

Tregurthy: 1 Cuckoo. (G White)