Tuesday 30 April 2013

Tuesday 30 April 2013

Late News 29/04 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Photo of yesterdays Marsh Harrier showing the distinctive wing moult, more photos here. (B Sharples)

Marsh Harrier Marazion Cornwall 29413 B Sharples Mallard duckling Marazion Cornwall 29413 B Sharples

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature) 2 Greylag (plus 6 goslings), 6 Canada Geesel, 7 Mallard (plus broods of 12, 6 & 2), 1+ Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 3 Common Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, c20 Swallow, c15 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 4 Swift, 15+ White Wagtail, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)
Greylag family Marazion Cornwall 300413 R Farnes
Marazion: 55 Dunlin, 46 Ringed Plover, 37+ Whimbrel, 12 Turnstone, 1 Common Sandpiper and c15 White Wagtail on the beach plus 1 Black-throated Diver and 3 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker)
Church Cove, Lizard: Hoopoe still, plus f Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler and 3 Sedge Warbler. (M Spicer)

Hoopoe Church Cove Cornwall 30413 S BuryHoopoe at Church Cove, Steve Bury.

Lizard: Male Woodchat between Lizard and Gwarvas Farm from Cross Common Corner. (T Blunden)

Woodchat Lizard Cornwall 30413 S BuryWoodchat on the Lizard, Steve Bury.

Trevilley Farm: Ad male Woodchat still plus 1 House Marti, 18 Wheatear, 2 Sedge Warbler and 5 Whitethroat. (P Fraser) Photo by I Webster here. Please park sensibly and be considerate on the track as it isn’t actually a public right of way.

Leedstown: Red Kite over Reawla and Wall just north of Leedstown at 16:00. (N Herian)

Tregiffian: 1 male Yellow Wagtail. (C Moore)

Penzance: 19 Purple Sandpipers at Jubilee Pool this morning. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Men-an-Tol: 4+ Cuckoos, 2 Wheatears and 2 Grasshopper Warblers. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Porthgwarra: Merlin and 6 Wheatears in the afternoon. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)
Treen: Yellowhammer singing close to the road on  Mulfra Hill near Treen Common. (A Mckechnie)
Yellowhammer Treen Cornwall 30413 A Mckechnie
Penlee Point: A Hobby flew in high from the sea at c12:30 and then flew west towards Rame Head. (R Smaldon)
Polridmouth Cove: 1 Grasshopper Warbler singing in reeds by beach. (P McVey)
Windmill Farm: 2 Wheatear, 2 Blackcap, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 18 Whimbrel, numerous Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler between 18:00 & 20:00. (D Wright)
Feock: Male Firecrest at Trelissick Gardens.