Wednesday 26th April 2023

Wednesday 26th April 2023

Dobwalls: Squacco Heron at 0845 perched in ash tree in garden before chased off by Gulls. (C & J Duffy)

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryans Field: 1 Bonaparte’s Gull (2nd cal-yr on Ryan’s field at 1515 then flew to estuary), 3 Ruff (Ryan’s field), 1 Greenshank (Ryan’s field), 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Whimbrel, 27 Mediterranean Gulls (N R Rogers) 4 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper on Ryan’s Field. (A Lea)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: ad Pink-footed Goose still present. (R Veal) Also 1 Cetti’s Warbler on Longrock Pool. (R Griffiths)

Helston: fem Ring-necked Duck reported again.

Hendra, nr St. Just: 1 Ring Ouzel (N R Rogers)

Sennen: 6 White Wagtail, 4 Pied wagtail, 2 Whimbrel (N R Rogers)

St Gothian Sands: drk Garganey. (A Lea) drk Common Scoter. (A Lea, S Cox) 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting. (R Griffiths) male Blue-headed Wagtail reported again at 1630

Sennen: Cuckoo. (K Wilson)

Devoran Quay: 14 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit in summer plumage, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Curlew, 7 Oystercatcher, 1 Shelduck, 2 Common Gull, 30+ Mute Swan. (J St Ledger, S Van Hear)

Falmouth, off Castle Beach: 1 Great Northern Diver in summer plumage. (J St Ledger)

Tregeseal: Garden Warbler. (R Wilkins)

Cape Cornwall Golf Club: male Ring Ouzel, 6 Wheatear. (R Wilkins)

Spit Beach Golf Course: 62 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit. Also 9 Eider offshore; male Wheatear, 2 Common Sandpiper on Par Beach Pool. (M Whittaker)

Loe Bar: 35 approx Whimbrel, Sandwich Terns passing south – minimum 5, Great Northern Diver sum plumage, 2 Common Sandpiper, Reed Warbler. (C Richards)

Trenow Cove: 9 Whimbrel, 5 Greenfinches by coastal path (W Innandale)

Chapel Amble: Green Sandpiper. (L Birtwistle)

Truro: pr Siskin in garden. (M Costa)

Newlyn: Guillemot off harbour (S.Cox)

Tregoss: 1 Cuckoo, 1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler & 1 singing Yellowhammer. (M Whittaker)

East Pentire: 10 Whimbrel. (S Biscoe)

Par Beach: 4 Sandwich Tern, 19 Cormorant, 5 Whimbrel, 5 summer plumage Great Northern Diver , 8 Eider, 1 Great Crested Grebe. (B & L Bosisto)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 male Reed Bunting, 7 Black-headed Gull. (B & L Bosisto)

Crowlas: Willow Warbler singing opposite garden, first to linger more than a day here for >7 years, also 1 Kestrel. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir, Feeder Hide: 4 (3m 1f) Reed Bunting, 1m Chaffinch, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 3 (2m 1f) House Sparrow, 1 Jay, 2 Little Grebe, 2 m&f Mallard, 2 Canada Goose, 1 Moorhen. (M Webb)

River Fowey – St. Winnow to West Wood: 8 Little Egret; 3 Cormorant; 3 Mute Swan; 9 Shelduck; 8 Mallard; 4 Woodpigeon; 1 Buzzard; 1 Curlew; 6 Whimbrel; 1 Great Black-backed Gull; 70 Herring Gull; 143 Common Gull; 3 Black-headed Gull; 4 Swallow; 1 Nuthatch; 3 wren; 2 Dunnock; 5 Robin; 1 Mistle Thrush; 1 Song Thrush; 2 Blackbird; 2 Chiffchaff; 1 Blackcap; 1 Sedge Warbler (heard singing); 1 Great Tit; 3 Blue Tit; 3 Goldfinch; 1 Greenfinch; 4 Chaffinch; 11 Linnet; 3 + Siskin; Crows. (A. Parker)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Canada goose, 12 Mute swan, 38 Shelduck, 3 Mallard, 4 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 18 Oystercatcher, 12 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed godwit, 36 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Common sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 15 Black-headed gull, 1 Great black-backed gull, c.130 Herring gull, 7 Lesser black-backed gull, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 5 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 25 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 2 Long-tailed tit, 1 Garden warbler, 1 Willow warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 3 House sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 3 Chaffinch, 1 Stoat, 2 Brimstone, 1 Small white, 5 Orange tip, 2 Holly blue, 1 Speckled wood (M Scawen et al.)

Helebridge: Whooper Swan reported.

Squacco Heron, Chris & Janet Duffy
Grasshopper Warbler, Mark Whittaker
Yellowhammer, Mark Whittaker
Reed Bunting, Martin Webb
Little Grebe, Martin Webb
Cetti’s Warbler, Regina Griffiths
Cetti’s Warbler, Regina Griffiths
Bar-tailed Godwit, John St Ledger
Whimbrel, John St Ledger
Ruff, Adrian Lea
Ruff, Adrian Lea
Common Sandpiper, Adrian Lea
Garganey, Adrian Lea
Garganey, Adrian Lea
Common Scoter, Adrian Lea
Common Scoter, Adrian Lea
Reed Warbler, Regina Griffiths
Green Sandpiper, Linda Birtwistle
Guillemot, Steve Cox