Friday 12th April 2024

Friday 12th April 2024

Porthgwarra: Woodchat Shrike still just South of Trevean, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 6 Sand Martin. (M Wallace, R Veal)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 Black Guillemot, 4 Great Northern Diver (1 in summer plumage), 3 Guillemot, 8 Sandwich Tern, 1 Wheatear, 2 Swallow (flew in off the sea). (J St Ledger)

Madron: Possible Golden Oriole. (D Mayes)

Portscatho: 1 Swallow. (R Sharp)

Kimberley Park, Falmouth: 1 Jackdaw, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Firecrest, 2 Blackbird, 1 Blackcap, 3 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Magpie, 12 Rook (6 nests), 4 Crow, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Wren, 1 Dunnock, 2 Wood Pigeon, 5 Sparrow, 1 Goldcrest. (S Hinkley)

Devoran: 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Sandwich Tern, 39 Mute Swan. (D Eva)

Colliford Lake (Dam Area): 1 Swallow, 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 4 Stonechat, 3 Skylark. (L Birtwistle)

Par, Spit beach: 30 Turnstone, 10 Oystercatcher, 8 Sandwich Tern, 6 Great Northern Diver, 2 Eider(m+f), c.6 Guillemot/Razorbill. (R Hampshire)

Bude Golf Course: 7 Sand Martin (rebuilding nest sites ), 2 Stonechat. (N Bastin)

Maer Lake: 1 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot (very odd as lake very shallow), 24 Teal, 8 Mallard, 17 Herring Gull (mostly 1st & 2nd winter birds), 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Raven (over), 1 Carrion Crow (taking a bath). (N Bastin)

Stithians Reservoir: 8 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 2 Skylark, 1 Kestrel. (S Van Hear)

Dean Quarry, Lizard: Raven nest with 2+ chicks est. 2wks old, 12+ Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 10+ Linnet, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 1pr Blackcap. (A Lea)

St Ives: 50+ linnet, 2 Wheatear, 1 stonechat. (J Noon)

RSPB Ryan’s Field: 5 Redshank, 8 Teal, 1 Cormorant, 8 Shelduck, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Little Egret, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Spoonbill. (K.Bowers)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Curlew, 1 Shag, 2 Little Egret, 7 Shelduck, 6 Rock Pipit. (K.Bowers)

Drift Reservoir 10.15 – 12.15: 4 Willow Warbler, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Magpie, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 3m Mallard, 2 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 40 Canada Goose, 50+ Great Black-backed and Herring Gull.  (M Webb)

Carminowe Creek, Loe Pool:  1 Common Whitethroat,  6 Linnet,  3 Chiffchaff,  1 Willow Warbler,  2 Wren,  3 Blackcap,  2 Great Tit,  5 Goldfinch,  3 Chaffinch,  1 Holly Blue,  3 Red Admiral.  (P K Bray)

Golitha Falls: 2 Nuthatch, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Blackbird. (C Taylor)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 2 Little Grebe, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Wren, 6 Shoveler, 6 Gadwall, 1 Great White Egret, >50 Teal, 5 Greylag Goose, 9 Canada Goose, 5 Mallard, 3 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 6 Tufted Duck, 3 Common Sandpiper. (C Taylor)

Nanjizal: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 10+ Willow Warbler, 7 Gadwall, 2 Siskin. (R Veal)

Porthgwarra: Woodchat Shrike still just South of Trevean, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Willow Warbler, 6 Sand Martin. (M Wallace, R Veal)

Daymer Bay: 6 Jackdaw, 2 Skylark, 20 Sand Martin, 2 Dunnock, 4 Linnet, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wren. (J Drummond)

Porth Reservoir Car Park: 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, several Chiffchaff, 8 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 5 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Robin, 1 Wren, 5 Woodpigeon, 3 Coot, 8 Jackdaw, 1 Blackcap, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Long Tailed Duck , c15 Herring Gulls. (A Quincey)

Carnewas: 1 Stonechat, 5 Jackdaw, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Kestrel, 2 Herring Gull, c15 Linnet, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Rook. (A Quincey)

Illogan: m&f Green Woodpecker. (R Griffiths)

Downderry, 0630-0740: 2 Common Scoter, 9 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 4 Common Gull, 7 Sandwich Tern. (A Payne)

 Trevose Head: 2 Raven incubating or young chicks in nest, c20 Jackdaw, 4 Fulmar, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Rock Pipit, c5 Skylark, 2 Cormorant, 1 Swallow. (S Ashby)

Maker Heights: Fem/ imm Marsh Harrier in off sea late afternoon before climbing and drifted west. (B Taggart)

Porth Joke: 1 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Wheatear, 2 Sparrowhawk. (S Rowe)

Dollar Cove: 6 Sand Martin, 2 Raven. (M Claughton)

Millpool (private garden): 2 courting Mistle Thrush, 2 Magpie, heard Chiffchaff, Wren, SongThrush for several hours. (M Claughton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret, c30 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 2 Snipe at dusk. (R Veal)

 

 

Late Submission, 11/04, Porth Joke: 30 Swallow, 18 Sand Martin, 8 House Martin, 3 Willow Warbler, 12 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Late Submission, 11/04, Gannel Estuary: 1 Whimbrel, 3 Redshank. (S Rowe)

Late Submission, 11/04, Looe Island: c140 Herring Gull, c70 Great Black-backed Gull, 45 Cormorant (with young), 12 Shag, 45 Sandwich Tern, c40 Oystercatcher, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 6 Fulmar, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Dunlin, 2 Raven (with young), 6 Canada Geese. (D Spooner)

 

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Swallow – Linda Birtwistle
Sand Martins – Nigel Bastin
Cormorant with young – Derek Spooner
Sandwich Terns – Derek Spooner
Linnet – Adrian Lea
Willow Warbler – Adrian Lea
Chiffchaff – Adrian Lea
Northern Wheatear – Jo Noon
Shag – Kevin Bowers
Spoonbill – Kevin Bowers
Great Crested Grebes – Martin Webb
Grey Heron – Martin Webb
Stonechat – John Drummond
Wren – John Drummond
m. Green Woodpecker – Regina Griffiths
m. left & f. right Green Woodpeckers – Regina Griffiths
White Wagtail – Adrian Lea
Woodchat Shrike – Reuben Veal
Woodchat Shrike – Reuben Veal