Friday 28th April 2023

Friday 28th April 2023

Marazion Marsh RSPB: ad Pink-footed Goose, Great White Egret, 1 Snipe still. Also 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB 10.30 – 11.30: 1pr Stonechat, 4 Wren, 1pr Blackcap, 4 (1m 3f) Blackbird, 1pr Linnet, 2 Dunnock, 1 Buzzard over, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 (3m 3f) Teal, 2 Mallard, 26 Canada Geese, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot. (M Webb)

Marazion Marsh, (4.20 – 5 20 pm): 5 Whimbrel (overhead, calling), 7 Canada Geese, 5 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Teal, heard Reed Warbler and Cetti’s Warbler frequently throughout, 3 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Moorhen, 2 Roe Deer. (M Claughton)

Marazion: 1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Great Crested Grebe on sea. (T Wilson)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 1 1w Bonaparte’s Gull, 3 Ruff, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Reed Warbler. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2cy Bonaparte’s Gull still, 2cy Caspian Gull, 1 Ruff, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit this afternoon. (R Veal)

Porth Joke: 1 adult Night Heron late evening. (P Roseveare, B Bosisto)

Porth Joke Valley:  Cuckoo heard.  ( H & M Taylor)

Ponsongath: Night Heron. (J Foster)

Hayle Ryan’s Field RSPB 15.30 – 14.00: 3 Ruff, 8 Redshank, 1pr Shelduck, 6 Canada Geese. (M Webb)

Hayle Estuary: 1 Goosander, 5 Whimbrel. (T Wilson)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull. (J St Ledger, A Lea)

Landulph: 1 sum. Grey Plover, 1 sum. Dunlin, 14 Whimbrel, 17 Shelduck, 1 f. Wigeon, 1 Moorhen. (P Kemp)

Caradon Hill, Disused railway track to North and East: 3 Cuckoo, 2+ Tree Pipit, 10+ Yellowhammer, 2 Raven, 3+ Willow Warbler. ( P Dingle, T Potterton)

Bude Canal:  1 Whooper Swan. (S Guscott)

Stithians Reservoir:  1 Cuckoo, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat. (S Van Hear)

Carne Hill (Trewoon): 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Yellowhammer, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler. (M Whitaker)

Blackpool Pit China Clay Trail (High Street): 2 Common Whitethroat, 2 Raven, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff, 9 Willow Warbler. (M Whitaker)

Kit Hill – north slope: 1 Mallard, 9 Woodpigeon, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Tree Pipit, 13 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 11 Robin, 1 Stonechat, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Blackbird, 2 Blackcap, 16 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 7 Great Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Jay, 5 Chaffinch, 5 Linnet, 5 Yellowhammer. (A Parker )

Hannafore, Looe: 4 Sandwich Tern, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Canada Geese, 2 Oystercatches, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Cormorant, 3 Mallard, 1 Woodpigeon. (D Sharp)

Portscatho: 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Linnet, 1m/1f Stonechat. (S Ford)

Callestick: 1 pr Teal still on private lake. Also, 1 pr Stock Dove, 1 pr Canada Goose, 2 pr Skylark, 2 pr Stonechat, 1 pr Grey Wagtail. (T Wilson)

Falmouth Bay11 Great Northern Diver, steady passage of Auks and Manx Shearwaters west. (J Drage Hubert)

Kenidjack: 8 Blackcap (6m), 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, several Chiffchaff carrying food, 4 Wheatear, 5 Whitethroat, 1pr Stonechat, 1 Song Thrush. (JH & K Dalziel)

Bodmin Moor, Garrow Tor: 1 Cuckoo near Garrow Farmhouse, at least 2 others calling in surrounding conifer plantations. (G Williams)

St Gothians: Whitethroats, Reed Buntings, Reed Warblers, Linnets, Common Scoter. (R Griffiths)

St Gothian Sands LNR 13.30 – 15.15: 1m Common Scoter, 20+ Tufted Duck, 1pr Shelduck, 3pr Mallard, 4 Little Grebe, 16 Canada Geese, 8 Coot, 1 Little Egret, 2f Reed Bunting. (M Webb)

Pendennis Point: Probable Gull-Billed Tern east at 13:34, subsequently in Carrick roads at 14:00, also 16+ Great Northern Diver offshore this evening. (J Drage Hubert, M Broadbent)

Mylor Churchtown: 8 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel, 2 Great Northern Diver, 5 Red-Breasted Merganser. (J Drage Hubert, M Broadbent)

Mount’s Bay: 3 Great Northern Diver, Arctic Skua, 12 Whimbrel fro Mermaid II. (M Elliott)

St Clements: juv Glaucous Gull. (M Elliott)

 

Late News, 27/04, Mawgan: 1 Cuckoo calling briefly below The Old Withy Garden Nursery. (S Chandler)

Late News, 27/04, Padstow Estuary: 1 Little Tern. (R Augarde)

Late News, 27/04, Lelant: 1 Goosander (female) from the train. St Erth: 1 Swift over station. (A Nicholson)

 

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Whooper Swan – Steve Guscott
Great White Egret & Pink-footed Goose – Reuben Veal
Common Whitethroat – Mark Whitaker
Willow Warbler – Mark Whitaker
4 Whimbrel – Deena Sharp
3 Sandwich Tern – Deena Sharp
Bonaparte’s Gull – Tony Wilson
Goosander – Tony Wilson
Ringed Plover – Adrian Lea
Whitethroat – Regina Griffiths
Reed Bunting – Regina Griffiths
Common Scoter – Regina Griffiths
Wren – Martin Webb
Fem. Stonechat – Martin Webb
Fem. Blackcap – Martin Webb
Chiffchaff – Kate Dalziel
Kestrel – Kate Dalziel
Wheatear – Kate Dalziel
Ruff – Martin Webb
Redshank – Martin Webb
Whooper Swan – Steve Guscott
Pink-footed Goose – Reuben Veal
Common Scoter – Martin Webb