Monday 11th April 2022

Monday 11th April 2022

Pendeen: 1 Rosy Starling still (M Jones)

Windmill Farm: Woodchat Shrike (finder T Blunden), Wheatear (Greenland ssp). (D Wright and S Bury)

Colliford Dam: 1 Whimbrel. (J Rance)

Higher Bochym, Lizard: Female-type Black Redstart, 3cy Yellow-legged Gull and 12+ Willow Warblers at  this morning. (E O’Connor)

Torpoint, Chapeldown Rd: 5 Sandwich Tern at high tide. (M & R Frost)

Downderry: 5 Velvet Scoter flew east at 0730. (A Payne)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 (1m 1f) Garganey, 4m Tufted Duck, c20 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 5 Swallow, 1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge)

Hayle Causeway: 24 Sandwich Tern, 1 Arctic Tern, 41 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 3 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin & 27 Turnstone. (J Hawkey) 29 Sandwich Tern and 1 commic tern. (C Richards)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Common Tern, 27+ Sandwich Tern, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 4 Dunlin, 2 Wigeon, 9 Teal, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Wheatear, 1 Swallow. (G Lawlor, R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Wheatear, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff. Also 3 Ringed Plover on the beach. (R Veal)

Bugle: Female Lesser Redpoll here again in private garden, Bowling Green, Bugle. (K & D Hill)

Four Lanes: Golden Plover flock (40 ), Male Skylark. (J Talbot)

Kenidjack: Hoopoe seen briefly at about 11.15 initially in field on north side of valley, near track to Botallack, then flew east and, unfortunately, I couldn’t relocate it (P Clarke)

St Clement: 4 Whimbrel, 7 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper. (M Jones)

Buttermilk Hill: 3 Wheatear (M Jones)

Swanpool: 1pr Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 9 Moorhen, 20+ Coot, 5 Mallard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1juv Cormorant, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 12.55 – 13.45. (M Webb)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Whimbrel calling over pool, (R Hampshire)

Kenidjack Valley: Common Redstart (male), 2 Wheatear (male) at beach, 1 female type Black Redstart also at beach, Blackcap (2 male, 1 female) (J Holter)

Kenidjack: female Ring Ouzel, (S Williams)

Chapel Amble: White-fronted Goose (1st yr) grazing with Canada Geese & 3 Greylag Goose, 60 Teal, Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ruff, Green Sandpiper, ca. 55 Sand Martin, feeding to S, most appearing to leave NE as wind dropped, Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 23 Pied Wagtail 1745-1900 (G Stephenson)

Botallack:  Male Common Redstart, Female Ring Ouzel, 10 Wheatear, 3 Sand Martin this evening. (No sign of Hoopoe). (S. Rogers, S. Williams).

Late Submission, 10/04, Chynalls Point, Coverack: (10:30 – 12:00)
1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 2 Black-throated Diver, 17 Sandwich Tern, c.150 Kittiwakes, Manx Shearwater passing at a rate of 15-20 per minute, 14 Fulmar, c.200 Gannet, c.400 Razorbill and c.20 Guillemot (D. Wood and S. Wood).

Late Submission, 10/04, Devoran: 1 Canada Goose, 4 Mute Swan, 6 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron (1 more from road near Perranarworthal), 3-4 Little Egret (1 more from road near Perranarworthal), 4 Cormorant, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 10 Curlew, 4 Turnstone, 4 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, present but not counted Black-headed Gull, 51 Common Gull, 1 GBB Gull, present but not counted Herring Gull, 3 LBB Gull all from about 11.30 to 12.45 in the Chycoose/Point/Devoran part of Restronguet Creek, counting most of the waterbird species. (T Stuart)

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Little Grebe, Swanpool, Martin Webb
Cormorant and Common Sandpiper, Swanpool, Martin Webb
Moorhen, Swanpool, Martin Webb
Lesser Redpoll, Bugle, Kathryn Hill
Woodchat Shrike, Windmill Farm, Dougy Wright
Wheatear, Windmill Farm, Dougy Wright