Monday 1st April 2024

Monday 1st April 2024

Maen Valley, Falmouth: Still 2 male and a female Blackcap at the same time on feeders. Down from 2 males and 2 females on 19 March. (P McCartney)

Devoran: 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Whimbrel, 4 Greenshank (D Eva)

Stithians Reservoir: 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Fox. (S Van Hear)

Gwithian (14:00): 1 m Swallow (long streamers), 5 Sand Martin. (S Constant)

Hayle Estuary: 17 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern 10.30-12.00 (S Allen)
Hayle Estuary: 1 Greenshank,  10+ Redshank (they flew), 2 Mallard, 2 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Great Black-backed Gulls, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 40+ Herring Gull, 2 Wood Pigeon (P Geddes)

East Pentire, Newquay (7.30-9am): 400+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Shelduck, 1 Wheatear. (D Grose)

Porth Reservoir (late morning): 1 Long Tailed Duck, 4 Tufted Duck (3 Males 1 Female), 2 Kingfisher, 1 Sand Martin. (D Grose)

Land’s End: 1 adult m Wheatear, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Fieldfare, 12 Redwing (including several showing characteristics of race coburni), 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Snipe, 1 Sand Martin. (R Veal)

Sennen: 1 male White Wagtail, 2 Redwing, 6 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff. (R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 2 Cattle Egret. (R Veal)

Kynance Farm: 1 Cuckoo. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, A Tomlin)

Soapy Cove: 2 Willow Warbler. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, A Tomlin)

Kynance Cove: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, A Tomlin)

Housel: 1 Willow Warbler. (M Broadbent, J Drage Hubert, A Tomlin)

Carne Beach, Roseland: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Sandwich Tern (C Taylor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB 9.30 – 10.45: 1 Great White Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 5 (3m 2f) Mallard, 2 Mute Swan (male and last years cygnet), 42 Canada Goose, 1m Stonechat, 2 Linnet, 2 Dunnock, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Magpie. (M Webb)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Great White Egret (D Julian)

Millpond: 2 Mute Swans, 1 Mallard. (P Geddes)

Brunnion Meadow, Trink: 3 Buzzard very low, interacting. (P Geddes)

Ryan’s Field: 10+ Redshank (possibly flew from Estuary), 1 Spoonbill, 1Oystercatcher, 4 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 6 Canada Geese, 1 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch. (P Geddes)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 192 Teal, 64 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 1 Great White Egret, 1 female Garganey , 2 Water Pipit , 1 Barnacle Goose , 9 Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Common Snipe , 30 Sand Martin , 2 Little Egret, 3 Greylag Goose , 1 Green Sandpiper. (B Bosisto)

Gluvian: 1 Redwing. (B Bosisto)

Newquay, Towan Head: 2 Sandwich Tern, 31 Purple Sandpiper, 60 Turnstone, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Skylark, 1 Common Gull, 6 Rock Pipit, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 3 Linnet. (S Grose)

Late News, 31/3, Hayle Estuary: 1 Common Tern, 10 Sandwich Tern, 37 Redshank. (T McGowan, S. Rogers)

Sandwich Tern – S Allen
Sandwich Tern – S Allen
Great White Egret – M Webb
Grey Heron – M Webb
Stonechat – M Webb
Dunnock – M Webb
Great White Egret – D Julian