Monday 25th April 2022

Monday 25th April 2022

Botallack: 1 Hawfinch around derelict chimney on coast path towards Pendeen.

Amble Marshes, Chapel Amble: 1 Little Ringed Plover (A Langdon)

Bodmin Moor: One pair Lapwing 6 Great Crested Grebe,  6 Buzzards in thermal, Bodmin Moor. (D Dennis)

Porthgwarra: 4 Ring Ouzel at Porthgwarra between Carn trevean & Carn barra (M Wallace)

Marazion: 30+ Whimbrel on Great Hogus Rocks, Marazion.16:00 (R Trueman)

Kennack Sands: 16 Whimbrel, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing (D Collins)

Caerthillion, Lizard: female Common Redstart (D Collins)

Dobwalls: White-tailed Eagle (from the IOW reintroduction scheme presumably) N over the village at 9.45 (C & J Duffy)

Stithians Reservoir: (causeway to dam path); 1 Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Canada Goose, 4 Mallard, 1 Swallow, 15 Linnet, 4 Goldfinch, 1 Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 6 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1f Blackcap, 3 Dunnock, 3 Wren, 2 Buzzard, 300 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30 Rook, 20 Carrion Crow, 10 Jackdaw, 2 Buzzard (S Van Hear) Grasshopper Warbler (R Griffiths)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3m Mallard, 4 Cormorant, 25 Canada Goose, 1 Moorhen, 2 Jay, 8 (5m 3f) Reed Bunting, 7 (4m 3f) Chaffinch, 2 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 1 Wren, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 10+ House Sparrow, 1m Blackbird, 1 Magpie, 2 Woodpigeon 14.30 – 15.15. (M Webb)

Battery Rocks Penzance: 35 Purple Sandpiper, 5 Turnstone (L Colliver)

Carnsew Pool: 8+ Whimbrel (R Griffiths)

Boscregan: 2nd cal year Hobby over. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Land’s End Airport: Glaucous Gull in field opposite terminal. (P Taylor, H Mitchell, B Hibbett, P Clement)

Bartinney: Willow Warbler at Bartinney near the pool top of track, has ring on right leg. (R Chiffers)

Downderry: 12 Common Scoter and 85+ auks moved west before 0720. Also 8 Whimbrel inshore. (A Payne)

Hendra, Nanquidno: 4 Whimbrel 25 Sand Martin 25 Barn Swallow 2 Ring Ouzel 4 Northern Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Marazion: Whimbrel 95 through during the afternoon, 7 Sandwich Tern. (P Fraser)

Swanpool: 2 Little Grebe + 2 chicks, 9 (6m 3f) Mallard + 3 ducklings, 15+ Coot, 5 Moorhen, 2 m&f Blackcap, 3 Robin, 2 Great Tit, 2 Cormorant 13.00 – 13.50. (M Webb)

Polbathic Creek: Mallard with 10 ducklings (A Blonden)

Par: 14 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Great Northern Diver (summer plumage), 1 Black-throated Diver (summer plumage), 9 Eider (8 male, 1 female), 5 Common Scoter, 2 Reed Warbler. (B Bosisto)

The Rumps: 16 whimbrel, 1 puffin, 7 swallows and 3 whitethroat further back along the coast path. (P McKeogh)

Kenidjack: 1 Great Horned Owl (believed to be a local escape). (L Proctor)

Late Submission,23/04, Widemouth Bay, Black Rock: All day; hundreds of swallows and sand martins, fewer house martins, migrating north along beach (continued on Sun am too). Also 4 whimbrel; male whitethroat. (C Owen)

Late submission, 24/04, Sennen Quarry: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff. (M Ahmad)

Late submission, 24/04, Penzance: 52+ Purple Sandpipers at Battery Rocks. (M Elliott)

Little Ringed Plover, Adrian Langdon
Hobby, Phil Taylor
Purple Sandpiper, Lynn Colliver
Willow Warbler, Robin Chiffers
Grasshopper Warbler, Regina Griffiths
Grasshopper Warbler, Regina Griffiths
Whimbrel, Regina Griffiths
Whimbrel, Regina Griffiths
Blackcap, Martin Webb
Little Grebe family, Martin Webb
Little Grebe, Martin Webb
Jay, Martin Webb
Reed Bunting, Martin Webb
Reed Bunting, Martin Webb
Mallard family, Andy Blonden
Great Horned Owl, Linton Proctor
Great Horned Owl, Linton Proctor