Saturday 22nd April 2023

Saturday 22nd April 2023

****Please note that there will be a group using the Stithians hide tomorrow morning (Sunday 23rd) from 09:00 to 12:00.
Also, there will be a group using the Walmsley tower hide on Monday (24th) from 09:00 to 12:00.
Times are approximate and members can still get access if they wish but be prepared for it to be a busy. Many thanks ****

Marazion: 1st winter Bonaparte’s Gull still. (Birdguides)

Pendeen 0715-1015: 1 White-billed Diver, 4 Great Northern Divers, 2 Red-throated Divers, 3 Common Scoters (P Combridge)

Treeve Moor; Lands End: Woodchat Shrike still present at 14:13pm. (R Augarde)

Chapel Carn Brea: male Golden Oriole still at 15:12pm. (R Augarde) also present late morning. (D Unsworth) 2 Wheatear (N R Rogers)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 ad Night Heron this evening on cut area viewed from near bus stop (P St Pierre, D Parker)

Rissick: 1 Wood Sandpiper. (R Irvine)

Millbrook: report of a Hoopoe in private garden this morning. (per B Taggart)

Porth Joke: 1 Tree Pipit over. (B Bosisto , J Howells)

Maer Lake: 1 Ruff, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, Bar Tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, Shelduck. (C Judge)

Carb Brea Castle; Redruth: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroats, 1 Cuckoo, Willow Warblers. (S Turner)

Loe Bar: Merlin chasing Wheatear. (P Kemp)

Sennen Cove: 1 Common Tern, 4 Sandwich Tern. (P St Pierre)

Par Sands:  1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Little Grebe, C40 Swallows and C50 Sand Martins over the lake, with C 5 House Martins joining in feeding, 2 Mute Swan, numerous Mallard, Canada Geese and Herring Gulls. (D Sharp & L Birtwistle)

Spit Beach, Par: c60 Whimbrel, c 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 13 Eider, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Divers in they bay (Great Northern, Black-throated and at least 1 Red-throated).  (D Sharp & L Birtwistle).
Landulph: 1 Red Kite. (J Jones)
Walmsley Sanctuary Members Only: 1 Buzzard, 1 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Wheatear ( 1m 1f ), 1 Reed Bunting ( 1m ), 2 Stonechat ( 1m 1f ), 1 Sedge Warbler, Chiffchaffs, 1 Blackcap ( m ), lots of Swallows, Sand & House Martins. (S Lilley)

Late Submission, 21/04/23, St Gothian Pools: male Garganey present at 3pm. (J Sellen)

Late Submission, 17/04/23, Lizard Village: Female Montagu’s Harrier (D Wright)



Montagu’s Harrier – Dougy Wright
2 Wheatear & 2 Stonechat – Steve Lilley
Sedge Warbler – Steve Lilley
Swallow’s – Deena Sharp
Cattle Egret -Deena Sharp
Whimbrel & Bar-tailed Godwit – Deena Sharp