Saturday 29th April 2023

Saturday 29th April 2023

Lethytep: Squacco Heron on private pond. Access may be arranged if the bird is still present. Please check the sightings page tomorrow for further details and we will update on the situation accordingly. (P Hambly)

RSPB Hayle Estuary; Ryan’s Field: 1st winter Bonapartes Gull still & Great White Egret. (S Rowe) 1 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin. (R Griffiths) Carnsew Pool: 7 Wheatear, 29 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenfinch.(S Grose)

Marizion Beach:1 1st w Bonaparte’s Gull on beach between Hoxton Special and  Jordan’s Cafe.( S Grose)

Porth Joke: adult Night Heron still on small pond at entrance to valley. Please park in National Trust car park. (S Rowe , B Bosisto et al) , 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sedge Warbler. (T Wilson)

Newquay; East Pentire: 3 Whimbrel and 1 Bar Tailed Godwit together near disused quarry area, 8 Swallows 3 Sand Martins over at 7:30am. (D Grose)
Towan Head: 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver just offshore, 5 Swallow and 4 House Martins over. (D Grose)
Trevellas Cove: Vagrant Emperor hunting insects in the valley (G Wills)
Perranporth Airfield: Merlin hunting coast path below the airfield. (G Wills)

Pentire; Rumps Point: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 3 Puffin at the Mouls. (R Kirkwood)

Foxhole: 1 Cuckoo. (L Bosisto)

Nanpean: 1 Cuckoo. (L Bosisto)

St Gothian Sands: 1 Common Swift, male Reed Bunting singing from willow branch in reeds. (J Hawkey) 1 Kittiwake, 1 Skylark, 1 Whitethroat,1 Reed Warbler,4 Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 12 Linnet, 3 Stonechat.(S Grose)

Polgigga: 1 Turtle Dove at Lower Bosistow farm this morning, then probably the same bird at Raftra midday. (R Veal)

Kenidjack: 1 Turtle Dove (R Augarde, B Mellow)

Newlyn/Tolcarne: 1 Iceland Gull, 1 Yellow legged Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 7 Lesser Black backed Gull, 12 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Rock Pipit.(S Grose)

Treeve Moor: Grasshopper Warbler singing and showing. (S. Rogers)

Lands End: Ringed Plover over, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Sedge Warbler, 4 Willow Warbler. (S. Rogers)

Bartinney: 2 Cuckoos , 2 Kestrels (m&f ). (R Chiffers)

Carn Brea: 1 male Ring Ouzel. (Birdguides)

Longrock Pool: 1 Mediterranean Gull.(S Grose)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Great White Egret. (P Buxton)

Creegbrawse,Chacewater: 1 Cuckoo calling, 1 Merlin through garden. (B.Toms)

Stithians: 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 3 Sedge Warbler , 6 Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 12 Willow Warbler. Nesting Blackbird, Song Thrush, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Crow, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Linnet. (D Eva)

Lanivet: 1 Swift at 13:10 drifting east. (P Davies)

Par Beach Pool: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Swift, 1 Reed Warbler, female Mallard with 4 ducklings, 17 Black-headed Gull. (B & L Bosisto)

Downderry: (0610-0745)  4 Common Scoter, 7 Fulmar, c120 Gannet  and 4 Common Dolphin west. Inshore 15 Whimbrel. On sea 20 Great Northern Diver.   (A Payne)

Late News, 28/04/23, Loscombe Lane to Grillis Farm; Four Lanes: 5 singing Chiffchaff (Two pairs seen, one female just about completing nest building, very close observation. new insect hatch avid feeding), second pair on nest site. 5 Skylark singing, one pair seen.2 Blackcap singing, 1 Willow Warbler singing, 1 Wood Warbler , 12 Goldfinch pairs. (J CF Talbot)


Great Egret – Regina Griffiths
Squacco Heron – Philip Hambly
Puffin – Rupert Kirkwood
Sedge Warbler – Tony Wilson
Night Heron – Tony Wilson
Great White Egret – Adrian Lea
Yellow-legged Gull – Shaun Grose
Iceland Gull – Shaun Grose
Bonapartes Gull – Shaun Grose
Night Heron – Steve Rowe