Saturday 2nd April 2022

Saturday 2nd April 2022

Pentewan: 17 Black-throated Diver, 98 Common Gull, 2nd summer Mediterranean Gull, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1st winter drake Surf Scoter. (B Bosisto)

Portmellon: 8 Sandwich Tern. (B Bosisto)

St Austell Sewage Works: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff including singing male , 2 Willow Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Gwennap Sewage Works: 4 Siberian Chiffchaff, including singing male (M Grantham)

Land’s End: 1 Swallow at 9.30, 3 Willow Warbler , 7  Chiffchaff , 4 Wheatear. (P Fraser)

Scillonian III Penzance to Wolf Rock & return: 91 Gannet, 217 Manx Shearwater, 3 Fulmar, 17 Guillemot, 6 Razorbill, 3 Cormorant, 1 Great Skua, 1 Shag, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Common Dolphin, 1 Basking Shark (off Lamorna this evening). (P Taylor, I Boreham, K Heseltine)

Boscathnoe Reservoir: c30 Sand Martin, c5 Swallow, c10 Willow Warbler. (I Grindle)

Rosewall Hill: 4 Ring Ouzel (3M,1F), 14 Fieldfare, 2 Wheatear. (J Hawkey, I Grindle)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Sand Martin at 8.00am. (P Fraser)

Mount’s Bay: 2 Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver. (P Fraser)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Herring Gull with blue plastic ring on left leg W:430, Great Black backed Gull with white plastic ring on left leg P:89D, Great Black backed Gull with white plastic ring on right leg L:FF3.(S Grose)

Longrock Pool: 2 Blackcap, 1 Little Grebe, 11 Sand Martin.(S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB; Copperhouse Creek: 38 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Common Gull, 7 Lesser Black backed Gull, 1 Greenshank, 7 Shelduck.(S Grose)

Gwithian: ,11 Sand Martin.(S Grose)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 9 Snipe, 7 Shelduck, 9Teal, 6 Coot, 3 Wheatear,14 Tufted Duck, 4 Little Grebe, 9 Linnet, 1 Raven over, 1 Skylark, 1 Stonechat, 1 Great Black backed Gull with white plastic ring on right leg: LOX5.(S Grose)

Trevose Head (near Coast Guard station): 1 Black Redstart, 1 Fulmar. (D Seekins)

Camel Estuary (near Tregunna): 20 Curlew, 25 Black Tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover. (D Seekins)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Water Pipit, 1 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 3 Redshank, 1 Common Gull. (S Rowe)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Barnacle Goose, 33 Canada Goose, 2 Tufted Duck. (D Eva)

Portscatho: 3 Great Northern Diver between Portscatho and Porthcurnick beach at lunchtime, also Guillemot, 21 Turnstone and 3 Sandwich Terns. (T Farr)

Perran Downs, St Hilary: Pair Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Raven. (P K Bray)

Polbathic Creek: 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Pintail (m). (A Blonden)

Hannafore, Looe:  Great Northern Diver, successfully feeding on crabs and flat fish, 4 Turnstones, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher.  (D Sharp)

Tincombe, Saltash: 1 Sparrowhawk and 1 Long-tailed Tit. (K Baum)

Late news, 01/04/22, Helston Boating Lake: 1 Barnacle Goose. (C Dale)

Late news, 01/04/22, Chaple Amble: 1 Green Sandpiper. (S Grose)



Great Northern Diver; Hannafore – Deena Sharp
Branacle Goose; Helston Boating Lake – Chris Dale
Long-tailed Tit; Saltash – Kevin Baum
Sparrowhawk; Saltash – Kevin Baum
Siberian Chiffchaff, Gwennap Sewage Works – M Grantham