Saturday 8th April

Saturday 8th April

Tregajorran: 1 Night Heron. (J Marshall)

Carn-les-Boel: Woodchat Shrike still. ( J Chapple, A McKechnie)

Woodchat Shrike. Nanjizal. Cornwall. 08 04 2023

Walmsley Sanctuary: 6 Black-winged Stilt and 1 Marsh Harrier. (B Osborne) 3 Mute Swan, 2 Wren, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Woodpigeon, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 8 Mallard, Rook, 12 Jackdaw, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Great Tit,  8 Gadwall, 12 Canada Goose, Swallows, Sand Martins, House Martins, 1 Tufted Duck, 22 Shoveler, 3 Coot, 3 Little Grebe, 68 Teal, 2 Cormorant, 1 Moorhen,  1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Dunnock, 2 Magpie. (C&G Horsley)

Maer Lake: 1 Black-Winged Stilt still, 3 pairs of Shelduck. (C Judge)

Newquay; Trellogan: 1 Red Kite over at 12:20pm. (D Ensor)

Newquay; East Pentire 7.00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m: 2 Wheatear , 13 Swallow, 2 House Martins, 1 Great Skua + 1 Manx Shearwater offshore. (D Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 2 Great Crested Grebe. (J Hart) 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1m Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler. (S Grose)

Stithians Reservoir:  3 Swallow, 5 Willow Warbler, 10 Linnet (1f with nest-building material), 3 Raven  (S Van Hear)

Par. Spit beach: 8 Eider (5m 3f) 6 Sandwich Tern, 4 Turnstone, 1 Guillemot with Eider, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Swallow. (R Hampshire)

Bude Marshes: 1 singing Wren, 1 singing Chiffhchaff. (S Wallace)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Whooper Swan still roosting overnight on 7th and leaving to feed at dawn. (per R Mudge)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Redshank, 28 Shelduck, 17 Teal, 2 Grey Heron. (P Kemp)

Downderry: 0705-0805, 9 Common Scoter, 1 Manx Shearwater, 4 Grey Plover,  1 Great Skua, 4 Sandwich Tern and c37 auks all east. Also 3 Great Northern Diver, a Red-throated Diver and a Grey Seal. (A Payne)

Golithia Falls: 7 Jackdaw, 1 Blackcap, 1m, 1f, Grey Wagtail, 1 Buzzard, 9 Blue Tit. (C Hooper)

Nanjizal: 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff (including 1 Siberian Chiffchaff (presumed female in moult)), fem Reed Bunting trapped and ringed this morning. Also 2 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, male Reed Bunting. Please keep to public rights of way. (R Veal, K Wilson)

Bodmin: Male Sparrowhawk in private garden sat on feeder this am and back late pm hunting and made a kill (looked like vole or mole, not a bird) and flew off. (M Brooks & J Piper)

Camelford: 1 active Rookery behind R Sleep garden machinery, 2 Grey Wagtail. (S Grose)

Slaughterbridge: 1 active Rookery. (S Grose)

Tintagel,Barras Nose: 2 Kestrel, 12 Linnet, 3 Stonechat, 2 Skylark, 2 Puffin , 3+ Common Dolphin. (S Grose)

Trebarwith Strand: 3 Willow Warbler, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

St Kew Highway: 1m Kestrel. (S Grose)

Late news, 7/4, St Levan: pr Garganey. (K Wilson)

 

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Great Crested Grebe – Justin Hart
Woodchat Shrike – Alex Mckechnie
Black-winged Stilt – Benjamin Osborne
Jackdaw – Chris Hooper
Wren – Sharyn Wallace