Sunday 2nd April 2023

Sunday 2nd April 2023

Nanjizal Valley: 1 Woodchat Shrike this afternoon. (R Irvine)

Par Docks: 1 Alpine Swift still, 1 House Martin, c10 Sand Martin, c5 Swallow. Also, 2 Buzzard and 6 Chiffchaff. (A Langdon, B+L Bosisto)

Alpine Swift – John Chapple

Metherell: 1 Little Bunting still. Also, Brambling and Swallow over. (L Roberts, P Bray)

Lizard: (Lloyd’s Lane to Kynance) 1 Sedge Warbler, 10 Willow Warbler, 24 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 2 Wheatear, 14 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Puffin, 50+ Manx Shearwater per minute. (M Broadbent)

Kenidjack: 1 female Merlin. (S Williams)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Cattle Egret and 1 Whooper Swan. (R Wilkins)

Cudden Point: 3 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Robin, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 1 Raven, 2 Carrion Crow, 8 Jackdaw, heard Chiffchaff and 1 Grey Seal. (M Claughton)

Piskies Cove: 2 Kestrel. (I heard one repeatedly calling (almost squeaking), followed its call and located it at only 10m from us in time to watch the male fly down and mate with a female.) (M Claughton)

Hayle Estuary: 4 Goosander (1m), 10 Sandwich Terns, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 30 Shelduck, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 male Greenfinch. Also, at Copperhouse, 3 Greenshank and 8 Redshank. (J Hawkey) In addition, 3 Wigeon, 6 Teal, 2 Cormorant on the main Estuary and 30 Redshank, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Goldfinch, 5 Canada Geese, 1 Wren, 2 Chiffchaff on Ryans Field. (C Taylor)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Kestrel at Southern End. (S Van Hear)

College Reservoir: 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Swallow, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 20+ Canada Goose, 10 Tufted Duck, 20+ Coot, 1 Moorhen, 1 Mute Swan, 8 Mallard, 1 Great Black Backed Gull, 5 Blue Tit, 3 Long tailed Tit, 3 Robin, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Magpie, 4 Blackbird. (T Chambers)

Tresilian River: 22 Black tailed Godwit (1 ringed, 3 in summer plumage). (C Taylor)

Porthbean Beach: 35 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Diver, 2 Grey Seal. (S Gibson)

Porthpean: 72+ Black-throated Diver and 30 Great Northern Diver. (D Julian)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Garganey, (2m,1f), 7 Black-headed Gull, 1 Willow Warbler. (A Langdon, B+L Bosisto) In addition, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Stonechat and 1 Blue Tit. (C Hooper) Also, 1 Common Sandpiper. (P Freestone)

Garganey – John Chapple

Spit Beach: 12 Great Northern Diver , 7 Black-throated Diver , 3 Common Scoter, 11 Eider (7 drake, 4 female) , 16 Cormorant, 8 Sandwich Tern. (B & L Bosisto, A Langdon)

Lostwithiel: 1 Herring Gull, 8 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 6 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron and 1 Cormorant. (K Bowers)

Pennycrocker: 3 Swallow overhead coming in from sea, 1 Wheatear and 4 Buzzard. Also small flock of Linnets and Skylark singing over farmland. (J Horsey)

Chapel Amble: 3 Greylag Goose, 14 Canada Goose, 3 Pied Wagtail, 18 Jackdaw, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Goldfinch, 8 House Sparrow. (J Goodair)

Mount Village: 2 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Long-tailed Tits, 1 Robin, 13 House Sparrow, 7 Chaffinch, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 3 Dunnock, 2 Blackbird, 3 Collared Dove, 6 Siskin, 9 Goldfinch, 1 Wren, 1 Pheasant, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Jackdaw, 3 Herring Gull, 4 Rooks, 1 Magpie, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker and 1 Chiffchaff. (J Goodair)

Hannafore: 1 possible Siberian Chiffchaff and 1 Wren collecting nesting material. (J Eames)

Kit Hill, Callington: 1 Willow Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff. (R Smaldon)

Late submission, 01/04,  Helston Boating Lake: 1f Ring-necked Duck still. ( P St Pierre)

Late submission, 01/04, Dozmary Pool: 320 Golden Plover, 9 Tufted Ducks, 1 Teal. (B Craven)

Late submission, 01/04, Loveny Arm, Colliford Reservoir:1 Little Egret. (B Craven)

Late submission, 01/04, Penzance Harbour: 1 drake Eider, 1 Sandwich Tern and 30 Turnstone (A Holmes & Mac Mcleod)

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Alpine Swift – Adrian Langdon
Alpine Swift – Adrian Langdon
Eider – Adrian Langdon
Sandwich Tern – Adrian Langdon
Cormorant – Kevin Bowers
Grey Heron – Kevin Bowers
Greylag Goose – Jasmina Goodair
Great Spotted Woodpecker – Jasmina Goodair
Redpoll – Jasmina Goodair
Possible Siberian Chiffchaff – Jim Eames
Wren – Jim Eames