Sunday 3rd April 2022

Sunday 3rd April 2022

Ninestones, Draynes Valley: 1 Probable Iberian Chiffchaff late afternoon. Viewed briefly and heard calling from Private road sign before Ninestones Farm. (M Frost)

Porthgwarra/Polgigga: presumed Little Bunting twice in flight between Trevean and Faraway Cottage. (R Veal)

Skewjack: female Goshawk over to North East 10:15; 5 Swallow, 4 Willow Warbler. (R Veal, J Overfield)

Dozmary Pool: 1 male Ring-necked Duck, 1 Shoveler, 4 Tufted Duck, 11 Golden Plover (B Craven)

Polgigga: male Redstart at Faraway cottage. (M Wallace) Also 1 Merlin, 1 Siskin and small, dark Canada Goose with broken leg still. (R Veal)

Carn Kenidjack: 4 House Martin. (S Williams)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Shelduck, 2 Swallow. (B Mellow, R Augarde, R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 3pr Stonechat, 6 Linnet, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 8 Dunnock, 3 Wren, 1 Raven, 1 Buzzard over, 2 little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1pr Mallard with 8 ducklings, 3 (1m 2f) Teal, 1f Wigeon, 2 Mute Swan, 60+ Canada Geese this morning. (M Webb) In addition, Water Pipit, 15 Sand Martin. (P Fraser) Also, 9 Sand Martin, 9 Little Egrets at roost in willows with nesting Heron, 1 possibly 2 calling Water Rail, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 4(2prs) Teal, 1f Wigeon. (J Hawkey)

Rosewall Hill: 6 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Raven, 1f Pheasant, 1 Kestrel, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear) In addition, 5 (4m:1f) Ring Ouzel, 6 Fieldfare & 4 Golden Plover late afternoon. (J Hawkey)

St Gothian NR: 1 Wheatear, 1 House Martin, 2 Sand Martin, 8 Shelduck, 1 Buzzard (S Van Hear)

Stithians Reservoir: Short-eared Owl, migrating high over and being mobbed by gulls and corvids. Also, 1 Barnacle Goose, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 11 Teal (6f, 5m), 7 Great-crested Grebe, 4 Stonechat, 5+ Meadow Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Linnet, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull. (C Foote, T Weston) In addition, 1 Barnacle Goose, 4 Great Crested Grebe. (J St Ledger)

St Austell Bay: 11 Eider, 6 Black-throated Diver, 10 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Gull. (B Bosisto)

Walmsley Reserve: 1 Whooper Swan and 1 Marsh Harrier. (D Sharp)

Loveney Reserve: Pair Goosander, 10 Teal. (B Craven)

Bodmin Moor: 1m Ring Ouzel and 1+ Wheater. (B Strawbridge)

Egloskerry: 1 Hobby. (P Crispin)

Looe Estuary: 389 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 9 Shelduck, 9 Oystercatcher, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Cormorant, 11 Little Egret, 1m Kestrel, 4 Buzzard, 3 Cormorant. 52 Rook nests east of Millpool carpark.(S Grose)

Looe,Kilminorth Woods: 3 Nuthatch, 2 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 3 Treecreeper, 7 Siskin, 7 Chiffchaff, 1m Sparrowhawk.(S Grose)

Rame Head: 1 Black Redstart on seaward side of ruin on cliffs late afternoon. (S Elliott)

Lower Tamar Lake: 2 (1m+1f) Garganey, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge) In addition, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Tit, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Blackcap, 2 Dunnock, 5 Goldfinch (C Taylor)

Upper Tamar Lake: 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Chaffinch, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Woodlark, 1 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Canada Goose, 1 Stonechat, 2 Skylark (heard not seen), 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel chasing a Snipe out of the trees and across the lake (C Taylor)

Late submission, 02/04, Pentire: 8 Swallow, 50+ Linnet, 3 Wheater, 12 Rock Pipit, 8 Stonechat, 5 Oystercatcher, 4 Fulmar, 100+ Skylark and 1 Grey seal. (M Roper)

Stonechat; Marazion Marsh – Martin Webb
Little Egret; Marazion Marsh – Martin Webb
Mallard Ducklings; Marazion Marsh – Martin Webb
Linnet; Marazion Marsh – Martin Webb
Short-eared Owl; Stithians – Charlotte Foote
Short-eared Owl; Stithians – Charlotte Foote
Barnacle Goose; Stithians Reservoir – John St Ledger
Starling; Helston – Adrian Lea
Water Pipit; Marazion Marsh – Peter Fraser