Thursday 13th April 2023

Thursday 13th April 2023

Pendeen, Portheras Valley: Adult Black-crowned Night Heron, flushed then flew east towards Morvah. (A Bayly)

Ruan Lanihorne: Purple Heron, Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard, 6+ Canada Goose, Chiffchaff, Black-winged Stilt, Greenshank. (A Lea, C Foote and T Weston)

Pendeen: summer plumaged Black Guillemot at 0953 (P Combridge)

Maer Lake: Male Black-winged Stilt. (Birdguides)

Lamorna Cove: Adult Black-crowned Night Heron flushed from garden by river and flew upstream. (Birdguides)

Amble Marshes: 4 Buzzard, Wood Pigeons, Magpie, Swallows, Blue Tit,  Marsh Harrier, Chiffchaff, Blackbird, Greenfinch, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Mute Swan, 4 Grey Heron, Wren, 2 Cormorant, Moorhen, 1 Canada Goose, 3 Mallards, Sand Mart1ns, 2 Black Winged Stilts, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Pied Wagtail, Goldfinch, Robin, Rooks, Carrion Crow (J.Goodair)

Stithians Res: 6 Swallow, 9+ Willow warbler, 4 Mallard (3M), 4 Skylark, 2 Meadow pipit, 8+ Linnet, Sparrow-hawk (M), 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Canada geese, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Great-crested grebe. (C Foote)

Devoran: 2 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 50+ Canada, 30+ Swallows, 10+ House martin and Greenshank (T Weston)

Trevone Bay: 2 dark phase Arctic Skua, many Manx Shearwater. (J Taylor)

St Blazey Gate: 1 Grasshopper Warbler reeling. (D Widerscope)

Newquay: 1 Black Redstart on Penmere Drive. (S Rowe)

Gothian Sands NR: c30 Sand Martins, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Wheatear, 4 Pied Wagtails, 1 Rock Pipit, 6 Lesser Black Backed Gulls, 8 Linnets, 1 Oystercatcher (possibly sick as sat on ground), 2 Coot (M James)

Helston Boating Lake: Goldcrest. (S Wood)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Arctic Tern, Little Tern, 1 Whimbrel. (J Hawkey, Birdguides)

Hayle Ryan’s Field RSPB 14.55 – 15.10: 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Redshank, 2 Canada Goose. (M Webb, J Hawkey)

Hayle Copperhouse Creek, Black Bridge 14.15 – 14.30: 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 2 m&f Shelduck, 7 Mallard, 2 m&f Teal. (M Webb)

Newlyn: Juvenile Glaucous Gull in harbour. (Birdguides)

Downderry: moving west (0650-0830) were a Shelduck, 34 Cormorant, 2 Fulmar, 58 Gannet, 13 Manx Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 7 Kittiwake and 3 Sandwich Tern. Also 4 Great Northern Diver and a Red-throated Diver. (A Payne)

Chick Island, Kelseys: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Turnstone, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Gannets, 7+ Shags. (J Savage)

Dean Quarry, St Keverne, Lizard (no public access): 1 pair nesting Raven, 20+ singing Chiffchaff, 3 pair Long-tailed Tit, 12+ linnet, 8 + Goldfinch. (A Lea)

Trevean, Perranuthnoe: 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Linnet, 3 Swallow flying at cliff edge East to West. (P K Bray)

Four Lanes: 7 singing Chiffchaff, 1 singing Willow Warbler, 2 displaying Skylark , 1 Swallow. (J Talbot)

Castle Beach, Falmouth:  1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Swallow, 4 Great Black-backed Gull feeding on a small cetacean  (S Van Hear)

St Clement: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 4 Teal ; Blackbird, Wren and Chiffchaff nesting ( D Eva )

Looe Island: 15 Sandwich Tern (C. Lewis)

Late submission 11/04 Gweek: Pelican sp. reported. (Birdguides)


Chiffchaff. Adrian Lea
Purple Heron. Charlotte Foote
Black-winged Stilt. Charlotte Foote
Black-winged Stilt. Charlotte Foote
Purple Heron. Adrian Lea
Purple Heron. Charlotte Foote
Black-crowned Night Heron. Alexander Bayly
Goldcrest. Steven Wood
Shelduck. Martin Webb
Black-tailed Godwit. Martin Webb
Wheatear. Mark James
Sand Martin. Mark James