Thursday 4th April 2024

Thursday 4th April 2024

Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot, 1 Slavonian Grebe in Falmouth Bay. (Birdguides)

Dozmary Pool: ad male Ring-necked Duck

Restronguet Point: Osprey, flew towards Loe Beach. (Birdguides)

Porth Reservoir: Long-tailed Duck. (Birdguides)

Chapel Amble 17:00-17:15: 26 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 2 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 3 Canada Goose, 2 Moorhen, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff. (K Hannavy)

Dobwalls: 1 new active rookery with 5 nests (C&J Duffy)

Downderry: 0700-0800: 25 Gannet, a Manx Shearwater, 2 Common Gull and 7 Sandwich Tern west. On sea 13 Great Northern Diver and a Red-throated Diver. (A Payne)

Hayle Ryan’s Field 14.30 – 15.15: 1 Danish-ringed 1st winter Spoonbill V463, 4 (2m 2f) Shelduck, 7 (4m 3f) Teal, 10 Canada Goose, 1 Redshank, 2 Dunnock. (M Webb)

Devoran Quay: 2 Whimbrel, 2 Greenshank, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Oystercatcher, 17 Sandwich Tern, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 5 Common Gull, 3 Curlew. (J St Ledger)

Little London: 1 Water Pipit still, 8 Rock Pipit. Also partial s/p Black-throated Diver, 9 Great Northern Diver, c30 Common Gull, 4 (2 drk) Eider offshore. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Great White Egret still. (R Veal)

Portscatho: 6 Sandwich Tern off Tatam’s Beach (R. Sharp)

Croft Pascoe Pool: 1 Willow Warbler singing, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Canada Goose, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen. (A Lea)

Polbathic Creek (garden): Mute Swans with 11 eggs. (A Blonden.)

Respryn & Lanhydrock: 4 Long Tailed Tit, 3 Great Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 3 Chaffinch, 5 Nuthatch, 6 Blackbird,4 Carrion Crow, 5 Wood Pigeon, 1 Siskin, 2 Chiffchaff (10+ heard), 2 Dipper, 5 Mistle Thrush, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Pheasant, 1 Black Cap (2 heard), 1 Wren (2 heard), 3 Mallard, 5 Robin, 1 Magpie, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Buzzard, 1 Sparrow, 2 Jackdaw (3 heard) 1 Moorhen, 2 Willow Warbler (heard) 2 Goldcrest (heard), 1 Green Woodpecker (heard), 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker (heard): (L Birtwistle on behalf of East Cornwall Birding Group Trip)

A39 Halfway House: 23 Cattle Egrets opposite half way house this morning. (D Dennis)

Late submission 03/04 Lower Tamar Lake: 2 Willow Tit (pair), 3 Goosander 1m 2f, 2 Great Crested Grebe, c30 Sand Martins and Swallows, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Reed Bunting 1m 1f, 2 Long-tailed Tit,1 Nuthatch, 2 Marsh Tit. (R Mudge)

Late submission 03/04 Portscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Guillemot off Tatam’s Beach (R. Sharp)

Late submission 03/04 Stithians Lake, Stuart Hutchins Hide : 15:15 – 16:00 1 Short Eared Owl flew over causing 3 Tufted Ducks (2m,1f) to take flight. 4 Cormorant, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Canada Goose, . (T Chambers)

Late submission 03/04 Porthoustock: 1st w Surf Scoter. (Birdguides)

 

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Mute Swan nest. Andy Blonden
Dipper. Linda Birtwistle
Chiffchaff. Adrian Lea
Willow Warbler. Adrian Lea
Willow Warbler. Adrian Lea
Sandwich Tern, Whimbrel, Oystercatcher. John St Ledger
Sandwich Tern, Oystercatcher. John St Ledger
Common Gull, Sandwich Tern. John St Ledger
Spoonbill. Martin Webb
Shelduck. Martin Webb
Teal. Martin Webb
Dunnock. Martin Webb