Thursday 7th April 2022

Thursday 7th April 2022

Hayle, Wheal Alfred: 4 White Stork over at 12:40pm heading east. (M Whittaker)

Foxhole: drake Ring-necked Duck. (L Bosisto)

Par Beach Pool: Great White Egret. (S Bool)

Kingsmill lake: Osprey; also 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, of which 1 was summer plumage icelandica & 3 limosa, 2 Dunlin, 5 Little Egret, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Teal & 18 Shelduck (p Kemp)

Cape Cornwall: Manx Shearwater. c50 per minute around lunchtime. (J Lindsell)

Helford Passage: 1 singing Blackcap and 2-3 Chiffchaffs c. midday, 1 Sandwich Tern,  4pm (T Stuart)

Helford: 1 Little Egret, 2 Common Gull (T Stuart)

Helford, Grebe Beach: 2 Great Northern Diver. (T Stuart)

Helston Boating Lake: 1 Ferruginous Duck, 1 singing Blackcap, 4 pairs of Coot sitting on nests, 1 pair of Canada Geese on nest, 1 pair of Mute Swans on nest, 6 Tufted Duck, 5+ Rook nests with calling juvs (D. Wood, S. Wood).

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Ruff, 2 Whimbrel, 9 Sandwich Tern, 2 Goosander, 4 Wigeon, 12 Redshank, 7 Curlew, 6 Shelduck, 3 Teal, 1 Common Gull, c.400 Herring Gull, c.100 GBB Gull, c.40 LBB Gull, 5 Black-headed Gull (D. Wood, S. Wood, R Veal)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 1pr Mallard, 1 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 9 Canada Geese, 2 Cormorant, 4 Blue Tit, 1f Chaffinch 10.15 – 12.00. (M Webb)

Walmsley: 1 Whooper Swan, 1 White-fronted Goose, 3 Cattle Egret,  1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Snipe., 1 Ruff .Also numbers of Shoveler, Shelduck, Gadwall, Teal, Sand Martin, House Martin and Swallow. (J St Ledger,  A Lea, W Delacour)

Carlyon : Pair of Stonechats & a pair of Linnets. (T Hall.)

Porthgwarra: 14 Sandwich Tern, 5 Puffin, 7 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1160 Manx Shearwater (0820-1020)(N R Rogers)

Pendeen: seawatch 0715-1030: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Skua, 1 Blue Fulmar and 14,400 Manx Shearwaters (P Combridge)

Tresemple Pool: 6 Greenshank, 3 Redshank. Greenfinch and Long-tailed Tit both nesting. (D Eva)

Helston: 1 Mistle Thrush in private garden. (A Wearne)

Late submission 06/04 Porthgwarra: 7 Sandwich Tern, 49 Puffin, 1 Great Northern Diver, 940 Manx Shearwater (0805-1035)(N R Rogers)


Whooper and Mute Swans. Adrian Lea
White-fronted Goose. Adrian Lea
Greylag Goose. Adrian Lea
Snipe. Adrian Lea
Black-necked Grebe. Martin Webb
Ruff. David Wood
Great White Egret. Simon Bool