Tuesday 11th April 2023

Tuesday 11th April 2023

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Black-winged Stilt still. (M Worden)

Ruan Lanihorne: 1 Black-winged Stilt (in flight at 11.53), 20 Shelduck, 1 Swallow, 6 Mute Swan, 1 Purple Heron in flight, dropped into reed bed at Sett Bridge at 11.42. (A Nicholson, A Tomkins)

Chapel Amble: 30 Teal, 10 Canada Goose, 4 Egyptian Goose, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wood Pigeon. (K Hannavy)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 1 Whimbrel, 5 Sandwich Tern, 6 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 3cy Yellow-legged Gull. (R Veal).  Also, 1 Bonaparte’s Gull still this evening. (I Hayes).

Rissick: 1 m Garganey. (R Irvine, per P St Pierre)

Hayle, Ryan’s Field: 3 Ringed Plover. (R Wilkins)

Hayle, Copperhouse Creek: 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank. (R Wilkins)

Gwithian: 6 House Martin, 8 Swallow, 14 Sand Martin. (R Wilkins)

Porthgwarra: 1 Arctic Skua (adult pale phase), 5 Sandwich Tern, 1 Red-throated Diver (0820-0920). (N R Rogers)

Long Rock Pool: 200 Sand Martin and 1 Swallow. (P Fraser, R Wilkins)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Kittiwake, 1 Water Rail, 2 m Kingfisher. (S Grose)

Tredrizzick: 1m Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker. (S Grose)

St Minver: 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Guineaport: 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Common Sandpiper. (S Grose)

Downderry: moving west (0705-0835) were 4 Common Scoter, 41 Gannet, 22 Manx Shearwater, a Whimbrel, 12 Common Gull, 7 Kittiwake , a Mediterranean Gull, a Sandwich Tern and 24 auks. Late afternoon: 3 Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern and a Grey Seal.  (A Payne)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Willow Warbler (singing), 1 Chiffchaff, 4 m Reed Bunting, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 10+ Sand Martin, 3 Swallow. 2 Little Grebe, 2 Teal. (J St Ledger, A Lea, A Holmes)

Bude: 1 Whooper Swan at Marhamchurch by Hele Bridge am. (RBA)

Late submission, 10/4, Downderry: moving west (0705-0815) 2 Tufted Duck, 7 Common Scoter, 47 Gannet, 3 Fulmar, a Manx Shearwater, a Whimbrel and 14 Sandwich Tern. Also 4 Kittiwake and 3 Common Gull.  (A Payne)

Late submission, 10/04/23, Foxhole: 1 drake Ring-necked Duck, 11 Tufted Duck, 5 Snipe, 1 Tawny Owl. (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 10/4, Nanpean: 1 Common Sandpiper , 2 Tufted Duck. (B Bosisto)

Late submission, 10/4, Gannel Estuary: 50 Common Gull. (B Bosisto)

 

 

Video  of Black-winged Stilt and Ruff. Ruan Lanihorne (J Chapple)

TJW

Purple Heron – Andrew Tomkins
Purple Heron – Andrew Tomkins
Willow Warbler – Adrian Lea
Reed Bunting – Adrian Lea
Chaffinch – Adrian Lea
Kittiwake – Adrian Grose
Water Rail – Shaun Grose