Tuesday 12th April 2022

Tuesday 12th April 2022

Porthgwarra: Little Bunting in pines at eastern end of Trevean at 8:25am. (M Wallace)

Chapel Amble: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ruff, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 White-fronted Goose. (R Wilkins) Also 10 Pied wagtail 1 Yellow Wagtail 4 Black tailed Godwits 5 Teal 2 Little Ringed Plover. (A Tomkins) 1 European White-fronted Goose and 8 Greylag Geese. (A Langdon)

Marshgate: 1 Swift flying NE. (J&B Teague)

St Martin: Hoopoe . (M Nattrass)

Twelveheads: Hoopoe heard calling from Bistro cafe at 1330. (M Wilson)

Botallack: Hoopoe still 300m West of Count House. Also 1 Little Ringed Plover in off then East, Osprey East at 0820. (S Rogers)

Mount’s Bay (from Scillonian): 1 ad Pomarine skua (with spoons) 10 minutes from Penzance. (J Headon)

Land’s End: 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Whitethroat. (P St Pierre)

Sennen: fem Ring Ouzel. (P Clement)

Pendeen: 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Yellow Wagtail and a male Black Redstart (P Combridge)

Trevose: 1 Merlin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Wheatear. (R Wilkins)

Falmouth: female Merlin over private garden. (M Burnley)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Barnacle Goose (D Eva) Also 1 Swallow, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Canada Goose, 4 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 2 Skylark, 1m + 1f (pair) Reed Bunting, 10 Linnet, 4 Goldfinch, 8 singing Willow Warbler, 3 singing Chiffchaff, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Buzzard, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pheasant from causeway to dam path. (S Van Hear)

East Pentire; Newquay: 10 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit. (B Bosisto)

Wadebridge: Whooper Swan by Chapman & Hewitt boatyard. (W Delacour)

Spit Beach, Par: 12 Whimbrel, 8 Eider (all m.) 2 Fulmar, Lesser Black-back Gull, Little Egret, Kestrel, Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, Goldcrest. (R Hampshire)

Drift Reservoir: 6 House Martin, small dark Canada Goose (possibly Polgigga bird). (R Veal)

St Gothians/Godrevy: 2m Wheatear, 6 Sand martin, 1 Swallow, 2 Shoveller, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 2 Linnet, 3 Stonechat, 1 Skylark, 1 Rock pipit, 3 Meadow pipit. 28 Grey Seal. (D Peers)

Nanjizal: 11 Blackcap, 13 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler trapped and ringed. Also 1 House Martin, 4 Swallow, 1 Siskin. Please keep to public rights of way. (J Overfield, R Veal)

Bugle: pr Bullfinch, pr Siskin coming to feeders. (K & D Hill)

Rame/Penlee: 3 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 5+ Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Whitethroat. (G Lewis)

Rame Head – Polhawn – Penlee: 40 Chiffchaff (mostly singing ), 12 Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Swallow, 5+ pair Stonechat, 13 singing Skylark. (K Pellow)

Newquay: 1f Sparrowhawk.(S Grose)

Wadebridge,Guineaport: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Teal, 1 Kingfisher.(S Grose)

Rock: 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Great spotted Woodpecker, 3 Greenfinch from private garden.( S Grose)

Porthilly Point: 5 Sandwich Tern, 16 Sand Martin, 1 Ruff, 1 Skylark, 1 pr Rock Pipit, 1 Raven. (S Grose)

Porth Reservoir: 13 Great crested Grebe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3prs Coot, 1m Bullfinch, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap (2m,1f), 1 Song Thrush, 1 Great spotted woodpecker, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Tawney Owl heard, 9 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin.(S Grose)

Reskadinnick: 1 Green Woodpecker. (I. Bennallick)

St Winnow: 4 Swallow. (K Hambly-Staite)

Bodinnick: 1 Great White Egret. (K Hambly-Staite)

Downderry: 7 Sandwich Terns, a Common Gull and an Arctic Skua early morning. (A Payne)

Trink: Green Woodpecker yaffling over fields. (P Geddes)

Padstow: imm Iceland Gull, 6 Sandwich Tern this evening. (R Augarde)

St Clement’s Isle: juv Glaucous Gull still. (M Elliott)

Hannafore, West Looe: 7 Sandwich Tern, 12 Turnstone, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Curlew and 8 Oystercatchers. (J Eames)

Stepper Point: Black Redstart reported.

Late submission, 11/04/22, Hayle Estuary: 30+ Sandwich Tern, 1 Commic Tern. (B Toms)

CBWPS would like to wish regular contributor John St-Ledger a Happy Birthday! Hope you have a bird-filled day John !


European White-fronted Goose, Adrian Langdon
European White-fronted Goose, Adrian Langdon
Yellow Wagtail, Andrew Tomkins
Little Ringed Plover, Andrew Tomkins
Siskin, Kathryn Hill
Siskin, Kathryn Hill
Bullfinch, Kathryn Hill
Iceland Gull, Richard Augarde
Sandwich Tern, Jim Eames
Turnstone, Jim Eames