Tuesday 18th April 2023

Tuesday 18th April 2023

Lizard village: 1 fem Montagu’s Harrier still from start of the road to Kynance Cove. (M Jones, A Lea, I Tidmarsh)

Trewellard: 1 Hooded Crow by 3306 south of village. (A Jayne)

Porthgwarra: 1 Woodchat Shrike still by big pond. (RBA)

Goonhilly Downs: 1 Hoopoe at the southern boundary of Goonhilly Downs (SW719185). (P Goldie)

Newlyn: 1 juv Glaucous Gull on south pier. (L Proctor)

Falmouth: Common Swift over at 16:30 (heard call briefly). (J Irvine)

Colliford Res: 1 Whinchat. (RBA)

St Just: 3 Red Kites over and a Sedge Warbler in private garden. (A Jayne)

Higher Tregurthen, Zennor: 1 Red Kite overhead. (ND Chandler)

Tregonning Hill: 2 Red Kites viewed from A394. (ND Chandler)

Gulval: 1 Red Kite over at 3.58pm heading NE. (J Hawkey)

Heamoor: 1 Red Kite over west this evening. (Paul St Pierre)

Stithians Reservoir:  2 Common Whitethroat, 9 Willow Warbler, 5 Swallow, 3 Skylark, 5 Buzzard, 1 Grey Wagtail. (S Van Hear)

Mullion Cove to Predannack: 9+ Wheatear, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Redstart, 4 Stonechat. (J Marshall)

Trevose Head: 1 male Redstart, 40 Wheatear, 10 House Martin. (R Wilkins)

Ryan’s Field: 2 Ruff. (L Sampson)

Marazion Marsh: 5 Grey Heron, 6 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan (Longrock), 25 Canada Geese, 1 pr Teal, f Mallard with 3 ducklings, 1 Snipe, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Wood Pigeon, 2 Meadow Pipit, 6 Wren, 4 m Blackbird, 1 Robin, 3 m Stonechat, 6 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Carrion Crow, 1 Magpie, 5 Linnet, 1 Greenfinch. (S.Cox).

Siblyback Reservoir: 4 Chaffinch,  2 Coal Tit,  20 Tufted Duck,  1 Garden Warbler,  4 Willow Warbler,  10 Goldfinch, 1 Goldcrest,  1 Female Blackcap,  Mallard with 8 Ducklings, 1 Dunnock,  1 Greenfinch, 2 Great Tit, 4 Blackbird, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Wren and 2 Little Grebe. (R Napp)

Pentire, The Rumps: 1 Kestrel hunting over cliffs and many guillemots close in to shore. (G Williams)

Par, Spit beach: 14 Sandwich Tern. (R Hampshire)

Kynance: 1 male Yellowhammer flew towards Caerthillian . (J Overfield)

Tregonning Hill: at least 5 Painted Lady, one chased by Small Tortoiseshell, plus Red Admiral. (C Richards)

Loe Bar: 5 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-Tailed Godwit. (A Dent)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove to Porthleven: c10 Great Northern Diver, 1 Sandwich Tern. (A Dent)

Late submission, 17/4, Penhale sands (am): 1 Black-winged Stilt on private MOD land with strictly no access.  Not present late afternoon. (Observer withheld)

Late submission: 17/4, Bartinney Down: 1 Tree Pipit over at 5pm. (A Jayne)

Late submission, 16/4, Hayle (private garden): 3 Collard Dove, 3 Jackdaw, 2 (1m 1f) Chaffinch, 1 Wren, 4 Goldfinch, 6 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 2 (1m 1f) Blackbird, 1 Great Tit, 1 Robin, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Rook, 2 Starling, 1f Greenfinch, Red-tailed Bumblebee. (M Rouncefield)

Late submission, 13/4, Gunwalloe: 1 Merlin over cliffs. (J Hillier)

 

 

Sedge Warbler – Steve Cox
Cetti’s Warbler – Steve Cox
Blackbird – Rick Napp
Blackcap – Rick Napp
Montagu’s Harrier – Adrian Lea
Montagu’s Harrier – Adrian Lea
Kestrel – Gavin Williams
Guillemot – Gavin Williams
Montagu’s Harrier – Iain Tidmarsh
Montagu’s Harrier – Iain Tidmarsh