Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Hayle Estuary RSPB Ryan’s Field: 1 Spoonbill. (Birdguides)

St Blazey LNR: Mallard duck with 13 young. (R Hampshire)

Porthilly Point: 6 Sand Martin, 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Curlew, 45 Oystercatcher,1 Wigeon. (S Grose)

Par, Spit beach: 1 Great Northern Diver 2nd probable, 2 Razorbill/Guillemot, no sign of Eider unusually. (R Hampshire)

Walmsley: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Merlin. (S Rowe)

Porth Reservoir:  1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Long tailed Duck, 13 Great crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Coot , 4 Tufted Duck, 1 Snipe, 3 Swallow, 2 Kingfisher,1 f Bullfinch,1m Blackcap, 1 Redwing, 4 Chiffchaff.(S Grose, S Rowe)

Menna: 1 active Rookery.(S Grose)

Kestrel Mill: 1 active Rookery.(S Grose)

Newquay Zoo: 1 active Rookery.(S Grose)

Gannel Estuary: 9 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin. (S Rowe)

Rock: 3 Sandwich Terns, 2 Sand Martins (C Pettit)

Rosemullion Head: Flying south, 12.10-14.10. 51 Manx Shearwaters, 25 Sandwich Terns.. (P McCartney)

Bray’s Cot: 1 pair of Gadwall. (J.Stanton)

Private Garden Bude: 8 Pair of Rooks now nesting in Garden.(N Bastin).

Duckpool: 4 Shelduck, 4 Mallard, 2 Common Buzzard 1 Kestrel, 4 Raven, 60+ Jackdoor,5 Chiffchaff. (N Bastin).

East Pentire, Newquay 07.15-08.45: 2 Sooty Shearwater, 1500+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern. (D Grose)

Castle Beach: 1 spring plumage Slavonian Grebe, 1 Guillemot. (S Van Hear)

Maer Lake: 23 Teal, 9 Mallard, 8 Moorhen, 2 Shelduck, 2 Wigeon,10 Mallard, 2 Black-Tailed Godwit (in Summer Plumage),2 Great Black-Backed Gull, 12 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 9 Herring Gull. (K Hannavy, N Bastin)

Daymer Bay: 8 Sand Martin, 1 Curlew, 1 Little Egret, 6 Oystercatcher. (J Drummond)

Pendennis Point: 3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Linnet (D Peers)

Late submission 01/04 Landrake:  1 Red Kite, just west of Landrake, above the A38  (N Moore)

Late submission 01/04, Gannel Estuary: 1 Cattle Egret. (S Rowe)

Late submission 01/04, Porth Joke: 5 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff. (S Rowe)

Late submission 31/03 Boscastle: 1 Wheatear, 1 House Martin, 3 Sand Martins, 3 Swallows (C Pettit)

DC

 

Sand Martin. John Drummond
Sand Martin. John Drummond
Black-tailed Godwit. Nigel Bastin
Rook. Nigel Bastin
Rook. Nigel Bastin
Shelduck. Nigel Bastin
Shelduck. Nigel Bastin
Gadwall. J Stanton
Mallard with ducklings. Robin Hampshire