Wednesday 12th April 2023

Wednesday 12th April 2023

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1w Bonaparte’s Gull reported still. Ryan’s Field: 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Redshank. (S Thomas) Also Arctic Tern reported on main estuary.

Ruan Lanihorne: Purple Heron still.

Gwenter, The Lizard: Purple Heron still on bog by cattle grid. (D Beadle)

Helston: Ring-necked Duck, 20 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow. (T Stuart)

Bude, Maer Lake: 1 Black-winged Stilt, 2 common sandpiper, 12 mallard, 10 teal, 8 herring gull, 1 lesser black-backed gull, 1 black-headed gull, 1 coot, 1 moorhen, 8 wood pigeon, 2 blackbird. (K Hannavy)

Jericho Farm: Whooper Swan still. (R Veal)

Kingsmill Lake: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher, 13 Teal, 52 Shelduck & 2 1w Common Gull. (P Kemp)

Nanquidno: 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Swallow. (T Stuart)

Cot Valley: 12+ Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap. (T Stuart)

Kenidjack: 4 Chiffchaff. (T Stuart)

Par, beach/estuary: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (non-breeding). (R Hampshire)

Newlyn Harbour: 1 Iceland Gull still present, Herring Gull W: 569, Great Black backed Gull L:DF5. (S Grose)

Copperhouse Creek, Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Greenshank, 1 Knot. (R Wilkins) Also, 7 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Common Gull, 31 Lesser Black backed Gull, also of interest 1 Herring Gull with elongated bill.(S Grose)

Porthminster Beach: c10 Tern sp., Gannets this evening. (S Evans)

Lelant Downs: Swallows checking out nest sites. (P Geddes)

Devoran Quay: 4 Sandwich Tern (sheltering from the high winds), 5 Curlew, 8 Oystercatcher, pair of Wigeon, 2 Swallow. (J St Ledger)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 6 Canada goose, 6 Mute swan, 26 Shelduck, 6 Mallard, 5 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 26 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 61 Black-tailed godwit, 1 Common sandpiper, 7 Redshank, 27 Black-headed gull, 3 Great black-backed gull, c.85 Herring gull, 5 Cormorant, 3 Little egret, 1 Buzzard, 5 Jackdaw, 11 Rook, c.55 Carrion crow, 1 Blue tit, 4 House martin, 12 Swallow, 1 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Pied wagtail, 4 Goldfinch. (B Ide, M Scawen)

Iceland Gull, Shaun Grose
Sandwich Tern, John St Ledger