Wednesday 19th April 2023

Wednesday 19th April 2023

Chaple Carn Brae: Male Golden Oriole on path opposite bamboos to the Old Barn this morning. (P Walsh, J Miller et al) In addition, 1f Marsh Harrier north over car park at 10:30 and 3 Red Kite. (P Fraser)

Kynance: female Montagu’s Harrier still. Also, 4 Red Kite, 1 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Wheatear. (T Pinfield)

Gwenter: 1 Purple Heron still. (D Collins)

Ruan Lanihorne: Black-Winged Stilt still on view from the quay at 11:15. (A Dent)

Lands End: 1 Marsh Harrier over and heading east this morning. (M McKee)

Sennen: 2 Red kite over at 09:30. (P Fraser)

Polgigga: 27 Red Kite over and heading east up to 16:00. (M Wallace)

St Levan: 4 Red Kite over mid-afternoon. (J Eaton)

St. Buryan: 1 Red Kite (N R Rogers)

Lands End Airport: 1 Red Kite over this morning. (J Miller)

Nanquidno: 5 Red Kite this morning. (N Rogers)

Kenidjack: 10+ Red Kite between valley and St Just moving east, including 1 landing to feed on ploughed field. (P Clarke)

Kenython, St Just: 1 Red Kite over east at 13:00. (P&P Callaway)

Botallack: 1 Osprey heading north east at 15:20, 5 Red Kite heading east at 14:30 and 1 Tree Pipit. (P Fraser)

Pendeen: 3rd cal-yr male Marsh Harrier at 12:55, 1 Osprey at 1550; also Common Swift and a Ring Ouzel. (P Combridge) Also, 1 Whimbrel past this morning. (A Jayne)

Trevowhan, Penzance: 2 Red Kite feeding on Rabbit carcass this morning. (G Jones)

Lizard: 52 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (D Collins)

Gunwalloe Fishing Cove: 11 Red Kite heading east this morning. (A Dent)

Cadgwith: 1 Red Kite at 09:00. (I Tidmarsh)

Longdowns: 1 Red Kite 11:30. (K Dalziel)

Brays Cot, Gwendreath: 1 Red Kite. (T Pinfield)

Ruan Minor: 4 Red Kite at 13:05. Also, 4 White Wagtail feeding with Pied Wagtails in a field just to the West of Prazegooth. (I Tidmarsh)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret from Stuart Hutchins hide at 06:30. (S Taylor) In addition, Summer plumage Great White Egret, Grey Heron, 42 Canada geese, 8 Mallard (7M+F), 6 Tufted duck (5M+F), 2 Teal (M+F), Coot, 2 Moorhen, 3 Cormorants, 4 Great crested grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, Raven, Stonechat, 10 Linnet, 2 Meadow Pipits, Skylark, 2 Goldfinches, 2 Blackbird, 3 Jay, 6 Carrion crow, Dunnocks, Blue tits, Great tits, 12 Swallows, 6+ Willow warbler, 2+ Chiffchaff and 2+ Blackcap (C Foote & T Weston) Also, Feeder hide: 3m Reed Bunting, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 (2m 1f) Chaffinch, 11 (8b 3f) House Sparrow, 2 Canada Goose. (M Webb)

Swanpool: 1 Reed Warbler (S Van Hear)

Falmouth: 2 Red Kite seen over Trescobeas area, 1 at 15:10 (mobbed by Herring Gulls), 1 at 17:30. (J St Ledger)

Perranporth, Cligga Head: 1 Great Northern Diver on sea, 4 Razorbill and 8 Wheatear. (T Wilson)

Penhallow: 1 Red Kite at 12:00. (T Wilson)

St Columb Major: 1 Red Kite over A39 bypass late afternoon. (D Dennis)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 5 Canada Goose, 6 Mute Swan, 24 Shelduck, 8 Mallard, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 4 Wood Pigeon, 8 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 6 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 47 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 1 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, c25 Black-headed Gull, 13 Great Black-backed Gull, c120 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Red Kite , 2 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 12 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 2 Blue Tit, 5 Swallow, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Wren, 1 Song Thrush, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail,1 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch. (M Scawen et al)

Bohetherick ( near St. Dominick ): 1 Red Kite (A Parker)

Downderry: moving east (0630-0810) 2 Shelduck, an Arctic Skua, 3 Common Gull and 14 Sandwich Tern. Inshore 6 Whimbrel, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a Grey Seal. 21 Gannet and 11 Razorbill west. (A Payne)

Late submission, 18/04, Coverack: (07:45-09:15) 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 8 Kittiwake, 100+ Manx Shearwater, 500+ auks (mainly Guillemots), 1 Whimbrel, 60 Gannet. (D Wood)

Late submission, 17/04, Ruan Lanihorne: Black Winged Stilt, showing well early morning (07:20) from carpark near Sett Bridge. (D Flint)

Late submission, 16&17/04, BK Fisheries, St Erth: probable Night Heron for two consecutive days per the Fisheries Manager but no sign since. (per B Dallas)


Golden Oriole – John Miller
Golden Oriole – John Miller
Golden Oriole – Mike Spicer
Golden Oriole – Nigel Rogers
Montague’s Harrier- Tim Pinfield
Montague’s Harrier- Tim Pinfield
Red Kite – Nigel Rogers
Red Kite – John Miller
Reed Bunting – Martin Webb
Blue Tit – Martin Webb
Robin – Martin Webb
Black-winged Stilt – Darcy Flint
Golden Oriole – Gill Fisher
Golden Oriole – Gill Fisher