Wednesday 24th April 2024

Wednesday 24th April 2024

Dozmary Pool: Drake Ring-necked Duck still with 4 Tufted duck. (A Tomkins)

Kenidjack & St Just: 2 Yellowhammer at Bollowal Farm, the continuing Woodchat Shrike at Wheal Owles and a Hawfinch that flew down Kenidjack and then back up again. (F Hawkins)

Tregothnan1 Osprey. (D Hargreaves)

Park Head: 2 Long-tailed Tit , 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, lots singing Blackcaps , 1 Song Thrush,  6 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 8 Linnet , 5 Swallow, 10 Skylark, 4 Stonechat, c8 Wheatear , 1 Whimbrel , 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard,  4 Oystercatcher, 6 Fulmar. (D Dennis)

Trevose Head4 Whimbrel, 5 Wheatear, 6 Stonechat (3 pairs), 20+ Linnets, 1 Raven, 2 Fulmar, Many Swallows heading North, 10+Skylarks, 1 Buzzard. (V Booth)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 2 Canada goose, 8 Mute swan, 23 Shelduck, 9 Mallard, 8 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 45 Oystercatcher, 15 Whimbrel, 3 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Greenshank, 3 Black-headed Gull, 6 Great black-backed Gull, 175 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser black-backed Gull, 1 Cormorant, 7 Little Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 8 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 2 Great tit, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Wren, 1 Starling, 1 Song thrush, 5 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 5 House sparrow, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Linnet. (M Scawen et al.)

Perranporth Golf Course, 13.00-15.00: Steady stream of swallows crossing golf course, hdg East, c2 / minute. (S Ashby)

Trispen: 2 Whimbrel. (L Bosisto)

Dobwalls, private garden: 1 Red Kite over at 3.45pm, 1 Skylark, 1m & 1f Siskin, 2 Swallow. (C&J Duffy)

Maer Lake: 5 Moorhen, 2 Canada Geese, 3 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 8 Mallard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Raven(over),2 Stonechat, 50+ Sand Martin, 18 Swallow 8 House Martin. (N Bastin)

Bude Marshes: 25+ Moorhen, 8 Canada Geese, 4 Mute Swan, 18 Mallard, 1 oddly marked Mallard x , 6 Teal, 2 Common Buzzard, 2 Common Sandpiper, 8 Lesser Black-Backed Gull(all none breeders), 12 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 30+ Swallow, 50+ Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 2 Swift ( very high heading NE). (N Bastin)

Trevalga: 1 Puffin, 15+ Razorbill, 50+ Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar, 1 Kestrel and 5 Swift. (B Bryne)

Downderry: 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Wheatear this morning. (A Payne)

Seaton: 1 Garden Warbler singing. (A Payne)

Colliford1 Cuckoo, 2 Great Crested Grebe, numbers of Wheatear and Willow Warbler early evening . (G Williams)

Garden Mine: 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Clayton)

St Andrews Pool: 1 Treecreeper, 2 Song Thrush. (S Grose)

Par Beach Pool: 3 Common Sandpiper,1 Black-headed Gull,1 Little Grebe, 2 (m&f) Shoveler, 1m Mute Swan,1 Cormorant,3 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff,5 Greenfinch,1f Bullfinch, 2 Song Thrush.(S Grose)

Spit Beach: 1 Black-throated Diver, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Raven, 16 Eider, 3 Rock Pipit, 21 Oystercatcher, 5 Turnstone, 11 Shag, 17 Cormorant, 16 Whimbrel (one with red plastic ring above the right knee & yellow plastic ring above the left knee). (S Grose)

Tresillian: 1 large active Rookery. (S Grose)

Tresillian to St Clement (incoming tide pm): 9 Whimbrel, 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 2 Curlew, 16 Shelduck, 5 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Skylark, pair of Coal Tits nesting, 1 Long tailed Tit, 2 Buzzard. (A Nicholson)

Trelissick Garden: 1 Greenshank, 4 Common Sandpiper. (T Wilson)

Marazion Beach: 5 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper. Also 1 Red-throated Diver, 15 Great Northern Diver, c300 Guillemot, c100 Manx Shearwater offshore. 3 Sand Martin over the marsh. (P St Pierre, R Veal)

Penzance: 35 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Sanderling at Battery Rocks. 3 Great Northern Diver offshore. (R Veal)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret (first seen at 11.35 opposite Stuart Hutchings hide – but mobile. Last seen taking flight from Golden Lion cut-off at 15.30), 8 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 2 Coot. Also 2 Orange-tip Butterfly. (J St Ledger) 2 Great Tits, 1 Robin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blue Tits, 2 Dunnock, 1 Blackbird, 4 Magpie, 3 Canada Goose, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Wren, 2 Little Grebe, 6 House Sparrows, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 4 Mallard Ducks, 1 Rook, 2 Crows, 1 Goldfinch, 1 Jackdaw, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Great White Egret, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Coot. (S.Hinkley)
Housel Bay: 1 Wheatear, 15 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 6 Whitethroat, 1 Skylark, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Guillemot. (S Van Hear)

Kennack Sands: 24 Whimbrel, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit (S.Wood)

Kynance Cove to Caerthillian (on SW Coast Path): 5 Wheatear (including 2 confirmed m), heard Cuckoo (in Kynance Farm direction), 1 Meadow Pipit, 7 Linnet, 4 Raven, 2 m Stonechat (one witha big fat caterpillar worn as a moustache!), 5 Jackdaw, 1 Skylark (ascending and singing), 2 Swallow, 1 Buzzard (M Claughton)

Polgear , Wendron: 1 Chukar. (P Marquis)

Helston Boating Lake: 1pr Mute Swan at nest, 7 (5m 2f) Tufted Duck, 15 (9m 6f) Mallard one pair with 5 ducklings, 10 Coot one pair with 6 chicks two pair on nests, 6 Moorhen, 16 Canada Goose, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 50+ Herring Gull. (10.15 – 11.00 M Webb)

Late submission, 24/04/24, Goss Moor: 1 Snipe, 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (B Bosisto)

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Osprey – David Hargreaves –
Sand Martin – Nigel Bastin
Ring-necked Duck – Andy Tomkins
Grasshopper Warbler – David Clayton
Great Egret – Sandra Hinkley
Whimbrel – Steven Wood
Coot & chicks – Martin Webb
Cuckoo – Gavin Williams
Wheatear – Vic Booth
Swallow – Mark James
Chukar – Peter Marquis