Wednesday 27th April 2022

Wednesday 27th April 2022

Hayle Estuary RSPB: ad Glossy Ibis, 12 Cattle Egret on Ryan’s Field. (G Lawlor) Also 1 Green Sandpiper (over), 1 Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, c20 Whimbrel from Carnsew Pool. (R Veal) Also 26 Shelduck, 1 Mute Swan, 10 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel at high tide 16.30. Ryan’s Field: 6 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Shelduck, 2 m&f Teal, 8 Canada Goose, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Oystercatcher (M Webb)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: fem Marsh Harrier hunting early am; 3m Wheatear, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Dunlin. Also 4 Whimbrel, 1 Common Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull on the beach. (R Veal, M Jones) Later, 1 Osprey. (P Walsh) 2 Marsh Harrier. (B Hibbet) Also 1 Sedge Warbler (visible) and others heard, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti’s Warbler (C Taylor) Also 20 Sand Martin, 10 Barn Swallow and 1 House Martin at dusk. (P Fraser)

Penzance: 1 Osprey flew East (same as above). (P St Pierre)

Botallack: 1 Osprey over 11:50. (C&J Moore)

Trevalga: 2 Puffin, 2 Fulmar, 40+ Razorbill, 120+ Guillemot. Constant stream of Swallows northwards. Also Wheatear, Whitethroat, Blackcap and Adder. (B Bryne)

Bartinney: 1 Cuckoo. (M James)

Swanpool: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Segde Warbler. (D Peers)

Bodmin Moor: 2 Yellowhammer, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 4 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 2 Cuckoo (chasing each other), 2 Common Buzzard. (D Sharp).

Park Head: 6 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 13 Whimbrel, 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Sedge Warbler , 657 Swallow, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Curlew, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Lesser Whitethroat , 6 Reed Warbler, Long-tailed Tit feeding young, 39 Wheatear, male Whinchat, 151 House Martin, 1 Hobby, 50 Sand Martin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Garden Warbler. (B Bosisto)

Higher Bochym, Lizard: Swift, Red Kite, c.800 Swallows, c.50 House Martins, c.75 Sand Martins through north. Also Kestrel present. (E O’Connor)

Trevose Head: 10 Whimbrel, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover flew over calling, 41 Wheatear, 5 Whitethroat , 10 Corn Bunting, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 White Wagtail, 1750 Swallow, 90 House Martin, 25 Sand Martin. (B Bosisto)

Rylands: 1 Fieldfare, Redstart, Cuckoo. (B Craven)

Kingsmill Lake: 10 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Dunlin, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Shelduck, 1 f Teal, 5 m Mallard, c.80 Black-headed Gull & c.300 Herring Gull (P Kemp)

Kynance: Redstart (m) beside the track to the cafe. (B Hawker)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Grasshopper warbler, 1 Sedge warbler, 2 Common sandpiper, 10+ Swallow, 5+ Whitethroat, 4+ Chiffchaff, 7+ Willow warbler, 3 Meadow pipit, 4 Reed bunting, 10+ Linnet, 4+ Chaffinch, 10+ House sparrow, 2 Teal, 6 Great crested grebe, 30+ Herring gull, 1 Lesser black-back gull, 2 Grey heron. (C Foote)

Mawgan Porth: 3 Sand Martin (my first sighting since last Autumn) (C Taylor)

Godrevy: 10 Shag, 1Gannet, 4 Swallow, 3 Meadow pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Guillemot, 12 Linnet, 4 Stonechat, 3 Skylark (C Taylor)

Tehidy: 2 Jay, 1 Heron, 1 Wren, 1 Common Sandpiper (C Taylor)

Porch Sauson to Trebah: 20+ Swallow over. (D Charnaud)

Boat Cove, Perranuthnoe: ad Great Northern Diver, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 25 Whimbrel, 4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover. (J Overfield)

Portscatho to Towan: 10 +1 Whimbrel, 2 Wheatear. (A Roberts)

Marazion Beach: 5 Eurasian Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin, 25 Black-headed Gull, 5 Common Gull. (P Fraser)

Rosehill, Marazion: Common Swift at 12.45, 3 1s Mediterranean Gull 1st summers NE at 14.45, 12 Barn Swallow during morning. (P Fraser)

Porth Joke: 250+ Swallow, 20+ House Martin, 15+ Sand Martin north late pm. Also 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 9 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Truro River: 1 Red Kite over, 1 Greenshank, 5 Whimbrel. (D Raffle)

Camel Estuary, Wadebridge to Tregunna: 3 Canada goose, 16 Mute swan, 31 Shelduck, 14 Mallard, 3 Wood pigeon, 1 Collared dove, 6 Oystercatcher, 12 Whimbrel, 5 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed godwit, 27 Black-tailed godwit, 12 Black-headed gull, 1 Mediterranean gull, 1 Great black-backed gull, 75 Herring gull, 1 Lesser black-backed gull, 5 Cormorant, 1 Grey heron, 6 Little egret, 2 Buzzard, 2 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 30 Carrion crow, 2 Blue tit, 1 Great tit, 2 Swallow, 1 Long-tailed tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 6 House sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Small white, 1 Speckled wood (M Scawen et al)

Late submission, 26/4, Towan Beach, St Anthony: 5 Whimbrel, I Kestrel, 7 Gannets diving. (P. Pearson)

Late submission, 26/4, River Lynher – Newbridge & Cadsonbury Camp: 1 Mallard; 4 Woodpigeon; 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker; 1 Tree Pipit; 1 Grey Wagtail; 11 Wren; 1 Dunnock; 8 Robin; 3 Blackbird; 2 Song Thrush; 5 Blackcap; 3 Chiffchaff; 1 Goldcrest; 7 Blue Tit; 3 Great Tit; 4 Coal Tit; 1 Nuthatch; 1 Jay; 2 Crow; 2 Rook; 2 Jackdaw; 3 Chaffinch; 6 Linnet; 2 Yellowhammer. (A. Parker)

Late submission, 26/4, Cliffs between Polperro & East Coombe and East Coombe Valley: 3 Gannet; 4 Cormorant; 2 Shag; 3 Oystercatcher; 4 Great Black-backed Gull; Herring Gull; 1 Kestrel; 2 Buzzard; 1 Raven; Crows; Jackdaws; 2 Magpie; 2 Woodpigeon; 2 Skylark; 1 Rock Pipit; 6 Wren; 3 Dunnock; 3 Robin; 2 Stonechat; 1 Blackbird; 6 Whitethroat; 4 Blackcap; 12 Chiffchaff; 1 Great Tit; 3 Chaffinch; 10+ Linnet; 6 Goldfinch. (A. Parker)

Redstart, Brian Hawker
Reed Bunting, Charlotte Foote
Meadow Pipit, Charlotte Foote
Oystercatcher, Martin Webb
Grey Heron, Martin Webb
Little Egret