Tuesday 08 May 2012

Late News 06/5 Minions: Cuckoo calling on north flank of Caradon Hill, east of Minions at 17:30. The same (or another?) Cuckoo calling in Witheybrook Valley NW of Minions around 19:30. (J Macadam)

Late News 07/5 Marazion: A Sanderling on the beach (Left: red over white, Right: green flag over yellow over green), was first trapped and ringed at Sandgerði, Iceland on 01/06/2011. (P Fraser)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Grey Heron, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese (plus 4 goslings), 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 2 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 11 Whimbrel, 2 Swift, c30 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, Chiffchaffs, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Nanquidno: 30+ Whimbrel in fields. Possible Spotted Flycatcher near Nanjulian Farm at 17:30. (D King)

Rosemullion Head, Prisk Cove: 7 Whimbrel, 11 Oystercatcher, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Male Shelduck, 2 Gannet (overhead), 2 Skylark, 4 Swallow and 10+ Linnet at high tide. Also 1 Grey Seal. (J St Ledger)
Falmouth, Castle Beach: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Peregrine and 4 Linnet. (J St Ledger)

Lizard: Red-throated Pipit in field by lighthouse and toilet block this morning.