Saturday 12 May 2012

Late News 18/4 Helston: Hoopoe. (P Dickens)

Late News 11/5 St Austell: Peregrine calling, White River Place the new shopping centre. (J Macadam)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 10 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese (plus 4 goslings), 2 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 5 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 2 Coot, 7 Moorhen, 25+ Swift, c30 Swallow, c10 Sand Martin, 4+ House Marin, fem Wheatear, Chiffchaffs, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker & J Hawkey)

Marazion: Male Kentish Plover still on the beach west of the Station House by the old lifeguard hut at 09:00 but still being disturbed by dog walkers, also 5 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin, 5 Turnstone, 5 Ringed Plover, 20+ Whimbrel and 2 Oystercatcher. (D Parker & J Hawkey)


Video of the Kentish Plovers, taken yesterday by J Chapple.

Male Kentish Plover, B Field.

Nanquidno: 60+ Whimbrel, 100+ Swallow, 5 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 2 Swift, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, c20 Blackcap, 3 Garden Warbler, 15+ Whitethroat, 6 Chiffchaff and 4 Willow Warbler. (D Parker)

Widemouth Bay, nr Bude: 1 Lesser Whitethroat early morning, plus 4 Whitethroats, 6 Sedge Warblers and 2 Whimbrel. (H Kendall)

Wadebridge: 5 Common Swift high over Glen Road for most of the afternoon. (C Selway)

Falmouth, Swanpool NR: 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, 6 Blackcap, 4+ Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swan + 2 cygnets, 5 Swift over. (J St Ledger & A Lawry )

Windmill Farm:2 Cuckoos and a male Marsh Harrier today. (D Wright)

Porthgwarra: Dunlin (sum plum), 10+ Wheatear, Kestrel, Buzzard, 10+ Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Whinchat, Meadow Pipit and 4 Rock Pipit. (W Renshaw)

Redruth: 2 female and 1 male Siskins on the nyjer feeder in a private garden in Carharrack, Redruth. (R Hooper)