Tuesday 15 May 2012

Hayle Estuary RSPB: Juv Spoonbill at 06:45 0n Lelant Saltings. (L Proctor)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese (plus 3 goslings), 6 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 5 Mallard, 5 Moorhen, c50 Swift, c10 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, 1+ Whitethroat, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 2+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 9 Whimbrel on the beach. (D Parker)

Pendeen: 1 Great Skua, 2415 Manx Shearwater, 163 Gannet, 132 Kittiwake and 66 Fulmar between 09:30 & 11:30. Also Whimbrel and Cuckoo. (D Parker)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 2 Mute Swan, 14 Canada Geese, 1 Greylag, 23 Mallard (with broods of 3 & 4), 2 Great Crested Grebe, c20 Swift, c20 Sand Martin and c10 Swallow, 3 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1+ Reed Warbler and 2 Willow Warbler. (D Parker)

Crowdy Reservoir: Singing Siberian Chiffchaff before the hide this afternoon. (D Julian)

Probus: Hoopoe still in a private garden. (A Nicholson)

Falmouth, Swanpool: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Reed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (J St Ledger)

Rumps Point: 5 Puffin, 300+ Kittiwake and 400+ Manx Shearwater, many dead Gannet floating just off the Point this morning. (C Selway)

Clapper Marshes: The single male Wigeon and Pintail were still present this afternoon. (D Julian)

River Fowey: Pair of Dippers feeding young at Respryn. (A Langdon)