Wednesday 16 May 2012

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 11 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese (plus 2 goslings), 4 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 7 Moorhen, c20 Swift, c10 Swallow, c10 Sand Martin, 1 Whitethroat, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 1+ Cetti’s Warbler. 1 Otter on Long rock Pool for second day running. (D Parker)

Marazion: 26 Whimbrel, 17 Sanderling, 10+ Dunlin, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Ringed plover on the beach. (D Parker & W Renshaw)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Pair Garganey, 3 Gadwall, 52+ Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe and 9 Black-tailed Godwit. (D Parker)

Rumps & Pentire Head: 1 Blackbird, 3 Buzzard, 28 Carrion Crow, 9 Cormorant, 3 Curlew, 9 Dunnock, 6 Fulmar, 6 Gannet, 1 Goldfinch, 12 Great Black-backed Gull, 16 Guillemot, 24 Herring Gull, 11 House Martin, 6 House Sparrow, 14 Jackdaw, 3 Kestrel, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Linnet, 9 Magpie, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 m Pheasant, 3 Raven, 17 Razorbill, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 8 Rock Pipit, 3 Rook, 7 Shag, 8 Skylark, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 9 Stonechat, 22 Swallow, 14 Wheatear, 17 Whitethroat, 3 Wood Pigeon and 3 Wren. (The Martin Cutland Nature Walk, per P Whittick)

Tresillian: 7 Whimbrel seen flying high over the village late afternoon, heading north. (A Nicholson)

Mabe: Turtle Dove reported at Trevone Farm Cottage between Treverva and Mabe today. (D Chaney)

Crowdy Reservoir: Singing Siberian Chiffchaff before the hide still.