Thursday 17 May 2012

Late News 13/5 Cape Cornwall: 80+ Whimbrel on the golf course and rocks below. ( M Dannatt)

Late News 16/5 Perranwell: 91 Ravens from the bridleway south of Frogpool. (M Grantham)

Late News 16/5 North Treveneague: 2 Siskins. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 16/5 Hayle Estuary RSPB: Greenshank and Common Sandpiper on Ryan`s Field. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 7 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 6 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 5 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 9 Moorhen, c20 Swift, c60 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: 2 Whimbrel, 1 Dunlin and 2 Wheatear on the beach. 1 Roseate Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern, 6 Arctic Tern and 7 Common Tern offshore. (D Parker)

Pendennis Point: Between 08:30 & 09:00; 62 Gannet, 29 Manx Shearwater in groups of 2 – 9, c50 Auk sp, 2 Kittiwake, 5 Fulmar and 2 Sandwich Tern in the Carrick Roads.
Between 09:50 and 10:30; 57 Gannet, 5 Common Scoter E, 1 Sandwich Tern E, 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Black-throated Diver, 2 Diver sp, 15 Auk sp and 6 Fulmar. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 40+ Swallow, 2 Common Swift, 1 Great Crested Grebe, the Mute Swans had 2 cygnets, 4 middle aged Mallard ducklings present and 1 young Coot. (D Chaney)

Castle/Gyllyngvase beach: 9 Sandwich Tern, 1 Common Tern, 50+ Herring Gull and 1 Guillemot. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 3 Whimbrel, 4 Mute Swan and 5 Mallard. (D Chaney)

Polmorla: Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Nuthatch and 2 Green Woodpecker this afternoon. (C Selway)

Undisclosed site: A pair of hobby’s calling at their regular territory late this evening at about 9:45 pm. (A Langdon)

Ninestones, Upper Fowey Valley: 3 Willow Tit, Tree Pipit, Redstart Grasshopper Warbler and Garden Warbler. (D Clegg)