Monday 21 May 2012

Late News 18/5 Kennack Sands: 1 Eider offshore. (S Harper)

Late News 20/5 Sancreed: Male Golden Oriole at 17:15 in woodland area between Drift and Sancreed. (A Troup)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese (plus 1 gosling), 4 Greylag, 1 hybrid goose, 5 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 8 Moorhen, 1 Reed Bunting, c20 Sand Martin, 9 House Martin, Swallows, Swifts, Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers and 4+ Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Marazion: c20 Sanderling, 5 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel and 2 Ringed Plover on the beach and 4 Common Scoter still offshore. (D Parker)

Trencrom: Lesser Whitethroat in scrub by the cottage on the west side. (R Menari)

Coverack: Lesser Whitethroat singing near Treleaver Farm. (S Bury)

North Petherwin: c30 buzzards in a freshly ploughed field. (L Sampson)

Walmsley Sanctuary (CBWPS Members Only): Pair of Garganey still, 2 Spoonbill (flew out to the estuary at 21:00), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 14 Dunlin, 3 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 1 Wigeon, 1 Tufted Duck, 15 Common Swift, 3 Sedge Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat. Also a possible Great White Egret at Trewornan bridge. (C Selway & A Langdon)