Friday 03 May 2013

Late News 02/05 Argal Reservoir: 5 Great Crested Grebes, flock of Swallows, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Kingfisher and 1 Swift also a male Tawny Owl calling around Chynoweth. (S Perfect)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Ad Lesser Yellowlegs still present at 20:15. Also 4 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 6 Canada Geese, 7 Mallard (plus 4 broods of ducklings), 1+ Cormorant (and 3 over), 2 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4+ Common Buzzard, c10 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 1 Swift, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 m Wheatear, 3 White Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 7+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker, R Farnes & S Maycock) Also Jack Snipe reported. (F Hull)

Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 R Farnes Lesser Yellowlegs 2 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 R Farnes
Lesser Yellowlegs 3 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 R Farnes Lesser Yellowlegs 4 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 R Farnes
Lesser Yellowlegs 1 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 S Maycock Lesser Yellowlegs 2 Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 S Maycock White Wagtail Marazion Marsh Cornwall 3513 S Maycock

Photos 1-4 Rod Farnes, photos 5-7 Simon Maycock.

Video by John Chapple.

Marazion: 26 Dunlin, 21 Ringed Plover, c15 Whimbrel, 9 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach plus 3 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker) Great Northern Diver offshore with another off Longrock.

Nanquidno: 2 Cuckoo, 1 Tawny Owl, 7 Whitethroat, 5 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler. (D Parker)

Windmill Farm: 1 Hobby, 10 Whimbrel, 1+ Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat and 4 Sedge Warbler. (D Wright & A Pay)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 8+ Sedge Warbler, 4 Whitethroat, 6 Reed Bunting, 1 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, numbers of Chiffchaff, Linnet and Willow Warbler. (J St Ledger)

Sedge Warbler Stithians Reservoir Cornwall 3rd May 2013 J St Ledger Whitethroat Stithians Reservoir Cornwall 3rd May 2013 J St Ledger

Sancreed: 150 Whimbrel and 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Chyandour, Penzance: 16 Whimbrel flew north. (D Flumm)

Pendennis, Falmouth: 1 sum plum Black-throated Diver west and 3 Whimbrel flew into the Carrick Roads. (D Chaney)

Sladesbridge: Red Kite near Sladesbridge at 13:00 flying north towards A39. (P Floyd Spong)