Saturday 04 May 2013

Late News 01/05 St Ives: 2 Red Kites over. (V Stratton)

Late News 02/05 St Ives: 3 Red Kites over Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Late News 02/05 Sennen: 21 Whimbrel on the green in the evening. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 2 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 2 Canada Geese, 5 Mallard (plus 2 broods of ducklings), 1+ Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 2 Common Buzzard, c10 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, 1 Swift, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 27 Ringed Plover, 23 Dunlin, 9 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling and 11 Whimbrel on the beach plus 2 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker)

Chiverton Cross: Hoopoe flew across the road c1/2 mile east of the roundabout and appeared to land at Rosewinnick Farm. (J Chapple)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 24 Whimbrel, 8 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 19 Shelduck and 3 Black-headed Gull on Lelant Water plus 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Canada Geese and 2 hybrid geese on Ryan’s Field. (D Parker)

Caerthillian: 60 Whimbrel, 1 Jack Snipe, 25 Sanderling, 1 Cuckoo and 20 Whitethroat. (D Eva)

Carne Beach/Nare Head: 120 Whimbrel, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Stonechat, 3 Whitethroat and a Blackcap. (D Wright)

Pentewan Sands: 2 Sandwich Terns. (D Wright)

Sancreed: 61 Whimbrel (one of which was taken by a Peregrine) and 1 Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Praa Sands: 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Whimbrel. (D Flumm)

Bodmin Moor: 1 Curlew and 2 m Redstarts. (J Rance)

Phillack: 13 Whimbrel at Phillack Towans, and on the beach a dead Guillemot. (P J Smale)