Sunday 05 May 2013

Late News 04/05 Duckpool, near Bude: 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Raven, 9 Gannet, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Tawny Owl (calling in bright sunlight), 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcap. (H Kendall)

Late News 04/05 Stithians Reservoir: 1 Raven, 1 Sand Martin, 16+ Whimbrel, 4 Wheatear, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Stonechat and 2 Grasshopper Warbler. (S Perfect)

Late News 04/05 Perranuthnoe: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Late News 04/05 Praa Sands: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Late News 04/05 Colliford Lake: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper in the Loveny Arm.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 5 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 1 Shelduck, 5 Mallard (plus 3 broods of ducklings), 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew over, 3 Swallow, 5 Sand Martin, 1 Swift, 1 Wheatear, 1 Reed Bunting, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 2+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 13 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, 29 Sanderling and 3 Whimbrel on the beach plus 3 Sandwich Terns offshore. (D Parker) Also Black-throated Diver reported offshore.

Carn Marth, Redruth: Cuckoo calling and showing well. Also male
Northern Wheatear. (M Greenhalgh)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 13 Whimbrel, 10 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 22 Shelduck, 3 Oystercatcher and 4 Black-headed Gull on Lelant Water plus 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Canada Geese and 4 hybrid geese on Ryan’s Field. (D Parker)

Chun Downs: 3 Cuckoo and 12 Wheatear. (I Webster)

Gwennap Head, Porthgwarra: 2 Puffin, 2 Common Scoter, 20 Whimbrel, 300 Guillemot/Razorbill and 100 Manx Shearwater, mostly going west in a 2 hour watch. (D Eva)

Colliford Lake: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper again in the Loveny Arm, also 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (R Davey)

Kynance: 23 Whimbrel. (I Maclean)

Whimbrel Kynance Cornwall 5513 I Maclean Wheatear Windmill Farm Cornwall 5513 I Maclean

Windmill Farm: 4 Wheatear, 1 Little Egret and 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (I Maclean) Also 34 Whimbrel, 14 Sedge Warbler, 7 Whitethroat, 7 Blackcap, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting (males), 2 Cuckoo, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. Numerous Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs. (D Wright)

Trenow Cove: 20+ Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sanderling, 15+ Whimbrel and 3 Oystercatcher on the beach plus sum plum Great Northern Diver and 1 Sandwich Tern. (R Menari)

St Clements: 4 Siskin still on feeders in tea-room garden. On river; 8 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 3 Oystercatcher and 20+ Shelduck. (J St Ledger)

Siskin St Clements Cornwall 5th May 2013 J St Ledger

Falmouth: 3 Sandwich Tern on 4 knot buoys off Gyllyngvase beach. (J St Ledger)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 17 Whimbrel. (S Rogers)

Treraven Marshes: 1 fledgling Robin. (D Julian)

Sancreed: 20 Whimbrel and 1 Swift. (D Flumm)

Caerthilian-Kynance, Lizard: 40 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern and 4 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Bartinney: Stonechat, 5 Wheatear and 1 Cuckoo. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carbis Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Helford: Juv Iceland Gull on the river by the sailing club.

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Drake Garganey in the morning.

Newquay: Pomarine Skua seen from a boat at 15:00.