Monday 06 May 2013

Late News 04/05 Porthgwarra: 3 Grasshopper Warbler. (C Barnard)

Late News 05/05 Nanquidno: c40 Whimrel in the field beyond the ford. (P Taylor & H Mitchell)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 4 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 4 Mallard (plus 2 broods of ducklings), 2 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 16 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen, 5 Common Buzzard, 1 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Swallow, 1 Raven, 1 f  Wheatear, 1+ Reed Bunting, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 4+ Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker  & P St Pierre)

Marazion: 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 21 Sanderling and 2 Whimbrel on the beach plus flocks of c30 and 19 Whimbrel west and 21 Whimbrel north. (D Parker) 3 Siskin on birch tree in private garden. (C Barnard) Also Black-throated Diver and Great Northern Diver reported offshore.

Land’s End: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Wheatear and 3 Whimbrel. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra: Male Redstart by the pond in the morning. (P Taylor & H Mitchell) Also 1 Great Northern Diver north up valley, 4 Whimbrel north, 1 Sand Martin, 11 adult Stonechat and 1 juv, 13 Wheatear, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 13 Whitethroat and 1 Tree Pipit. (D Flumm)

Colliford Lake: 1 Greenshank also 1 Wheatear. (M Spicer)

Newlyn: 2 Jays feeding young at the top of Newlyn Coombe. (B Dodd)

Gerrans Bay: 35 Whimbrel at Carne Beach. (A Nicholson)

Windmill Farm: Garden Warbler, 14 Sedge Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 6 Whitethroat, Whimbrel, 2 Grasshopper Warbler and 2 Lesser Whitethroat. (D Wright)

Men-an-Tol: 2 Grasshopper Warblers and 3 Cuckoos. (A Mckechnie)

Grasshopper Warbler Men-an-Tol Cornwall 6513 A MckechnieGoonhilly Downs: Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler and 2 Cuckoo. (S Bury)

Grasshopper Warbler Goonhilly Downs Cornwall 6513 S BuryGodolphin Hill: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 4+ Whitethroat, 6 Stonechat, 20+ Linnet, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 1 Jay, 4 Swallow, also Willow Warbler, Skylark and Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

Sancreed: Whimbrel, Cuckoo, 4 Wheatear and Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Trewey Moor: Peregrine and Cuckoo. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

St Mawgan: 1 Cuckoo calling in the evening. (BirdForum)

St Ives: 2 Black-throated Divers flew past St Ives Island and landed in the bay.

Cape Cornwall: Osprey flew in off the sea in the morning.

Helford: Juv Iceland Gull still on the river.

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Drake Garganey still.

Newlyn: Woodchat by recently sown potato field on NW side of Penlee Quarry along top footpath west off Gwavas Lane.

St Agnes: Osprey flew over St Agnes Head at 12:25.