Tuesday 07 May 2013

Late News 06/05 Land’s End: A “fairly good report” of an Orca off Land’s End yesterday from fishing boat, Bite Adventures. (P Semmens)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag (plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings), 4 Canada Geese, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard (plus 2 broods of ducklings), 3 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 12 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 3 Common Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 21 Whimbrel over, 1 Swift, 2 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Raven, 1 f  Wheatear, 1 Reed Bunting, 1+ Whitethroat, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Marazion: 5 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 7 Sanderling, 9 Turnstone, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 5 Whimbrel on the beach plus 3 Sandwich Tern and 1 Common Tern offshore. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Gwenter: Woodchat on the heath between Gwenter and Bray’s Cott at 14:25. (S Bury)

Woodchat Gwenter Cornwall 7513 D S Bury Woodchat Gwenter Cornwall 7513 D Wright

Woodchat west of Gwenter, Steve Bury and Dougy Wright.

Sancreed: 43 Whimbrel in fields, Cuckoo and 2 Wheatear. (D Flumm)

Newlyn: Female Woodchat still on NW side of Penlee Quarry. (P Semmens)

Woodchat Penlee Cornwall 7513 P Semmens

Colliford Lake: Pectoral Sandpiper still in the Loveny Arm on an island until 09:20 when it flew south.

St Breock Downs: 4 Golden Plover and 4 Whimbrel. (C Selway)

Porthgwarra: Male Redstart still. (R Farnes)

Redstart 1 Porthgwarra Cornwall 7513 R Farnes Redstart 2 Porthgwarra Cornwall 7513 R Farnes

Rame Head: Possible Saker or hybrid at 11:30 but then flew inland.