Friday 17 May 2013

Late News 16/05 Boat Cove: c30 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin, 2 Bar Tailed Godwit, c20 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Turnstone, 2 Wheatear and 4 Oystercatcher. (R Menari)

Late News 16/05 Par: 15 Whimbrel, 15 Dunlin, 3 Sanderling and 3 Ringed Plover at 20:30. (S&D Cole)

Late News 16/05 Marazion Marsh: 1 recently fledged Grey Heron, 29 Mallard (incl. broods 9,9 & 5) and 10 Dunlin. (D Flumm)

Late News 16/05 Mount’s Bay from Marazion: 10 Whimbrel and 4 Oystercatcher. (D Flumm)

Late News 16/05 Lanreath: Female Wheatear at Lethytep. (P Hambly)

Wheatear 1 Lanreath Cornwall 16513 P Hambly Wheatear 2 Lanreath Cornwall 16513 P Hambly

Late News 16/05 St Kew Highway: A Barn Owl along the verge of the A39 between St Kew Highway and Tregilders in the evening. (C Selway)

Late News 16/05 Stithians Reservoir: Imm Bonaparte’s Gull in bare field opposite the Stuart Hutchings hide at 18:45 but mobile.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan, 4 Greylag plus broods of 4 & 6 goslings, 2 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 8 Mallard plus 4 broods of ducklings, 3 Gadwall (1m, 2f), 1 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 16 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, c10 Swallow, c20 Swift, 1 fem Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warblers and Sedge Warblers. (D Parker)

Dunnock Marazion Marsh Cornwall 17513 R Farnes Greylag gosling Marazion Marsh Cornwall 17513 R Farnes Starling Marazion Marsh Cornwall 17513 R Farnes

Dunnock, Greylag and Starling busy feeding, Rod Farnes.

Marazion: 5 Whimbrel, 3 Oystercatcher, 31 Sanderling, 24 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover and 1 Turnstone on the beach plus 7 Sandwich Tern offshore. (D Parker)

Penzance: Osprey west over Heamoor mid morning. (E St Pierre)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Mute Swan, 28 Canada Geese plus 2 goslings, 1 Greylag, 27 Mallard, 3 Call Duck, 1 drake Tufted Duck, 2+ Great Crested Grebe, 1 Moorhen, 1 Whimbrel, c50 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 3 Sand Martin, c10 Swift, 6+ Willow Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 2 Whitethroat and 2 Buzzard. (D Parker)

Windmill Farm: Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, 2 Ringed Plover, Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, Whimbrel and Spotted Flycatcher. (A Pay) 2 Cuckoo, 2 Whimbrel, 4 Swift and 3 Fox Cubs. (D Wright)

Fox cubs Windmill Farm Cornwall 17513 D Wright

Bowithick, near Davidstow:2 Redstarts, 7+ Buzzards, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, good numbers of Blackbirds, tits and a few Robins,  12+ Swallows and several Ravens. (H Kendall)

Crowdy Reservoir: 4 Mistle Thrushes, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Ravens. (H Kendall)

Trevalga:  1 Puffin (per Barry Bryne), good numbers of Guillemots, 1 Kestrel, Swallows, several Shags. (H Kendall)

Church Cove, Lizard: Rooks still on and around nests by the church at 14:45. (D Jenkins)

Treluswell, Penryn: Rooks on nests at Treluswell Hill. (D Jenkins)

Lands End, Trinity Pool: 1 Water Rail. (B Toms)

Bartinney Down: 1 Cuckoo. (B Toms)

Pendeen Watch: 1 Cuckoo. (B Toms)

Lerryn River: 6 Jackdaw, 1 feral Pigeon, 18 Mallard, 3 Chaffinch, 3 Rook, 6 Robin, 3 Song Thrush, 7 Blackbird, 5 Chiffchaff, 21 Herring Gull, 6 Shelduck, 9 Carrion Crow, 5 Blue Tit, 2 Green Woodpecker, 3 Great Tit, 4 Little Egret, 2 Wren, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 12 Wood Pigeon, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Buzzard, 1 Pheasant, 1 Jay 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Common Swift, 6 Barn Swallow, 2 Siskin and 2 Goldfinch between 14:45 &16:15.(R Davey)

Falmouth, Gyllyngvase Beach: 3 Sanderling, 2 Sandwich Tern and 8 Oystercatcher. (J St Ledger)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 28 Common Scoter (flying towards The Lizard), 1 Wheatear, 2 Linnet, 1 Blackcap (male) and 2 Swallow. (J St Ledger)

Treveighan: Hobby over Treveighan in the Allen valley at around 11:45. (P Floyd-Spong)

Morvah: 7 Whimbrel at Chypraze Farm. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)