Sunday 27th April 2014

Late news 26/4 Falmouth: 238 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 6 Bonxie west. (S Perfect)

Marazion Marsh: 1 Red-rumped Swallow to 19:30 at least. (C Barnard & S Williams) 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag plus 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard plus 4 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Redshank, 1 Snipe, c60 Swallow, c30 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Wheatear, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

DSC_9240Red-rumped Swallow by Sam Williams. More details here.

Marazion: 29 Whimbrel on the beach. (DK Parker)

Hayle Kimbro: 1 Snipe and 1 Cuckoo. (D Eva)

Mousehole: 4 Sandwich Tern. ( S Maycock – photo)

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Mounts Bay: 1 Great Northern Diver. (S Maycock)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Glaucous Gull (ad and imm).

Gannel Estuary: 1 juv Iceland Gull.

Penzance: 19 Purple Sandpiper reported on Battery Rocks.

Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver and 25 Whimbrel off Gyllyngvase. (J St Ledger) Also 1 Whimbrel and 2 Swallow at Castle beach. 17 Whimbrel and 1 Swallow off Swanpool. 1 Razorbill, 1 Reed Warbler and 1m Blackcap at Swanpool.

MJS