Tuesday 29th April 2014

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Red-rumped Swallow still, plus 4 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose with 3 goslings, 4 Greylag with 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 8 Mallard plus 4 & 3 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Whimbrel, c20 Swallow, c10 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Swift, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. (DK Parker, MJ Spicer)

Marazion: 5 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 8 Turnstone, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit and 14 Whimbrel on the beach plus 4 Great Northern Diver and 7 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker, J Hawkey, MJ Spicer)

Penzance: 1m Eider off Chyandour still plus groups c70 Whimbrel over Eastern Green and c40 Whimbrel over Chyandour. (D King) 1 Purple Sandpiper at Battery Rocks. (R Farnes – photo)

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Bartinney: 3 Cuckoo and 1 Tree Pipit. (P&H Taylor)

Nanquidno: 1 Garden Warbler. (P&H Taylor)

Land’s End: 2 Wheatear. (P&H Taylor)

Maer Lake: 1 Garganey, 15 Curlew, 4 Common Sandpiper, 5 Swallow, 1 Mallard with 3 duckling and1 Grey Heron. (R Mudge) Also 11 Whimbrel reported.

Gannel Estuary: 9 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Little Egret. (S Rowe)

Towan Head: 18 Purple Sandpiper, 21 Turnstone, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Oystercatcher and 1 Wheatear. (S Rowe)

Falmouth: 1 summer plumage Great Northern Diver, 3 Sandwich Tern and 4 Guillemot off Castle Beach. (J St Ledger) 2 Wheatear and 1 Whitethroat Pendennis. (D Chaney)

Sennen Cove: 14 Whimbrel. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Pentreath: 1 Minke Whale Heading NNW. (S Pilbeam)

MJS