Friday 2nd May 2014

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose with 3 goslings, 2 Greylag with 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 1 fem Garganey, 11 Mallard plus broods of 3, 2, 2 & 1 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 1 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Whimbrel, 1 Snipe, 12 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 5 Swift, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff and Reed Warbler plus a small influx of Sedge Warbler. (DK Parker, M Jones)

Marazion: 14 Whimbrel and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach and 5 Great Northern Diver offshore. (DK Parker) Also drake Eider offshore. (L Proctor)

Gunwalloe: 1 Whinchat, 5 Sedge Warbler and 4 Reed Warbler, including birds first ringed in 2011 and 2012. http://cornishringing.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/first-ces.html (West Cornwall Ringing Group)

Eastern Green, Penzance: 1m Eider and 1 Great Northern Diver. (M Jones)

Long Rock: 1 summer plumage Great Northern Diver and 2 Sandwich Tern. (M Jones)

East Looe: 3 Great Northern Diver and 10 Whimbrel over. (D Spooner)

Rame Head, Penlee Point: 2 Swift, a light movement of Swallow, 4 Wheatear and 1 Sedge Warbler. (R Smaldon)

St Ives: 1 Rock Pipit. (A Dent)

Stithians Reservoir: 3 Pochard, 1 Dabchick and 1 Jay. (J St Ledger)

Pochard Stithians 2nd May 2014 J St Ledger

Falmouth: 2 Swift in Trescobeas area. (J St Ledger) 1 Black Guillemot at Pennance Point. Also 2 Red-throated Diver, 10 Great Northern Diver and 1 Arctic Skua. (S Perfect)

Sibblyback Lake: 6 Sedge Warbler, 6 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 4 Wheatear, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Treecreeper and 3 Reed Bunting.  (G Berti)

Perranuthnoe: 4 Great Northern Diver.

MJS