Saturday 3rd May 2014

Late news 2/5 Minions: 1 Wheatear and 1 Willow Warbler. (D Hastilow)

Kynance: 1 ad Great Spotted Cuckoo again plus 1 Common Cuckoo. (D Eva, P Smale, M Grantham, MJ Spicer, DK Parker, I Maclean)

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St Gothian Sands LNR: c20 Canada Geese with brood of 7 young, 6 Shelduck, 1 Pochard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warbler and 2 Reed Bunting. (MJ Spicer)

Illogan: 1 Red Kite over. (K Williams)

Long Rock: 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling and 24 Dunlin. (A Mckechnie – photos)

Ringed Plover                Ringed Plover Sanderling                   Sanderling Dunlin                     Dunlin

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Goose with 3 goslings, 2 Greylag with 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 1 fem Garganey, 8 Mallard plus broods of 2 & 2 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 9 Moorhen, 1 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c10 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 5 Swift, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. Also 1 Stoat. (DK Parker, A Mckechnie)

Marazion: c30 Whimbrel, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Oystercatcher on the beach. 17 Great Northern Diver offshore.

Skewjack: 1 Marsh Harrier. (M Wallace)

Boscoppa: 1 Swift. (A Tonry)

Kingsland: 1 Sandwich Tern plus many Blackcap and Chiffchaff. (C Ellis)

Windmill Farm: 3 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 10+ Sedge Warbler, 2 Skylark, 2 Whitethroat,1  Swift, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Reed Bunting,1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush and 1 Long-tailed Tit. (G Adams)

Treluswell: 1 Quail sp reported at The Firs. ( D Beadle)

Towan Head: 12 Turnstone, 9 Purple Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel. (S Rowe)

Scillonian 111: 1 Willow Warbler on board this evening. (F Jones – photo)

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Lower Predannack: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Sparrowhawk with kill, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 4+ Sedge Warbler, 10+ Whitethroat, 8+ Stonechat (2 feeding fledglings), 3 Wheatear. Also numbers of Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Goldfinch, Greenfinch and Linnet. (J St Ledger)

Rosemullion Head: 1 Yellow Wagtail. (per S Perfect)

MJS