Sunday 4th May 2014

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Great White Egret. (R Menari) Also 6 Mute Swan, 6 Canada Goose with 3 goslings, 2 Greylag with 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 1 fem Garganey, 12 Mallard plus broods of 4 & 3 ducklings, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 2 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 6 Moorhen, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, c15 Swallow, 6 Swift, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler.

Great White Egret21Great White Egret by R Menari DC7E9676Great White Egret by R Farnes
DC7E9653Great White Egret by R Farnes GarganeyGarganey by A Mckechnie

The Lizard: 1 ad Great Spotted Cuckoo along Kynance approach track.

Bude Marshes: 1 Red Kite over at 07:45 and 12:00. (A Rowland)

Gannel Estuary: 1 Red Kite s at 08:30 plus 14 Whimbrel. (M Lammas)

Illogan: 1 Red Kite over at 09:30. (D Stribley)

Kenidjack Head: 1 Hoopoe, 1 Swift and 2 Wheatear. (P Clarke)

Falmouth: 1 Peregrine. (A Mackenzie)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Whitethroat and 2 Great-crested Grebe. (S Maycock – photo)

DSC_8194-Edit                        Whitethroat

Penzance: 11 Purple Sandpiper at Battery Rocks.

MJS