Monday 5th May 2014

Late news, 3rd May, Men-an-Tol: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Wheatear, 2 Whitethroat and 2 Raven over. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 4th May, Trevilley: 1 Black Kite, 7 Wheatear and 1 Jay. (C Moore)

St Ives, Buttermilk Hill: 1 ringtail Hen Harrier, 3 Cuckoo and 6 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Nanquidno:   2 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear, 1 Jay and 2 Sedge Warbler. (C Moore)

Sancreed: 1 Red Kite (11:12-11:20 and again 13:50-14:05), 1 Cuckoo, 1 Swift, 1 Wheatear, 2 Sand Martin, 10 Whitethroat and 4 Blackcap. (D Flumm)

Marazion: c8 Bar-tailed Godwit including these partially-albino and summer-plumaged birds.

PTaylor_Barwits_050514Bar-tailed Godwits, Phil Taylor 

Newquay, Porth Joke: 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing, 8 Whitethroat, 12 Sedge Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 20 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 4 Whimbrel, many Skylark and 1 Peregrine. Gannel Estuary: 2 Swift. (S Rowe)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 pr Swan with 7 cygnets. (S Maycock) 1 f Garganey still (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

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Mute Swan, Simon Maycock

St Neot, Berry Castle: 1 Cuckoo. (M Cripps)

Boscregan: 22 Whimbrel and 2 Wheatear. (N Wheatley)

Nanquidno: 1 Black Kite. (N Wheatley)

Land’s End: 1 Turtle Dove and c15 Whitethroats. (DK & M Parker)

Buryas Bridge: 1 Hawfinch with Chaffinches. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Penzance: 1 Swift over the town centre. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Kynance Cove: 1 Great Spotted Cuckoo again.

Bude, Maer Lake: 2 Garganey again.

Towednack: 1 Red Kite.

Falmouth: 3 Swift over town.

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