Thursday 8th May 2014

Late news, 7/5, Carlyon Bay Golf Club: c10 Whimbrel. (J Ashdown)

Millbrook Lake: 1 Egyptian Goose, 5 Canada Geese, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Moorhen, Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls. (C Ellis)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 4 Canada Goose with 2 goslings, 2 Greylag with 7 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen, c50 Swallow, 3 Sand Martin, 4 Swift, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver, 16 Whimbrel and 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker)

St Erth: 1 Yellowhammer. (MJ Spicer)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 1 White-billed Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver in flight also 2 Guillemot and Gannets. (D Chaney)

Maenporth: 3+ Common Swift, 1 Stonechat (m), 2 Whitethroat, 1 Great Northern Diver (winter plum), 1 Raven + 4 nearly fledged young on nest and 2 House Martin plus 3 Risso’s Dolphin. (D Chaney + S Perfect)

Swanpool: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Reed Warbler and 9 Mallard ducklings. (D Chaney + S Perfect)

Pennance Point: 87+ Manx Shearwater, 3+ Kittiwake and 6+ Sandwich Tern. (S Perfect)

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