Wednesday 14th May 2014

Late news, 13/5, Looe Island: Cormorants breeding. (P Martin)

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Cormorants

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Philip Martin

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1 sum plum Black Guillemot this morning. (P St Pierre) 17 Purple Sandpiper roosting at high tide. (T Mills) Chyandour:  20 Dunlin and 1 Ringed Plover. (D Flumm)

Porthgwarra: 1 ad m Montagu’s Harrier flew north 06:35hrs and a Great Northern Diver north-west 07:08hrs. Also 40 Swallow north (06:00-09:00), 3 Wheatear, 7 pairs Stonechat, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap & 13 pairs Meadow Pipit. (D Flumm)

Red Moor NR and Logan Stone: 5 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 5+ Whitethroat, Many Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Treecreeper, 1 Nuthatch, 3 Jay, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Linnet, 1 House Martin, 30+ Swallow, 1 Raven, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Canada Geese with 6 goslings, 5+ Buzzard and a good few more common birds, also 2 Roe Deer and 1 Common Lizard. (D Mays)

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Canada Geese, Derek Mays

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Marsh Tit, Derek Mays

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Marsh Tit, Derek Mays

Cambourne: 2 Swift over A30. (S Taylor)

Halvanna Plantation: 1 Tree Pipit. (A McKechnie)

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Tree Pipit, Alex McKechnie

Kenidjack: 3 Spotted Flycatcher near traction engine sheds this evening. (P & H Taylor)

Sancreed: 1 Garden Warbler. (D Flumm)

Pendeen: 1 Cuckoo, 14 Whimbrel and a flock of 60+ Linnet. (S Turner)

Newquay, Towan Head: 5 Purple Sandpiper. (S Rowe)

Porthscatho: 1 Great Northern Diver (in summer plumage), 6 Whimbrel, 3 Shelduck, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Wheatear (1m, 1f), 10+ Whitethroat, 2 Skylark, 15+ Linnet, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven, also 1 Grey Seal and 8+ Orange-tip Butterfly. (J St Ledger)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 4 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, c25 Carrion Crow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Cormorant, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Dunnock, 6 Fulmar, 1 Gannet, c25 Great Black-backed Gull, c50 Guillemot, c100 Herring Gull, 6 House Sparrow, c30 Jackdaw, 5 Kestrel, 1 Kittiwake, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Linnet, 5 Magpie, 6 Oystercatcher, 1 Pheasant, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Puffin, 20 Razorbill, 30 Rock Pipit, c50 Rook, 20 Shag, 20 Skylark, 20 Stonechat, c10,000 Swallow, 3 Swift, 5 Wheatear, 30 Whitethroat, 50 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk” per C Travis)

Windmill Farm: 1 Lesser Yellowlegs still and 3 Dunlin. (P Martin)

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Dunlin, Philip Martin

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Lesser Yellowlegs, Philip Martin

Penlee Point: 1 2S Iceland Gull. 

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