Wednesday 21st May 2014

Late news, 10/5, Penzance: 1 ad Eider off Railway Stn. (I Proctor)

Late news, 13/5, Nanjulian: 1 Whimbrel. (I Proctor)

Late news, 16/5, Sennen Cove: 1 f Black Redstart. (I Proctor)

Longrock beach: 62 Sanderling, 12 Dunlin and 3 Turnstone. (J Hawkey)

Rinsey Head: 1 Great Northern Diver (in summer plumage), 40+ Kittiwake, 2 pairs of Fulmar, 10+ Stonechat, 6 Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warbler, 10+ Linnet, 1 Rock Pipit. (J St Ledger)

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Stonechat, John St Ledger

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Kittiwake, John St Ledger

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 8 Mute Swan, 28 Canada Geese plus c6 goslings, 10 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 4 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Moorhen, 8 Oystercatcher, 9 Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 7 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 5 Black-headed Gull, 344 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c15 Swallow, 8 House Martin and 4 Swift. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 4 Mute Swan with 6 cygnets, 2 Greylag with 6 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 19 Mallard with 4 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper, c10 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Swift, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat with 3+ young, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Sanderling and 1 Oystercatcher on thr beach plus 1 Great Northern Diver, 11 Curlew and 2 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker)

St Erth: 1 m Yellowhammer. (MJ Spicer)

The Rumps and Pentire Head: 2 Blackbird, 1 Buzzard, c30 Carrion Crow, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 Cormorant, 2 Dunnock, 15 Fulmar, 3 Gannet, 2 Goldfinch, c20 Great Black-backed Gull, c40 Guillemot, c30 Herring Gull, 5 House Martin, 15 House Sparrow, c20 Jackdaw, 2 Kestrel, 6 Kittiwake, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Linnet, 3 Magpie, 20 Oystercatcher, 1 Pheasant, 1 Puffin, 2 Raven, 10 Razorbill, 1 Robin, 30 Rock Pipit, 12 Shag, 6 Skylark, 5 Stonechat, c100 Swallow, 20 Whitethroat, 30 Wood Pigeon and 1 Wren. (The “Martin Cutland Wildlife Walk” per C Travis)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 15 Purple Sandpiper at high tide roost. (T Mills)

The Lizard, Kestle Barton: 1 pale morph Arctic Skua over. (D Chaney & S perfect) Lizard Point: 1 Barnacle Goose flew past plus 1 Turtle Dove. (T Blunden)

Falmouth: 1 Osprey over town. (D Chaney)

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