Friday 23rd May 2014

Late news, 22/5, Falmouth, Swanpool: 6 Fulmar, 8 Swift, 2 Swallow, 1 Green Woodpecker and 1 Chiffchaff. Pendennis Point: 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Linnet and 2 Swallow.

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 1 Purple Heron still, 4 Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 4 Greylag with 4 & c6 goslings, 13 Mallard, 1 drake Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 5 Moorhen, 1 Kestrel, c20 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 4 House Martin, 5 Swift, 3 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat with 3+ young and 2 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

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Purple Heron, Rod Farnes

Marazion: 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Whimbrel and 100+ Sanderling on the beach plus a Common Tern, Great Northern Diver and 2 Curlew offshore. (DK Parker, P St Pierre & A Mckechnie)

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Common Tern, Alex Mckechnie

Longrock Beach: 170 Sanderling and 35 Dunlin. (D Flumm)

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 9 Purple Sandpiper. (T Mills)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 16:10. (MJ Spicer)

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Barn Owl, Mike Spicer

Kennall Vale: 2 Dipper, 3 Grey Wagtail, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, also Goldcrest and Chiffchaff. (J St Ledger)

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Dipper, John St Ledger

RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise (Penzance to Wolf Rock): 211 Herring Gull, 138 Manx Shearwater, 101 Gannet,18 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Fulmar, 5 Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 2 Kittiwake and 1 Puffin. Return (Wolf Rock to Scilly): 27 Gannet, 26 Manx Shearwater, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Guillemot, 7 Fulmar, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Razorbill, 1 Great Skua and 1 Common Tern. (DA Conway)

Falmouth, Pendennis Point: 4 Great Northern Diver and c50 distant Manx Shearwater. (D Chaney)

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