Sunday 25th May 2014

Late news, 24/5, St Gothian Sands LNR: 3 broods of Canada Geese, 1 pr Shelduck with 11 young, 1 f Gadwall, c12 Swift, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Reed Warbler and 5 Sedge Warbler plus 11 Sanderling on the beach. (MJ Spicer)

Late news, 24/5, Falmouth, Swanpool beach: 60+ Swift. (S Ogden)

Marazion, Little London: 1 pr Shelduck with 4 young. (P Semmens)

Longrock beach: 139 Sanderling, 42 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover  and 1 Whimbrel. 2 Great Northern Diver offshore. (J Hawkey)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock pool: 3 Otter early morning.  (A James, J Hawkey, B Mellow) Marsh: 4 Mute Swan with 7 cygnets, 4 Greylag with 6 & 4 goslings, 2 hybrid geese, 15 Mallard with 3 young, 1 drake Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen with 1 young, 2 Whimbrel over, c10 Swallow, c30 House Martin, c60 Swift, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Stonechat with 3+ young and 3 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Windmill Farm: 2 (possibly 4) Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Cuckoo, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Grasshopper Warbler. (D Wright)

St. Anthony Head: 2 dark phase Arctic Skua and 20 Manx Shearwater west. (D Eva)

Falmouth Bay: 35 Storm Petrel, 50 Manx Shearwater, 4 Puffin, 1 Great Northern Diver. (AK Wildlife Cruises per R Hollis)

St Erth: 1 Barn Owl at 20:10 being mobbed by Jackdaws. (MJ Spicer)

Lizard Point: 1 Roseate Tern. (T Blunden)

Porthgwarra: 40 Pomarine Skua west including one flock of 17 birds, 8 Arctic Skua, 3 Great Skua with one attacking a sun fish, 34 Storm Petrel, 4 Balearic Shearwater, 11 Great Northern Diver, 6 Arctic Tern, 1 Sandwich Tern  8 Puffin, 30 Sanderling and 1 Whimbrel. Also 6 Porpoise and 2 Dolphin sp which were not common or bottle-nosed. (B Mellow, L Proctor)

Mousehole: 10 Pomarine Skua, 3 European Storm Petrel, 7 Great Northern Diver past. (B Mellow, L Proctor)

Pomarine Skuas Mousehole in Cornwall 725 May 2014 B MellowPomarine Skuas, Brian Mellow

Marazion: 120 Sanderling, 25 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover, 6 Great Northern Diver , 2 Storm Petrel and 1 Sandwich Tern. (B Mellow)

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