Saturday 2nd May 2015

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull still on Ryan’s Field. (L Proctor)

Hayle Kimbro: 1 Cuckoo, 1 Wheatear, 1 Little Grebe and 5 Whimbrel over. (D Eva)

Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver (in summer plumage), 19 Whimbrel, 3 Sandwich Tern, 1 Wheatear, 1m Kestrel and 1 Grey Seal at Gyllyngvase Beach. 1 Long-tailed Duck plus 32 Whimbrel across bay at Swanpool. (A Nicholson, J St Ledger – photo)

Long-tailed Duck Falmouth 2nd May 2015

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Goose with 5 goslings, 1 hybrid goose, 6 Mallard, 1 Teal, 9 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 6 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, c70 Sand Martin, 19 Pied Wagtail (flew in to roost), 2 Stonechat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 4 Cetti’s Warbler plus Sedge and Reed Warblers. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 27 Whimbrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Oystercatcher, 19 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover and 1 Turnstone on the beach. (DK Parker)

Godrevy: 1 Turtle Dove flew low south at c16:00 and 17 Whimbrel were feeding in the top carpark. At the point at high tide were c40 Oystercatcher, 11 Dunlin, 6+ Turnstone and 1 Ringed Plover. (C Benton)

Penzance: 1 summer plumage Pacific Diver reported off the railway station early but no further sign and 2 Great Northern Diver.

MJS & DKP