Tuesday 12th May 2015

Late news, 10/5 Porthgwarra: 2 Red-throated Diver, 1 Long-tailed Duck and 64 Manx Shearwater. (FJ Hull B Dodd)

Late news, 11/5 Newlyn: Turtle Dove at Newlyn Coombe. (B Dodd)

Porthgwarrra: 1 Woodchat Shrike, 2 Whitethroat, 1m Blackcap, 1 Kestrel, 1 Cuckoo (heard) plus good numbers of House Martin and Swallow. (J St Ledger – photo 1, DS Flumm – photo 2) Also 1 1s/f Golden Oriole this afternoon. (M Halliday, C Barnard)

Woodchat Shrike Porthgwarra 12th May 2015 Woodchat @ Porthgwarra on 12th May 2015

Sancreed: 5 Swift, 4 Sand Martin, 50 Swallow, 1 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap and 3 Whitethroat. (DS Flumm – photo)

Garden Warbler @ Sancreed

Lostwithiel: 2 Swift. (C Jewels)

Swanpool, Falmouth: 1 Long-tailed Duck still. (S Perfect)

Downderry: 3 Great Northern Diver flew west this morning past Downderry before 0745. In addition there were another 11 on the sea. Other birds included 22 Manx Shearwater and a 1s Med Gull. (A Payne)

Botallack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher at Roscommon. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Hayle Estuary: 1 1w Ring-billed Gull still on Ryan’s Field.

Mount’s Bay: ad sum Pacific Diver reported this evening from Scillonian III.

MJS & DKP