Monday 2nd May 2016

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 1w American Herring Gull.

Porthgwarra: Seawatch 10:20 – 12:00 1 Pomarine Skua, 2 Arctic Skua, 1 Great Skua, 12 Common Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 600 Manx Shearwater and 5 Puffin. (R &L Wilkins) Also 18 Fulmar, 331 Gannet, 808 auk sp and 51 Kittiwake. (DK Parker)

Nanquidno: 3 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Lesser Whitethroat. (R & L Wilkins)

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Mousehole: Seawatch 9:30 – 10:30 1 Pomarine Skua, 200 Manx Shearwater, 150 Razorbill, 12 Common Scoter, 16 Kittiwake, 9 Whimbrel and 43 Gannet. (B Dodd)

Penzance, Battery Rocks: 8+ Purple Sandpiper on offshore rock. 1m Eider and 10 ad Sandwich Tern flew west. (R Veal)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 2 Teal, 9 Mallard (plus 4 broods of ducklings), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 10 Grey Heron, 7 Moorhen, 4+ Swift, 2 Stonechat, 3 Reed Bunting, c8 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 7 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. (DK Parker)

St Erth: 2 Grasshopper Warbler. (MJ & JP Spicer)

Garrow Tor: 1 Cuckoo calling and 1m Wheatear. (P Spong)

Caradon Hill: 1m Cuckoo. (P Needham)

Bude: 1 Kestrel, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Skylark, 5 Swallow and 2 Wheatear. (H Wilkins)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Lelant Saltings: 1 Black Tailed Godwit and 15 Whimbrel. Ryan’s Field: 1 imm Spoonbill. Carnsew Pool: 5 Whimbrel and 3 Oystercatcher. Copperhouse Creek: 4 Whimbrel and 3 Oystercatcher. (R Veal)

St Gothian Sands: 1m Pochard, 1 Coot, 2 (pr) Tufted Duck, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1f Wheatear, 10 (3m) Linnet, 2 Skylark, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Swift, c250 Sand Martin and c40 Swallow. (R Veal)

Maenporth: 1 Great Northern Diver caught in fishing net. (R Auguarde -photo)

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Falmouth: 1 Great Northern Diver in summer plumage, 20 Whimbrel, 4 Sandwich Tern off Gyllyngvase Beach. (J St Ledger)

Swanpool: 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Swift. (J St Ledger)

Holywell Bay: Unconfirmed report of Woodchat again this morning but no sign this afternoon.

MJS & DKP