Tuesday 3rd May 2016

Late news 2/5 Sancreed: 8 Whimbrel NW. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 1 Great Northern Diver NW over village at 08:05, 10 Swift and in fields a Wheatear taken by a male Sparrowhawk. (D Flumm)

Charlestown: 1f Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

South Caradon Hill Copper Mine ruins: 1f  Cuckoo, 3 singing Yellowhammer, 1 Wheatear and 2 Raven. (P Needham)

Argal Reservoir: 15 Swift, 17 Chiffchaff and 4 Whitethroat. (B Porter)

Bude: 1 Grey Heron, 3 Moorhen + 1 chick, 4 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Sedge Warblers, 1 Goldfinch, 2 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 2 Linnet, 4 Meadow Pipit, 1 Cormorant, 2 Fulmar, 70+ Swallow and 1 Weasel. (H Wilkins – photos)

Warbler Fulmars

Croft Pascoe Woods: 4 Crossbill (2m, 2f), 1 Cuckoo, 3+ Siskin, also numbers of Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Linnet, Coal Tit and Goldcrest. (J St Ledger – photos)

Crossbill (male) Croft Pascoe 3rd May 2016 Crossbill (female) Croft Pascoe 3rd May 2016

Walmsley Sanctuary: Greenland White-fronted Goose still present, also 1 Brown Hare. (A Langdon)

Greenland White Fronted Goose Walmsley Sanctuary Cornwall 3516 A Langdon Brown Hare Walmsley Sanctuary Cornwall 3516 A Langdon

Rinsey:  12 Kittiwake (all nesting), 4 Gannet, 4 Shag(nesting). (J Evans)

Godolphin:  1 Sparrowhawk (h), 2 Coal Tit, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 possible Iberian Chiffchaff (m singing), 3 Blackcap(m) (2 singing), 1 Goldcrest. (J Evans)

Marazion: 6 Sandwich Tern and 1 Whimbrel offshore. (DK Parker, I Webster)

MJS & DKP