Wednesday 4th May 2016

Late news, 1/5, St Mawes: 1 Redpoll in a private garden, also 2 Greenfinch on 2nd (first sighting for many years). (M Andrea)

Copperhouse: 1 Red-Footed Falcon over at 19:20.

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 22 Whimbrel and 5 Willow Warbler. (P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Redshank and 2 Wheatear. (P St Pierre)

Porthgwarra seawatch 07:00 – 09:00: 2 Great Northern Diver, 22 Fulmar, 250 Manx Shearwater, 28 Common Scoter, 30 Kittiwake and c700 Auks west plus 5 Whimbrel east. (DS Flumm)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 4 Whimbrel, 5 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Lelant Saltings. 4 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Carnsew Basin. 1 juv Spoonbill (earlier from causeway) and 2 Whimbrel on Copperhouse Creek. 2 Whimbrel and 1 Ringed Plover on Ryan’s Field. (MJ Spicer)

Stithians Lake: 24 Whimbrel. (G Adams)

Charlestown: 2 (m,f)  Blackcap. (D Hastilow)

Bodmin Moor south of Minions: 2 Wheatear, 2 Linnet and 1 Skylark. (P Needham)

Porthgwarra: 6 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, Jackdaws still collecting nesting material, 3 Grey Seal and 1m Adder. (A James – photos) Also c25 Whitethroat, c12 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler, plus a female Red Deer. (DK Parker)

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Nanquidno: 3 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear, c15 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (DK Parker)

Croft Pascoe: 2 Golden Oriole, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Siskin and 1 Skylark. (S Van Hear)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose. (J Ryan)

The Rumps & Pentire: 4 Fulmar, 50 Manx Shearwater, 10 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 6 Shag, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Pheasant, 2 Oystercatcher, 15 Whimbrel, 1 Lesser black-backed Gull, 21 Great black-backed Gull, 55 Herring Gull, 15 Guillemot, 15 Razorbill, 12 Wood Pigeon, 2 Swift, 5 Skylark, 2 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 25 Swallow, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 8 Wheatear, 5 Stonechat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Chiffchaff, 7 Whitethroat, 1 Great Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 10 Rook, 5 Carrion Crow, 3 Raven, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Goldfinch and 8 Linnet. (M Scawen)

Truro: 5 Swift over garden. (D Jenkins)

Rosudgeon: 1 Barn Owl. ( I Webster )

Downderry: Seawatching this morning until 07:30 included 2 Great Skuas, 2 Common Scoters, 1 Knot, 1 Kittiwake and 10 Shelducks. On the beach were 21 Whimbrel and on the sea 3 Great Northern Divers. (A Payne)

St Minver: 1 Cuckoo singing. (L Brenton)

MJS & DKP