Monday 9th May 2016

Late News 6/5 Scillonian III RSPB Wildlife Cruise: Penzance to Wolf: 1 Common Eider, 74 Manx Shearwaters, 12 Gannets, 7 Razorbill, 5 Guillemots, 22 Auks, 2 Common Scoter, 1 Fulmar, 6 Swallows, 11 Common Dolphins. Wolf to Penzance: 1 Puffin, 11 Gannets, 10 Manx Shearwater, 9 Guillemot, 7 Razorbill. 3 LBB Gull, 2 GBB Gull. (B Craven, V Stratton)

Late News 8/5 Porth Joke: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Rowe)

Late News 8/5 Trevose Head: 6 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap and 4 Whitethroat. (S Rowe)

Late News 8/5 Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Greenland White-fronted Goose and 1 Yellow Wagtail. (S Rowe)

Land’s End area: 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican commuting between Land’s End, Polgigga and Sennen all day. (M Halliday et al.) Also 1 Serin (M Halliday – photo, et al) plus 1 Osprey and 1 Great Northern Diver over (MO). Later 3 Turtle Dove together in the ploughed fields c400 m NE of car park and 4 Spotted Flycatchers (B Porter)

 
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The Lizard: 1 Subalpine Warbler (poss Moltoni’s but not heard to call) along Kynance track this morning, 1 f Woodchat at Old Lizard Head and 1 Serin, also 1 Hobby and 1 Marsh Harrier. (A Blunden) Also 1 ad Cattle Egret (S Bury) and 1 juv Iceland Gull at Tregoose this afternoon (DK Parker, MJ Spicer and Dr J Ryan)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Great White Egret again. (DS Flumm)

Sennen: 28 Whimbrel and 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (DS Flumm)

Rame Barton: 3 Turtle Dove with 8 Collared Dove. (C Buckland – photos)

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St. Erth, Hayle River: 1 Red Kite (P. Bedford)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 1s male Woodchat still, 5 Mute Swan, 4 Canada Geese, 9 Mallard (plus 4 duckling), 3 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 8 Moorhen, 1 Coot, c15 Swift, c20 House Martin, 2 male Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting, 6 Cetti’s Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warbler. (DK Parker, B Field – photo)

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Marazion: 7 Whimbrel and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit on the beach and 22 Sandwich Tern offshore. (DK Parker, P St Pierre, M Elliott)

Skewjack Farm: 1 Marsh Harrier over.

St Merryn: 1 Turtle Dove. (R Eyre)

Penrose: 1 Red Kite. (R Eyre)

Maer Lake: 2+ Sanderling, 2 Greenshank, 2 Bar tailed Godwit, 2 Shelduck, 7 Ringed Plover, 17 Dunlin, 14 Redshank, 20+ Sand Martins, 3 Swifts, 1 Cettis Warbler. (B Craven)

Castallack: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (M McKee)

Dorminack: 1 singing Lesser Whitethroat for third day. (M McKee)

Brew Pool: 1 Redpoll whilst watching the Pelican. (S Rowe)

Landreyne: 1 singing Grasshopper Warbler again at SX289762. (P Mallett)

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