Wednesday 11th May 2016

Will birders looking for the Pelican please park sensibly and stick to footpaths, thanks.

Lands End – Polgigga area: 1 Dalmation Pelican again; found early morning on the sea at Porthgwarra and then seen several times in flight during the morning over Skewjack Farm area. (T Mills et al)

Lands End: 1 m Serin again in horse paddock next to complex car park. (B Dodd, M Halliday) Also c20 House Martin, c10 Swallow, 6 Sedge Warbler, c10 Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaff and 1 Spotted Flycatcher all in the Swingates area and 1 Fieldfare at Treve Common. (DK Parker)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 Great White Egret again NE arm. (D Flumm)

Sancreed: 1 adult m Siskin in my garden, a migrant. (D Flumm)

Porth Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Coot, 4 Moorhen, 10 Mallard and 1 Reed Warbler. (S Rowe)

Gulval: Flock of 14 House Martin migrating N @ 20.30hrs. (J Hawkey)

St Erth, Trannack Farm: 2 Shelduck (S.Ellis)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Spoonbill, 44 Dunlin, 8 Whimbrel, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. Also 4 Reed Warbler in Ryan’s Field. (DK Parker)

Marazion: c60 Sanderling and 39 Dunlin on the beach and 5 Great Northern Diver (3 full sum plum) offshore. (DK Parker)

Cape Cornwall: 1 Serin in horse paddock at 10:21.

Land’s End: Unconfirmed report of singing Nightingale 100m along track below Swingates.

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