Tuesday 17th May 2016

Will visitors to Drift Reservoir for the pelican please keep to the public areas, that is the car park and the dam. See here for more access details.

Late news16/5 Carn Galver: 2 Grasshopper Warbler reeling. (M Brandon)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 1 ad Dalmatian Pelican until 09.30, in flight over the reservoir late morning, back on it from 16:45 then circling over Penzance 19:54. Also 8 House Martin. (J Hawkey)

Bowithick nr Davidstow: 2 Cuckoo calling on and off for half an hour, 2 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Raven, 10+ Swallow, 6 Goldfinch, 1 Robin feeding young, 6+ Blackbirds, several Chaffinch and 3 House Sparrow. (H Kendall)

Cot Valley: 9 Manx Shearwater south at 15:30. (M Brandon)

Marazion: 7 Whimbrel past and 1 Whimbrel on the reserve. (J Eaton)

Ninestones: 1 Willow Tit heard, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 4+ Dipper, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Mistle Thrush and 1 Cuckoo plus 3 heard. (DK Parker, AD Mills, MJ Spicer)

Dipper Ninestones Cornwall 17516 DK Parker

Halvana Plantation: 1 Tree Pipit. (DK Parker, AD Mills, MJ Spicer)

Tresemple Pool: 6 Shelduck with 7 ducklings about 2 days old. Wren, Long-tailed Tit, Chaffinch and Goldcrest all nesting (D Eva)

MJS & DKP