Friday 20th May 2016

Late news, 19/5, Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck at water’s edge just below Asda car park. (A Crowe)

Dalmatian Pelican: seen at Camborne at 10.40; Hayle 10.50 (S Turner); Lelant 11.20 (M Halliday); and Carnsew Basin at 12.15 before heading off south. It was also probably seen along the Zennor – Treveal, coast path at an unspecified time. (M Hellier)

Looe Island: 1 m Brambling. (C Lewis)

CLewis_Brambling_190516Brambling, Claire Lewis

Drift Reservoir (members only): Canada Geese, 2 pairs with broods of 3 and 5. (A James)

AJames_CanadaGeese1_200516  AJames_CanadaGeese2_200516 AJames_CanadaGeese3_200516Canada Geese, Alan James

Cot Valley: 1 Lesser Whitethroat between Bosorne Farm and Canyack. (M Brandon) Also 1 f Hen Harrier. (N Wheatley)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve, Ryan’s Field: 1 pr Swallow, mating. (A James) Copperhouse Creek: 1 imm Spoonbill again. (M Bishop)

AJames_Swallow1_200516  AJames_Swallow2_200516  AJames_Swallow3_200516Swallows, Alan James

Bude: 1 Jay, Sedge Warblers heard, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Cormorant, 2 Fulmar and 24+ Swallow (H Wilkins)

Tater-du (8am – 9am): 3 Great Northern Diver, 12 Fulmar, 252 Manx Shearwater, 66 Gannet, 82 Guillemot, 10 Razorbill, 3 Puffin and 2 Peregrine. (M McKee)

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