Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Late news, 29/4, Marazion (Red River) to Long Rock beach: 120 Whimbrel (P St Pierre)

The Lizard; Youth Hostel Garden: 1 Serin briefly early morning before flying SE. (Mark Pass, I Maclean) Plus 1 Richard’s Pipit in sheep field between village and Old Lizard Point.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Adult Purple Heron flew in to the Cheshire Homes Section at 13:15 but flew off north at c13:45. (P St Pierre et al.)

Lizard Point: 2 Pomarine Skua, 1 Great Skua, 8 Great Northern Diver, 11 Puffin, 1 Common Tern, 12 Whimbrel,1 Ringed Plover. (I Maclean)

Porthgwarra: 5 Whimbrel, 8 Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff and 1 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker)

Bude: 2 Little Egret, 9+ Swallow, 4+ Sedge Warbler, 1 Raven + 4 young ready to fledge and 6 Whimbrel. (H Wilkins)

Whimbrel, Helen Wilkins

Whimbrel, Helen Wilkins

Marazion: 2 Swift, 60+ Whimbrel. (S Turner)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 ad m Lesser Scaup.

Whipsiderry: 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Common Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear. (S Grose)

St Agnes Head: 1 Whitethroat. (S Mickleburgh)

Whitethroat, Sue Mickleburgh

Whitethroat, Sue Mickleburgh

Drift Reservoir (members only): 17 Canada Geese, 1 Fulvous Whistling Duck, 12 Mallard, 1 white Call Duck, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk and 6 Swallow. (DK Parker)

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