Wednesday 10th May 2017

Late news, 9/5, Rock helipad: 3 Mistle Thrush (1adult 2 fledglings) 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Scillonian Crossing; St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 1 Great Northern Diver, 3 Puffin, 3 Manx Shearwater, 9 Gannet, 2 Fulmar and 1 auk sp. (T Mills)

Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 Sooty Shearwater, 20+ Manx Shearwater, 8 Fulmar, 15 Gannet, 40+ auk sp, 1 House Martin, 3 Swallow and 1 m Eider just outside PZ harbour. (T Mills)

Sancreed: 2 Whimbrel on Beacon, 10 Swift, 80 Swallow, 45 House Martin and  4 Sand Martin. (D Flumm)

Whimbrel, Dave Flumm

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 sum plum Sanderling with 25 Dunlin and 1 Whitethroat on Carnsew Pool. 3 near sum plum Grey Plover, 13 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 5 Canada Goose goslings on Ryan’s Field. 3 (2 drk) Wigeon, 1 Redshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit on Lelant Saltings. (R Veal)

Mawgan: 1 Red Kite low over fields at 08:20 (P Bedford)

Lizard: 1 Osprey seen over Housel Bay and the village 13.50 flying NE (C Richards, A Witheywood)

Goonhilly Downs: 5 Swift. (W Chegwidden)

Stithian’s Reservoir: 1 Cuckoo seen and calling 200m down Carnmenellis end at 12:00 (W Chegwidden)

Probus: Purple Heron still present in a private garden. (BR Field)

Porth Joke: 1 ad male Hen Harrier late afternoon, 60 House Martin, 30 Swallow, 2 Sand Martin, 7 Swift. (S Rowe)

Drift: Red Kite feeding over freshly cut silage feed west of the village at 09:20. (DK Parker)

Ardensawah: Red Kite over at 10:20. (MD Wallace)

Nanquidno: Red Kite high over Gurland Farm at 12:55 also Large Red Damselfly, Azure Damselfly and Broad-bodied Chaser. (DK Parker)

Polgigga: 2 & 1 Red Kite over in the afternoon. (MD Wallace)

St Breward: Bee-eater over calling at 12:45 also 9+ Pearl Bordered Fritillary. (C Selway)

Camel Estuary: 1 Osprey.

Porthilly Point: 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Grey Plover, 2 Common Gull (one with a ring). (S Grose)

The Rumps and Pentire Point: 3 Fulmar, 30 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 7 Shag, 2 Kestrel, 1 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 50 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 15 Guillemot, 25 Razorbill, 7 Wood Pigeon, 10 Skylark, 12 House Martin, 50 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit, 3 Dunnock, 4 Wheatear, 4 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 8 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 8 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch, 9 Linnet. (M Scawen et al.)

Halvana Plantation: 1 Tree Pipit. (A McKechnie)

Tree Pipit, Alex McKechnie

Rame Head and Penlee: 1 Hobby, Whimbrel, 9 House Martin in off sea, Sand Martin, 4 Swift, Stoat. (P Aley)

Walmsley Sanctuary: Summer plumage Curlew Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 70 Dunlin, juv Spoonbill and drake Wigeon this evening. (C Selway)

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