Friday 12th May 2017

Late news, 11/5, Rosewall Hill, St Ives: 1 Cuckoo, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Stonechat. Also 4 Painted Lady butterfly. (J Evans)

Late news, 11/5, Lanner Green: m Sparrowhawk in private garden. (R Hampshire)

Late news, 11/5, Trevose Head: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (R Augarde)

Late news, 11/5, Scillonian Crossing: 8 Gannet, 10 Guillemot, all off Cornish coast. (K Hambly-Staite)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Red-rumped Swallow around Longrock Pool this evening. (PA Fraser, R Veal, et al)

Penzance: 42 Purple Sandpiper on Battery Rocks. (DK Parker)

Scillonian Crossing, Penzance to Wolf Rock: 1 drake Eider, 1 Fulmar, 20 Manx Shearwater, 15 Gannet, 1 Common Sandpiper, c40 Turnstone, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Sandwich Tern, 20 Guillemot, 2 Razorbill, 1 Puffin and 4 Auk sp. (DA Conway, DK Parker)

Scillonian Crossing, Wolf Rock to Penzance: 3 Fulmar, 37 Manx Shearwater, 119 Gannet, 1 sum plum Great Northern Diver, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Sandwich Tern, 161 Guillemot, 11 Razorbill and 4 Puffin. (DA Conway, DK Parker)

Penlee Point: 3 Pomarine Skua (2 pale phase, one with “spoons”, and 1 dark phase), 73 Manx Shearwater, 14 Common Scoter, 4 Sandwich Tern, 3 Whimbrel, c155 Guillemot, c10 Razorbill and 7 Kittiwake. (P Aley)

Probus: 1 Purple Heron still, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Little Grebe. (B Field)

Little Grebe – Brian Field

Boscastle: Grey Wagtail ad feeding one fledged youngster, 60+ Martin sp, 2 Swift, 1 Swallow, Sparrowhawk over being mobbed. Common Shrew also seen. (R Hurrell)

Nanquidno: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (C Moore)

Land’s End: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (C Moore)

Sennen: 2 Turtle Dove at Brew Farm. (K Wilson)

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