Saturday 13th May 2017

Late news, 12/5, Penlee Point: 3 Pomarine Skua (one pale, two dark), 1 Great Skua chased by 2 Gannets, 4 Common Scoter, 4 Sandwich Tern, 50+ Manx Shearwater, 3 Whimbrel, good numbers of Auks and Gannets through. (C Buckland)

Late news, 12/5, Tregonetha Downs: 2 Tawny Owl. (S Grose)

Marazion Marsh RSPB, Longrock Pool: 1 Red-rumped Swallow, 6 Swift, 15+ Swallow, 12+ House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 1 distant Hobby. (R Butts, P St Pierre, DK Parker) Also 3 Heron, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Greenfinch, Chiffchaff, 4 Linnet, 3 Little Egret, Peacock butterfly, Orange-tip butterfly. (B Oakes)

Red-rumped Swallow – Dave Parker

Hayle Estuary RSPB, Ryan’s Field: 18 Dunlin, 5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel, 3 Grey Plover, 3 Little Egret. (R Butts)

Drift Reservoir: 1 Greylag Goose, 14 Canada Goose including 1 on a nest, 1 drake Gadwall, 1 drake Shoveler, 14 Mallard plus 3 duckling, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 5 Moorhen, 2 Buzzard, 68 Herring Gull, c10 Swift, c120 Swallow, c150 House Martin, c50 Sand Martin, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff and 6 Willow Warbler. (DK Parker) 1 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Cormorant, Swift, Swallow, Sand Martin, House Martin, Wren. (B Oakes)

Great Crested Grebe and Swift – Ben Oakes

Probus: Purple Heron still today briefly at 11:20, 1 Kingfisher. (B Field)

Porth Reservoir: 11 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk. (S Grose)

Tideford: 1 Red Kite being mobbed by Crows. (S Grose)

Goss Moor: 4 singing Garden Warbler. (A McKechnie)

Garden Warbler – Alex McKechnie

Chenhale Farm, St Martin: 1 Green Woodpecker. (M Nattrass)

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