Monday 15th May 2017

Late news, 14/5, Torpoint: 2 Swift over. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 14/5, Bude Marshes: 1 Common Whitethroat (along tow path close to weir), 1 Cetti’s Warbler (heard only – c.100m from Rodd’s Bridge towards weir), 2 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Little Egret   (M Tinnelly)

Penwithick: 26 Starling, 1 Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 7 House Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch, 6 Jackdaw, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Crow, 2 Collared Dove, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Dunnock. (K.Bowers)

Starlings, young being fed by adult, 14/5/17, Kevin Bowers

Penzance: 3 Pomarine Skua chasing Sandwich Terns off Wherrytown this evening. (L Proctor)

Porthbean Beach: 3 prs of Shelduck – displaying, squabbling, 5 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Cormorant.   (J. Driver)

Oystercatchers, James Driver

Newlyn: 2 Great Northern Diver (D. Flumm)

Penlee Point: 1 Pomarine Skua, Puffin, 4 Great Northern Diver (summer plumage), 5 Common Scoter, 117 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill, 132 Auk sp, 33 Kittiwake, 305 Manx Shearwater, 2 Whimbrel, Diver sp, 1 Common Gull, 1 Fulmar,4 Great Black-backed Gull,10 Herring Gull,1 Sandwich Tern, 50 Gannet, 290 Manx Shearwater west, 4 Razorbill west, 4 Oystercatchers. (P Aley, C Buckland) 

Botallack: 1 Hobby this evening. (D McGrath)

Lizard Point: 1 Long-tailed Skua, 1 Great Skua, 13 Common Scoter, 40 Puffin. (I Maclean, A Blunden, M Pass)

Killigerran: 2 Shelduck, 16 Common Scoter, 8 Cormorant, 2 Great Northern Diver (summer plumage), 560 Manx Shearwater, 7 Storm Petrel, 36 Fulmar, 1 Little Egret, 35 Puffin, 29 Kittiwake, 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great Skua, 2 Ringed Plover,18 Dunlin , 102 Sanderling. Pendower: 3 Great Northern Diver ( summer plumage). (B Bosisto)

Scillonian Crossing: 3 Pomarine Skua, 1 Storm Petrel and 1 Great Northern Diver.

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