Wednesday 2nd May 2018

St Agnes, Chapel Porth: Iberian Chiffchaff still singing from willows opposite mine shaft at 5pm.  Also Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and 3 Swallow. (T Wilson)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Purple Heron flew towards pines north of the railway at 15:20. (Chris & Juliet)

Padstow: 2cy Iceland Gull in field next to main entrance to Retreats Holiday Park at 07.50am. (S Grose)

Crackington Haven: Tree Sparrow still in private garden this morning (J & B Teague)

Tree Sparrow – Bev Teague

Torpoint, St John’s Lake: 47+ Whimbrel and 9 Bar-tailed Godwit. (T Elm)

Idless: 2 Dipper, female Sparrowhawk, Buzzard  and 2 Song Thrush. (M Costa)

Morresk Bridge: 1 male Grey Wagtail. (M Costa)

Rumps and Pentire: 5 Fulmar, 20+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Gannet, 5 Cormorant, 4 Shag, 1 Kestrel, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 45 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake, 40+ Guillemot, 3 Razorbill, 7 Wood Pigeon, 1 Feral Pigeon, 3 Skylark, 25 Swallow, 1 Meadow Pipit, 5 Rock Pipit, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 6 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackbird, 1 Chiffchaff, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Magpie, 8 Jackdaw, 7 Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 10 House Sparrow, 12 Linnet Also 2 Grey Seal, 6 Rabbit, 1 Wall Brown, 1 Small Copper,  St. Mark’s Fly. (M Scawen et al.)

Lower Tamar Lake: 3 Willow Tit (1 Leucistic), 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch, 5 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Magpie, 1 Jay, 1m Reed Bunting, 2 Robin, 4 Sand Martin, 3 Swallow, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 2m Blackbird, 2 Coot, 5 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock, 1 Blue Tit. (R Mudge)

Penzance: 21 Purple Sandpiper, 4 Turnstone ( 2 striking sum plum males), 5 & 16 Whimbrel flying inland over Penzance. (R Hurrell)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer. (S Grose)

Goonhilly: 2 Siskin, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. (F Trewin)

Pendeen Watch: Manx Shearwaters passing at c400ph also 5 Whimbrel & 24 Fulmar 08:00-10:00. (DK Parker)

Marazion: 31 Whimbrel, 17 Dunlin, 16 Sanderling and 12 Ringed Plover on the beach this evening. (DK Parker)

Tregoss Moor: 1 Barn Owl with prey. (S Grose)

Walmsley Sanctuary: 1 Bar-headed Goose , 3 Wigeon , 2 Shoveler, 28 Shelduck ,13 Common Teal , 6 Gadwall , 73 Black-tailed Godwit , 17 Curlew , 2 Whimbrel, 17 Dunlin , 7 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper , 1 Barn Owl , 3 Swift ( B Bosisto)

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