Saturday 5th May 2018

Late news, 3/5, Towan Head: 17 Purple Sandpiper, 15 Turnstone. (S Rowe)

Late News, 4/5, Park Head National Trust: 10+ Skylark, 12 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Linnet, 1 Kestrel, 8 pairs of Fulmar on cliffs, 3 Whitethroat. (PJ Freestone)

Polgigga: 1 singing Iberian Chiffchaff along Bosistow Lane, (M Wallace, M Ahmad, L Proctor) and 2 Red Kite over. (M Wallace)

Iberian Chiffchaff, Mashuq Ahmad

Iberian Chiffchaff, Mashuq Ahmad

Iberian Chiffchaff, Mashuq Ahmad

Iberian Chiffchaff, Linton Proctor

Iberian Chiffchaff, Linton Proctor

Chapel Porth: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff again.

Mounts Bay, from Mermaid pelagic: 1 prob summer plumaged Pacific Diver and 1 juv Iceland Gull this evening. (M Elliot)

Mawgan: 3 Red Kite circling overhead at around 18:30.  Also 2 Siskin on garden feeders (P. Bedford)

Lizard, Brays Cot LNR: 1 Red Kite circling for several minutes then heading west. (P Moore)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Garden Warbler, 5 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 7 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler (D Eva)

Falmouth, Trescobeas area: 4 Swift circling overhead at 10.15. (J St Ledger)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Whimbrel feeding on marsh near look-out point and close to wall, great views and photo’s. Then 4 flew in from sea, calling, but carried on over the marsh and out of sight. The 1 remained on the marsh. Also, 1 Red Kite flew across marsh. (S Douglas)

Kynance Cove: 2 Wheatear (Pr- male singing and carrying food), 2 Stonechat (Pr), 8 Linnet (4 pairs), 4 Meadow Pipits, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Grass Snake, 8 Wall Brown & 2 Peacock butterflies. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Gwendreath: 1 Whitethroat, 1m Cuckoo, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Song Thrush (carrying food), 1m Blackcap, 6 Foxes (2ad:4cubs), 1 Roe Deer, 2 Holly Blue butterflies. (JHawkey & K Dalziel)

Rosenannon Downs: 2 Yellowhammer, 3 probable Marsh Tit, 2 Whimbrel, 1 Raven, 7 Chiffchaff, 1 Common Whitethroat, I Great Spotted Woodpecker. (S Grose)

St Levan: 1 Spotted Flycatcher. (S Rowe)

Treen: 1 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Swift. (S Rowe)

St.Austell: 2 adult Canada Geese and goslings, 1 Little Grebe adult.  (C Hooper)

Truro, in my garden: 1m 1f Siskin feeding on sunflower seeds. (D Jenkins)

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