Tuesday 8th May 2018

Late news, 7/5, Nanjizal: 1 Ortolan Bunting. (K Wilson)

Late news, 7/5, Carnon Downs: 1 Red Kite over Bissoe Road at 10:30. (M May)

Polgigga: 1 Iberian Chiffchaff still singing from trees at the bottom end of the meadow along Bosistow Lane. (M Wallace)

Nanjizal: 1 Red-rumped Swallow. (K Wilson)

Porth Reservoir: 2cy Ring-billed Gull on strip of mud with Herring Gulls at far end this evening. 4 Great Crested Grebe, nearby 2 Yellowhammer at Trebarber Farm. (S Grose)

Siblyback Reservoir: 1 Red Kite drifting south, 1 Redstart, 1 Wheatear, 3 Sedge Warbler, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Reed Bunting, large group of Swallows, Sand Martins & House Martins, 2 Swift & 8 (2f) Tufted Duck. (M Phillips)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite over Newquay Hospital at 10:20. (D Grose)

Porthgwarra: 1 Turtle Dove.

Marazion: 13 Whimbrel and 5 Sanderling on beach plus 3 Sandwich Tern and 2 Med Gull offshore.(PJ Freestone, DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 5 Cetti’s Warblers, 8 Swift, 10+ Swallow, 60+ Sand Martin, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, drake Gadwall, 1 drake Teal, 3 Little Egret, Reed and Sedge Warblers, pair of Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 1 male House Sparrow, 8 Grey Heron and 7 Mallard. (PJ Freestone, DK Parker, P St Pierre)

Bude Marshes: Blackcap, Sedge Warbler and Reed Warblers all on territory, Reed Bunting feeding on seed from footpath on marsh. (N Bastin)

Reed Bunting, Nigel Bastin

Sedge Warbler, Nigel Bastin

Tresillian: 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Whimbrel.  (M Jones)

St Clement: 15+ Swift. (M Jones)

Stithian’s Reservoir: 7 Swallow, 1 Cormorant, 2 Mallard, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Robin, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Common Chaffinch, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Common Gull, 2 Linnet. (P Williams)

St Erth: Pair of Mistle Thrush together in private garden. (MJ Spicer)

Lostwithiel: 6  Swift. (N Best)

Golitha Falls: 3 Dipper. (D Cleal)

Dozmary Pool: Pair of Whinchat and Raven. (D Cleal)

Padstow Farm shop: 1 Barn Owl with prey at 22.00.(S Grose)

Perranporth Golf Club: 20+ Whimbrel, steady passage of Swallows heading east. (S. Cox)

Hannafore:  9 Whimbrel , 2 Stonechat (pair feeding young at end of the road), Rock Pipit adult carrying food, 2 Gannet. (D Cleal)

Puffin at Porthallow, Tim Pinfield

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