Saturday 12th May 2018

Late news, 11/5, Calenick Creek: 2 Spoonbill, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Oystercatcher. (A Nicholson)

Late news, 11/5, Marazion: 2 Arctic Skua, 1 dark SE past Hogus Rocks and 1 pale morph W towards Long Rock at same time as Mousehole birds. (PA Fraser)

Late news, 11/5, Spit beach: 4 Whimbrel on rocks, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Guillemot in sea towards Par and 2 Stonechat. (N Best)

Land’s End: Serin flew south calling at 07:35. (P St Pierre) Also 9+ Whimbrel, 1 Great Northern Diver, 6 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler and c15 Whitethroat. (DK Parker)

Rosemullion Head: 1 fem Marsh Harrier at 09:15. (J Holmes)

Tregonetha Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Yellowhammer (males, singing), 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Whitethroat, 8+ Linnet, 4 Stonechat. Also numbers of Meadow Pipit and Skylark plus 1 Orange-tip butterfly. (J St Ledger)

Yellowhammer – John St Ledger

Cape Cornwall: 150+ Manx Shearwater feeding behind The Brisons, 7 Whimbrel on the golf course and 2 Raven over. (R Butts)

Tintagel: 2 Sandwich Tern, 2 Commic Tern, 3 Puffin and 3 Whitethroat plus 7 Whimbrel on Tregardock Beach. (S Grose)

Red Moor (CBWPS/CWT walk): 31 species including 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Treecreeper carrying food, Marsh Tit at nest, 2 Yellowhammer. (P McVey)

Praa Sands: 2 Whimbrel, 5 House Martin, pod of 5 Risso’s Dolphin (1 possible Bottlenose Dolphin within pod). (J Evans)

Sancreed: 1 Whimbrel, 1 Cuckoo, 4 Swift, 2 House Martin, 2 Wheatear, 1 Garden Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 4 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff. (D Flumm)

Rough Tor Plantation: 1 Cuckoo, 2 Lesser Redpoll, 3 Siskin, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Blackcap. (R Hollis)

St Newlyn East Downs: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Merlin with prey. (S Grose)

Newquay, Huer’s Hut: 12 Swift, 3 House Martin, 42 Kittiwake. (S Grose)

Marazion Beach: 30 Whimbrel (6 at 10.00, 20 at 12:00 flying off over Chysauster at 12:10, 4 at 17:30), 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Sandwich Tern. (P Fraser)

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